About Us

Oakley Turf Farm was formed in 1987 by Joe & Pat Phelan and continues to be a family run turf business supplying quality garden turf all year round for the Essex and Suffolk counties. In 2006 their son Kieran joined the team. After working his way through every aspect of the business Kieran is now in charge of the day to day running of the business. Oakley Turf employ a small but dedicated work force which work along side the family team.  We combine a professional and progressive approach to supplying turf with a friendly and helpful approach to our customers.

Kieran Phelan / Operations

Kieran Phelan - Operations

Kieran is in charge of the day to day running of Oakley Turf Farm. He organises the production and the delivery of our products and services. Kieran a keen rugby fan and is currently training to take part in the endurance event Iron Man. He studied at The University of Kent and has worked in every area of the business.


Joe Phelan / Quality control

Joe Phelan is the founder of Oakley Turf Farm. He diversified his cattle farm into turf production over 30 years ago. Joe has seen it all through the years and built up a wealth of experience in the gardening industry. He has a keen interest in ensuring our product stands up to our highest standards.



Patricia Phelan / Customer service Patricia Phelan

Pat is head of customer service on the farm and is usually the first point of contact. Long term customers of the farm still insist on speaking to Pat when they call up. Pat is still very much involved in the business and likely to be on hand if you phone.



Arthur Phelan / Chief happiness officer

Arthur is the chief happiness officer on the farm and is great at rounding up the grandchildren.


Michaela Bennet / Head of finance 

Michaela BennetMichaela heads up our accounts department. She is a real animal lover and volunteers across the RSPCA in Essex and Suffolk. She keeps our numbers on track & is on hand for any questions that involve a spreadsheet.


Our customers

Our turf is used for residential gardens, building sites, public sector sites such as hospitals, local councils & schools. We also supply professional landscapers and gardeners as well as a variety of sports grounds such as football pitches and golf courses.