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Collins Earthworks


Collins Earthworks Ltd has been managing earthmoving projects for over 16 years. Based in the midlands, we provide a fast, flexible, reliable and professional service nationwide. We have a long running success of meeting the demands of our customers from consultation to construction. We are constantly making investments in our fleet and staff. Our ethos has been striving for repeat business from our clients, promoting consistent good workmanship throughout. 


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We have been fortunate to achieve an increased turnover throughout the years and established a number of affiliated companies. These being firstly EnviroTrac in 2008 to do ground stabilisation utilising lime & cement. Following this was Collins Training in 2013 enabling all training to be done in house whilst also servicing outside clients. Collins Demolition was formed in early 2016 to handle all site preparation works for the earthworks as well as acting as a principal contractor for their own clients. Another addition to the business in March 2018 was Collins Earthworks (Transport) Ltd, this element not only moves Collins own equipment around but manages over 3000 movements of heavy plant equipment each year across the country and are able to offer clients excellent prices on any heavy haulage requirements they may have. The final addition to the group was Collins Plant Sales Ltd, established in February 2019. Collins Plant Sales has been awarded VOLVO utility equipment main dealer status to cover Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Supplying the full Volvo range of compact excavators from 1.5 to 9.0-tonne, wheeled loaders up to 1m³ capacity and also tandem asphalt compactors.


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Collins operate nationwide throughout the UK. Currently running out of two offices in Kirkby in Ashfield and Ripley, Derbyshire. Employee numbers have grown significantly over the last couple of years within the group, currently at just over 350.  


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Collins Earthworks has been named within Nottinghamshire’s fastest growing businesses for the past three years according to The East Midlands Top 200 List. In addition to this Collins Earthworks was recognised in the sixth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report 2019. Both Collins Earthworks and Collins Demolition were awarded RoSPA Gold Awards for health and safety performance in 2019.  The company prides itself on its health and safety practices, and also, we place an emphasis on making sure all our staff are correctly and thoroughly trained and briefed on any new legislations they need to be aware of whilst keeping things simple. 


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Our commitment to customer service and doing the best job we can for our customers has been the driving force behind the business for many years. We are very fortunate to have an excellent working relationship with our suppliers in particular Volvo for their equipment and service. This allows us to perform the way we do.  Striving to understand our clients’ needs and priorities and maintaining an open, honest dialogue with them, not just during the delivery stage but after completion also. This ensures that they feel fully supported by a committed team – and we gain a deeper understanding of how best to serve them.

Our aims for the future is to carry on continually improving as we have done over the last few years, it’s a method that is so far working!


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Or call: 01623 750002 


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