We are the UK's leading independent engineering and services business with over 100 years of success.
Founded back in 1921, this year we are celebrating our 100th year in business. During this time, we have grown from a small electrical contractor to the award-winning, industry-leading company we are today. We are family-owned with a great heritage and we are extremely proud of everything we’ve achieved and all the projects we’ve successfully delivered to our customers over the last 100 years.
Working across a variety of sectors within the building and infrastructure industry, our innovative, responsible and forward-thinking approach allows us to work on fantastic ground-breaking projects, providing solutions using the latest tools and technologies.
To see some of our 100-year highlights, scroll down.
The company started life in a basement in Leeds, Bailey-Billington as it was then known had an initial capital share of £83... Read more
Despite the Great Depression, this was a decade of growth for NG Bailey. We became a limited company and opened our first... Read more
We played a key part in the war effort with an active involvement in government projects such as airfield lighting and aircraft ... Read more
As well as supporting crucial military projects, the 1940s saw the company focusing on major industrial projects and expansion into... Read more
The 1950s saw continued expansion with a major focus on the country’s growing nuclear industry; this field took us overseas to... Read more
The swinging sixties saw NG Bailey move into pipework installations with the company now offering all types of electrical work... Read more
1971 saw us commemorate our golden jubilee and the decade brought continued expansion with new offices opening in... Read more
A time of progress for the business; turnover grew to over £100m and we now employed over 2,700 employees. We expanded further... Read more
We entered the heating, ventilation and cooling market in the early 90s and also introduced Bailey Maintenance Services... Read more
The new millennium saw us change our name from the NG Bailey Organisation to NG Bailey. We also welcomed our first... Read more
David Hurcomb joined us as Chief Executive and 2011 marked our 90th year in business. Our acquisition of Freedom Group... Read more
Giving back has always formed an integral part of our company ethos and over the years we have supported a wide range... Read more
Despite the unexpected challenges of 2020, we’ve continued to work together to achieve great things. We joined the fight against... Read more
In 2021, our centenary year, we are proud to be 100 years young, 100 years responsible, 100 years together and 100 years strong... Read more
Take a look back at our History
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