About Groundwork Services

Groundwork Services Durham are leading inovators in civil engineering work, with years of experience and developed skills

What We Do

Plant Hire

We have a modern and diverse fleet compromising over 50 pieces of plant and machinery.


Groundwork Services have considerable experience in the construction of both natural and synthetic sports surfaces for all popular training, recreational and competition sports.

Civil Engineering

Groundswork Services have over 30 years of civil engineering experience on projects of up to £5m.

About Groundwork

Established over 30 years ago by Fred Barron, Groundwork Services take great pride in being a family run business that has substantially grown and maintained its family values and robust reputation as a credible civil engineering contractor.

Groundwork Services offer a comprehensive range of civil engineering & Bulk Earthwork services, a modern inventory of plant & machinery available for hire, and a specialist division in the construction of both synthetic & natural grass playing surfaces. As a result of outstanding referrals and repeat business with our clients, Groundwork Services now have over 100 employees and are continually increasing the team.

We take great emphasis on the importance of the wellbeing of both our employees and clients, and aim to continue to provide training and support to our employees ensuring the work completed is of the highest standard for our clients. With operations managed by the second generation, Fred Barron still maintains a hands on approach working on site encouraging the emphasis of quality and hardworking values.

In 2017, with popular demand Groundwork Services incorporated North East Tippers Ltd. North East Tippers Ltd are a regional haulage firm who specialise in the mass supply of both primary and recycled aggregates as well as a cartaway facility. For more information on our prestigious and timely services we have to offer:

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Employed staff

Groundwork Services are a leading civil engineering company based in County Durham, which operates across a number of sectors and locations throughout the UK.

Michael Barron

Operations Manager

Currently in charge of all company operations, Michael is your first port of call for all aggregate requirements.