Developed for Utilities by Utilities People

Streetworks Software Limited (SWS) is a UK company based in Cambridgeshire. SWS enables innovation, improvement and transformation in street works and utilities operations through our products and support services.

SwIMS (Streetworks Information Management System) is the intelligent solution for utility companies, main contractors and sub-contractors looking for a comprehensive works management system. SWS builds on the success of SwIMS which was developed for utility contractors by SWS co-founder Jon Hunt. SwIMS has a successful track record within the sector over the course of the past 10 years as a works management solution.

SWS continues to promote and develop the capabilities of SwIMS and other associated products. SWS also offer a range of complimentary support services and the SWS team includes managerial, technical and industry specific expertise. We have a wide range of skills and experience alongside our IT professionals, including utilities contract management, organisational improvement and change management. Our senior team has a wealth of business management, industry specific operational management and technical development experience.

SWS Team

Street Works Software Team Robert

Robert Marsden

Managing Director

co-founder of SWS with over 30 years of business and commercial experience. Initially consulting to assist small firms with management information and advice whilst specialising in restructuring opportunities via acquisition for capital growth. Co-founder of utility reinstatement business with contracting partners in South London where initial development of resource allocation system was achieved to transform controls & improve productivity enabling successful trade sale. In recent years taken on proprietor/managing director roles with responsibility for accounting & management systems and delivery of performance parameters for management & audit purposes. Interests in varying UK and foreign commercial & business activities both construction sector and property related

Street Works Software Team Jon

Jon Hunt

Technical Director

is the creator of SwIMS and co-founder of SWS. With a degree in Computer Science, and over a 20 year career in software development, he has created numerous innovative software applications to service sectors as diverse as Manufacturing, Construction, Traffic Management, Insurance, Precious Metals, Facilities Management, Professional Motorsport and Utilities. Over the last 12 years in the Utilities sector he has driven transformative change for SwIMS clients with a relentless focus on innovation and continuous improvement of both the product and clients processes

Street Works Software Team Tony

Tony Penfold

Key Accounts Manager

has over 32 years experience across the utilities contracting sector, starting an Asphalter, moving onto supervision with management roles covering Planning and Scheduling, Streetworks and Reinstatement. An experienced supervisor, Tony has a wealth of experience in respect of managing site based teams and performance improvement as well as managing relationships across the utility sector. Tony has worked with the SwIMS for over 10 years on the front line, helping design functionality to fit reinstatement and streetworks operations and ensure SwIMS as a market leading product. He holds a number of industry specific qualifications including National Water Hygiene, Streetworks and ISOH Managing Safely for Managers. Tony joined SWS in 2016 bringing with him a wealth of industry experience

Mel Smith

Client Services Lead

Mel has over 5 years’ experience within the utility industry, including planning, scheduling, reinstatement, fleet management, operational support, stock control, systems and processes and payroll admin. Mel manages the SWS client support helpdesk working with the SWS Technical Team and SWS clients. She started her utilities career in the scheduling department for Cappagh Browne in 2012, moving on to Fleet Manager and Commercial Business Administration. Following a TUPE transfer to J Murphy and Sons she led the implementation training for the SwIMS system. Mel joined SWS Ltd in 2015 and is now using her front line operations skills and experience within the Streetworks Software environment.

Kris Clark

Technical Team Lead

Kris has over 20 years of commercial experience in computing, specialising in web application design & development. He has worked in various industry sectors including Education, Construction and the Global IT Industry for companies such as Travis Perkins and IBM UK. Extensive experience in a range of technologies and programming languages has helped him receive multiple industry awards for projects he has worked on. Now with SWS, Kris is the Technical Team Lead and heads up the development team to work on a host of new and improved features for the SwIMS product.

Mark Dowdeswell

SQL Developer

Mark started working with SQL Server in 2012 initially developing solutions for the public transport industry with SQL Server 2008, since then he has also worked within the logistics and retail industries developing on a variety of editions of SQL Server. He is always keen to learn more about database development and business processes looking for ways to best implement this knowledge.



Felipe Hernandes

Application Developer

Graduated with a Bachelor degree of Information Systems, in the University of Sao Caetano do Sul – Brazil, he has over 10 years of experience of being a full stack developer in industries such as logistics, consultancy, financial and utility. With good technical / communication skills he  adds great values to our team and product. Joining SWS in 2017, he’s one of our key developers and works on improving our product with the latest technical skills.

Robin Windon

Application Developer

Robin has over 7 years of experience as an application developer, starting his career at compare the market. He has worked on many internal and external systems for a number of companies in the insurance, television and road fleet industry before becoming a member of the Streetworks Software team in mid 2018. With excellent communication and analytical skills he possesses a passion for development and an unending desire to learn.


Catharine Hull

Client Systems Analyst

Has twelve years’ experience in the utility industry, including over three years as a Planning Manager, focusing on planning, StreetWorks communication, and process mapping. With a penchant for curiosity and a love of Excel, as well as a talent for training others on systems and procedures, and providing information in a structured and readable fashion, she’s able to provide key improvement ideas both for SWS and for our clients. 

Jim Butler

Business Development Lead

has 35 years’ experience within the IT & Software Industry. He began his career within the IT Industry in 1983, working 10 years for a major US corporation, as a salesperson and sales manager across multiple sectors, in to the UK market. Jim then worked for a UK PLC, selling IT based rental, leasing and software products and was appointed as the Sales Director in 1996, until 2007. In recent years Jim has worked for a US Software start-up as their UK, Europe and Middle East – Head of Sales, latterly with a UK GRC specialist software company as their Head of Sales and marketing and at HPE as the Pre-Owned Technology and Rental Sales Lead for EMEA. Jim is a widely experienced IT and Software business professional who joined SWS in December 2017, he brings a customer centric approach to the growth of the SWS business