Glencar Construction was established in 2015 with the aim of providing high quality, agile and efficient construction services, primarily to the industrial, logistics and distribution sectors.

Glencar’s co-founders are industry experts and they are supported by a dedicated team who have gained a wealth of specialist experience over many years in the sector.

This professional approach coupled with Glencar’s exemplary delivery record is already resulting in excellent client retention and impressive business growth.

Whether we are re-positioning existing facilities or building new ones, our ethos is based on delivering quality and service through beneficial partnerships with our supply chain and our customers.

“From years of construction industry experience, we knew there was a better way to do things and that’s what we have set out to achieve with Glencar.
Our clients, partners and suppliers tell us they are feeling the benefits of our proactive and diligent approach and we will work hard to continue to build and improve on the excellent standards which we have already set ourselves.”

Eddie McGillycuddy, Managing Director


Glencar Construction operates across a range of sectors, with a particular specialism in the construction and repositioning of industrial, logistics and distribution warehouses and facilities.

  • Industrial / Distribution

  • Storage facilities

  • Cold store

  • Dot com facilities

  • Manufacturing / Processing

  • Retail / Leisure

  • Student accommodation

  • Commercial


From new build projects to refurbishment and repositioning of existing assets, you can be assured of our utmost commitment to delivering a top quality scheme, on time and on budget.


Glencar works closely with clients, developers and architects to create purpose-built facilities that meet the requirements of scheme aesthetics, function and budget.


We commonly undertake the repositioning of existing buildings, converting both warehouse and office space to ensure optimum ongoing usage.


Expansion of existing facilities can be undertaken whilst they remain operational in many cases, and we work closely with our clients to ensure minimal disruption.


Glencar carries out a variety of refurbishment works to warehouse and office space, from aesthetic updates to more significant renovation works.


We can also undertake fit-out works to a variety of existing commercial and industrial facilities, from office spaces to cold stores.


At Glencar we pride ourselves on our continuous focus on quality and commitment to integrity in our business dealings.

Our aim is to deliver exceptional quality and service through close partnership with our supply chain and our customers and our focus is on long term growth via a sustainable business strategy.


The Glencar team has a wealth of experience in the delivery of a broad range of construction projects.

Eddie McGillycuddy, Managing Director

Eddie graduated in 2002 with a degree in Construction Management. He joined McLaren Construction as an Assistant Engineer, working his way through the ranks to become Divisional Director, responsible for multiple schemes across various sectors with an annual turnover in excess of £120m.
Eddie spent time on the client side of project delivery whilst living in Sydney but on return to the UK returned to main contracting, primarily working on industrial and retail accounts. An industrial scheme specialist, Eddie has delivered well in excess of 10,000,000 sq ft of warehouse space for some of the UK’s leading retailers and developers. As co-founder of Glencar Construction, he continues to build on his excellent reputation in the sector.

Chris Gleave, Director

Chris spent the first 15 years of his career as a quantity surveyor, including stints at both Taylor Woodrow Construction and Jarvis Construction.
Joining McLaren Construction in 2005, he was promoted to Commercial Director in 2009 and was responsible for the Southern region’s commercial activities and a turnover in excess of £120m.
Chris has worked in almost all sectors including industrial, retail, commercial, residential, education, leisure, stadia, health and has extensive knowledge of many contract forms. As a co-founder of Glencar Construction, he has overall responsibility for the commercial aspects of the business and along with Eddie, takes a proactive and progressive stance on business leadership and strategy.

Tony Cornwell, Director

Prior to joining Glencar, Tony spent 8 years in a director role at specialist sub-contractor FK Group. Tony was responsible for leading the maintenance and refurbishment division (including overseeing multiple projects on live business parks and distribution centres for Asda, Pets at Home and B&Q among others) before moving to Dubai where he established a AED45m turnover Group office focusing on the industrial, cold store and refurbishment sectors.
Tony also spent 15 years at McLaren Construction and VolkerFitzpatrick in a commercial director role overseeing the South East region before joining FK in 2010.

Adam Clarry, Estimating Director

With wide-ranging experience across the building, rail and civil sectors, Adam has developed a specialism in tendering and estimating projects within the fast track and commercial sectors and now leads Glencar’s estimating function.
He brings a fresh perspective to any project and is an expert in producing alternative and cost effective solutions for all types of building from concept through to completion.
Prior to joining Glencar he held a senior estimating role at VolkerFitzpatrick where he handled tenders across a range of sectors and building types to the value of £50m. Adam has also spent time at Vinci Construction and Kier Southern.