Our Story

S.P Bardwell Ltd is a well established Building, Civil Engineering and Groundworks Company based near Maldon, Essex, covering the South East of England, South East London.

The Bardwell name has been synonymous with quality workmanship since the early 1900’s when William Bardwell formed a building and carpentry business. It was George Bardwell who expanded on this by moving into general civil engineering shortly after the Second World War.

Future generations succeeded as Rodney Bardwell took over the business in 1965, Steven Bardwell, the current Managing Director, has run SP Bardwell Ltd since 1982. To the right is an early picture of Steve Bardwell working for his father on a Massey Ferguson 450 S 360 Excavator. Steve spent many years working for his father where he gained an extensive knowledge of the Industry which proved instrumental to the success of SP Bardwell Ltd.

We are proud of our history and reputation, you can call on a century of experience to provide you with a service that is second to none.

Here at S.P.Bardwell’s we are committed to producing the best work we can and making sure everything is quality assured while also retaining key values of Friendliness and Work Ethic.

SP Bardwell Ltd incorporates health and safety and environmental considerations. It has a proven record and is a leader in consultancy work, with peer recognition for excellence as well as a focus on meeting client requirements.

SP Bardwell Ltd has the skills and experience to project manage your project from concept to successful completion and has aligned its development strategies to accord with the ever changing industry and community demands. As proven project managers, our personnel will professionally manage those diverse and complex issues, committed to keeping you informed every step of the way.

Our Story S P Bardwell Ltd


SP Bardwell Ltd has extensive experience in all types of Civil engineering and Construction projects. SP Bardwell Ltd has embraced environmental principles and is at the forefront of the provision of cost effective infrastructure systems.

  • SP Bardwell Ltd offers professional services in:
  • Civil Engineering
  • Building & Construction Services
  • Drainage and Water Mains
  • Project Management

Quality Management System

SP Bardwell Ltd has developed its professional skills base directed towards the provision of Civil Engineering, Building and Construction services. We are committed to providing professional services that meet individual client needs in an accurate, efficient and economical manner.

To achieve these aims, SP Bardwell Ltd is currently committed to implementing an accredited Business Management System (BMS). We have also achieved ISO 9001:2008 which is a very valuable addition to the company’s profile.

Safety Standards and Management

SP Bardwell Ltd has a very strong commitment to health and safety and has extensive systems in place to ensure continuous improvement and the protection of the health and safety of its staff, clients, contractors and the general public.

SP Bardwell Ltd commits to an Occupational Health and Safety Policy Statement and specific and relevant safe work procedures that meet statutory requirements.

To achieve peace of mind and compliance with those requirements, the SP Bardwell H&S systems include:

  • A Safety Management Plan.
  • A documented Incident or Accident investigation procedure.
  • A job Safety Analysis (JSA) system for identifying hazards, evaluating risks and implementing controls.
  • Extensive consultation between management and employees on H&S matters.
    Full compliance with the “Code of Practice: First Aid” with a company policy that multiple members of any survey team are to be trained and qualified in First Aid.
  • A contractor and sub-contractor assessment process to evaluate, amongst other things, the skills and competency and commitment of contractors to carry out work in a safe manner.
  • A customised Return to Work Plan for injured employees as required.
  • Induction of all staff into SP Bardwell Ltd safety procedures and annual refresher training sessions.
  • Suitable training and qualification of staff that are required to visit or audit construction sites. for example -Site Safety Induction.
  • Industry training of the appointed Health and Safety Representative(s).
  • An annual review of the effectiveness of the SP Bardwell Ltd health and safety systems.

Environmental Standards

SP Bardwell Ltd is fully aware of applicable environmental standards and legislation, and we strive to continually improve our environmental performance and minimise pollution or related impacts. SP Bardwell has an Environmental Policy which all its personnel read and fully understand.