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Priddy Engineering Services
Andrew Blunsdon, 51 years old and born in Weston super mare, is the founding director of Bristol based Mechanical and Electrical contractors Priddy Engineering services limited. Andrew founded the company in 2009 following over 20 years with MITIE. In 2011 Andrew brought into the company a Non-executive board of directors to help provide strong governance for the long term growth of the business. The company has been built on the founding ethics of a can do attitude but also championing the industry which Andrew is so passionate about.
Andrew is a strong advocate of education and training employing adult trainees and apprentices both in trade and office positions.
Following what Andrew describes as an uninspired time at school leaving with just a hand full of CSE’s he embarked a career as an apprentice plumber, joining the MITIE group in 1989. After 10 years of being a site based mechanical foreman, Andrew decide to return to college and embark on completing a HNC in building services he soon made the transition from site to an office based opportunity starting out in Estimating, Surveying, Project and Contracts management and then business development. In 2009 Andrew left to build his own business. Which now employs over 50 people and delivering M&E within the south west region.