Marine and offshore, Southern Contracts have over 45 years of experience

Why Southern Contracts?

Established in 1964 by Norman Elphinstone Snr and still owned and managed by the Elphinstone family today, Southern Contracts’ long-term success is built on meeting and exceeding customer expectation: we pride ourselves on supplying only proven, reliable equipment brands and delivering the highest levels of aftersales servsice to our clients.

Our extensive knowledge and expertise in supplying and servicing is second to none. As an agent for a wide range of established manufacturers, our sales team offers genuinely independent advice and recommendations for equipment that precisely fits your needs.

Our team of qualified Service Technicians is available and ready for site surveys, machine installations and all repair and service functions, supported by our comprehensive stock of genuine manufacturer spare parts to ensure swift on-site response.

Finally our free technical help line offers advice on any engineering query for marine or care sector you may have - giving you and your business total peace-of-mind in every aspect of the operation and maintenance of your purchase.

Environmental Issues and Health and Safety are of paramount importance and Southern Contracts is accredited to ISO 9001 standard, is Gas Safe registered and was rewarded with Gold Level Status when independently audited by The Admiralty and Carnival Cruise Line Limited.

Southern Contracts is a responsible employer and is proud to sponsor Christchurch Harbour Authority and, via a charity, provide accommodation for reforming alcoholics and illegal drug users.



Our experience in supplying to the marine and offshore industry is second to none and we pride ourselves on delivering an expert global service to every customer we have worked with.

We are a chosen Top UK Distributor for Electrolux Professional Laundry / Food Service.

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Established in 1964 by Norman Elphinstone Snr and still owned and managed by the Elphinstone family today, Southern Contracts’ long-term success is built on meeting and exceeding customer expectation.

Why Southern Contracts