Bulk earthworks


Where bulk excavation and the removal of high volumes of earth is required, PP O’Connor will provide modern, high capacity GPS enabled excavation machinery, combined with our own large fleet of tipper wagons, manned by our expert team of certificated operatives.

Our expertise in Bulk Earthworks includes:

  • General excavation
  • Cut and fill
  • Re-engineering, designing and stabilising fills

From our bulk excavation and material re-engineering activities through to specialising in deep excavation, land decontamination and waste management, our highly experienced teams are perfectly suited to work on every size of project including:

  • City centre confined sites
  • Major infrastructure projects
  • Contaminated industrial sites
  • Sites heavily contaminated with chemicals
  • Onsite cut and fill

Projects we have delivered include:

  • The Graphene Institute for The University of Manchester
  • Carrington CCGT
  • Hutton 400Kv Substation
  • Tameside MBC Bulk Earthworks Framework
  • Manchester Schools Framework – Irlam and Cadishead Academy
  • Middlemoor Wind Farm


We offer a complete service from initial surveys and volumetric calculations to final ground profile, maximising the re-use of site won materials, reducing costs to our clients and providing project efficiencies.

Cut and fill:

Through our team of knowledgeable, experienced engineers, supported by our fleet of GPS enabled excavation machinery and articulated dumpers, PP O’Connor has the in-house expertise to accurately evaluate and deliver the cut and fill requirements of each project.

Re-engineering, design and stabilising of fills:

We have the necessary in-house capability to assist in re-engineering fills by providing design input and carrying out the stabilisation of fills to provide cost effective project solutions.