Established in 1984, Allen Watson initially started providing trenchless drilling services installing Water, Gas and Electricity to Groundwork Contractors and building firms in the South East. The business grew rapidly , in both client base and reputation, and by 1986  our work incorporated major contracts including multiple duct crossings under some of the UK's busiest motorways.

As our company expanded, so too did our expertise and range of equipment, and today Allen Watson owns and operates the most extensive and diverse range of boring equipment in the UK. We now have offices based in three different locations including West Sussex, South Yorkshire and Essex.

We are proud of our work across a range of sectors including Rail, Water, Oil, Gas, Electricity and Telecoms, and for successfully completing a variety of challenging schemes for our customers.


Please get in touch with a member of the Allen Watson team for more information about our UK-wide services.



Allen Watson Limited

Offices at:
- Horsham, West Sussex
- Harlow, Essex
- Barnsley, South Yorkshire

01403 790772

Case Studies

Wessex Water Engineers site visit
Allen Watson Limited latest project was visited by Wessex Water Engineers to witness the installation of DN225 Naylor Denlok VC pipes by guided Auger boring

Press release - Allen Watson Acquisition
Trenchless contracting services added to The Cappagh Group's technical capabilities following Allen Watson Limited acquisition.

Drive Shaft under construction
Allen Watson Limited are currently on a Southern Water project titled Ebbsfleet green, Swanscombe subcontract works which requires the installation of pipelines.

Social Media

Allen Watson complete another deep pipe installation for a prestigious housing development on the banks of the rive… https://t.co/54WUphtQUe

AWL continue to invest in new equipment with the delivery of the first of four new vans complete with full livery.… https://t.co/wYU8AEy4rh


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