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The RK Bell Group is a third generation family run business, founded in 1941. Click here to read more about the history of the RK Bell Group.


The RK Bell Group is made up of two Limited Companies – RK Bell Ltd, providers of Plant Hire, Transport & Waste Transfer Services and RK Bell Projects Ltd, suppliers of Civil Engineering and Surfacing.


We are based in Bridgwater, Somerset and supply our services to the whole of the South West of England and Wales.


We strive to deliver a cost effective, flexible and efficient service to suit all our customers’ individual needs.

Our workforce is fully qualified and experienced, operating to ISO9001:2015 & NHSS16 standards. Our accreditations include CHAS/SMAS, EXOR, Constructionline, CPCS/CSCS, UK Safety, Quidos and CPA. Please click here for details of our certification.

RK Bell Ltd Co. Reg No 00587692  

RK Bell Projects Ltd Co. Reg No 06637268



Assistant Estimator/Surveyor

Are you a newly qualified Estimator/Surveyor with experience in the construction industry? Or are you currently studying to become an Estimator/Surveyor and are looking for employment whilst studying?  If that sounds like you then we are keen to speak to candidates that are driven and ambitious and looking to progress their career.   


This is a great opportunity to further your knowledge as we will provide training and development with support from an experienced team, whilst also being encouraged to bring new ideas and techniques to the table.

For more information head to our Vacancy page

For more News click here.

01 March 2023

RK Bell Projects is proud to announce that we will be sponsoring a hole at the upcoming Hinkley Point A charity golf day on June 30th, 2023 at Enmore Park Golf club. The event is being held in aid of St Margaret’s Hospice Care, a fantastic charity that provides essential support and care for those with life-limiting illnesses.


We're delighted to be able to contribute to such a worthy cause and we can't wait to see all the golfers out on the course. If you're attending the event, make sure you keep an eye out for our sponsored hole!

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Millfield, Somerset Car Park

​We specialise in Civil Engineering, Groundworks, Drainage, Service Installation, Infrastructure and Highways.


Our fully qualified and experienced team cover areas such as Nuclear, Housing, Commercial, Retail, Domestic and Local Authority sectors.


Our aim is to provide a cost effective, flexible and time efficient service.  

See the full page here

A tarmac surfaced path with Somerset views in the Background

Our experienced and qualified team specialise in all types of machine and hand lay Asphalt surfacing from base, binder and surface courses to coloured, specialist and decorative surfaces.

​Sectors we specialise in are Nuclear, Housing, Commercial, Retail, Domestic, Highway and Local Authority sectors.

​Please contact our team for a free quote.

For more information on our Surfacing department click here.​

Case 210D Full size Excavator Construction Equipment

Our Plant department is offering a range of 360° excavators, from as little as 1.5 tonne mini diggers to 35 tonne large excavators, 180° wheeled backhoes with attachments. 

All machines are supplied with bio oil and come with a complete range of buckets and quick hitches. Our equipment is fitted with tracking devices, vandal guards and where needed 360° cameras.


For more information click here

As part of our Plant hire department we offer various Sweeper services for the South West region. Our services range from sweeping of car parks to the cleaning of construction sites and highways.


We operate in various sectors like Nuclear, Housing, Commercial, Retail, Domestic and Local Authorities.

All drivers operate fully CPC trained and hold CSCS cards to access safety critical & nuclear sites.

For more in-depth information please see our Sweeper page here

In addition to Plant Hire, we offer a reliable Transport and Haulage Service. Our drivers are continuously trained and our equipment and vehicles are regularly serviced.


We transport through the whole of England and South Wales. Our fleet consists of Tipper Lorries, Low Loader and Plant Lorry and are ideal to carry your plant & equipment from site to site . Furthermore we are also licensed for the transportation of waste soil, rubble, concrete and delivery of clean aggregates to site.

The sectors we operate in are Nuclear, Housing, Commercial, Retail, Domestic and Local Authorities.

For more information on transport and haulage click here.

Our aim as a business is to help our clients avoid sending waste to landfill sites and provide an environmentally friendly waste disposal route for our customers.

Hence, we promote recycling and reclamation of inert waste materials at our Bridgwater Depot which is a fully licensed Commercial Waste Transfer Station.


All produced materials are in accordance with the WRAP protocol and products range from certified 6F5, Fill materials, Road planings as dug, top soils and BS3882 certificated Top soils.

For more information on our Waste & Recycling click here.




Projects Completed


Approved Suppliers


 Hadspen Case 210D Full size Excavator Construction Equipment


Tarmac surface being rolled




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"…The gang that attended our site last Friday, were a credit to your organisation. The quality of the workmanship was very good and both Talus and our client are very pleased with the result…"

P.P.Morris – Talus Construction

"Score for working standards 74 out of 80"

Peter Snell – SWH Build (COACH Project,Taunton)

" ...Thanks for the works that have been carried out to our playground and car park entrance.. I am delighted with the appearance."

C.Nurse - Head Teacher, Cannington C of E Primary School

"Completed works to agreed dates – although delayed by project in the middle of their program - quality installation. Score 9.3 out of 10"

Bristol City Council

“Works are being performed in a difficult environment but are well managed, coordinated well and being performed to a high standard… Well Done."

Rob Jordan- Site Construction Director (Hinkley Point C)

"RK Bell has been excellent to work with and have responded well to late change requests and variations. Site Staff & management have been a true delight to work with."

N.Chapillon – Millfield School



Head Office

For any enquiries, questions or commendations, please call 01278 424883 or complete the form below:

Thank you for your enquiry. We will review your message and get back to you within the next working day.

Dunwear Depot

River Lane, Dunwear


Somerset TA7 0AA


Tel: 01278 424883

Fax: 01278 425944


For further information of our vacancies, please click here.

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