active and reactive maintenance

At Dowry we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a first class building maintenance and refurbishment service to all of our customers.

Based in Bristol we have grown our business on reputation alone. Over 90% of our business has come from our customers recommending us to others, a fantastic way to gain business.

Our ability to understand and complete our customer’s instructions quickly and effectively ensures we gain their valued business, time after time.

Our attention to detail, professional understanding and competitive pricing ensures we provide an accurate, cost effective solution to your needs. We will always review different options to find you the best solution at the right price.

We predominantly cover all of the South West and South Wales Regions, however we do provide national coverage to some of our customers.


services overview

General Internal Maintenance

  • Carpentry
  • Painting & decorating
  • Plumbing & heating
  • Drainage
  • General cleaning
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Tiling

General External Maintenance

  • Roofing
  • Landscaping
  • Fencing
  • Glazing
  • Roller shutters
  • Locks
  • Security grilles

Specialist Internal Maintenance

  • Air conditioning
  • Flooring
  • Storage solutions 
  • Refrigeration
  • Suspended ceilings
  • Barriers and walkways
  • Lifts

Specialist Cleaning

  • Windows
  • Fascias & signage
  • Guttering
  • Graffiti removal
  • Jetwashing
  • Waste disposal


  • Data & telephony
  • Normal & emergency lighting
  • PAT testing
  • Security & fire alarms
  • Door entry & CCTV

General Building

  • Plastering & artexing
  • Bricklaying & blockwork
  • First fix joinery
  • Screeding
  • General groundworks

case studies

The Brandon Trust

The Brandon Trust is a charity which provides residential and day care facilities for people with learning disabilities. The Brandon Trust grows from strength to strength and inline with this growth they are needing to continually adapt to the ever increasing demand on their office support and facilities.

Graphic Packaging

With the ever increasing demands on business Graphic Packaging found the need to outsource their general building fabric maintenance as they wanted to focus their own in house maintenance on maximising efficiency of their printing machines, etc.

Baileys Caravans

Baileys Caravans were founded in 1948. With successes from the start they then moved to their current site in 1960. This site is constantly changing due to the demands of their business and also with them embracing new technologies, production machines, etc. The need for effective space planning is therefore critical.


Indesit moved their main warehousing and distribution functions to Sharpness Docks back in 2005. The site they took over was filled with Pallet Racking and two large cold stores so significant work was required before a single electrical appliance could be stored in there.


recent news

Dowry Picker

A simple decision we have recently made is to purchase our own towable powered access equipment. This enables us to react to any high level requirements our customer may have quickly and safely.

Andy Stone

We are proud to introduce Andy Stone as our new Projects Manager. Before joining us Andy was self employed within the building industry so he is fully aware of the demands of deadlines and producing quality workmanship.


The demand for jetwashing has increased over the years as more and more companies understand the importance of "kerb appeal" when existing or potential customers visit.

Quality & Price Promise

Dowry has predominantly grown through recommendation alone. For one of our customers to recommend us to another means that they are not only happy with our quality and price but also that we can be trusted not to put them in a bad light in the unlikelihood of things going wrong.


health and safety

Having a positive approach to Health & Safety is paramount for any business to function and grow in a controlled manner.

At Dowry we embrace these responsibilities and have appointed Safety Horizons as our independent Health & Safety advisors.  Together we have designed our bespoke system and tailored our approaches to fall neatly inline with our customers’ requirements.

With regular input and reviews from our workforce, advisors and suppliers we are constantly reviewing our policies, enhancing them as required and keeping them up to date with current legislations.

When required we gladly invest into new training or equipment as we know this will reduce any potential new risks and safeguard us all for the future.

Be assured, we never cut corners.  “Ultimate Safety For All” is our minimum desired standard.


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Over the last few decades society as a whole has become more aware of the detrimental impact poor environmental controls can have on the way we live.

Thankfully this awareness has led to significant improvements in processes in all industries and an overall acceptance for the need to reduce waste materials and cut emissions, etc. 

At Dowry we constantly look to only buy what we need thus reducing unnecessary natural wastage. We also try to recycle as many waste materials produced by the works we undertake as possible.

As a licensed waste carrier we have the additional duty of ensuring all materials are responsibly handled and disposed of as and when all other recycling routes have been exhausted.

We also offer support in helping our customer’s to manage the waste they produce.  Simply contact us so that we can discuss your requirement and together we can help contribute to a cleaner and greener environment for us all.

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contact us

Dowry Maintenance (SW) Limited
Unit 16 Bristol Vale Trading Estate,
Off Hartcliffe Way,
Bristol, BS3 5RJ

t: 0870 240 1276
f: 0871 200 1276


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