Audley to Dunkirk HP Gas main 

Project: Audley to Dunkirk HP Gas main / Location: Stoke / Client: Mott McDonald Bentley / Design: Wardell Armstrong / Expertise: Watercourse/Gas Cadent HP Gas main Cadent identified a vulnerable location within the high-pressure gas network located in Stoke, Staffordshire. The high-pressure steel main runs through agricultural land, at the watercourse the depth of cover was insufficient, causing the steel pipe to be exposed. Our client, Mott McDonald Bentley, was asked as the main contractor to complete Wardell Armstrong’s design. Solution To install the Cadent approved Concrete Canvass design and reprofile the watercourse, including raising the bed 300mm over the…

Containment Bund and Slab 

ECK Civil Engineering was appointed principal contractor by Veolia to construct a new leachate containment bund.  The works included all ground preparation, earth works, importation and compaction of fill layers, casting of slab base with triple layered steel reinforcement mesh inclusive of 125mm tank rebate. From the slab we cast the 1250mm high wall to create the bund necessary to contain the volume of leachate held in the central tank. The job was a credit to our on site team, who, on one day alone poured and finished 150m3!!

25000m of Pipework!!! 

ECK Civil Engineering worked as the main subcontractor, to deliver both groundworks and pipework elements of a large ground source heat project, to convert the majority of St Alexandra and Albert School heating system from existing ageing oil boiler systems, to new heat pump systems. The site is within 260 acres of Capability Brown landscape, with Grade II Gatton Hall at its centre. It is said to be the largest ground source heat pump project in a school in the UK. In total 18 buildings where converted from oil boilers to heat pumps, in a bid to reduce the carbon…


ECK Civil Engineering undertake a broad and diverse range of aftercare works for a number of mainstream house builders throughout the UK, such as David Wilson Homes, Redrow Homes, Barratt Homes and Duchy Homes. The ECK Team take great pride in attending and completing all works to the highest standard, achieving great results for our clients and the home owners in a timely friendly manner. Our flexible and dynamic approach, coupled with our versatility, means we can offer solutions to all external groundwork issues. Our back office customer care team also offers 24/7 support to our clients, to ensure each job…

Suez Sprinkler Main Extension 

Our customer was asked to upgrade and extend the existing external fire sprinkler system around the plant, as part of expansion works. Our Brief was to trench and install 40m of 180mm SDR 11 FM approved pipework with associated valves, install a new hydrant leg/new hydrant, and divert a portable water feed. We also constructed a new concrete slab to house a GRP kiosk. Given the nature and location of these works, we had to work closely with site to ensure that daily site activities continued without disruption, as the knock on effect of delaying the waste deliveries, would have…

Untitled, Japanese Beer Garden 

We were commissioned to work alongside designers Soho and Co. on the unique landscaping of a Japanese inspired Beer garden at one of London’s most lucrative new restaurants Untitled. The ‘Moon Garden’ we constructed has now featured in GQ magazine; s ‘Top 10’ coolest things to do in London.

Maggie’s Centre 

ECK Civil Engineering was appointed to work alongside Landscape Architect Rupert Muldoon to construct the magnificent Maggie’s Centre garden in Oldham. A secluded woodland garden that flows beneath the main building with a Betula pendula Szechuanica multi-stem tree growing through the middle of the building. The Maggie’s Centre building is multi award winning and the first engineered hardwood building in the world.

Whalley House 

ECK Civil Engineering were called to produce an innovative design for a front and rear garden to a semi-detached property in Whalley. The customers brief was low maintenance. To the front we provided red cedar fencing with a k-rend surround and outdoor lighting, a stone wall built by our talented landscape team. To the rear garden again we provided red cedar fencing with a k-rend surround for continuity, granite paving, water features, rockery garden and plants with cedar edged k-rend boarders.