Dry lining, suspended ceilings and fire protection specialists based near Plymouth, working across the South West. Our skilled team work on Dry lining projects for main contractors and commercial clients.

Our services include:

Hampton by Hilton, Torquay

Hampton by Hilton, Torquay

Tolent Construction

Steel Framing System

  • Metsec Approved
  • EOS Approved

We also work closely with many other SFS manufacturers.

Recent SFS projects completed:

  • Hilton by Hampton, Torwood Street, Torquay
  • Deaf Academy, Exmouth
  • Oceansgate, Devonport, Plymouth
Jaguar Land Rover, Taunton

Jaguar Land Rover, Taunton

Acheson Construction

Partitions and Drylining

NBC are highly experienced in installing and delivering high quality drylining and partition systems. As a company, we work closely with all major suppliers and manufacturers to ensure our clients receive the product specification they require.

We offer installation on a range of partitions including:

  • Fire Rated
  • Acoustic
  • Demountable

We have a range of finishes we can offer, to suit our clients needs:

  • Tape & Jointing
  • Traditional Plastering
  • Airless Spray Plaster
St Sidwells Point Leisure Centre, Exeter

St Sidwells Point Leisure Centre, Exeter

Kier Group


NBC can offer a wide variety of ceilings to suit all requirements. We have extensive experience in fitting acoustic and aesthetically pleasing baffles and rafts.

  • Ecophon Epic partner
Deaf Academy, Exmouth

Deaf Academy, Exmouth


Passive Fire Protection

NBC are IFC accredited to carry out certified passive fire protection and fire stopping works. We are also accredited to provide certified fire rated partitions. We install tested solutions for all construction fire protection requirements.

Recent completed projects include:

  • Oceansgate, Devonport, Plymouth
  • Deaf Academy, Exmouth
EPIC, Paignton

EPIC, Paignton


Air Leakage Testing

NBC offer commercial air leakage testing as well as construction stage advice alongside their other core services.

Recent projects include:

  • Torbay Hospital, MHU
  • Barchester Care Home, Falmouth
  • Treliske Hospital, PRU

Our Accreditations

New Barton Contracts Ltd, work hard to maintain our accreditations and our approved statuses to ensure we are consistently achieving the industry’s standard.


We ensure our clients receive high quality dry lining, suspended ceilings and fire protection projects delivered on time and on budget. See below for what some of our clients have to say about us.

The team at NBC are dedicated and competent

“New Barton Contracts have been a member of our recognised ceiling installer partnership ‘EPIC’ for a number of years, installing our Saint-Gobain Ecophon ceilings and wall panel systems to the highest standard across a number of different sectors. The team at NBC are dedicated and competent with great customer service at the fore front of every project. No wonder they are one of the leading dry lining and ceiling contractors in the South West. We at Saint-Gobain Ecophon look forward to continuing our partnership with NBC delivering outstanding projects for many more years to come’

Matthew Davies, Divisonal Manager

Prestigious projects

Myself, along with CCF have been working closely together with New Barton Contracts for a number of years. Through our partnership we have supported New Barton Contracts to help them deliver a number of prestigious projects across the SW region in various sectors; from Healthcare and Education, Multiple Occupancy Developments through to helping deliver the UK’s first Passivhaus Leisure Centre. CCF look forward to supporting New Barton Contracts further into the future.

Allan Leaves, CCF

Contact us today to discuss your project