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Welcome to GBGS Ltd

The UK's number one ground
screw installation company

We at The Great British Ground Screw Company are unique within the UK. We only install STOPDIGGING! ground screws, manufactured to CE standards using steel to ISO630Fe360A and galvanised to DIN EN ISO 1461 standards. They are known throughout the industry as the market leaders in build quality and design. We pride ourselves in being a modern, innovative company, using 21st century technology to ensure safe working practises on all our installations. All our staff are fully trained, insured and we proudly carry the CHAS accreditation. However, there is one area of our business that has never changed – good old-fashioned customer service.


Why Choose Us?

See the benefits you can get by working with our experts

  • Full guarantees for all work

    All our installations carry our 25 year no quibble product guarantee giving you complete peace of mind.

  • No damage to the surrounding area

    Our system has been developed to minimise any environmental impact and with no need for heavy machinery we have no access restrictions. In virtually all cases you will never know we've been, apart from the perfectly installed ground screws!

  • Assistance with design and planning

    Unsure of what you require? Call our team of experts. We're on hand to assist with the planning of your installation from design to completion.

  • Can be installed all year round

    Unlike conventional concrete foundations, our ground screws can be installed all year round in all temperatures.

  • Large portfolio of happy customers

    Our priority is you, the customer. We recognise that without the support of our client base we won't exist and continue to grow. Everything we do is driven by you.

  • Save yourself time, money and effort

    Save yourself time, money and effort with the number one ground screw installation company in the UK.

Why we're different from the rest?

At the Great British Ground Screw Company we have invested heavily in pre-installation technology. Using the latest digital methods, we provide our installation teams with up to the minute services information to ensure a safe working environment. That, coupled with our stringent training, monitoring and good working practice procedures, guarantee all installations are carried out to the highest possible standards.

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Frequently Asked Questions

In most cases the actual installation of the screw isn’t an issue regarding roots as we have ways of getting through or around them.
All stop digging ground screws have a protective galvanised coating and are guaranteed for 25 years.
If a person can gain access to the area then we can do the job! No need for heavy machinery.
We have many standard adaptors in stock. However, if you require a bespoke attachment, our in house fabricators will be only too happy to help.
On average it takes about 3 minutes to install one screw, obviously allowing time for our installers to unload their gear and pack away. Depending on ground conditions, a typical 20 ground screw installation should take around 3 hours, start to finish.
No, one of the great aspects of our system is that there is no spoil created and any small amounts of rubbish we may create we will dispose of ourselves.
No, installing our ground screws is a highly skilled job and must be undertaken by fully trained operatives.
No, concrete and tarmac pose no problems. We simply core drill a correct diameter hole in the concrete/tarmac and install the ground screw neatly through it. Leaving a clean and tidy finish.