Septic tank, sewage treatment plant and cesspit installation

We have been managing the installation of new drainage systems since 2009 for private and commercial properties both small and large, with thousands of satisfied customers across the UK benefiting from a new off mains drainage system. In that time, we have developed a seamless process, from initial site visit to system design, installation, and ongoing support – including a three-year workmanship guarantee on all new systems.

Making sure it's compliant

The installation of an off mains drainage tank such as a septic tank, sewage treatment plant or cesspit can be daunting and complex.

There are rules and regulations in place around off mains drainage, relating to all aspects of an installation - from the type of tank that is appropriate for a property, through to exactly where it can be installed, and what kind of ground conditions are required.

It’s crucial to ensure that any septic tank installation is compliant with all regulations, as failure to comply could mean that the installation wouldn’t be approved by Building Control - or worse, you could leave yourself open to prosecution.

We use our expertise to ensure that the systems installed on the projects we manage are compliant with all applicable legislation.

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The installation

Prior to any installation, we undertake a pre-works meeting on site with you, to ensure that you are fully aware of what will happen before, during and after the works. We will explain the full process of the installation, including expected timescales and if there are any requirements to remove any obstacles to access and installation, such as fences, walls, shrubs etc. all of which will be fully reinstated once work is complete.

During the installation, we will ensure that the site is kept safe for the installation team and members of the household, and will endeavour to keep any disruption and disturbance to you and the household to a minimum. In any complex cases, such as those involving multiple properties or tanks, we utilise our knowledge and project management expertise to ensure that all stakeholders are involved in the process at all stages.

Following the successful installation of the new system, one of our team will attend your property to ensure you are fully satisfied with the works carried out, and that you are happy to sign-off on the project. You will then be provided with a full completion pack including your three-year workmanship guarantee.

Whether you are looking to install a new septic tank at a property, or replace an existing one, get in touch today.

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Sewage treatment plant installation

Installing a new Sewage Treatment Plant is a major undertaking. This video explains the process from start to finish.

Whether you are looking to install a new septic tank at a property, or replace an existing one, get in touch today.


How long does a septic tank installation take?

This can vary depending on factors such as the weather and the access available at the property, however most septic tank installations can be completed within a week.

Will I have to move out during a septic tank installation?

Not usually. We will commission the new septic tank before capping off the old one, causing minimal disruption to the property owner.

How do I know which rules and regulations affect septic tank installation?

There are a number of regulations in place affecting off mains drainage systems including septic tanks, and it’s really important to ensure that any installation on your property complies with these. We have produced a Guide to Regulations which explains the main regulations and how they might affect property owners.

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