About our directors

Between them they have 75 years of experience in the construction industry!

Managing Director

Gary Smith

Gary started his career at Henry Boot Construction and joined us in 1989. His proactive and non-confrontational approach to bid management and negotiations has ensured a measurable contribution to our success for over 20 years.

"Our aim has always been to provide the highest quality product within our client's budget and to consistently improve our service."

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Finance Director

John Diggins

After leaving practice, he spent two years with McCarthy & Stone before joining Berkeley Homes where he remained for several years before he and his family relocated from Surrey to Sheffield in 2005.

John then joined one of the regional operations of the Ringway Group before moving to Finnegan's in October 2008.

"I enjoy the variety that working in this industry brings and the interaction with other disciplines."


Nick Gillott

Nick has a Quantity Surveying background with 20 years of experience in the construction industry; the last decade has been spent working on delivering Design & Build projects for Finnegan and managing our Property Development opportunities.

Nick combines a broad understanding of construction and property and specialises in project delivery with a practical and down to earth approach that results in generating projects that meet our expectations and those of our clients time and time again.

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Latest News

Project Mercury is Underway

J F Finnegan are proud to have been selected for the construction of Project Mercury at AMP, Rotherham. The project consists of 75,000 sq ft industrial unit with 3,750 sq ft ground floor offices, car parking and service area. Work began on site early August 2017 and construction is progressing well and on track for completion in Spring 2018. Harworth Group are delighted with progress to date.

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