Our Story

Contract Services was established in 1985 by founding directors Stephen Evason and Phil Lowe. The company grew steadily within the North West industrial and commercial sector over the following years with areas of operation expanding across the UK and even venturing into Europe!

Our philosophy for growth is simple, a strong financial base from which to resource the best personnel. We pride ourselves on our loyal and talented workforce. Retaining good people is the company’s most important priority.

1985

Contract Services formed by partners Phil Lowe and Steve Evason.

1987

Contract Services win major contract (£100k+) with G.E.C (and buy a new van and mobile phones!)

1990

Contract Services expand the workforce - directly employing 9 people.

1993

Contract Services moves to Cadishead HQ employing 6 head staff (4 of whom still work for the company).

1996

Contract Services first £1m turnover a year. The firm changes to Limited Company with 18 staff and employees.

2000

Contract Services first residential development is successfully completed. 23 staff and employees make it happen. We build our first website and sell our houses.

2003

Contract Services enter the commercial fitout market - in earnest - and increase their market share rapidly, turnover £3.5m

2005 - 2010

Contract Services achieve steady growth through the worst building recession in 40 years and maintain their workforce.

2014

Contract Services in good shape for the future (53 employees).

2016

Project team expanded and turnover hits £12 million

2017

Complete refurbishment of our Irlam HQ

2019

Company maintains market share in uncertain times and pushes forward with senior management appointments

2020

Watch this space!