Cento Engineeering Group Limited

(Cento Group) are a specialist team working with Facade Access Equipment and working at height solutions.  We are a family run business established in 1995 delivering unparalleled service to the UK construction & facilities management industries for over 20 years. 

In 2015 the Cento Group was formed and comprises of four companies providing the client with a complete suite of services, allowing them to draw on all four areas of industry leading technical expertise and knowledge.


Our Mission–

To engineer world leading facade access solutions.

Our vision–

To achieve the highest profile through excellent service, good value, and continuous improvement in performance.


Bespoke design, installation and delivery of façade access equipment and safety solutions. Read more


Cento Maintenance – First-class servicing, repair and overhaul or cradles, access systems and working at height equipment. Read more


Company Values

Family – The Cento family are not just the people that own and run the business, but the entire team within in, we are incredibly proud of our team.

Collaboration – Through communication, continuous improvement, and an honest approach we develop strong client relationships providing a safe pair of hands to guide our clients.

Value – As the expert in our field we provide a strong package of technical experience & quality workmanship which is good long term value.

Passion – We truly love what we do.


1995 – Barry Murphy started Cento Engineering in his back bedroom at home focusing on providing engineering solutions for construction.

1997 – Cento are appointed Manntech agent for the installation of façade access equipment in the UK & Ireland moving Cento into a more specialist direction.

1999 – Cento move to large offices due to company growth and an increasing team

2001 – Cento establish maintenance division formally to meet the ongoing demand for continued servicing of our equipment

2006 – Lee Green joins the business as the first graduate trainee project manager

2010 – Cento establish training division formally to provide the industry’s first comprehensive training for duty holders and operatives

2013 – Barry’s daughter Collette Murphy joins the business as a graduate trainee commercial manager

2015 – Cento Engineering Group is formed (Cento Group) due to rapid growth of the company and to demonstrate wide range of expertise within our field

2016 – Collette Murphy & Lee Green are made fellow company directors alongside Barry Murphy to further develop the future of the Cento Group