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Completed groundwork & foundations jobs in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Manhole cover needing fitting

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Manhole cover is broken, we have a cover but cannot fit it. It's just an average sized manhole and cover and its easily accessible. May need cement work

Feedback for JG Builders

Jacob put himself forward for the job so quickly and even came out to do it the day after we hired him! We are very impressed with the speed he was able to come out. He fitted the new cover for the manhole so well and it was such a quick, yet well...

Manhole lowering for fencing installation

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Drainage & pipework

Customer description

Manhole needs lowering, consisting of bricks and concrete. New fence needs putting in place and the current gravel board slightly covered the manhole, making it difficult to access.

Feedback for JG Builders

Came to lower a manhole after a horrendous DIY job by previous owner. Very punctual and polite. Got on with the job straight away, nonstop until it was finished. Finished to a very high level and all cleared away. Also prepared surrounding area as...

Laying a concrete plinth.

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Concrete plinth to be laid at front of house. Access is via a car park directly in front of the house. Plinth to be 3.5m x 90cm with two ground anchors for a motorbike sunk into it (provided by me). It would be useful to get this done quickly.

Feedback for Wilknson builders

Carl quickly gave me a quote and did a great job. I can definitely recommend using him.

Soakaway replacement needed!

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Drainage & pipework

Customer description

My parents house was built in the 1950s, and the original soakaway located under the greenhouse is no longer functioning. There is a path that can be used to access the garden. The soakaway either needs repairing or replacing.

Feedback for SCAN-A-DRAIN

Very happy with Paul's work. He resolved the issue in a pragmatic and efficient fashion.

Insulated slab for a shed

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Foundations for a structure to be built
  • Shed

Customer description

Need a slab built for a new shed. Slab will form the floor of the shed so need to be a smooth finish and both insulated and with a damp proof course. It will be a 6m x 4m slab. Will need digging out, 7.5mm hardcore,...

Feedback for Green Garth Groundworks landscapes

Darren worked really hard in a difficult to access site. worked hard to keep talking with neighbours to keep them informed and did a great job for what was needed. working with him now on the phase 2 build!

Drainage Works Required

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Drainage & pipework

Customer description

For a while now we have had issues with waste reaching the main drain properly and believe the main problem is caused by having 2 channel holes into the main drain from our building man hole.

Our requirement would be to remove the top channel hole...

Feedback for ogden excavations ltd

Sean took time to come and look at our drainage problem. He provided his thoughts on what might be causing the blockages and suggested a long term resolution. However, after further discussion regarding the type of waste put down the drain Sean...

Laying a new concrete floor slab

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I need a new concrete floor laying to a power floated finish. The floor area is 27m2 and is a floor in a workshop on our industrial site. We have laid and compacted the sub-base and also laid the insulation slabs. Its now ready for the new concrete slab. We've left 100mm for this.

Feedback for Wilknson builders

Very professional and did a quality job at a fair price. Will be using him again!

Replace domestic drains 1909 semi detached

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Drainage & pipework

Customer description

Replacing drains : deatails are depth is less than 1 metre , longest run is approx 8m from soil pipe to join approx 6m run across back of house to join next door. No other joins. Old system settled over years so looking for complete replacement. We...

Feedback for Wilknson builders

Carl completed our job to a good standard and for a competative price. We are very pleased with the work (replacing drains and laying new oaving). He works hard, keeps you informed of progress and discusses your job with you. We will be asking Carl...

Shed Base

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Foundations for a structure to be built
  • Shed

Customer description

Work needed: Mandatory: 1. Dismantle & Remove old shed & wooden base 2. Provide concrete base for new shed (16’x40’’ approx.).

Optional additional work: 1. Fit new shed (this is being made to order to fit down the...

Feedback for KH Builder service

I don't leave negative comments as I prefer to discuss and resolve issues with the person concerned, however in this case I have to make an exception to warn off any potential customers. KH Builder service in their profile state "we look after the...

Concreted Garden Needs The Concrete Completely Removed

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Demolition work
  • Medium structure (equivalent to a room)

Customer description

I have a property, which the previous owners completely concreted over the back garden grass area. We require someone to demolish and remove the concrete from the garden. This will definitely in my opinion,...

Feedback for Hepworth construction Ltd

After setting up a pre-arranged appointment between Leighton and a buy to let tenant of ours, (to provide a quote for the work) Leighton Hepworth failed to turn up. This was evening after reminding him on the day of the visit itself via the...

Telescopic security bollard to fit

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

To fit a telescopic bollard on my drive. I have a block paved driveway and I would like the bollard to be fitted obviously at the end of the driveway.

Added 27th April, 2019: ----------------------- Info about the bollard- Extremely tough and highly secure post. Elegant design with brushed...

Feedback for Wilknson builders

Carl got in contact as soon as I put in on the shortlist. He came up and looked at the job and then texted the quote. I was happy with the price and kept in contact with him until I had purchased the bollard.

Carl came when we had arranged the day...

Replace cracked clay pipe with some PVC

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Drainage & pipework

Customer description

We’ve got a rainwater downpipe going into a clay trap at the front of our house. The collar has been getting damp in. I think from behind the clay trap. So I dug around pipe and the clay pipe has a crack in a collar and mortar coming loose. So we...

Feedback for Wilknson builders

Carl came round soon after the advert was placed and quoted a fair price for the job, replacing some broken clay pipe with pvc.

After quoting Carl came promptly and did the job to a good standard.

Carl communicated clearly throughout and came...

Pipe replacement

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Drainage & pipework

Customer description

Want new pipes to replace old lead pipes from boundary under garden to house and through to boiler area.

Feedback for Watermains & Drains UK Ltd

Both extremely good workers and very helpful and informative in explaining everything.All work was done and everything back in place with no problem whatsoever.

Manhole cover and flagging

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • General garden earthworks

Customer description

New manhole cover a must - potentially paving/flagging works depending on price

Added 25th May, 2019: --------------------- Roughly 45 slabs

Feedback for Wilknson builders

Top guy very friendly we explained what we wanted and he did exactly that. Would highly recommend

Concrete outdoor dining area.

Groundwork & Foundations job in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Lay a circular 12ft x 3” concrete base over current paving slabs and exposed hardcore. To be used as an outdoor dining area.

Feedback for Wilknson builders

Good all-round positive job. Clean and tidy from start to finish. Many thanks

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