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Gowing Build are a family building contracting business established in 1993. The Managing Director, Philip Gowing, is the third generation of builders from the Gowing family, which has a rich history of high-quality construction in the south east of England.


Philip Gowing

Managing Director 

Philip set up Gowing Build with his Father in 1993 at the age of 17 and has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He has an Honours Degree in Construction Management BSc (Hons) from Brighton University. He is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Building  MCIOB 

Philip has a very hands on role. Taking on all aspects of running the successful business including ongoing interaction with our clients and staff. 


Michael Laycock

Operations Manager

Mike has worked for Gowing Build since 2014, before that he worked for various construction companies in Sussex.  He has over 45 years of experience in the construction industry. 

Mike is very approachable, well liked by our clients and he has a vast knowledge of all aspects of construction. 


Kieran Timoney

Construction Manager

Kieran started working for Gowing Build in 2009, having graduated from the University of the West of England with an Honours Degree in Construction Management BSc (Hons). He has over 15 years experience in the construction industry. 

He is an incorporated member of the Chartered Institute of Building, ICIOB and is working towards full membership. 

Kieran develops trusted relationships with clients and staff through his dedicated and conscientious approach. He is knowledgeable and has great IT skills. 


Naomi Gunn

Office Manager/Administration

Naomi has worked for Gowing Build Since 2007 and she has progressed to be a vital member of the team. 

Naomi is dedicated, efficient and organised. She is well liked and works well with the other members of the management team, site managers, operatives and clients alike.   

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