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Established in 2021 Elvet Recruitment was launched with a clear vision of becoming a market leading recruiter across construction, infrastructure and the built environment.


At Elvet Recruitment we understand that people are at the very core of any successful business and we aim to be one of the leading providers of permanent and freelance technical and managerial staff to the construction industry.

Specialising only in construction recruitment and in specific market sectors ensures that when you are looking for your next career move or you need a position to be filled, we are able to understand your expectations and use our extensive experience to find the perfect role for you or provide you with the most suitable candidates to fill any vacancy.


Each vacancy is managed properly from an early stage and that communication between all parties is fluid and consistent. This collaborative approach is adopted throughout the entire recruitment process right through to placement and post-placement service.



Both Michael & Stephen were born and raised on the outskirts of Durham City and are passionate about the local area. Durham is famous for being a medieval City and one of the City's most famous landmarks is a bridge initially constructed in 1160 named Elvet Bridge. At the same time as we were formulating the idea of starting a new venture, New Elvet Bridge was about to undergo the largest repair works in over fifty years and having been involved in proving a number of staff to the contractor carrying out works on the bridge.


meet the team


Michael Dufferwiel


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Stephen Phillips


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Andy Gray

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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