Bateman Groundworks to invest £1.6m in new plant and vehicles

Richard Bateman, managing director of Bateman Groundworks, right, takes the keys of new Volvo excava

Richard Bateman, managing director of Bateman Groundworks, right, takes the keys of new Volvo excavators from Andy Smith, director of Contractors Equipment Sales (CES). He has been a customer since he started his business 20 years ago. Picture: TMS Media. - Credit: Archant

Construction firm Bateman Groundworks has invested more than £1.6m in new plant and vehicles from a trio of Norwich-based suppliers.

The Great Yarmouth company has added five excavators and eight dumpers its fleet already with 45 new vans arriving later this year.

It has ordered the dumpers, worth, £235,000 from Contractors Equipment Sales, following a £275,000 investment in Volvo track machines in May.

Seven excavators, together worth £642,000, are also on order for this year from Ben Burgess, Norwich, along with a £475,000 order for 45 commercial vehicles from Holden Renault in the city.

Managing director Richard Bateman said: 'We like to buy from local suppliers to support the Norfolk economy and always receive great service from our chosen suppliers.'


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CES director Andy Smith said Bateman Groundworks had been a 'significant customer' of the Harrier Way company for 20 years.

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