Bay Of Plenty Asphalt LTD is a Christian family owned and operated business. We want to help people with any surfacing construction project.
Arthur & Sherrill Pratt started the company in 1973 after returning home from building roads in Papua New Guinea.
Starting with only a wheelbarrow and a few hand tools, Arthur has built the company in to an almost house hold name in the bay of plenty. We complete work that ranges from a pot hole repair to multi million dollar car parks, there is no project we cannot help you with.
There are now 30 staff, with a range of 15+ heavy vehicles, rollers, excavators and all the other tools required.
We pride ourselves on delivering a product that is of high quality. We strive to maintain excellent customer service and ensure minimal disruption to your property.
The Bay Of Plenty Asphalt team are made up of a diverse group of people that are specialized in their fields. We pride ourselves on always ensuring the customers needs are met, and that the final result is what they had envisioned.
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Meet the team
Arthur started Bay Of Plenty Asphalt LTD in 1973, and has been his life's work.
Arthur's passion for construction has spanned 40+ years and prides himself in all he does.
Andrew Pratt is our owner/operations manager. He has been a part of Bay of Plenty Asphalt for almost 30 years, starting out on the tools and then moving into the Operations Manager role, then partnering with Arthur in owning and running the business.
Andrew focuses on the commercial side of the business including tendering and working with our partners and subcontractors in the commercial civil construction sector. He also runs the day to day operations of the business. His experience in the industry is second to none and when he’s not working hard you will find him enjoying 18 holes on the golf course!
Joy Bevins, our Business Manager, started at Bay of Plenty Asphalt Ltd in 2005. As the sister of Andrew Pratt, our Operations Manager and Jared Pratt, our QA/Quotations Manager, and the daughter of Owner/Director Arthur Pratt, Joy working in this role solidifies this strong family run business.
Joy worked for 14 years as receptionist/accounts administrator and then office manager, and was recently promoted to Business Manager in June 2019. She has a strong background in administration and knows the business and its clients inside out.
James is an excellent sales person who has been in sales for 40 years. James has been with Bay Of Plenty Asphalt for 18 years, and loves what he does.
With excellent people skills and a solid construction knowledge, James is the friendly face who will be able to assist with your project.
Jared is our Quotation and QA Manger. He is a dynamic highly skilled, highly trained and motivated young man with vision and passion to live his best life.
Jared has been involved with BOP Asphalt since leaving school. He has developed the skills to operate all the equipment required, organise and complete projects and run teams as a Foreman. Jared is easy to deal with and has a can do attitude so that you can feel confident that BOP Asphalt can see your project from inception to the finished product with experience, know-how and integrity.