About Us

From its HQ in Failsworth, just two miles outside Manchester City centre, Able Contracts provides a shopfitting service to retail outlets throughout the country, specialising in quality wood finishes, using a combined 50 years experience in the shopfitting industry. The company is bidding to provide the type of high quality products and services clients have come to expect from a reputable business at the top end of the retail market, and members of the National Association of Shopfitters.

Our knowledge of the market place, coupled with the hard work of our staff, have been the main contributors to our success we have a number of blue chip clients on our books, including national multiples.

The Company’s philosophy is to complete as much work in house as possible to maintain control, and this flexibility is appreciated by our regular customers. Quotations can be based on site surveys, Bills of Quantities and/or drawings. Each project, large or small, is co-ordinated from start to finish by a Contracts Manager to ensure total satisfaction, and handed over within the specified programme time.

CDM requirements are dealt with by our own independant Health & Safety consultant to ensure that we are kept up to date with the current regulations. We believe that our flexibility and competetive pricing make us an attractive alternative to many of our competitors.


In business, experience is important. Able have over 50 years experience in the art of fitting out display areas. Receptions, retail premises inside and out, hotels – from receptions to bedrooms and dining rooms, counters, ceilings, partitioning, flooring and more.

Following a clients brief, we undertake outline programme of works. This includes a time table of start and completion dates ensuring that you can plan openings with confidence in the knowledge that all work will be completed on time and budget to the very highest of standards, making sure there is minimal down time.

Our in-house planning and design department have extensive experience in designing retail displays, all manufactured by skilled craftsmen in our workshops ensuring quality control at all times.