Welcome to The Colton Group
The Colton Group is a family run business with over 45 years experience in Earthmoving and Civil Engineering. We are based in the North East and operate from our depots in Birtley and Tanfield.
H. F. Colton (Plant Hire) Ltd was established in 1981 and runs from our Birtley Depot which lies close to the A1, we specialise in Plant Hire & Heavy Haulage with a fleet of over 70 specialist items of Earthmoving Equipment. We also operate our own haulage division with a fleet of Low Loaders capable of carrying 53 tonnes
Colton Excavations Ltd was established in 1999 and specialises in Civil Engineering, Land Reclamation, Land Remediation & Restoration, Major Highway Projects, Landfill Engineering, Design & Construction of Timber Crib Walls and Environmental Projects including Coastal Erosion Protection.
Ken Thomas Site Clearance Ltd was acquired by the group in May 2007 but has been long established company specialising in Demolition, Site Clearance, Waste Management, Asbestos Removal, Resale of Aggregates and Skip Hire for over 30 Years. They are based at our Tanfield Depot where we operate a Waste Transfer Station and are Licensed Waste Carriers.
The Group are accredited to BSI 9002, ISO 14001, OSHAS 18001 and are also recognised as Investors in People.