Welcome to Garde Services

Garde Services is considered as Australia’s leading cable installation specialist. Garde’s expert cable installation capability encompasses, open trenches, tunnel systems, submarine, pit and duct arrangements, substations, and power stations. Garde also covers all civil and mechanical work related to cable installation.

Garde Services Headquarters is NSW based and has the capabilities to manage and deliver projects in all states.

Who we are

Garde sets the highest standards for quality and timely completion of project work. – The company has the management skills, project expertise and experience, financial capability and quality systems management that ensure our clients’ expectations are exceeded

Garde employs highly qualified and experienced staff

including senior engineers, machine operations, field, laboratory, warehouse and administrative staff.

Services

Garde’s cable laying skills are used across a wide range of sites in Australia such as tunnels, substations, power stations, railways, urban environments and waterways. Garde’s priority is a safe, cost-effective and timely project outcome for our Clients.

Experience

Garde Services has a wealth of frontline experience in tunnel and trench installation and has employed various techniques and methodologies depending on the circumstances. The company has completed installations using open trench excavations, ducted excavations, tunnels, submarine cables, pipe tunnels and pit & duct systems.

Company History

Fourty years ago, the late Phil Garde, having previously learnt his trade while working for other companies,established Garde Services in New south wales. Garde is proud to be a leader in civil infrastructure works.

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Recent Projects

In the past few years Garde Services has Successfully completed many different high voltage cable installation project

Our Commitment

BSI Assurance Mark 9001 14001 4801 BKeyLineGarde started its operations in 1981 and since then have continuously expanded both in business and size. The company’s success would not have been possible if the Management was unaware of the importance and the need of their Commitment towards Quality, Safety and Environment. This is the reason that the Company obtained its certification for all three major ISO Management Standards i.e. AS/NZS ISO 9001 for Quality, AS/NZS for Safety and AS/NZS ISO for Environment.

Another major reason of Garde’s success over the years has been its People. Garde seek and retain people who feel there is no compromising on excellence, and a corporate culture in which the business can grow and thrive. Heading Garde’s multi-talented team is its leadership of experienced Senior Management. Together, they know how to combine their skills and knowledge to deliver state-of-the-art solutions to the Customers.

“Garde Services is dedicated to providing quality Underground Infrastructure services to our clients by developing successful partnerships. We believe in establishing long lasting relationships with our clients by exceeding expectations, gaining trust through exceptional performance and meeting schedules for projects. We value our people and take pride in our accomplishments and build on them everyday. This is the key to fulfilling our ultimate obligation to provide consistently attractive returns to our Business”.
Garde Services is committed to conducting its operations in a manner by which the environment remains protected and is not harmed, any potential adverse impacts are minimised, if not avoided completely, and compliance with all the relevant environmental legal and other requirements is ensured.
Thirty years ago, the late Phil Garde, having previously learnt his trade while working for other companies, established Garde Services Pty Ltd in New South Wales. His sole aim was to create a team of specialists that could install high voltage cables underground regardless of how complex the laying task might be.

Since then, Phil’s philosophy, along with the assistance of his business partner Garry Hobson has taken the company to the top of its game, clearly emerging as leaders in the installation of underground high voltage cables.

Garde employs highly qualified and experienced staff including senior engineers, machine operations, field, laboratory, warehouse and administrative staff. Garde sets the highest standards for quality and timely completion of project work. – The company has the management skills, project expertise and experience, financial capability and quality systems management that ensure our clients’ expectations are exceeded. Garde has contributed to some of Australia’s most significant infrastructure projects for major authorities including Ausgrid, Transgrid, Endeavour Energy, NSW State Rail Authority and Rail Infrastructure Corporation. The scale of work ranges from installing cables of 11,000 volts through to extra high voltage transmission cables of 330,000 volts. Garde is contracted for the installation of underground transmission cables and related civil works to Ausgrid and to Transgrid for maintenance of their NSW network of 330kVcables. Garde is exclusively contracted for maintenance of Ausgrid’s distribution cable network.