Kilkern has three specialist divisions. Highways and Civil Engineering Contracting. Specialist Labour Hire and Operated Vacuum Excavator Hire (Vac UK). We operate from offices in Manchester and have satellite offices in London and Birmingham.

Kilkern civil engineering complete packages of work particularly in the Highways and infrastructure sector. Kilkern work in partnership with our customers. The majority of our business is repeat business with a select client base for whom we deliver innovative solutions often through early contractor involvement. We take pride in completing our projects on time and to budget and have an exemplary health and safety and environmental track record.

Kilkern specialist labour hire has an envied reputation for the quality of our workers. We specialise in the safety critical transportation sector including highways, rail, water and utilities.

Vac UK supplies operated vacuum excavators throughout the UK, our clients include many of the best known names in the UK civil engineering, transportation, utilities and construction industry and also many smaller up and coming companies.

Vac UK and Kilkern are committed to having the most robust and intrinsically developed quality and safety management system in the industry to satisfy our customers who often work on safety critical and high profile projects. We are currently working towards FOR’s silver and also ISO accreditation. These standards will help to differentiate us and compliment our existing Achillies link up and UVDB accreditations.

“Kilkern and Vac UK continually strive to go the extra mile to meet and exceed our clients expectations.”


Patrick Curran, Director

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Contact us now if you looking for a Highways and Infrastructure contractor, Specialist Labour Supplier or Operated Vacuum Excavator hire company, with an impeccable health and safety record, that will get the job done right first time.