Pipeline Construction and Design

White Horse Contractors are specialists in pipeline construction and design with an experienced in-house team of surveyors and pipeline scheme designers. Our highly trained full-time workforce use the latest machinery to deliver efficient, effective pipeline installation and maintenance solutions.

We regularly install gas pipelines, electrical cables, water supplies, foul waste pipes and pipeline arrays for ground source heat-pumps.

Call 01865 736 272 or email to discuss your project.

Pipeline Services

White Horse Contractors operates an ongoing program of investment in plant and personnel. With a wholly owned fleet of modern Mastenbroek trenchers, a full time staff of 35, and six decades of experience we have the expertise and equipment to overcome any challenge and keep your project on schedule.

  • Pre and post construction drainage
  • Design of pipe schemes and routes
  • Trenching and laying of new pipework
  • Maintenance and repair of old pipes
  • Mains and private water supplies
  • Foul waste pipes and septic tanks
  • Pipeline Construction Process

    From experience we know that each pipeline project will face a unique combination of challenges from topography, to soil conditions, and ongoing operational requirements. Our experts will work closely with you to understand your requirements and develop a plan to successfully deliver your objectives with maximum efficiency.

  • Installation for ground source heat pumps
  • Trenching and pipe installation for gas
  • Trenching and pipe installation for electrical cables
  • Clients include Kier, Balfour Beatty, Renault F1, Land Owners and Farms.

    1. Initial Site Visit

    We begin the process with a site visit and discussion of your pipeline requirements. This will include technical requirements, regulatory issues, review of existing drainage infrastructure, timescales, budget and any other key project parameters.

    2. Design Proposal

    The information and insight gained from the initial site visit and requirement gathering will form the basis of our a design proposal for your new pipeline system.

    The proposal will include first draft drawings and outline our construction specifications with estimated costs and timescales. Through this process communicate regularly to receive your feedback and make any related revisions.

    3. Formal Quotation

    Following final revisions to the design proposal we develop the final pipeline design, material specifications, project plan and provide you with a detailed breakdown of costs in our quotation.

    4. Pipeline Construction

    Works are conducted out by our own in-house team using our wholly owned equipment. With strength and depth in the size of our team and fleet of machinery we have the resource and capability to overcome any unforeseen obstacles and ensure that your project remains on schedule.

    Prior to works commencing our Health & Safety Manager will create a bespoke H&S plan for your project while the construction team will carefully plan logistics before site mobilisation commences.

    Throughout the project we will provide regular updates through agreed communication communication channels.

    Upon agreed completion of works we will rapidly de-mobilise the site and ensure the safe and efficient removal of all machinery, equipment, and any refuse arising from our works.

    Privacy and Confidentiality

    We regularly work for land owners, farms, main contractors, and schools. Our staff understand the importance of privacy and we treat all enquiries and works in confidence.

    Safety and Environment

    Reducing environmental impact is a core value of White Horse Contractors. We constantly seek to implement environmental mitigation strategies and regularly work for leading environmental and ecological organisations including the Environment Agency, the National Trust, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.


    We are recognised, accredited and certified by key governing and advisory bodies for your peace of mind. These encompass quality management, supply chain, procurement and risk management systems.

    Examples of Work

    Read more about our work by visiting our Case Studies page and see examples of our pipeline design and installation work in our Gallery.

    For more information call 01865 736272 or email whc@whitehorsecontractors.co.uk