About Us

Simpile is a family-run specialist Piling and Groundworks Contractor. Heading up the business are Adam and Tracey Gander, with over 45 years of experience in the industry, your project will be in safe hands with Simpile. 


We’re based in Sussex and throughout the years have built up huge, localised knowledge of the area as well as surrounding counties Surrey, Hampshire, Kent and London.

What we don’t know about the composition of the ground in South-East England isn’t worth knowing! 

We work closely with contractors, homeowners and civil engineers, delivering projects on-time and within budget.  


Laura Ellis

Office Manager

Laura is our Office Manager. She is responsible for the operations behind the scenes here at Simpile, ensuring that tenders are sent out, invoices are paid and that our office runs smoothly. She works very closely with Rob and Adam making sure their diaries are up to date and that they have project information at their fingertips. In her spare time Laura loves spending time with her family, particularly her Grandchildren.

Rob Ford

Contracts Manager

Rob is our Contracts Manager. Rob has been in the industry for 23 years and as a result there isn’t much that he doesn’t know. He’s involved in many aspects of our projects, but essentially, he’s responsible for ensuring our projects are run efficiently. Rob works in partnership with Adam and together they form our dynamic duo. In his spare time, Rob loves spending time with his two young boys and is also keen fitness enthusiast who is often in the gym at 5am!!

Adam Gander

Founder & Director

Adam is the founder and Director of Simpile. His passion for piling started when he was 16 years old, when he was operating piling rigs working for his father. Adam is highly regarded in the industry and as a result has mentored many Piling Operators. He is the driving force of Simpile and is responsible for making sure we offer customers what they need in the most cost-effective way possible. Although Adam loves anything mechanical, his passion is Formula 1 and has travelled to many racing events around the world. You can also often find him in Spain while enjoying holidays there with his family.

Tracey Gander


Tracey is Director at Simpile. Tracey’s started her career as Project Manager but soon turned her talents to running the business alongside her husband, Adam. Her responsibilities include ensuring the Financials, Compliance, Legal and HR aspects of the business are all covered. Tracey has three children with Adam who all keep her busy when she’s not in the office. Tracey enjoys long walks with their dog, and taking time out to holiday with her family.


Our Office Dog

Boycie is our Office Dog. He is responsible for making sure guests are greeted with a very waggy tail. He loves the office and enjoys all the staff and customers coming and going throughout the day.  He’s usually huddled up in his bed, basking in the sun in the summer or by the fire in the winter.

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