Heming Services  - Construction and Engineering Contractors

Heming Services Limited (HSL), part of the Heming Group, is a family owned business which has been providing high quality contracting and engineering services for almost 50 years from its base in Willersey, near Broadway, on the edge of the Cotswolds, a location that allows us to cover the West Midlands and the counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, and Warwickshire.

The group also comprises Heming Civil Engineering and Construction, Heming Agricultural and Plant Engineers, Ford Electrical, Major Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Services and Major Building Services. We provide extensive services in construction, groundworks and civil engineering contracting, as well as agricultural engineering, vehicle maintenance and plant hire.

Customer focused, we ensure long-term relationships by offering an extensive range of services and value for money. The group is also committed to investing in the training and continuous development of our people and takes seriously our responsibility to conform to all current health and safety legislation.

Groundworks and
Civil Engineering
Industrial Site
Domestic Drives, Entrances
and Septic Tanks
Flood Defence and
Retaining Walls
Roads and
Building Renovation
and New Build
Stables and
Recycling Parts, Servicing and Agricultural
Equipment Maintenance
Agricultural Building
Fabrication and Drainage

At Heming Services, we believe that the construction and engineering industry plays a vital role in shaping our environment. From infrastructure projects to commercial buildings, Heming Services turn architectural designs and dreams into actual structures.

The Role of Construction and Civil Engineering Contractors

Construction and engineering contractor companies consist of a number of professionals, each having their own speciality, who oversee all aspects of a construction project, from planning and design to execution and completion. They work closely with architects, project managers, and various stakeholders to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality.

Heming Services takes this one step further as we have direct access to electricians, plant hire machinery, and air conditioning engineers, to name but a few. All of these services are provided by other parts of the Heming group, which means we never have any issues with poorly performing sub-contractors…

Services Offered

Construction and engineering contractors offer a wide range of services, catering to the diverse needs of clients in different sectors. Some of the key services provided by Heming Services include:

  1. Civil Engineering: We can assist with the design, construction, and maintenance of infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, drains, and industrial sites. Our design knowledge and experience ensures that these structures are built to last and meet all safety regulations.
  2. Mechanical and Electrical Engineering: We specialise in the installation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings. We ensure that these systems, including HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems, are efficient, reliable, and compliant with building regulations and codes.
  3. Construction Management: Where appointed as Project Managers, we oversee the entire construction process, from pre-construction planning to project completion, coordinating with subcontractors, managing budgets and schedules, and with the aim of ensuring that our projects are executed efficiently and delivered on time and to the agreed budget.
  4. Building Renovation and Restoration: Heming's specialises in renovating and restoring buildings, including the preservation of historical buildings. We can, as necessary upgrade outdated heating and electrical systems, thus improving the overall functionality and aesthetics of the building.
  5. Road Drains and Sewers: We maintain private roads, drains and sewers and when called to help with the public road network , we carry out all the necessary work with the minimal possible disruption. We also install and maintain drains and sewers.
  6. Private Drives and Septic Tanks: We can construct drives and entrances of all types, as well as installing and maintaining septic tank.
  7. Flood defences and Retaining Walls: Over the years we have built up the necessary specialist experience and can deliver projects of any size, providing flood barriers, doors, flooding control and other types of flood defences.
  8. Groundworks: We offer a range of groundwork services from a simple household driveway to major cut and fill earthworks where we level out a construction site, creating embankments etc, carrying out all works required to ensure a safe stable working area.
  9. Industrial Site Development: No matter what the size of the project, we can clear the site, demolishing any structures as necessary, before preparing the site for work and constructing any foundations as required.
  10. Stables and Menages: If you're looking for a complete tailor-made design and build solution for your equestrian needs, we can provide the knowledge and expertise. Bespoke stable or menage?, we will undertake all groundwork and landscaping, stable base, hard standing, parking, services, drainage and fencing to meet your exact requirements.
  11. Plant Hire:  We can supply both both heavy and light earthmoving equipment, and our team of certified, specialist operators ensures that even the most complex project runs smoothly.

Understanding the Process of Selecting the Best Construction and Engineering Contractor

If you are planning a construction or engineering project, then you will understand that choosing the right contractor is crucial for its success. You need a reliable and experienced contractor, for the simple reason that they can make the process smoother, faster, and more cost-effective. On the other hand, a wrong choice can lead to wasted time, money, and energy. Here we will explore the key factors you should consider when selecting the best construction and engineering contractor for your project. From evaluating experience to assessing testimonials and references, we will provide you with the insights you need to make an informed decision. Saying all of this, we know Hemings Services are your best choice, but it is important that you understand why.

