Heron Bros has celebrated 60 years in business by unveiling a stunning new corporate brand which captures the rich history of the company and reflects their ambitious vision for the future.

Since six brothers laid the foundations in Draperstown in 1956, Heron Bros has evolved significantly. The company is now renowned for the positive impact they are having on the construction industry throughout the UK and Ireland and now employs 250 people across its divisions.

The new brand represents Heron Bros’ successful transition from humble beginnings to the award winning construction and property development company that it has become. The business continues to grow under the current leadership of Group Managing Director Damian Heron who has expanded on construction, property and manufacturing operations across the UK, Ireland and Europe.


The new Heron Bros logo conveys strength and solidity, a trusted foundation and a partner that will always deliver. The logo is a recognisable symbol that communicates with impact and immediacy. The colours have evolved from the company’s preceding branding and they serve to represent Heron Bros’ professionalism and passion for their industry. This refreshed visual identity helps to convey trust, strength and dependability whilst embracing the Heron Bros strong family heritage and reputation which has brought them abundant success.


Throughout the past six decades in business, Heron Bros has combined its traditional values with an advanced innovative approach to construction. They are committed to delivering excellence in project value, quality and client satisfaction. The company works with public, private and third sector clients delivering education, leisure and stadia, commercial retail and office space, industrial, health, pharmaceutical, community and regeneration projects.

Speaking about the momentous 60th anniversary and the refreshed visual identity, Damian Heron, Group Managing Director at Heron Bros, said, “Our 60th anniversary is a key milestone for us as a business that has achieved consecutive years of cumulative growth, despite economic adversity. We are proud to mark the occasion of our sixtieth year with a new look that represents who we are today. Our new brand signifies a fresh and confident visual identity with a strong yet contemporary look, which serves to position Heron Bros as the award winning, innovative business we have become.”

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“Throughout the past six decades, the expertise of our divisions combined with our strong partnership ethos and culture of continual improvement keep us at the forefront of the industry. This is underpinned by the quality of our experienced professional and skilled workforce who share our vision of achieving excellent standards in quality, health and safety, and environmental management, whilst providing value for money at all times. Our approach is driven by our Integrated Management System, which is accredited to ISO 9001, 14001 and OSHAS 18001.”

“I am delighted to announce that Heron Bros has been awarded Investors in People Platinum Level which makes us the first company in Northern Ireland from any sector to receive this level. Investors in People is a prestigious and global award with 15,000 members across 75 countries which recognises the commitment, experience, skills, integrity, dedication and professionalism of our people and business. To put this achievement into context, only 0.5% of accredited businesses across the globe receive platinum status. We are committed to employing the best people to ensure we retain the in-house knowledge and expertise required so that we continue to deliver the high quality service our clients expect. At Heron Bros, we believe in providing ongoing training and development opportunities for all of our employees and providing a work place environment that inspires them to be the best that they can be. Our approach has resulted in a committed workforce that is dedicated to ensuring we remain leaders within our industry.”

“We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients, partners, supply chain and staff for their unwavering support throughout the years. We would not be as successful as we are today without the backing we have received and this is why we are committed to ‘Building the future together’.”