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Minor Civil Engineering

From constructing a caravan park from a green field site to putting land drains into a playing field our skilled workers have the experience and knowledge to fulfil and wide range of projects.

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HFN can advise on the most appropriate drainage system, offering a design and construction service. Options available to you include:

  • Storm water drainage systems for roads, hard surfaces and sports fields
  • Foul water drainage systems including sewerage treatment plants and pumped mains
  • Water mains services and site distributions

Case Studies

Broadway Park Drainage Scheme

HFN has the capability, equipment and experience to undertake any major earthworks project. Using our own specialist range of heavy machinery and plant including dumpers, 360° excavators and tracked excavators from 1 tonne to 20 tonne, our on site team of qualified civil engineers will manage the project from start to finish, taking into account environmental sensitivities and keeping waste and disruption to an absolute minimum. All our operators are formally trained, tested and certified to the industry standard. 

Type of work undertaken includes: top soil stripping and subsoil formation, through to major cut and fill operations, subsoil stabilisation and re-spreading of topsoil.

Case Studies 

Residential Park in Cumbria

Design and construction of lakes, ponds and water features in the landscape.

HFN specialise in all environmental requirements for lake construction and restoration.

HFN undertake all types of inland lake dredging projects, silt removal and contaminated algae sludge.

We have a wide range of equipment to undertake this type of work, ranging from long range excavators, grab excavators, to specialised floatation machinery. We carry out these types of projects in various public open spaces either removing the slit off site to registered landfill sites or left on site to dry out.

HFN also specialise in the construction of lagoons, lakes and wetlands for agricultural, fishing farms and recreational uses.

Case Studies

Matchborough Pond, Redditch

Redhouse Park, Lower Pools and Upper Pools

At HFN we construct sympathetic paving and cityscape schemes to help improve the aesthetic appearance of our urban spaces, whilst taking into account the fine balance between environmental sustainability and the social and economic needs of the site.

Our work combines modern engineering techniques and state of the art design and materials with traditional craftsmanship to help ensure we meet the needs of individual clients and authorities. Urban and inner regeneration projects range from maximising space for pedestrians, parking and other amenities, to environmental projects and planting schemes.

Case Studies

Kenrick Park Estate - West Bromwich

West Mede Shopping Centre and Four Closes Square

Meadow Avenue, Sandwell

At HFN we use a range of surfacing materials and components during our landscape and engineering projects including macadam, bitumen and chippings, rubber crumb, play tile and the HFN resin bond and resin bound surfacing systems. 

Our skilled workers have the experience and knowledge to deal with a wide range of surfacing requirements, from contemporary and attractive, safe and durable, through to hardwearing and practical suitable for:

  • Car and caravan parks
  • Play and recreation/sports areas
  • Private roads
  • Driveways
  • Landscape schemes
  • Cycle paths
  • Housing and office external works
  • Pedestrian surfaces and cityscapes
  • Project refurbishment
  • Parks and open spaces

Case Studies

Knowle Parish Church (Resin Bond Surfacing)

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