An experienced team of Surveyors and Engineers providing cost effective solutions to the UK’s leading Building contractors and Design Engineers


Extensive experience in large engineered Earthworks projects…

The Moorhead Engineering team have extensive experience in large engineered Earthworks projects and work extensively with Design engineers when trying to find solutions to complicated projects that are restrained by budgets.

Moorhead utilise the very latest mapping technology in conjunction with years of onsite experience to try to deliver what the customer is looking for.

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Bulk Earthworks

Continuous investment plant and equipment including Excavators, Dozers, Articulated Dump trucks, ensures Moorhead deliver on time and on budget.

Moorhead Excavations have a very experienced team of earthworks specialists including engineers, surveyors , site engineers all supported by a dedicated and well trained team of over 70 site workers.

Demolition Services

Moorhead Excavations prides themselves on their continued investment in training and managed health and safety when undertaking all demolition projects.

We have extensive experience in the demolition and removal of obsolete buildings, schools, factories (including in built up areas/city centres) as well as asbestos removal and specialist contamination remediation. Our objective is a fast, safe and cost effective solution.

Site Remediation Solutions

Moorhead Excavations has considerable experience of dealing with Brownfield Sites.

Early tender-stage involvement has seen the Company offer innovative, cost effective solutions to dealing with Contaminated Land issues.

Soil Stabilisation

As a multi-faceted Ground Engineering Contractor, Moorhead Excavations also offers our Clients the option of Soil Stabilisation, where appropriate.
Working with Strategic Partners, Moorhead Excavations manages the process in conjunction with the Earthworks operation, offering a complete Site Preparation package.

Problem sites with geotechnically unsuitable fill materials can be made workable by improving in situ soils with lime, cement and GGBS powders.

Soil stabilisation can also reduce off site disposal and stone import by producing a Capping and Partial Subbase replacement.

Reclaimed Hard-core Processing & Recycling of Aggregates

Moorhead Excavations’ Crushing Plant and Machinery is used to recycle excavated hardstandings and rubble on site to be re-used as Secondary Aggregates within the Projects, providing our Clients with savings on both off-site disposal and imported stone.

Moorhead will deploy crushing facilities if there is an opportunity to convert building rubble into recycled product for on use.

Site Clearance & Waste Disposal

Moorhead operate a large fleet of Scania 8 wheel trucks and tracked excavators, providing site clearance throughout the North of England and The Midlands.

When possible we will utilise the substantial tipping solutions including inert landfill facilities and a waste transfer station within the West Yorkshire region that we are available giving customers the advantage of cost effective tipping in conjunction with a rapid and professional clearing service.

Registered Waste Carrier

Moorhead Excavations operate are Registered Waste carriers and offer Inert, Non-Hazardous and Hazardous material disposal solutions.

With Environment Agency Permitted Inert waste facility Howley Park for West Yorkshire tipping as well as having favourable access to a network of licenced tipping sites around the UK.

Value Engineering Solutions

Through solutions provided by innovative methods, technologically advanced solutions or by simply alternative methods Moorhead Excavations are committed to a value engineering approach to all works undertaken.

We take a pro-active role in both giving direction and leadership in value engineering procedures, but also ensure that time and effort is not wasted and does not have a detrimental effect on the progress of the project.


…”When it comes to excavations, Moorhead’s are the one company I can trust to deliver, they provide a service second to none”…

Andrew Gill, Project Manager, Lovell


Some of the best qualified and innovative surveyors and engineers

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Committed to Health & Safety, Quality and the Environment

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0113 279 6556



Westfield Court,
Lower Wortley Road,
Leeds, LS12 4PX