Our highly specialised team are experts in retaining walls

We take pride in establishing partnerships with structural engineers, architects and contractors in Design and Build schemes.

Company Directors

Brian Murphy

David Marrs

Ciaran McGurk

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Technicial & Support Staff

Our staff are based at our city centre offices in York Street Belfast where our chartered engineers are assisted by teams of both technical and support staff.

In the design office Chris Morgan is responsible for Autocad drawing production and management, CDM Regulations, construction plant certification and project management.

Ryan Phillips is responsible for estimating, pricing, contract measurement and invoicing.

The technical staff is supported by our administrative office headed by Esther Boyle, who is our accounts manager, and secretaries Olive Dickson and Leigh Murray.

Construction Staff

We have numerous experienced construction squads. Concentrating on our range of solutions, they provide:

  • Specialised service: With over 25 years of experience in our systems.
  • Flexibility: We can use our own machines or can cross hire from the contractor.
  • Value for money: Being so specialised means we can be cost competitive.
  • Dependability: Time on-site is accurately predicted and co-ordinated with main contractor programmes.
  • Partnership: High level of repeat business.
  • Insurance: Professional Indemnity, Employers, Products & Liability Insurance and Contract All Works.
  • Health & Safety certification: All our operatives hold the relevant CSR cards.
  • Engineering Support: All contracts are managed by Civil Engineers.

Company Directors

Brian Murphy

Brian graduated in 1978 with a degree in civil engineering from Queen's University Belfast. He began his career in Montreal with Techtrol, a company specialising in design and construct civil engineering solutions in the grain industry. On his return to Northern Ireland, Brian became a director of Civil Construction Co. Ltd. before forming TBM Projects in 1985. Continuing as a director in Phi(NI) Ltd. Brian has been involved in the retaining wall industry for some 25 years. As Managing Director Brian has responsibility for the strategic direction of the company.

David Marrs

David is a chartered engineer with 25 years experience in the design and construction of civil engineering structures. A graduate of both the Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster, he has degrees in Mechanical and Civil engineering and a doctorate in the field of concrete materials research. After some 5 years with consulting engineering firms, David became a senior engineer in the Highways Structures Unit of the Roads Service Consultancy, a position he left to join Phi(NI) Ltd. in 2001. As Engineering Director David has responsibility for design, R & D and Health and Safety.

Ciaran McGurk

Ciaran is a Chartered Engineer with 20 years experience. He graduated from Queens with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1989. After working in England for five years for Wimpey and as a project engineer for R O'Rourke, later to become Laing O'Rourke, Ciaran returned to Belfast to study for a post grad in Project Management at the University of Ulster. He began his career in the retaining wall industry in 1995 with Phi(NI) Ltd. He has been instrumental in ensuring a high level of repeat business by establishing the company's reputation for high quality design and construction of retaining solutions. As Construction Director his responsibilities include pricing and on site project management of contracts.