Take a look at our wide range of expert Directional Drilling and Moling work

 

 

Car Park Sprinklers at Gatwick

Statistics to support the installation of sprinkler systems in car parks show that in 99% of cark park fires where sprinklers are installed, the damage is minimal compared to those without. New car parks generally have sprinkler systems installed as part of their...

Responsive trenchless drilling for SP Energy Networks

Mole Utilities have a positive, responsive approach to requests for small-scale, 1-day jobs. If we can schedule a short notice drill to help out a client we will always endeavour to do so. Trenchless drilling under roads is one of our specialities. On 3rd October...

Preserving trees in Accrington

This summer we added to our eco credentials with a drill in Accrington on a site with a number of protected trees which we were tasking with preserving We were contacted to help with a 26m drill to install drainage. The restrictions of a number Tree Preservation...

New 4X drilling rig – working on a small scale

Working with DACC Europe at their site in Halewood, we used our small scale 4X drilling rig to install fibre optic cables. As with much of our work, we were able to complete this installation without trenching over a distance of 116 meters. The new, smaller profile 4X...

Quick and Easy in Preston

One of the many advantages of our directional drilling techniques is that we can often complete jobs in a short space of time with minimal impact. Earlier this year we took our new 4X small scale rig to a road crossing near Preston. With no need to dig up the road, we...

Jaguar Land Rover, Halewood

In September 2017, our team have been working at Gertrag which is on the Jaguar Landrover site in Halewood, Liverpool Our client DACC contacted us to ask if we could drill from the security gate house to the main building to install a fibre link. The drill route is...

Tesco Wind Turbines – Mole save the day

in 2011, Tesco were installing a wind turbine at their Northampton Distribution Centre on the edge of the M1. With our own interests in renewable energy and our wide experience in directional drilling, as well as the opportunity to work with a household name, we were...

London 2012

With the London 2012 Olympics rapidly approaching in June 2012, final preparations were key to its success. While the world waited to tune in to the events, a large number of media organisations needed to set up to be able to broadcast globally. The organisers...

Whitworth Art Gallery

Specialist installation in listed building:  The Whitworth Gallery in Machester underwent a £15million refurbishment in 2014 and Mole Engineering supported the project with the installation of specialist ducting beneath a marble floor. Founded in 1889 Whitworth Art...

Drilling Under the Thames in Reading

We teamed up with Drainage Care UK to install a new pumped drainage pipe from the mainland to Fry's Island in Reading. It took over 12 months of planning and permissions but in summer 2017 we were ready to go. Fry's Island, also known as De Montfort Island, is a...

Rowney Green, Birmingham

Rowney Green is a village outside Birmingham. With 800m of drain to install along a local road, we are sensitive to the inconvenience and disruption these works can cause. The total project distance was 800m of 125mm pumped drain which required 6 stages of drilling....

Keeping things moving at Holywell Hospital

Keeping local traffic moving: One of the many benefits of directional drilling is that busy roads can remain open during work as we go underneath rather than digging up the surface. A recent job near Holywell Hospital in North Wales was a good example of this when our...

Tarka Holiday Park, Barnstable

63mm water pipe installation, Barnstable In April 2016 we completed a new 63mm water pipe installation to connect a large caravan park to the new mains supply around 600m away. The project was completed in 5 drills and to the satisfaction of the farmer whose land the...

Network Link for Vado Cheddar, Somerset

Telecommunications Moling: Vado needed to install a duct for telecommunications between two buildings at their business address in Cheddar, Somerset. Vado is a leading British brassware manufacturer that provides high quality taps, showers, accessories and fittings to...

Norton Priory, Runcorn

Norton Priory in Runcorn was undergoing a transformation to renovate the museum and enhance the site as a tourist attraction. The most excavated monastic site in Europe, Norton Priory is over 900 years old, with a museum, medieval undercroft and priory ruins, and an...

Duct installation under railway at Peel Ports Liverpool

In October 2015 we were contacted by Peel Ports to assist with the installation of traffic signals for the freight trains and road vehicles at the entrance to the Peel Ports docks in Liverpool. The junction is extremely busy and had been looked after manually. The...

Blackpool Solar Farm: Road and Brook crossing

We recently completed a project installing electric ducts under a road and a brook in Blackpool for a solar farm installation. Working with Gallagher Construction (Northern) Ltd under extreme ground conditions, team work enabled the successful installation. The road...

Marlfield Cottage: Drain Connection

Mr Jackson contacted us in 2014 to discuss the possibility of us providing a new drain connection at his property in the Wirral. Upon survey it became apparent that this was not a straightforward drain connection as it needed a precise fall and connection to his...

Wildgoose Construction : Knowle Solihull

Wildgoose Construction contacted us to assist them with an installation of a 90mm water pipe under the busy A4141 Warwick main road in Knowle in Solihull. The 90mm water pipe was from a newly built Nursing Home on one side of the road and needed to be connected to the...

Whitchurch: Solar Farm

Gallagher Construction Ltd contacted Mole Utilities regarding a project installing a solar farm in Whitchurch. The project required 150 metres of 5no 180mm ducts, involving single drills through a wooded area and under a brook (2 metres). Our teams were successful in...

RAF Coltishall: Solar Farm

We were contacted by Green Switch Solutions early February to install a Solar Farm in the RAF Airfield in Coltishall. The work involved drilling under the runway 2no. 180 and 1no.63, totaling five drills overall. The project was on a deadline, and the teams worked...

Drilling at Art Gallery

A recent customer was an Art Gallery who needed underground networking cables to improve their communications systems. This required 2 x 6m drills to go under a marble floor. As little disruption as possible was required to both the environment and flow of public...

FJ Goodwin – Astra Zenica February 2014

Having worked on many occasions with F J Goodwins in the past, they contacted us in January 2014 about a further project at a site we had previously worked on. The work involved installation of 2 x 160mm drains for rain water and foul water under a road. The project...

Eric Wright Civil Engineering Project A54 Winsford

We were approached by Eric Wright Civil Engineering to assist them with a project on the A54 in Winsford, Cheshire. Our part of the project was to drill and install 9 MDPE ducts under the A59 for cables for BT and Seimens. The junction is a busy crossroads and closing...

Underground electrical ducting installation

In November 2012, Mole Group completed work at Chester University installing electrical ducting underground. The University is undergoing a large scale 20 million pound redevelopment and improvements were needed within the communications and cabling infrastructure...

London Olympics

With the London Olympics approaching in the coming month, final preparations are key to its success.  One of the key parts is the setting up of media within the local area. Here within St James Park the organisers required cable ducting to protect and hide media...

Wallsend (Newcastle) School

New buildings additional to the school required surface water drain nearly 400metres to the nearest burn. Like many of our schools clients, the work needed to be completed out of term time.

Oulton Park Race Track

Installation of cable ducts were required under the race track for arobust system of new marshalling cameras.
The primary objective was to cut costs and improve accuracy by automating the camera/photo recording system.

Tesco Wind Turbines

Tesco required two 160mm ducts for power cables from its’ new wind turbine at its’ Northampton distribution centre on the edge of the M1. The ducts needed to be installed under the reinforced concrete road to the entrance of the ware house for the use of the delivery trucks.