Multi-Disciplinary Construction Operations Specialising in Groundworks….

Metcalfe Plant Hire Limited (MPH) Civil Engineering Division is a multi-disciplinary operation that specialise in and undertake groundworks, drainage, civil engineering, road maintenance and general construction work activities, as well as offering full services as a demolition contractor.

MPH has very high standards when it comes to delivering projects as well as a wealth of experience, knowledge and capability in many sectors including highway works,  housing infrastructure, industrial, commercial, renewable energy, utilities and farming industries. The Client/Customer base includes many private and public organisations, and additionally for many County, District and Town Councils across the North of England and Southern Scotland.

MPH is a Cumbria County Council approved Contractor for Highway and Construction works.

MPH pride ourselves on the flexibility with which our civil engineering operations are managed and supervised, and we have the capability to manage all sizes of projects ranging from small groundwork and maintenance works to large construction, road maintenance and civil engineering projects.

For more details on our capabilities and experience contact our Civil Engineering Division team at our Penrith head office.

Projects & Clients

A selection of our completed projects, Client and work scope successfully undertaken are on the following, please click on the project name for individual Project Sheets with more scheme information:

Project Name & Location Client/Customer
Grayrigg-Hall-Bridge-Kendal Cumbria County Council
In River Retaining Wall and Carriageway Construction, Bram Cragg at St John’s in the Vale, Cumbria  Cumbria County Council
Seascale Sea Wall Repairs, Cumbria Cumbria County Council
Landslip and Embankement Repairs at Buttermere to Scarth Gap, Cumbria Lake District National Park Authority
Demolition of Existing Garages, Workshop, Stores and Canopy at Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria Roy Ashley (Motors) Ltd
A6 Eamont Bridge Emergency Repairs  Cumbria County Council
 Widening of Hilton Beck Masonry Arch Bridge, Hilton Nr Appleby, Cumbria  Cumbria County Council
Dunbar Camping and Caravanning Site  The Camping and Caravanning Club
M6 Loups Fell WCML Railway Bridge  Network Rail/Highways England/EM Highways
Footbridge, Visitors Centre, Hamsterley Forest Forestry Commission
Flood Defence Wall, Carleton Penrith Cumbria Constabulary
A595 Moorhouse Junction, Whitehaven EM Highways/Highways Agency
Gisburn Forest Car Park, Lancashire Forestry Commission
Concrete Swale and Tank, Lockerbie A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
M6 Bessy Gill Drainage EM Highways/Highways Agency
A66 Sandford Gabions & Retaining Wall, Warcop, Cumbria. EM Highways/Highways Agency
Riverbank Stabilisation, Ennerdale Bridge West Cumbria Rivers Trust
Millnesss Depot Salt Barn Extension, Kendal EM Highways/Highways Agency
M6 Burns Ghyll Cascade, Tebay EM Highways/Highways Agency
Timber Storage Yard, Lockerbie A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
A590 Elliscales Drainage Repairs, Dalton-in-Furness EM Highways/Highways Agency
A595 Adam Culvert Otter Ledge, Whitehaven EM Highways/Highways Agency