Section 1: Making a List of Contractors

The first step in selecting a contractor is to create a list of potential candidates. Start by clearly defining your project objectives and expectations. Consider the scope, size, and complexity of the project. Talk to friends, family, and colleagues who have undertaken similar projects and ask for recommendations. You can also reach out to local industry associations or visit ongoing construction sites to identify successful projects and gather information about the contractors involved.

Don't forget to add Heming Services at the top of your list here. With our extensive experience and expertise, and control of a range of supporting services like electricians and plant hire equipment, we are the company to beat..

Section 2: Evaluating Experience

Experience is a vital factor when choosing a construction and engineering contractor. Look for a company that has a proven track record in successfully completing projects similar to yours. Consider the type of projects they have worked on, their expertise in handling specific construction methods or materials, and the industries they have served. A contractor with relevant experience will be better equipped to handle the unique challenges and requirements of your project.

Section 3: Asking for Referrals and References

To gain further insights into a contractor's capabilities and reputation, ask for referrals and references. A reputable contractor should be able to provide you with a list of previous clients who can vouch for their work. Reach out to these references and inquire about their experience working with the contractor. Ask about the quality of work, adherence to timelines and budgets, communication skills, and overall satisfaction. This feedback will give you valuable information about the contractor's reliability and professionalism.

Section 4: Assessing the Project Team

While evaluating a construction and engineering contractor, it is essential to assess the expertise and experience of their project team. Request resumes or profiles of the key individuals who will be leading your project. Look for their past project experience, relevant certifications or qualifications, and their ability to effectively manage and coordinate construction projects. A competent and experienced project team is crucial for the successful execution of your project.

Section 5: Reviewing Testimonials and Reviews

Another important aspect of selecting the right contractor is reviewing testimonials and online reviews. Check the contractor's website, social media platforms, and other online resources for client testimonials and reviews. Pay attention to the overall satisfaction levels, the contractor's responsiveness to client needs, and their ability to address challenges and resolve issues. Positive testimonials and reviews are indicative of a contractor's commitment to customer satisfaction.

Section 6: Considering Budget and Value

While cost is an important consideration, it should not be the sole determining factor when selecting a construction and engineering contractor. Instead, focus on finding a contractor who can deliver value within your budget. A reliable contractor will provide a detailed and transparent cost breakdown, ensuring you understand how your budget will be allocated. Consider the contractor's approach to value engineering, which aims to optimise costs without compromising on quality or functionality.

Section 7: Evaluating Subcontractors

A construction project often involves various subcontractors. It is crucial to assess the subcontractors that a contractor works with, as their performance can significantly impact the overall outcome. A reputable contractor will have established relationships with reliable subcontractors who have a proven track record. These subcontractors should possess the necessary skills and experience to contribute to the successful completion of your project. Importantly, confirm that the contractor has a prequalification process in place to ensure they engage reputable subcontractors.

Section 8: Verifying Licenses and Insurance

Before finalising your decision, verify that the contractor holds the necessary licenses and insurance coverage. Ensure they are licensed to operate in your area and that their licenses are up to date. Request proof of insurance, including liability insurance and workers' compensation coverage. Contact the relevant licensing authority to confirm the validity of the license and insurance. This step is crucial to protect yourself from liability and ensure that the contractor meets all legal requirements.

Section 9: Reviewing Contract Terms

Once you have narrowed down your options, carefully review the contract terms offered by each contractor. The contract should clearly outline the scope of work, project timelines, payment schedules, and any other specific details discussed during the selection process. Pay attention to any clauses or conditions that may have significant implications for your project. Seek legal advice if necessary to ensure you fully understand the terms and conditions before signing the contract.

Section 10: Communication and Collaboration

Effective communication and collaboration are essential for a successful construction project. Evaluate the contractor's communication skills, responsiveness, and willingness to address your concerns and preferences. Choose a contractor who values open and transparent communication, as this will help establish a strong working relationship. Regular communication and collaboration between you and the contractor will ensure that the project progresses smoothly and any issues or changes are addressed promptly.

Remember, selecting the best construction and engineering contractor requires careful consideration of various factors beyond price alone. By evaluating experience, checking references, and assessing the project team's capabilities, you can make an informed decision that will set the foundation for a successful project. Take the time to research and gather information, and don't hesitate to ask questions or seek professional advice when needed. With the right contractor by your side, your construction or engineering project will be in good hands.

Please do contact us regarding any of the above, as we will be pleased to go through each and every one so that you can be totally sure that Heming's Services are the best choice for your construction or civil engineering project.