about north star

About North Star

About North Star

North Star is a leading service provider of both Contracting and Property Services to various business sectors. These include Civil Engineering to main contractors, house builders and developers, together with planned and responsive maintenance to Utility and Corporate clients.

The business has been built off the back of long term trusted relationships with key clients. We remain a private company with hands on Directors and experienced staff across the business. The team is focused and flexible to ensure we meet client requirements across the service lines.

management team

Management Team

  • Simon Spencer -

    Simon was a founding member of the company. He comes from a construction background and now takes the lead in the Utility and Corporate services teams. He prefers to be in the field with sleeves up, rather than being behind a desk. He enjoys old cars and collecting classic watches.

  • Richard Morris -
    Construction Director

    Richard has worked in North Star's offices for over 10 years. He is a Quantity Surveyor by profession but also has a wealth of experience in Project and Contracts Management having worked for Principal Contractors, House Builders and Sub-Contractors. He leads the Civil Engineering Division as Construction Director and is responsible for overseeing a dedicated team of professional office and site based staff. Richard is a lifelong Preston fan and general all round sports enthusiast.

  • Jane Hollingsworth -
    Business & Financial Advisor

    Jane is a Chartered Accountant, with 15 years experience at Ernst and Young and now a senior lecturer in business at Leeds Beckett University. She assists the business on VAT, HMRC and general business advisory matters.

  • Janet O'Riordan MAAT -
    Company Secretary

    Janet has been with North Star since the company's origins in 2009 and manages the day to day accounts of the business. She is meticulously organised in all aspects of her work and also acts as company secretary.