• Enabling Works
  • Hard Landscaping
  • Foundation Construction
  • Basement Construction
  • Drainage Works
  • Retaining Walls


  • Concrete Slabs / Reinforcement
  • Power Floated Concrete
  • Brushed Concrete
  • Polished Concrete
  • Coloured Concrete
  • Tamped Concrete


  • Streetworks
  • Digger Driver Hire
  • Skilled Labour Hire
  • Dumper Driver Hire
  • Roller Driver Hire
  • Muck Away


Exeter Groundworks offers a complete and comprehensive groundwork and civil engineering services package. Our core business is built on our reputation in the groundworks and civil engineering industry and much of the work we do is through referrals from the many satisfied clients either as sub or main contractors.

We are approved contractors to Devon Highway Authorities and this enables us to carry out work within the public highway using our fully trained “streetworks” operatives on behalf of our customers.

We offer various surface finishes including macadam, concrete, un-bound and clay bound aggregates on private and public areas.

Take a look at some of most recent works.


Exeter Groundworks Ltd have been growing year on year thanks to our solid reputation as a company you can trust.

We bring our wealth of knowledge and experience to provide value engineering input and solutions to projects at any stage so that our clients get the best possible overall outcome. The highly skilled staff within the company have more than 35 years of experience in the Construction Industry. With this in mind, you can be sure that all the work that our teams carry out will be of an extremely high quality using the skills and techniques that can be relied upon from our industry.

Throughout this time Exeter Groundworks have completed over 350 Civil Engineering and Groundworks projects in both the residential and commercial sectors across the United Kingdom.

We always strive to place Health and Safety as a top priority and work closely with our clients to provide on time and on budget projects. Our honest and ethical approach to projects has gained us a strong client base and secured our position as one of the leading Groundworks Contractors in the South West of England.

At Exeter Groundworks, we specialise in all forms of foundation construction. From footings and piling to underpinning and reinforced concrete works, from project commencement, through excavation and installation. We aim to complete all foundation construction works in a time and budget efficient manner at the least inconvenience to the client.

“The strength of the foundation determines the life of the structure. Whether the foundation system is shallow or deep, Exeter Groundworks has the experience required to properly build the required foundation for any structure.”

Recent Projects Completed Include:

  • Excavation works and soil management
  • Foundation and oversite construction, including reinforced concrete ground beams, rafts, pits, tanks and basements
  • Structural improvements and underpinning
  • Sustainable drainage solutions, attenuation and rainwater harvester systems
  • Retaining walls including pre-cast concrete, reinforced concrete, gabion (gravity) type and sheet piling
  • Main drainage construction, confined space works, dewatering etc
  • Section 38 road works for both residential and commercial developments incorporating either rigid or flexible pavement design
  • Pre-adoption remedial works
  • Site surveying and setting out services
  • Groundworks maintenance
  • Hard landscaping including all forms of paving in commercial, public and residential areas


From our head office location in Exeter, we are able to provide our services to the whole of Devon and the neighbouring home counties – Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset and beyond.


Exeter Groundworks are a Civil Engineering and Groundworks company who have more than 20 years of experience with in the Construction Industry. Safety is paramount.


We operate in both the private and commercial sectors. Services include bulk excavations, concrete pads/walls, basements, foundations, underpinning, concrete frames, drainage and more


"10/10 Service and workmanship."

Mr and Mrs Walker

The project was completed on time with very little disruption. Exactly as described.

The guys were extremely polite and helpful. The garden looks fantastic great guys and a top job

"Exeter Groundworks are the best!"

Mr D Harris

All the team were really helpful and professional in all the works they've carried out

This was a rather difficult project to complete but Exeter Groundworks made it look easy. Great workmanship and extremely professional in their work.

“Superb attention to detail ”


Superb attention to detail

I have used Exeter Groundworks Ltd for several projects both large and small, and have been extremely pleased with the professionalism before and during work in progress. The end results have always been of a high standard and if i have ever had the need to call them back to site, which is very very rare there has never been a problem. I find them to be very trustworthy, hardworking, knowledgeable and professional and have no hesitation in using them again.

“Exemplary service.”

Mr Quinn

Exemplary service. The speed and professionalism of the surveyors and contractors was fantastic.

Paddy and his team did a fantastic job building our much needed retaining wall. I will definitely be using Exeter groundwork for my next project.




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    Station Yard, Station Road, Hele, Exeter, Devon, England, EX5 4PL

    Tel: 01392 881888