Almost uniquely within the industry today, Sykes & Son Limited retain a large direct workforce – nearly 150 staff strong.

Direct delivery has been part of the Sykes philosophy since day one. This allows us greater flexibility in resourcing projects and meeting ever changing workload commitments and guarantees our clients of consistency and quality of delivery.

Our team are highly regarded for their skill and expertise in building fabric refurbishment, repairs and restoration, mechanical and electrical services installation and maintenance.

Trades which Sykes can self-deliver include:

  • General building works
  • Painting and specialist decorating
  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Bricklaying
  • Plastering
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
  • General Maintenance

Pro-Active Management

Whilst we are of a size large enough to take on multi-million projects, our senior management keep a hands-on approach to ensure client satisfaction. We always look for contracts where we are certain we can deliver to an exceptionally high standard and provide a personal service.

With our flat management structure, we have the flexibility to act quickly in our decision-making process and tailor our delivery swiftly to match differing client’s needs.


Finance Director, Peter Banks; Director, John Elwood; Maintenance Director, John Cahill; Managing Director, Chris O’Donnell