Meadow View Business Park
Lower Upham, SO32 1HJ
9:00 - 17:00


DR Groundworks Ltd specialise in groundworks for residential housing developments. We undertake full groundworks and civil engineering packages for developments ranging in value from £500k to over £10m. We work closely with developers to create a bespoke residential project, tailoring each site to the specific requests of our client. A large on and offsite workforce means we are able to take on developments of all sizes. Within each development we will install foundations, hard landscaping, domestic drainage, residential highways, earthworks, deep drainage, CCTV/jetting and service infrastructure. All site-specific challenges can be solved while maintaining high quality, cost effective solutions.

Civil Engineering

D.R groundworks undertake S278 and S38 schemes in a range of different complexity, including highway improvement projects and access roads for major residential schemes. We are approved and work closely with local highway authorities to produce new roundabouts, Highway junctions, pedestrian and Cycle access.

We have a vast experience in the following areas:

  • Adoptable drainage
  • Balancing Ponds, culverts, specialist deep drainage systems
  • Retaining structures
  • Mains service infrastructure
  • Attenuation tanks
  • S278 Highway works
  • S38 Highway works
  • Land surveys
  • Bulk earthworks
  • Site remediation
  • Pump stations and Rising Main

Earthworks and Ground stabilisation

In every construction project variable ground conditions can present the biggest challenges to our clients. We specialise in multiple areas of ground stabilisation, to help improve the conditions of the site. We have a wealth of experience in the supply and installation of bespoke products to suit any site or clients specific needs.

Typical solutions include –

  • Reinforced concrete retaining walls
  • Gabion Baskets
  • Piling and Piling mats
  • Crane bases
  • Haul roads and temporary site hard standings


We have expertise in all designs of foundations including traditional trench fill, concrete raft, pile and ring beam as well as working with suppliers and specialist contractors to deliver one off systems to suit a client’s or site’s specific requirements. Our skilled team of engineering and ground workers have years of experience in installing foundations to a range of different ground conditions. We work closely with local authorities and NHBC to deliver our work to the highest standards.

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D R Groundworks offers a personal hands on approach where you only deal with a key decision maker within the Company and through having this high-level management attention, we are able to react to any situation giving our clients excellent customer service for any value of contract.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.