Access Works

At Power Grid Civils Ltd we provide cost effective and efficient access solutions to complex and challenging ground conditions by arranging early contractor involvement to identify and provide support on achieving the optimum route for your project.

Our access works team are experienced in:

  • Pre-works surveys to determine access requirements for plant and equipment
  • The installation and removal of stone access tracks, floating roads, pile mats, crane pads
  • Development of trackway and bog mat solutions
  • Mechanised vegetation clearance including tree clearance and stump grinding
  • Installation of twin wall and box culvert
  • Installation of bridge abutments and bridges

We pride ourselves on being able to engage with landowners and our clients to value engineer the access works to improve installation time frames and costs.

Civil Engineering

At Power Grid Civils Ltd we have a vast amount of experience successfully delivering infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, structures, utility installations and environmental improvement works. With our commitment to quality, safety and professionalism, we have delivered a comprehensive range of projects for both the public and private sector clients.

Our experienced civil engineering team work closely with our clients to deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions to meet their project delivery needs. We pride ourselves in the delivery of both minor and major civil engineering projects.

Intrusive Investigations

Our highly qualified and experienced team at Power Grid Civils Ltd will carry out all investigative work required on-site and deliver a detailed geotechnical report with professional recommendations for moving forward with your project.

Our specialist plant which includes Low Ground Pressure Excavators and Track Dumpers with Hiab attachments can achieve access to numerous difficult terrain locations that may not otherwise be accessible.

Over the past number of years, we have built strong relationships with a number of high-quality 3rd party testing companies offering a range of testing services, from ground to material and concrete core testing. We can provide a solution to any of your site investigation needs.

Grid Connection

Power Grid Civils Ltd can provide a full turn-key service in all works relating to excavation, installation, backfill and reinstatement of LV, HV and EHV circuits up to and including 132kV for underground grid connection projects.

We supply and install all types of ducting, reinstatement, joint bays, chambers and crossings as required to deliver the project to the highest possible standard.

Transmission Tower Foundation – Refurbishment

At Power Grid Civils Ltd we have a wealth of experience delivering refurbishment projects focusing on over-head line (OHL) Tower Foundations, we can offer our clients a bespoke, specialist and industry leading service.

Our expertise has seen the delivery of projects ranging from break out, re-muffing and painting of existing OHL tower muffs to full foundation upgrades on OHL up to 400kV in both rural and urban settings.

We are a dynamic and innovative business, continually investing and adapting to the needs and challenges within our industry by ensuring we have the people, capabilities and resources to successfully deliver. One of the biggest challenges of our industry is aging infrastructures, we have successfully delivered projects that include upgrades on Overhead Lines constructed in the 1960’s, offering our clients a full turn-key service from the designing of the piling install to the construction of the pile cap foundation with our experienced civils team.

Transmission Tower Foundation – New Build

At Power Grid Civils Ltd our team supply and install the following services and foundation types for overhead lines of up to 400kV in both rural and urban areas:

  • Pad and Column Foundations
  • Piling and Pile Cap Foundations
  • Sealing End Platforms
  • Transformer Pad Foundations
  • Substation Pad Foundations
  • Turbine Foundations
  • Mono and H Pole Base Foundations
  • Anchor Blocks

Our experienced foundation installation teams have delivered works on projects from remote areas in the Highlands of Scotland to residential and commercial areas of West London. Our teams have extensive experience in foundation installations in varying ground conditions.


Over the years we have built great relationships and partnerships with a number of designers with extensive experience in the Power and Infrastructure Industry.

These close relationships have enabled us to be in a position to advise, further develop and offer added value engineering to the early concept designs that our clients have undertaken.

These services include:

  • Access Road Designs and Specifications
  • Swept Path Analysis
  • Piling Design
  • Crane and Piling Platform Design
  • SUDS Design
  • Culvert Designs and Specification


At Power Grid Civils Ltd understanding and adapting to the needs of our industry is at the forefront of our business model. We offer our clients a bespoke solution to meet their project needs. In response to identifying some of the issues our clients have experienced in relation to the delivery of piling within their projects, we have taken on the management and delivery of a number of projects requiring piling.

We are highly experienced in the delivery of piling and can deliver this service in house and meet the specific needs of each individual piling contract.

Types of piling that we undertake include:

  • ODEX Piling
  • Mini Piling
  • Pre-cast Piling
  • CFA