Established 1972

Celebrating fifty years of business – 24th May 2022

For over fifty years, S.E.L. Clarke have been recognised as a company offering high quality professional services within the construction industry.

Based in Bideford, North Devon where we operate from our family run office. We offer civil engineering and plant hire services throughout the South West of England as well as nationwide demolition and asbestos removal services.

Our civil engineering contracting works incorporate all types of civil engineering and groundworks including deep excavations, substructure works, and drainage. We offer both operated and self-drive plant hire varying from 1.6-29t tracked excavator swing shovels to 25t dump trucks. Our demolition and asbestos removal works include pre-demolition asbestos surveys and demolition of all types of structures.

Clients range from the Major Contractors Group (MCG) to local builders and private individuals.

We welcome your enquiries, the opportunity to discuss your project and provide you with a competitive tender / quotation.

Our civil engineering and groundworks contracting works are now many and varied from projects including residential housing for developers and private clients, schools, colleges, hospitals, sewage treatment works, community centres, solar farms, GCHQ establishments, care centres, highways drainage, highways services, waste transfer stations, infrastructure developments, marine coastal works and marine river works.

Our demolition services include pre-demolition asbestos surveys, asbestos removal, demolition of all types of structures, tank decommissioning, slit buster pollution control and mobile crushing.

Our civil engineering and demolition projects range from minor works at £1,000 – £100,000 to major works in excess of £100,000 – £5,000,000.

We have a wide range of high quality plant equipment that’s available for self-drive or operated hire.

Our range of plant is extensive and includes many sizes of tracked excavator swing shovels, 25t dump trucks, crawler dozer, telehandlers (with forks and buckets), wheeled excavator, hydraulic rock breakers, concrete munchers plus hydraulic steel shears.

We can assist you in ensuring that you have the most suitable equipment for whatever task you are considering.