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Groundwork Contractors in Preston and Blackburn | Complete Groundworks Solutions

Blades Developments (NW) Ltd has the in-house capabilities to undertake all groundworks requirements, from domestic to large-scale commercial projects. With vast industry experience, specialist skills and an understanding of both domestic and commercial practices, as well as health and safety practices, we meet your needs exactly. Our groundwork contractors are proud to offer tailored services and quality workmanship across Blackburn, Preston and Lancashire, offering complete package solutions.

Staying on top of technological advances and innovative working methods, we are continually improving our services in order to provide our customers the highest standard solutions. Whether you require drainage, foundations or complete substructure development, we provide efficient and reliable services.


At Blades Developments we undertake a comprehensive range of substructure groundworks, providing strong and durable bases for superstructures or surface finishes. We come equipped with latest industry tools and machines, and our in-house groundwork contractors have full training and certifications to operate machinery safely and efficiently. As such, we undertake a diverse range of groundwork services for projects of every size and specification, including:

  • Footings and Foundations
  • Damp Proof Courses
  • Retaining Walls
  • External Works
  • Basement Excavation and Preparation
  • Ground Stabilisation and Improvements

Our services also include ground-bearing floors and concrete finishing. No matter what services we are providing, we always adhere to best working practices, taking into consideration all relevant factors such as ground conditions, regulations compliance and expected loads.

We specialise in concrete foundations and our versatile approach means we can project manage the whole process or individual stages. Whether you need raft or waffle foundations, or more traditional concrete foundations, we are your reliable one stop shop.

Drainage and Sewer Connections

Our groundwork contractors have a wealth of experience with simple to complex sewer and drainage systems and have provided professional installations and connections for various domestic and commercial projects. Working closely with our clients, we offer practical and cost-effective solutions to solve even the most challenging drainage issues.

Our services include:

  • Sewer Diversions and Connections
  • Timber Headings and Deep Drainage
  • Surface Water Drainage Schemes
  • Waste Treatment Installation
  • Drain Interceptor Installation
  • Culvert Construction and Maintenance
  • Sustainable Drainage Solutions
  • CCTV Drain Surveys

We also undertake drainage requirements for new driveways, car parks, artificial grass and other hard landscaping.


Offering complete project solutions for clients in Blackburn, Preston and all the surrounding areas, Blades Developments (NW) Ltd also undertakes superstructure construction services. Superstructure refers to any part of a building constructed above ground, and with builders, electricians, plumbers, joiners and roofers on our team, we meet a wide range of superstructure requirements.

Call the groundwork contractors at Blades Developments (NW) Ltd on 01254 829273 or 07719 536204 for services in Blackburn and the surrounding areas.