About Us!

We are a Northamptonshire and Leicestershire based Groundworks company, that have over 20 years of combined groundwork experience. We are a family run business that strives to be the best in its field.

The Directors, Ryan and Shaun are forward facing owners that deal personally with clients on a day-to-day basis and work in partnership alongside them.

Our aim is to deliver top quality results in realistic timescales. We stay on site until the client is 100% happy with the work delivered and are satisfied with the results.

Over the last three years, Cottingham Groundworks has worked with large names within the construction industry and also top housing developers. One of our core values is to maintain great relationships with all of our clients.

We have a large team of skilled workers to which we ensure they all produce a high standard of work and adhere to an excellent standard of Health and Safety.

Within our first years we have worked up and down country, completing projects as far as Bristol and as near as Corby. We are not limited to the Northamptonshire and Leicestershire area and are always open to new projects.

We believe that having a great reputation within this area is vital, which is why we strive to be the best we can and deliver top results.

CGL take Health & Safety very seriously and recognise our Legal responsibilities as well as our moral obligations to our employees and clients in line with the Health, Safety and Environmental legislation. The Wellbeing of our workforce is paramount, and we work hard to ensure no-one is intentionally injured or our workforce have caused injury to others due to a lack of Health & Safety care.

Our Workforce are trained to Industry Standards through CPCS – CSCS, SSSTS, SMSTS and NPORS training as a minimum to ensure competence and ability in understanding their duty of care to themselves and other contractors/Clients at sites.

CGL employ their own Health & Safety Manager to carry out any additional training through toolbox talks to keep the workforce up to date with legislation and any changes that may affect the way they work at site. Our H&S Manager and workforce work hard to maintain high standards on all sites to ensure our clients are satisfied the work is carried out in a safe and competent way.


We at CGL are always aware of others safety whilst working on sites and drive to provide a safe working environment for our employees, clients, other contractors and all others that may be affected by our actions.


CGL always provide a professional service through to final completion of all projects no matter how big or small the contract maybe.


CGL manage projects seamlessly, guaranteeing our services are completed to the highest standards.


CGL will never rest on their morals, they will always thrive to be the best. They aim to keep clients needs a priority at all times, within budget and on time.

We handle everything for you!
  • Car Parks
  • School Extensions
  • Remedial Work
  • Car Parks
  • School Extensions
  • Remedial Work
  • Car Parks
  • School Extensions
  • Remedial Work

Expert Advice

We can offer you our expert advice with a professional and friendly service and we will always work hard to give you our most competitive prices. All of our workforce have CSCS and CPCS cards with a range of qualifications and we have full Public Liability Insurance.