Housing Groundworks

Groundworks have been an integral part of the services offered by Durman Stearn for over 30 years and we pride ourselves in delivering a consistently first class service across all aspects of groundwork construction.
Works undertaken by Durman Stearn on a daily basis include:

  • Traditional strip and trench foundations
  • Specialist foundations including reinforced concrete ring beam, piled and rafts
  • Different floor construction
  • Domestic drainage
  • Storm storage / soakaways
  • Retaining walls
  • External paving & driveway finishes
  • Completion of section 278, 38 and 104 works to achieve final adoption to local authorities.

From a green or brown field to fully completed plots ready to hand over to clients, the groundwork’s package is fully managed by our experienced team. With retained staff at all levels and across every discipline we avoid the pitfalls of subcontracting.

Our relationship with our staff is key to the success of our business and accordingly we have built a team with the skills, experience and commitment to do an excellent job. Our reputation has been gained through hard work, endeavour and commitment to a very high standard. With a structured reinvestment programme and comprehensive training program, we are able offer a fully qualified workforce along with modern, reliable plant and equipment, all combining to deliver a knowledgeable and quality service.

This means we deliver consistently excellent results, on deadline and to budget, and consequently there is a growing demand for our work. Our commitment to this aim is borne out by our good long-term relationship with our clients and continued praise from inspecting authorities such as NHBC. We are also aware that these works can be completed with an element of public interface and we pride ourselves on our professionalism and treat such situations in a sensitive manner. We take great satisfaction in the high level of repeat business we enjoy and are acutely aware of the importance of client relationships, quality of service and the professionalism required to satisfy our clients.