About Bilby plc

About Us

Bilby is an established award-winning provider of gas and electrical installation, maintenance and general building services to local authority and housing associations.

The Group was formed in 2015 with a strategy to acquire businesses in the gas, electrical and general building services sectors to meet the continued demand for high quality improvement and maintenance services in public sector housing.

Bilby’s reputation for operational excellence and total customer service is underpinned by its disciplined focus on predominantly servicing customers in the London and South-East region.

Our Companies

Bilby currently owns four companies which all benefit from service and operational synergies.

The subsidairies of the group are Purdy Contracts Limited (“Purdy”), DCB (Kent) Limited (“DCB”), R Dunham and Spokemead Maintenance Limited (“Spokemead”). These are established and award winning providers of gas maintenance, electrical services and general building series that work predominately with local authorities and housing associations across London and South East England.

Purdy was formed in 1984 as a building and property services contractor, and is now resourced with specialist teams in heating, electrical services, property services and microgeneration systems. Bilby acquired Purdy in July 2015. 

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Spokemead has been established for over 35 years and now has a highly skilled and highly motivated workforce of over 30 fully qualified electricians, specialising in electrical installation and maintenance of local authority owned housing stock. Spokemead was acquired by Bilby in April 2016.

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DCB was established in 1998 and is renowned for delivering high-quality building, refurbishment and maintenance services throughout Kent, Sussex, Essex and London. Bilby acquired DCB in April 2016.

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R Dunham was founded in 2002 and carries out electrical installation services and maintenance work for local governement organisations and the private sector.

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Bilby's services include:

Gas Maintenance and installation
  • Gas maintenance and installation services are offered to both domestic and corporate clients include system upgrades, meter connections, boiler work and central heating
  • 60+ Gas Safe Register qualified engineers

Electrical Services
  • Electrical services include 24/7 emergency call out services for installations, maintenance, testing, upgrades and rewires

Building services
  • Building services offering maintenance, repair and newbuild servicing for a multiple of services including plumbing and general maintenance services. When appropriate, these services are carried out by sub-contractors

Learn more about all the services Bilby offers.