HCS Drain Services, which is now called Owen Pugh Drain Services, has relocated into a 10,000 sq ft warehouse facility on Riverside Park, extending the group’s presence in Tees Valley.
The new facility offers additional space to enable future expansion and extra vehicle parking for their fleet of 24 specialist vehicles and vans. It also give the group more visibility within Tees Valley, where it is strengthening its foothold with work underway for utility forms, local authorities, large civil engineering contractors and facilities management companies.
Owen Pugh Drain Services undertakes specialist work to help minimise the impact of severe. The company employs 41 staff based between Teesside and Owen Pugh’s Blaydon premises to service clients throughout the region.
Robin Armstrong, group logistics director for Owen Pugh, said: “The move was a natural progression for Owen Pugh’s drainage arm having outgrown its base in Portrack Lane, Stockton which had served us well for five years.
“The move to Raleigh Court in Middlesbrough provides additional space, and, as an empty shell, it means we can adapt the facility to better meet the needs of the wider Owen Pugh business and provides a flagship facility within the Tees Valley.”
The Owen Pugh Group comprises five companies operating in the civil engineering industry, undertaking earthmoving and demolition, drainage and groundworks, plant-hire and haulage, quarrying, inert waste and drain cleaning, and CCTV surveys.
The group is headquartered in Dudley, North Tyneside, with other bases in Cramlington, Blaydon and at Marsden Quarry near Sunderland. The company employs over 400 staff across its business.