About Us

Circa 1950
Ethel, Bert, Brian and Brent Barr


Accessible Customer Service Plan
Providing Goods and Services to People with Disabilities Plan

Gordon Barr Ltd. / Barr Homes are committed to excellence in serving all customers including people with disabilities (accessibility)


We're well known for our drilling and blasting capabilities,
with experince in both land and water environment

Gordon and Ethel Barr started their excavation company in 1949, with one piece of equipment and a dream to provide excellence in excavation, water and sewer services. In 1950, the couple purchased the Old Chown Quarry at the city limits of Kingston; and in 1979, their three sons - Bert, Brian and Brent - took on the direction of the company.


Barr professionals work carefully
to ensure a return in the site's natural state

In 2009, Gordon Barr Ltd. celebrated sixty years of providing quality services to an extensive list of clients. Today, the company looks forward to preserving that legacy of experience and expertise and to building on the solid foundations of the company's history for continued success.