About Barratt & Canniford

David Barratt and Simon Canniford launched the company of Barratt & Canniford in 1986. Both men have a trade background in brickwork and carpentry providing them with an excellent foundation with which to start the company.

With their enthusiasm and adherence to quality on contracts, the business soon grew throughout Devon and Somerset, maintaining a working distance of 25 miles from Taunton. Contracts ranged from small domestic type extensions to large nursing homes and surgeries. Work also included schools and refurbishment for the local authorities Taunton Deane Borough Council and Somerset County Council.

Barratt & Canniford Ltd winners of 3 building awards 2010 – 2011 now in their 25th year of business.

The firm maintains a 30 strong work force of direct employees and has gone from strength to strength since it was founded by friends Dave Barratt & Simon Canniford back in 1986. Their trade background in masonry and carpentry gave Dave and Simon an excellent foundation with which to start the company, which flourishes thanks to enthusiasm and commitment to a quality finish whilst maintaining an open relationship.

Contracts range from small domestic extensions and new houses to surgeries and motor show rooms within a 25 mile radius of base Taunton town. All our sites are visited by the firm’s safety advisors to help maintain the company’s strong views on health & safety so important within the construction industry, high levels of welfare for our Clients and staff on contracts of all sizes.

Over the years Barratt & Canniford have constructed several golf clubs houses, surgeries and many individual homes for clients throughout Somerset and Devon. The company has also built two hotels, 40 bedroom at Padbrook Park and the recent 58 bedroom at Wookey Hole. The companies work standard has attracted 3 top accolades for building excellence awarded by Building Control.

The firm, which is a long time member of NHBC and National Federation of Master Builders, offer regular training to all its staff to maintain knowledge on site safety and to improve management skills and relationships.

At the main offices on Cook Way the company has its own joinery department which produces all types of bespoke joinery both for the company and private clientele. The 3,000 sq ft workshop has an array of modern machinery and team of quality traditional bench joiners.

Barratt & Canniford offer a comprehensive service from general maintenance to building fine homes and commercial endeavors.


Barratt & Canniford Ltd have since undertaken some 28 Nursing Homes contracts in either extension, refurbishment or new build and recently Industrial Type Development such as Cook Way, Bindon Road.

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    Barratt and Canniford
    Wester House
    Bindon Road
    TA2 6BJ

    Tel: 01823 270651
    Fax: 01823 321053

    Email: [email protected]

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