Paul Farley

Paul Farley

Paul Farley worked as a construction project manager for Kier Group in the UK for over a decade and has previous experience in the following trades:

  • Loft extensions
  • Conservatories.
  • General construction, including large-scale projects.
  • Landscaping.

He has detailed knowledge of UK Building Regulations, construction techniques and materials.

Role at DIY Gardening

We know that providing accurate information to our site’s visitors is crucial so we asked Paul to fact-check some of our guides to ensure that they meet our editorial standards and are technically correct.

Paul’s knowledge of the Building Regulations, his experience in construction and knowledge of the hard aspects of landscape gardening are something we view as a valuable asset.

Paul often gives us feedback on the content we’ve created or sources quotes from industry experts or official documents for us to include in our guides.


PMQ qualification in project management.

City & Guilds Diploma in landscaping.

Outside of Employment

Away from his work, Paul is a keen hiker who enjoys treks in the Cotswolds, Brecon Beacons and Chilterns.

Paul is well-travelled and spent several years in Thailand.

You can contact Paul here.

Paul occasionally publishes content himself here, but his primary role is to fact-check and review our content and advise us.