Services: Foundations

Foundations ground a building to its location, giving the structure vital support and ultimately making it safe for occupancy.


Every new home needs a strong and stable foundation.

Foundations are something our experienced groundworkers excavate day in, day out. Providing an essential footing for houses and apartment blocks on the builds our clients engage us for. Not only grounding each building solidly to the earth. But also ensuring that the resulting structure is stable, and exactly where it's supposed to be according to approved site plans.

Our foundation work encompasses all aspects of building these essential trenches. From the important setting out stage, designating a foundation's exacting boundaries and surface area. Right through to excavations and oversites that finish foundations off ready for bricklayers to start work.

Whether it's a Trench Fill or Strip Foundation that's required, our operatives have the skills to execute the excavations to technical specs, and guide you towards the right foundation for your unique project. Ensuring the depths, diameters and trench type adhere to building regulation best practice, and comply with local authority planning.


Other Services

Groundworks Operative working on sub-structure birckwork for Mackoy Groundworks


From clearing a site of its topsoil layer to setting out the foundations that will one-day hold an entire new home, our groundworkers balance powerful excavation works with complex technical processes. Delivering the vital infrastructure and earthworks that make our clients' developments possible.

Beam and Block Floors well stacked Beams for Mackoy Groundworks

Beam and Block Floors

An increasingly popular alternative to traditional suspended flooring; beam and block can be constructed quickly and inexpensively making use of ready-made materials. Alleviating drying out times and providing a stable flooring that can be insulated, and walked on, instantly.

Sewers and Drainage storage space at Mackoy Groundworks Site

Sewers & Drainage

No new home would be complete without plumbing and wastewater disposal. So as part of our groundworks infrastructure we create the trenches for these essential services to sit in. Connecting homes to mainland sewers, and ensuring provisions are there for fresh running water.

Surfacing and Paving at a Mackoy Groundworks Site

Surfacing & Paving

Our surfacing & paving work provides exterior finishes completed to the same hi-spec as our groundworks infrastructure. From neatly tarmacked new roads to beautifully block paved driveways, we have the plant and the capability to construct surfaces that can withstand life's daily pressures.

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