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The company was established as P. Chester Plumbing and Heating engineers in 1953 by Peter and Eileen Chester in Bedford, by 1975 the company became limited and from then on was known as P. Chester and Son (BEDFORD) Ltd. the business has continued to trade for over 41 years and still to the day contains active members of the Chester family.


P. Chester & Son (Bedford) Ltd. Mechanical Design, Installation, Maintenance.

Trading for over 41 years and rooted well within the construction industry.

We provide Mechanical services (heating, cooling and air conditioning) to a range of different schemes, particularly in the commercial sector. These include; Schools, Universities, Leisure facilities, hospitals, police stations and care homes. We operate primarily within the Bedfordshire area. However, we do work in the surrounding counties of Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and London.

Our ever increasing team consists of system designers, Service and contracts managers, Estimators and our fully qualified on site labor workforce. The latter of which comprises of two divisions, the first being service and maintenance and the second being contract jobs. Both teams operate to the highest of standards to deliver an efficient and effective way to execute jobs flawlessly for our customers.

P. Chester & Son also operate a 24-hour call out service, giving our customers peace of mind to call any time. Our estimating policy applies to all jobs ranging from domestic installations to multi-million pound mechanical contracts. It is a no obligation service designed to give our customers maximum choice with no pressure to commit to any further work.  It is important for us to provide our clients with an installation that is complete and accurate to begin with. However, should problems occur after the point of sale we promise to do our utmost to resolve them.






Our Approach

We at P. Chester & Son (Bedford) Ltd. strive to provide superb methods and procedures Before, during and after a contract. These are just a few of the qualities that help make us stand out above other Mechanical services contractors.

  • Design - Systems planned to operate in the most efficient of ways with the likelihood of a problematic occurrence being minimal
  • Installation - Our experienced team not only install with quality in mind, they leave you with a superb system recognized to the industry standard.
  • Maintenance - When your components become weathered we will be there to ensure your system is back up and running how it was the day it was installed.

The Office

  • Spencer Chester Managing Director
  • Steve Madigan Director, Contract Jobs
  • Andrew Holt Director, Maintenance Department
  • Luke Noah Estimator, Maintenance Department
  • Jason Chester AutoCAD
  • David Brown Contract Jobs
  • Stephen Shopland Estimator, Contract Jobs and Maintenance Department
  • Nicola Chester Company Secretary

Quality Assurance

We take great pride in our QA. Ensuring to specify the best affordable and reliable equipment for your premises. Also adding to our exemplary service is our experienced engineers that will install everything to a pristine quality down to the last nut and bolt giving you piece of mind that your service will operate to an industry recognized standard.

Health & Safety

One of our qualities as company is putting health and safety at the front of our priorities by having all our employees work in a safe and secure manner and supplying each individual with the relevant health and safety awareness training such as PASMA, IPAF, Gas safe. We also create thorough Risk and method statements before any works commence on site.


P. Chester & Son will control and govern its activities to ensure risks to health, safety and welfare of its staff, customers and the general public are identified and the appropriate steps and procedures are put in place to minimize or eliminate their effects.

Untoward impacts of certain work activities on the environment will be significantly reduced to the best quality applicable.
we comply with the policy's legal obligations under the most up to date health, safety and welfare act and the environment protection act, together with all other statutory provisions and required codes of practice. we strive to maintain a healthy and safe working environment for our employees, with the appropriate facilities supplied for the specific job. to reduce our social impact of the companies activities and to avoid environmental damage we as a company partake in reviews of the business from environmental audits.