About Geckops

We are a multi-trade and environmental grounds contractor who specialise in maintenance, repairs, refurbishments, grounds & landscaping services. We work with the education sector, individual schools, social housing, public buildings, healthcare and commercial clients throughout West Yorkshire.

Our clients include Kirklees Council in the following areas: housing, education, public buildings, disabled adaptations, damp remedials. As well as Kirklees schools, Almshouses authorities, Salvation Army, NHS, WYFR, OE Electrics and other commercial clients.

We pride ourselves on carrying out works correctly and efficiently along with providing as much feedback for our clients as we can. We are fully SMAS SSIP health and safety compliant as well as holding quality assurance constructionline gold status for our professional standards. As well as the full range of multi-trade works, our grounds maintenance services also include grass cutting, tree care, horticultural grounds services, full landscaping as well as educational play for all of our above clients. We would encourage you to explore our site and sign-up to our newsletter which confirms in more detail our professional building / grounds services as we progress.

Meet The Team:

Joel – Director

Starting as an apprentice joiner, Joel has progressed through various roles throughout his career. Before leaving to New Zealand to work in construction, Joel was a contract manager for social housing dealing with multi-million pound contract for local authorities.

Upon returning to the UK, Joel decided to set-up his own business working for blue chip clients on projects from small works to large extension contracts for new builds.

Suzanne  – Director

Founded Geckops alongside Joel in 2006 and now works day to day in the business sorting through quotes, accounts and many other things to ensure the business operates efficiently.

Michael – Construction Manager

Michael has over 37 years of construction experience working in social housing. He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Geckops team.

Qualifications: highly qualified in multiple trades.

Jane – Bookkeeper

Jane manages all the day to day account activities from bank reconciliation, processing CIS returns, preparing accounts and much more to ensure the business operates efficiently.

Qualifications: AAT qualified

Nick – Environmental Services

Responsible for Geckop’s Environmental Services, Nick brings experts skills from a variety of backgrounds and experiences in different sectors including environmental, management, mechanics and more.

Qualifications: highly qualified in multiple trades.

Paul – Mason

An expert in new builds and extensions Paul works closely with all Geckops contracts including, schools, local authorities and fire services. Paul understands the importance of ensuring a high quality finish when delivering all our project.

Qualification: City Guild trained, Site management qualifications

Rob – Mason

Rob is a professional grounds work specialist with a wealth of knowledge and skills in machinery and roofing repairs. As part of the masonry team Rob advises the team and customers on best working practices and delivers the highest standard of workmanship.

Qualification: skilled ground works, machinery qualifications

Caleb – Trainee Architect

We are proud to retain Caleb whilst he is away from the Geckops team studying Architecture at Huddersfield University.

Caleb is also qualified in level 3 Bricklaying and Masonry course, includes health and safety and management.

Qualifications: Currently studying Architecture at Huddersfield, Level 3 Bricklaying & Masonry

Alex – Mason

Alex is a qualified level 2 Bricklayer and Mason. The qualification includes health and safety and management and means that he is a fully qualified member of the geckops. He has learnt valuable trade skills working within the teams.

Qualifications: Level 2 Bricklaying and Masonry

Mark – Environmental Operative

Mark is one of our environmental operatives, passionate about gardening with years of experience in commercial, retail, domestic and social ground maintenance.

Brian – Remedial engineer

Brian is our remedial engineer and has a vast knowledge of joinery, plumbing related skills following many years within various sectors of the construction industry.

Roger – Plasterer

Roger is a fully qualified plasterer with over 37 years’ experience on working within the construction, social and residentials sectors, his skills also enable us to complete ongoing damp remedial works for all our clients.

Ashley – Mason

Ashley is a fully qualified level 2 bricklayer, he has lots of local experience in carrying out brickwork, pointing, flagging and building projects and he continues to grow his skills

Nathan – Apprentice Joiner


Qualifications: currently at Huddersfield Building College

Aiden – Apprentice bricklayer


Qualifications: currently at Huddersfield Building College

Peter – Skilled Labourer

Peter has a wealth of knowledge and experience he brings to the team. He is a multi-skilled labourer with expertise in gardening and more.