Aardvark Equipment Ltd.

Aardvark Equipment Ltd.

- Self-Propelled Chain Trencher



Aardvark contract trenching offer a specialist contract trenching service in the local area working from their yard in Sudbury, Suffolk. We are a highly recommended trenching contactors specialising in all aspects of agricultural, sportsturf and utility drainage works. Aardvark specialist contract trenching can offer a complete drainage service from planning and design to installation based on some 30 years combined experience in the field.

For trenching and groundworks in Essex and Suffolk choose Aardvark contract trenching. We have been providing an outstanding, specialist and trusted trenching and groundworks service for over 10 years. Based in Sudbury in Suffolk, we can provide our services to civil engineering, sportsturf and agricultural clients in Sudbury, Haverhill, Halstead, Braintree, Colchester, Ipswich, and Hadleigh.

Our customers range from green energy companies to farmers, who are all looking for a specialist trenching contractor and come back time and time again because we care about them, the quality of machinery, and the service we offer.

Barth K140 drainage trencher with 100mm diameter perforated pipe, Case 956 with trench backfill blade & trench backfilled with cockle shell as a permeable medium. The pipe is laid at the bottom of the trench & a 300 - 400mm layer of cockleshell or 40mm aggregate above being finally reinstated with the spoil originally removed from the trench back up to ground level. Chain trenchers generally out-perform an excavator in terms of linier metres covered per day.

Trench grades as set out with a theodolite which are indicated to the trencher driver using boning rods on a 'line of site' to give the required 'fall' on the drain from the apex of the field to the ditch.

Land drain centres are usually 60feet or 20yards apart, however can be closer in more 'ponding' prone areas.

Aardvark contract trenching will manage your project from start to finish.

  • initial site survey
  • method statement preparation
  • drainage scheme design
  • equipment and personnel provision
  • material supply logistics
  • scheduling
  • customer hand-over

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