Groundworks, Roads & Sewers

Westshield´s Groundworks, Roads and Sewers Division have a proven track record, working regularly as a preferred subcontractor to many of the UKs leading main contractors.

A comprehensive range of services and a user-friendly ´can do´ approach is offered to renowned national commercial, industrial and residential developers, local authorities and private individuals or businesses across Northern England and Wales.

The team specialises in road and sewer works, groundworks and brickworks and can provide the skilled labour, plant and quality materials necessary to complete projects in a safe, innovative, efficient and quality conscious manner. Services include:

All groundwork up to DPC (damp proof course) on commercial/housing/industrial developments supply and fix:

  • Site Clearance
  • Excavations
  • Foundations
  • Footings
  • Ring Beams
  • Rafts
  • Drainage and Ducting
  • Concreting
  • Surfacing
  • Roads and Sewer construction
  • Sewer connection
  • 278 works - listed as ´approved´
    with all Local Authorities
  • Car Park/Footpath Construction
  • Small Works
  • Remedial work to adoption standards
  • CCTV Surveys
  • Block paving/slab/kerb laying
  • Brickwork
  • Hard landscaping - general and specialist paving, street furniture and features
  • Street signage
  • Traffic lights
  • Street lights

The minimum standard of training for all Civil Engineering Operatives is the level set by industry regulations, which includes CSCS/CPCS and NVQ qualifications. In addition, many employees are NRSWA (New Roads & Street Works Act) and Confined Spaces trained.

Westshield Secures 8th Gold Standard RoSPA Award

Westshield has been awarded its eighth consecutive Gold standard RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Award.

The awards are amongst the most respected in the industry and recognise a company's continued commitment to protecting the welfare of it's workforce, the environment and the communities in which it operates, as well as upholding a high standard of Quality Management procedures.

The awards are non competitive and are graded at Bronze, Silver and Gold level according to standards set and implementation.

"We have a legal and ethical responsibility to ensure that health, safety, quality and the environment remain an important consideration of every job we do, every day," said Westshield Director, Gerard Waldron, "In our industry there is no room for complacency or error. It's not just about reducing incidents it's about removing risk; running tried and tested systems and procedures that all employees and subcontractors respect and adopt.

"From a commercial point of view, our clients are also setting stringent standards, therefore best practice makes good business sense," Gerard added.