Electrical Contractors Commercial & Domestic 

Over the past 40 years Barrie Beard Ltd has grown into an electrical leading business 

Our board has nine Directors who are committed to achieving the highest standards of corporate governance. Our focus is on safety, performance and delivering high quality design. We currently employ 100+ employees and have an annual turnover of approximately £18 million.  
Our Milestones throughout the years. 

Established 1978 

Founder: Mr Barrie Beard 
26/12/1942 - 16/10/2015 
Barrie Beard Ltd was established in 1978 by, the late, Mr Barrie Beard, and has a board of nine Directors who are committed in achieving the highest standards of corporate governance. Management review meetings are held regularly to focus on safety, performance, people and strategy. We currently employ 100 employees and have an annual turnover of approximately £18 million. 
Barrie Beard Ltd is dedicated in building strong and successful working relationships with all of our clients. Senior Management and Contract Managers strive to deliver high quality design, installation and service, both locally and nationally. The company’s inherent philosophy is to take a meticulous approach to each and every contract ensuring continued commitment and support to our clients. 


Barrie Beard and Jackie Beard created the company in 1978. John Barnes first apprentice to join Barrie Beard. 


Private Limited Company 


Moved to the Telephone Exchange Recreation Road, Bromsgrove 


Lee Ball Apprentice of the Year 1992 


Outsourced drawings to be created using  
computer-aided design 


New vans 


Start building the new premises on Worcester Road 


HRH The Princess Royal was introduced to Wayne Bedford, Director during the re-opening of The Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare 


Building Safety Group (BSG) Midland Winners for Best Health and Safety and achieved the highest standard of best practice on site. Barrie Beard Ltd were chosen out of more than 600 Midlands companies to win this prestigious award showing that the company demonstrated exceptional commitment to health and safety. 


Move into New Premises Worcester Road 


40 Miles, 20 Villages, 1 day for Macmillian Cancer Support and Primrose Hospice 


Barrie Beard Ltd are proud to be the Building Safety Group (BSG) 2015 Midland Winners for Best Health and Safety in Planning and Design 


Building Information Modelling. We use a software called Autodesk Revit to enable the creation of the drawings in 3D. This is co-ordinated with other trades to create a full building model. 


40th Anniversary 


Parachuting for Primrose Hospice 


Awarded with the Certificate of Excellence BSG Award Winner: Member of the Year – Midlands 


Wins Midlands Area Supply Chain Award from Wates 


3 Peaks Challenge for 3 charities 


Joint Winners - Integration & Collaborative Working Award with Cyber Security project. 


Wins Technology Innovation Awards from Wates 


Award Top 10 Supply Chain Partner of the quarter for Willmott Dixon Interiors. 


BCO Awards - 103 Colmore Row 
The winning ‘Best Commercial Workplace’ team! Amazing news.... we are thrilled to be part of this team 
103 Colmore Row has WON 'Best Commercial Workplace' at the British Council for Offices Awards - Midlands & Central England. 


After 40 years and a few months, Warren is retiring to enjoy new adventures with his wife, Karen. 
Warren has been instrumental in transforming Barrie Beard Ltd into what it is today. Through a global pandemic, he has steered the company through some rough seas, but now the calm is here he leaves us in a fantastic position and heading in the right direction. 
We wish Warren all the best for his retirement. His smile and enthusiasm will be missed, but we are sure he won't be able to stay away for too long. 
Thank you, Warren. 


Facebook studios wins Best Office Interior London and Best Office Interior United Kingdom at UK Property Awards 2023 -2024.  
Amazing project to be involved in, the concept lighting design was difficult to achieve but what a result. 
The Project has also been shortlised in the 'Project of the Year - Workplace Interiors' in Mixology North23 Finalists. 


Another year of success is behind us, this month marks the 45th birthday of Barrie Beard Ltd! 
Taking a moment to reflect on our journey and what we've accomplished, we want to thank our staff, clients, customers, and industry peers for their continued support. 


It's exciting news! Our new electric van has joined our fleet, as some of you may have noticed already. 
As a replacement for end-of-service diesel vehicles, this van will be used by our small works team in the local area. 
In addition to providing top-quality service to our customers, we are working towards a more sustainable future. 


Best wishes to Jackie Beard on her well-deserved retirement from Barrie Beard Ltd! Jackie has been an integral part of the company for many years! 
It is clear that Jackie's dedication and expertise have left a lasting impression on the company. In the midst of her well-earned retirement, we wish her all the best. May this next phase be filled with joy, relaxation, and new adventures. 


After 40 years of service Warren Beard who has been instrumental in transforming Barrie Beard Ltd into what it is today will now be moving across to the position of Chairman of the company. Warren leaves the company in a fantastic position. 


Director Wayne Bedford who has been with the company since the early eighties, will now become a Non-Executive Director. Wayne has been a huge influence in the company’s success over the years. 


We congratulate Karl, Matt, and Jordan on becoming Associate Directors. 
All three joined the company as apprentices & have been working for the company for a number of years. Gaining valuable experience across the business. As they begin their new roles, we wish them all the best. 


Facepunch Studios won the Project of the Year: Workplace Interiors 5,000 to 15,000 sq ft category at the Mixology North Awards 2023. Proud to have been involved in the award-winning project alongside Oktra, what an amazing achievement. 


Tarka Leisure Centre, which we completed last year with Speller Metcalfe, has been recognised with a national award. 
The new centre was announced as winner in the Commercial Pool Project of the Year category at the UK Pool and Spa Awards 2023. 


Our newly refurbished Barrie Beard Sales Counter, showcasing a stylish and effective space whilst creating a welcoming atmosphere for all those who visit. 
Opening hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, and we welcome the public as well as trade.  


Warren Beard | Russell Beard | Lyndon Beard | John Barnes | Wayne Bedford | Jacqui Emery | Darren Stokes | Lee Ball  
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