The Group has four long-established and complementary subsidiaries: Purdy, Spokemead, DCB (Kent) and R. Dunham. With a centralised framework of functions such as Finance, HR, IT, Bids and Sales and Marketing, we facilitate cohesion and collaboration between subsidiaries, providing them with the beneficial resources of a larger company, whilst ensuring the highest standards of governance and controls, assuring efficiencies and service consistency as well as providing economies of scale as we grow.

Gas heating services

We provide gas maintenance and installation services which are offered to both domestic clients and corporate contracts for housing authorities that include system upgrades, meter connections, boiler work and central heating solutions. Gas heating services is a heavily regulated profession and by law the Group’s 60+ gas engineers are registered on the Gas Safe Register.

Our full-service offering includes:

Servicing and repairs
Fault finding
System upgrades
Meter connections
Full central heating systems
Boiler installations
Cooker installations


We offer a full range of electrical services from new installations to maintenance, upgrades and rewires. We also provide a full 24 hour emergency call out service for our contracts. Our Spokesmead business specialises in this market.

Our full-service offering includes:

Electrical installation, maintenance and repairs:

Lateral Main Installation
Bus Bar Systems
Small power installation
Lighting Installation
Trunking installation
Conduit installations
Process circuits
Emergency Lighting Installation
Fire Alarm installation
Security Alarm installation
CCTV installation
Door entry systems installation
Lightning protection
Building management control systems installation
Networks and data cable management systems
Structured cabling systems
Control panel installation
Modification to existing equipment/facilities and relocations
PV Installations

Electrical testing and commissioning:

Planned preventative and reactive maintenance
Testing & commissioning services
Emergency repairs
PAT Testing

Building maintenance, repair and newbuild services

We offer multiple services including plumbing, electrics and general building maintenance, repair and newbuild. These services are typically carried out by sub-contractors that enable us to have a flexible and scalable business. Services include:

Internal and external building maintenance
Refurbishment and conversion projects
Living solutions
Domestic and commercial plumbing
Electrical design & planning
Bathroom plumbing & installations
Window replacements
Ground works
Painting & decorating