Nelson offers a range of civil engineering services to clients in both the public and private sectors throughout the UK.

All our work is won by competitive tender and we are also part of several framework contracts and approved contractors lists. We are able to undertake projects ranging from bulk earthworks through to complex civil engineering projects. Contract sizes range from £10,000 to more than £2,000,000.

Flexible & Constructive Approach

We pride ourselves on always providing a reliable, cost-effective and safe service and strive to always exceed our client’s expectations. We believe that our client’s needs are best served by a flexible and constructive approach.

Early Involvement & Ongoing Collaboration

We prefer to work with all of our clients right from the start at design stage. This enables us to develop more efficient ways of working together. We are constantly mindful of the importance of taking into account both the timing and programming demands of a project and ensuring that we deliver to our client’s requirements and budget. We maintain a proactive approach to any problems that may arise during construction and offer clients cost-effective solutions.

Infrastructure Works

Types of infrastructure works undertaken by Nelson include, but are not limited to:

  • Roads
  • Airports
  • Railroads
  • Buildings
  • Bridges
  • Treatment plants
  • Sewers
  • Drainage
  • Flood control
  • Water supply
  • Landfill
  • Sea defences

Whether you require initial advice on a potential scheme, budget price or competitive quotation we welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs.

Case Studies

Andover Airfield

As well as our earthworks package on this scheme, NPH were successfully awarded a further civil engineering package which consisted of kerbing and associated drainage to in excess of 3km of estate roads, all footpath construction, service laying, all to adoptable standard.

Once all on site works were complete, we then undertook a large de-mobilisation and further site clearance package on this £40m scheme.

Value £500k

Norton Barns, Gloucester

Nelsons Plant Hire were contracted to undertake road construction to adoptable standard, all storm and foul drainage, balancing ponds, kerbing works to this development of 13 barn conversion at Norton Barns, Gloucester.

In addition to the civil engineering works, we also carried out foundation and all associated groundworks to bring oversites up to DPC.

Project duration: 18 weeks
Value £220k

Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester

Nelson Plant Hire were appointed to undertake all site clearance, excavation and muck away of approximately 10,000m3, drainage, service installation, road and footpath construction to adoptable standard, these works were part of the vital infrastructure works needed to aid the next 20 years worth of re-construction and new development of Dorchester and in particular were paramount to the Olympic relief road, which was vital to the Weymouth sailing academy during the 2012 Olympic Games.

Nelson were actively working on road widening works to 2 major roundabouts which were 3 miles apart and all traffic kept live , working under traffic management we had live construction work on 4 quadrants at any one time on each roundabout.

Project duration: 40 weeks
Value – £750k