Domestic Groundworks

Our team install domestic drainage systems including main drainage, septic tanks, and soakaways, we also dig accurate building foundations.

Brickwork Contractors

We provide a range of brickwork installations and repairs from a simple re pointing job, through to the building of garden or extension walls.

Concrete Installation

All good things start with a solid base our competent team complete all types of concrete installations from footings to shed bases.

Groundwork Contractors Thanet, Canterbury & Beyond

Looking for experienced building contractors and groundworkers Thanet? Our reliable and qualified team specialise in domestic and small commercial groundworks as a business, we are fully insured up to £5 million public liability.

Our team hold all the relevant NVQ Qualifications in Groundworks; furthermore, we’re actively registered with SWQR (Street Works Qualification Register) this means our highly competent team can renew, maintain and inspect underground apparatus (such as drainage).

Your groundwork or building project is in safe hands with Thanet Building and Groundworks Ltd we complete all installations to the highest standard of technical competency completed works will conform to the latest government building regulations.

Core services include the installation of new drainage systems, brickwork including bases for extensions and conservatories; we also complete footings and foundations again for extensions, conservatories or new builds; we are experts in the installation of garden fencing, retaining walls and formed concrete, including shed and extension bases.

At Thanet Building and Groundworks, we specialise in the installation of driveways and patios this includes Block Paving, Gravel, and Tarmacadam we approach each patio or driveway in a highly professional manner, our background in professional groundworks ensures every job features adequate and proper drainage this along with top class preparation ensures your new driveway or patio will stay looking great for many years to come.

Core Services

  • Driveways
  • Patios
  • Retaining Walls
  • Fencing
  • Brickwork
  • Foundations
  • Concrete Bases
  • Driveways
  • Extensions

What We Do

Block Paving

It is no surprise that block paving is the UK’S number one choice of driveway covering; a long lifespan and vast selection of block styles mean you can tailor your new driveway to exact requirements.

Tarmacadam Drives

A Tarmacadam driveway will give your home an excellent appearance. Well-installed Tarmacadam is a functional and attractive alternative to more commonly laid surfaces. Colour options available.

Gravel Drives

Cost effective gravel driveways can be big on kerb appeal; various stone types are available many of which have an eye-catching look this, in turn, creates a fantastic first impression of your home.


Well installed patios represent an area of your home perfect for summer entertaining or relaxation at the end of a hard day, whatever your needs or wants for your new patio we will help your ideas come to life.


As with all of our installations the team put a huge emphasis on preparation, it is our intention to install a fence that stands for many years to come while coping well with the destructive effects of the British weather.


We are qualified tradespeople, this means all brickwork installations and repairs will be completed to the highest level of technical competency and will conform to all relevant building regulations.

Cant See What You Need?

We have tried to provide a comprehensive overview of our services, however, if there is a service you are looking for that we have not mentioned feel free to contact us.

Area of Coverage

When choosing Thanet Building and Groundworks Ltd you can be assured of an exceptional level of customer service it is our aim that from the moment you make contact we will do all in our power to ensure your experience of our business is top class.

We will do our utmost to deliver your project within the agreed timeframe and budget and intend to keep our customers informed of the progress of their job every step of the way.

Communication is a vital part of our process; when undertaking a more extensive project, we will organise all trades and deliveries which means you can sit back and relax while we keep you regularly informed.

Thanet Building and Groundworks is a family run business and sister company of well known local drainage contractors Argyle Drains.

Based in Margate; we provide building and groundworks across Thanet, Herne Bay, Whitstable and Canterbury, considering a project? Feel free to get in touch, our on-site surveys, estimates, and advice are free. Often we can help you to understand what may or may not be possible and whether you will need to apply for planning.

Thanet & Beyond