7th May 2021

Playfords is featured in the latest issue of Business Focus Magazine, highlighting our vision for the future as we approach our 100th anniversary. Read the article here.

13th April 2021

Read our April 2021 newsletter, with updates on our latest projects and company news. Please click here if you would like to subscribe to future newsletters.

31st March 2021

Today marks the end of an era within Playfords’ long and successful history. Alan Tuohy, Mick Tee and Julian Winspear retire from Playfords following a combined 102 years’ service. Read More

11th February 2021

Read our February 2021 newsletter, with updates on our latest projects and company news. Please click here if you would like to subscribe to future newsletters.

14th January 2021

Playfords Ltd is pleased to announce the completion of a management buyout and restructure of the Board of directors. The MBO heralds a new era for Playfords Ltd which is approaching 100 Years in business in 2025. This has provided the business with an appropriate leadership structure to make possible the retirement of our existing Shareholders and continue to drive Playfords forward into the future. Read More

18th December 2020

You can now connect with Playfords on social media ! Find us on Twitter and Instagram and keep up to date with our latest comments, news and projects. Please visit our pages and follow us !

10th January 2020

Playfords has featured in the latest issue of Building Design & Construction Magazine, highlighting over 90 years of experience and expertise in the fields of electrical & mechanical services, renewable energy, voice & data cabling, audio visual & IT networking. Read the full article here.

5th December 2019

We’ve moved ! Our head office has moved to new premises in Huntingdon. 

11th June 2019

Playfords are proud to announce that we have successfully been accredited to the new ISO:45001 Occupational Health & Safety Management system, replacing our previous OHSAS:18001.

Following a rigorous audit process completed by BSI, Playfords achieved recommendation to the new ISO:45001 standard in May 2019.

Our new BSI Certificate can be seen here.

2nd January 2019

A great start to the new year – Playfords’ contribution to the Royal Opera House Open Up project is acknowledged in the latest ROH newsletter. During the project a total of 321,000 contractor hours were worked by more than 500 operatives from over 120 contractors and suppliers. Read the article here.  

19th September 2018

Playfords have successfully completed the electrical, mechanical and plumbing services for the Royal Opera House Open Up project, an exceptionally prestigious project in the heart of London’s Covent Garden. Read More

1st August 2018

Playfords are delighted to announce their latest contract award to carry out the replacement of the Electrical, Mechanical & Plumbing services at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane London.

The contract, commencing in August 2018 and due for completion in June 2020, is valued at £8.3m and is a tremendous success for Playfords coming out of the completion of works at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. It was the quality of our works and the approach of our personnel involved with the ROH project that impressed the Theatre Royal and led them to award Playfords this contract. Read More

1st June 2018

We are pleased to welcome Bronwen Chamberlain to our team. Bronwen will be looking after our Quality and Information Security Management systems and brings a wealth of experience to the role having assisted her previous company in becoming ISO accredited. Although Playfords’ ISO systems are mature, Bronwen’s appointment reinforces our commitment to continuous improvement.

3rd May 2018

Playfords are delighted to announce that they are now fully accredited to be able to supply and install electric vehicle car chargers and are a registered company under the Office of Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV), able to facilitate government grants for the installation of the vehicle charging points. Read More

5th September 2017

We are pleased to announce that the NHS London Procurement Partnership (Building, Engineering and Maintenance Services Dynamic Purchasing System) has made Playfords an Awarded Supplier for 2017.


March 2017

We were delighted to hear that Playfords apprentice Ashley Osbourne was named as a finalist in the ECA Apprentice of the Year Award 2017.