In brief

Everyone you speak to at John Foley & Son is a qualified tiler by trade. So, from the first phone call you are dealing with someone who knows what they are talking about.

With 18 highly qualified tradesman, some of whom are awards winners within the industry, we pride ourselves on their level of skill. We are proud to be members of the Federation of Master Builders and our industry body, The Tile Association who are dedicated to the advancement of all sectors of the tile industry.


We have worked with many clients ranging from small construction firms through to large national Plc organisations. Consistently involved with new housing developments, they range from large sites with hundreds of plots running in phases to smaller developments with only a handful of properties.

Our reputation for quality work is the major factor when large companies are looking at tenders. Over the last 50 years, John Foley & Son has become a name associated with craftsmanship in the construction industry.

Public Sector

Over the last half century, we have worked on projects all over the North East region. A number of these projects involve the public sector, working for councils on projects ranging from Schools and swimming pools through to nursing homes and hospitals. Value-for-money is key to the public sector and our success in this area speaks volumes.

A few examples of clients are; Burridge, Gordon Durham and Surgo Construction. We have worked for Newcastle City Council and Sunderland City Council for example in the public sector.


John Foley & Son have been involved in a number of retail projects from small high fashion boutiques to large public spaces in shopping centres such as the Metro Centre. In all cases, we have used varying types of ceramics and natural stone. Each job different, requiring flooring or wall application.

We have also worked on projects including cafés, restaurants and bars. The type of work completed on all these varies from communal areas such as entrances and lobbies to staff only environments including, kitchens and changing facilities.


From the small downstairs toilet through to a complete new build including the outside swimming pool, we have completed numerous residential projects. Whatever the job, whatever the budget, new or return customer, we give every job the same level of importance and eye for detail.

We make any job easy from start to finish. We can take the stress and worry out of your hands by providing a number of services including, surveying, estimating and ordering through to delivery, application and after care.

George Wimpey development

George Wimpey
A mixture of one, two bedroom apartments and two, three bedroom houses released in two phases.

Persimmon development

Gosforth apartment development