Built Right.

1st Choice Builders is owned and managed by Frank Farrell and has consistently grown and established itself as a well trusted, delivery orientated, high quality, and experienced firm.

Our reputation is second to none in the construction business. Our past experiences have included large and small projects, including new build, one-off, commercial buildings, house extensions, attic conversions, renovations, restoration and structural repairs.

We have undertaken projects all over Ireland but generally focus on the Dublin, Kildare and Meath regions.

Our growing client list includes semi-state bodies, local authorities, small and large developers as well as the private sector.

We provide competitive prices for 1st Choice work.

Over 20 Years of Craftsmanship

We can work on large and small projects, including new build, one-off, commercial buildings, purposebuilt, restoration and structural repairs.

Our role is to make sure you realise your vision for your project: residential or commercial; new build or renovation.

From the initial consultation we work alongside you at every stage – including an exit interview on completion to make sure you’re 100% delighted with our work. Take a look at some of the feedback we’ve received from happy clients:


I would highly recommend 1st Choice Builders. We had a kitchen-dining extension added to our house and the experience of working with Frankie, Niall and team was excellent. Received great advice throughout and the build was completed to a high quality standard. Any changes we sought were accommodated and the budget was kept on track. The site was maintained in a tidy, safe state on a daily basis. We are delighted with the build and the improvements to our home.

– Vincent Dillon

Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

Had our extension done from 1st Choice Builders in 2019, the team were a pleasure to deal with from start to finish. Frankie called out to quote for our extension and from then on he made our dream house a reality. We had other builders but none that gave as much attention to detail as Frankie. He knew what we liked and nothing was ever a problem. We had our own project manager available to us 24/7 Niall and the office staff made everything easy and effortless. I would only ever recommend 1st Choice Builders for anyones choice in Builders!!!!

– Ann Marie Meighan

Finished to the highest level

100% recommend 1st Choice Builders. Did a fantastic job on our extension, it’s the LA build on their website, happy for anybody to see the work on our house or call for recommendation. Workers were very reliable and cleaned up after themselves every day. Compared a lot of builders but theirs was the best price and quality. 7 months finished now and everything is perfect and loving our converted house.

– Clare O’Donnell

Wonderful job, we love it!

Frankie and his team were recommended to us by Neighbours, having seen what his work was like we made the call. Frankie knows his stuff and I was clear on what I wanted. With a budget in mind we agreed a price and within weeks they were on site. These guys were super efficient and clean and respectful of our home. Resulting in a gorgeous extension and a country cottage looking shed. We have and will continue to recommend 1st Choice Builders.

– Denise O’Brien

A couple of years on from getting our extension and we couldn’t be happier.

1st choice were one of a number of quotes we got but came out on top regarding value and offering. Frankie and Niall gave us great advice on size, layout and design that really added a great finish to the overall build. They were accommodating with all changes we asked of them and went above and beyond when we had additional asks ! I would recommend, and have done so to family and friends, Frankie and the team at 1st choice builders. Loving our home again!

– Sonia Weafer

Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness and Value

Had my whole house renovated by 1st Choice Builders. The workmanship and detail was 1st class with there knowledge and experience I would highly recommend 1st Choice Builders from start to finish they were completely professional. I would like to thank Frankie and the whole team and wish them every success in the future

– Margret Farrell

Couldn’t be happier!

We got 1st Choice to extend our kitchen, floor our hall & sitting room, extend & renovate our bathroom and paint the house. So basically renovate the whole house and we couldn’t be happier. There was no job Frankie & the team couldn’t do & everything they did was professionally done, they were very clean & the whole team were very friendly. Would recommend 1st choice to anyone thinking about renovating/extending their house.

– Dan O'Sullivan

Highly Recommend!!!!!

1st Choice Builders have transformed our home! Been waiting years to get this done and finally we have been able to achieve it! Many Thanks to the Lads you really made our Dream come true!!! Highly Recommend!!!!!

– Marion Coyle

First choice are the best!

We did our research on who may be the best company to use for our Extension. This company led by a very friendly, knowledgeable and approachable Frankie. Not only did he give us great advice on our build but he was also open to taking on board all the little tweaks we made to plans.

We saved a lot of time thanks to his vast array of contacts in Painting decorating, tiling, electrical, plumbing and kitchen fitting.
Do yourself a favour dont bother with the rest, First choice are the best!

– The Grant Family

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