About Us


For over 25 years and with a proven track record of working on award winning major infrastructure projects, Donegan Civil Engineering has offered the complete construction service. From design to implementation, our clients are assured of the highest standards of construction based from the outset on teamwork, a pro-active approach to problem solving and a commitment to quality.


Complete Construction Services

Founded in 1992 by Managing Director Valentine J Donegan and built on a personal reputation for honesty and drive, Donegan Civil Engineering is a family owned business that delivers the capabilities, expertise, innovation and experience to undertake large scale projects as the main contractor.

Our areas of expertise include Shaft-Sinking, Pipe-Jacking, TBM Tunnelling, Hand-Tunnelling and Auger-Boring for the private and public sector.

We own, maintain and operate an extensive fleet of general civil engineering and specialist plant and equipment including; tunnel boring machines, pipejacking systems, shaft-sinking equipment, cranes, wheeled & tracked excavators, generators and transport. Our continued investment in up to date technologies and equipment as well as the continued development of highly skilled operational teams has reinforced and enhanced our capability in all areas of operations.

As a business we endeavour to develop long-lasting relationships with our clients, and our business has grown predominantly from repeat work. Our ethos is simple; construction is about providing a service and as such we always work collaboratively and flexibly with our clients in a spirit of openness and honesty.

We work dilligently with our clients to find innovative solutions to traditional construction problems whilst applying the latest information and construction technologies to help drive efficiencies and reduce waste in our processes without compromising on quality.

Our Contractors and Clients

Regional Utility Companies

  • United Utilities
  • Yorkshire Water
  • Welsh Water
  • Northumbrian Water
  • Scottish Water
  • Scottish Power

Private Sector Contractors

  • Amey
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Laing O’Rourke / LiMA
  • Costain
  • J. N. Bentley / Mott MacDonald (MMB)
  • Seymour Civil Engineering Contractors
  • Morgan Sindall
  • MWH Constructors
  • Toureen Group
  • ETM
  • Galiford Costain Atkins (GCA)
  • Kier Murphy Interserve (KMI)

See our accreditations here.

The success of Donegan Civil Engineering has been built on certain key principles;

  • Competent professional management expertise.
  • Foresight in planning.
  • Diligence and discipline in construction.
  • Attention to fine detail.
  • Safe working practice and systems.
  • Workmanship.
  • Close client liaisons.
  • Completion within agreed cost and time frames.

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