We Are Clarke

Vision

Clarke will be an industry leader for innovative design projects where our unique skills, expertise and collaborative approach add value, solve complex problems, and significantly enhance the project, the landscape and the lives of those who use the building.

Purpose

We bring conscience and innovation to the face of construction by designing and building safe, eco sustainable and elegant buildings where people live, work and learn. There are no limits to what we can do.

Values

Collaborative – build trust – with each other, with clients and do what you say you’ll do

Creative – innovate, problem solve, pioneer new methods and have fun

Brave – have courage, be accountable, take the decision, lead the way

Determined – show grit, take early action, get the job done, get it right first time

Passionate – love what you do, explore all possibilities, grow and evolve

Be True to Yourself

Clarke

What
Matters To Us

As a society, and an industry, we have the urgent obligation to create a much more sustainable future. Recent events in our sector have magnified this requirement. This website showcases some of our key innovations, ideals and initiatives. From the Apprenticeship Academy, carbon targets, to the adoption of MMC and Digital, we are hopeful we can move a little closer to achievement of this primary objective. As our purpose sets out, we bring conscience and innovation to the face of construction.

The facade is one of the major and most expensive elements of a building. It must resolve multiple performance criteria. This coupled with huge industry change, and you have some of the highest levels of challenge, and failure.

Our approach to this challenge consists of a unique blend of expert knowledge, passion, collaboration, and innovation. Over many years we have developed and empowered a great team of individuals. Through a culture of growth mindset, and diversity, our people are able to apply huge value, to all of our projects.

Our clients have come to know that they can put their total trust in us to do the right thing. We engage early with them to communicate and understand their expectations. This primary stage of the project is key to engineering a solution that works. Not only in terms of the technical design challenge, but to mine for efficiencies in safety, sustainability, quality, programme, and cost. What is good for the project? That is our decision filter. If the solution works, it produces consistently good results, and helps deliver a successful project for all stakeholders.

We’d love to help on your next project.

Eugene Clarke
Managing Director

Remarkable Service

Determined to engage at the earliest stage of a project, we act as a central hub for clients offering a complete end-to-end facade service from pre-construction to project handover. By overseeing the process from start to finish, we guarantee innovation, safety and take sole responsibility in delivering remarkable buildings.

At Clarke we have highly skilled personnel across all divisions who are passionate about what they do and who bring a wealth of knowledge to the team.

  • Pre-Construction
  • PCSA
  • Design
  • Structural Engineering
  • Offsite Fabrication
  • Re: Purpose

External
Envelope

Single point delivery with a seamless interface.

Unitised
Facade

An offsite modern method of construction.

Glazing

Stick curtain wall, windows and doors, fire-rated systems, blast and ballistic systems and structural glazing.

Bespoke Offsite
Architectural Services

Bespoke metalwork, brise soleil, balcony and balustrade systems and louvres.

Rainscreen
Cladding

Brick slip, metal, stone, GRC, terracotta, PV Panel, green wall and render.

Lightweight
Steel Framing

In fill and offsite.

Our Team

Clarke is driven by the passion of its people. Our team are made up of highly skilled, creative, unique and dedicated people who each play an influential role in making Clarke remarkable.

Our diverse, multi-skilled team work seamlessly in tandem to deliver project excellence from tender to completion. Our clients are guaranteed to work with the very best talent in the field, whose attention to detail, creativity, reliability and professionalism is second to none.

We are incredibly proud of what our people have achieved, their growth and ambition is reflected in our success to date.

Eugene Clarke

Managing Director

Having graduated with a honours degree in Construction Engineering, Eugene started his career as a QS for a large main contractor in 2001. Having been involved from a young age, in 2009, he was drawn to the family business, and worked in the commercial department. Eugene’s passion is façade design, and engineering. He is driven to discover what is possible, to find the best solution for every project. He believes the value of any business is the sum total of the attitude, diversity, and capability of its team.

Since 2015, as MD, Eugene has been responsible for the strategic direction and leadership at Clarke’s, overseeing significant growth during that time. Eugene enjoys family time, continuous learning, and racing his bicycle.

Michael Clarke

Company Chairman

Michael established the business at the age of 23, as a plastering contractor. Clarke was consolidated in 1996 as a specialist finishes business, built on a reputation of quality and expert service. This ethos of quality, instilled by Michael, is one of the main reasons for the company’s sustainable growth since inception.

Michael moved to the role as chairman in 2015. He plays an active role in the company’s continued development, as well as heading the Quality team, and Offsite development team. His hobbies include all things classic car, biking, and a good game of cards.

Tony Convery

Finance Director

Tony assumes a leading strategic role in influencing the future direction and growth of the Clarke Group. He has primary responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial related activities. Tony is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Accounting. Prior to joining the company in 2015, Tony worked with a wide range of Construction businesses in private practice.

Outside of work Tony enjoys coaching Gaelic Football and Camogie in his home club Portglenone and lines out for Antrim Masters.

Paul McAuley

Technical Director

After graduating with a degree in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering in 2002, Paul continued to work in the Manufacturing Industry primarily in Design for 4 years before embarking on a career within the Façade Industry in early 2006. In 2008 he was promoted to Design Manager before moving onto Technical Manager in 2012 and Senior Technical Manager in 2016. During which time, he led design teams on a number of large-scale façade packages ranging in value from £2m to £26m.

After 15 years of successfully delivering highly complex and bespoke facades, Paul joined Clarke in 2021 as Technical Director. Paul believes in a good team dynamic, attention to detail, communication and interaction with all disciplines both internally and externally to deliver a high-quality Façade for the customer. Outside of work, Paul enjoys family time, mountain biking, playing and watching football.

Laurence Rocks

Operations Director

Laurence has been an instrumental part of Clarkes growth and success. He played a key role in the delivery of numerous high profile projects. His experience, versatility and can-do approach filters down through all divisions of the company, ensuring projects are delivered to a satisfied client, safely, on-time and within budget.

Laurence is a keen chef, and also has a hidden talent for golf!

Responsible Business

Remarkable stewardship
of planet and people

Around 40% of global man-made carbon emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings. Our industry must be accountable to not only reduce or eliminate this impact, but to positively improve it.

As a business and a group of individuals, we have a responsibility to contribute to the sustainable development of our planet. We must increase our efforts, find new ways to lessen our footprint and enhance the lives of future generations.

Accreditations

Health, Safety and Quality are the fundamental pillars of all services we provide to our clients and are at the core of our business processes.

Our people are highly qualified experts in their fields, trained and assessed regularly to make sure that they uphold the standards of excellence associated with the Clarke brand.

Our accreditation list is ever-growing and will see the addition of ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and Achilles by the end of 2021.

Investors in People (Silver)

Constructionline (Platinum)

Secured by Design

Warrington Fire Certification

Safe Contractor

CHAS

SSIP

CE Marking

Viewpoint

Fieldview

CWCT

CITB

ISO 9001

DOW Quality Bond

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