HANDS HISTORY

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1900's, IRELAND

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1900's Raferagh, County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland - Where the genesis began.

THE HAND FAMILY, 1940's

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MIGRATION, 1960's

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9 siblings growing up on a humble family farm in Raferagh, which has now evolved and developed with multiple acquisitions of land being farmed for crop and live stock by the Hand brothers.  

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Migration saw family members begin the English story, heading for Gloucester, London and home counties in the 1960’s, working for the now institutionalised Murphy’s and McAlpine companies.

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BORN INTO IT, 1990's

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With Hand, McGurk and Cooney families operating successful companies and key roles within Gloucestershire, London and home counties, a wealth of experience and knowledge was only a conversation away, if and when the time came …

Our childhood was surrounded by construction and inspirational people.

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HAND CONTRACTORS IS BORN, 2021

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HAND Contractors, established 2021 through the actions of 5 siblings with an ambition to put their stamp on the construction industry. 

The logo is a representation of our construction families - the name, Hand, is an ode to our Hand family. The colours exemplify the colours of County Monaghan and the red hand of Ulster, places where both our families originate from. A hand has 5 fingers – implicating the 5 siblings of HAND Contractors and with a handshake, or helping hand showing our turnkey approach. 

  

THE FUTURE OF HAND

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2021 saw the formation of Hand Contractors Ltd, winning supply and install contracts ranging in value from £50,000 to in excess of £1 million pounds.

Signed, Sealed and Delivered.

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