Services: Foundations

Foundations ground a building to its location, giving the structure vital support and 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. Foundations provide an essential footing for houses and apartment blocks, not only grounding each building solidly to the earth but also ensuring that the resulting structure is stable and exactly where it is supposed to be.

Our foundation work encompasses all aspects of building these essential trenches: from the important setting out stage to the final excavations and oversites, ready for bricklayers to start work.

Whether a project requires a trench fill or strip foundation, our operatives have the skills to execute excavations to exacting technical specifications, guiding you towards the right foundation for your project. They will also ensure that the depths, diameters and trench type adhere to building regulations best practice and comply with local authority planning.


Other Services

Groundworks Operative working on sub-structure birckwork for Mackoy Groundworks


Our groundworkers create a construction project's vital infrastructure by balancing powerful excavation works with complex technical processes, from clearing a site of its topsoil layer to setting out the foundations of what will, one day, support a new home.

Beam and Block Floors well stacked Beams for Mackoy Groundworks

Beam and Block Floors

This method is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional suspended flooring as it can be constructed quickly and inexpensive using ready-made materials. It requires no drying out time and so provides a stable flooring that can be instantly insulated and walked on.

Sewers and Drainage storage space at Mackoy Groundworks Site

Sewers and Drainage

No new home would be complete without plumbing and waste water disposal. As part of our groundwork infrastructure, we create the trenches for these essential services, connecting homes to mainland sewers and ensuring there are provisions for fresh running water.

Surfacing and Paving at a Mackoy Groundworks Site

Surfacing and Paving

Our surfacing and paving work provides exterior finishes completed to the same high specifications as our groundwork 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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