About Us

The UK’s leading ground engineering contractor

Since being founded in 1984 and listed on AIM in 2016, Van Elle has grown to become the UK’s largest and most diverse ground engineering and geotechnical contractor.  We undertake over 1000 projects a year and have built a reputation for delivering safe and innovative solutions and providing high-quality service to our customers.

The Group comprises expert teams that are able to design and deliver optimal techniques across a 120 string UK based rig fleet.  Our breadth of capabilities spans open site piling, specialist and restricted access piling, modular foundation systems and a wide range of geotechnical specialisms across the infrastructure, residential and construction sectors.   

With integrated specialist support from Strata Geotechnics a leading ground investigation and testing provider, ScrewFast Foundations the UK’s leading helical piling and steel modular foundations business, piling specialist Rock and Alluvium, and Van Elle Construction Training, we offer unrivalled capabilities and support to the construction industry.