The Full-Service Shopfitters

Based in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, Newbern has been in the shopfitting and interior fit-out business for many years, working throughout Africa on projects ranging from fine-dining, quick service restaurants, retail shopping, pharmacies, as well as servicing the leisure and hospitality sector on major projects nationwide. 


Concept and Design

Cutting-edge, internationally-awarded drawing and design software seamlessly converts our working drawings into cutting lists that can be programmed into our machinery, not only with precision but also in the most efficient manner.

Drawings are rendered straight into 3D, allowing for models and visuals and high efficiencies with automatic production programming.

All existing and in-house, with full-time technicians trained in the program.


Planning and Fabrication

Our 4000sqm planning and production facility operates multiple shifts of 90 staff with decades of industry experience. This positions us to fabricate and source all client requirements. 

  • Ceilings
  • PartitionsĀ 
  • Tiling
  • Flooring (including specialised)
  • SignageĀ 
  • Painting
  • Shopfronts
  • Manufacture of wooden fixtures and fittings
  • Manufacture of steel fixtures and fittingsĀ 
  • Bespoke furniture manufacturing

Logistics and Installation

We work with specialist consultants and contractors to design and implement all Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing requirements.

Our Project Teams have a wealth of experience in dealing with high-profile clients and always deliver the same level of excellent service regardless of the size or type of project. 

Specialist teams: Each with a site foreman/senior installer working closely with your project manager implementing work according to project programs.


Project Management and Turnkey Solutions

Our turnkey shop-fitting solution provides peace of mind that your entire project will run smoothly from inception to handover. Trust the industry experts and the way our clients have entrusted their projects to us for decades.

Our vast experience, extensive infrastructure and a nationwide network of project teams have positioned us to service our clients at the highest level. 

Our commitment to quality and customer service has allowed us to build enduring client relationships which have lasted decades. 

Our services range from major manufactured and fit-out packages through to consulting or carrying out smaller projects. Newbern works with some of South Africaā€™s famous brands as well as having great relationships with a number of independent businesses.

 With more than two decades of hands-on experience, our shareholders, executive and management team are experienced professionals. They are involved in the day to day decisions and operations of the business.

We are a proudly B-BBEE Level 2 entity.