Our Blog

The Tracked Vac is Back!

The Tracked Vac is Back!

In 2018, PIER (UK) launched the UK’s first Tracked-Vac, a specially designed Vacuum Excavator that is ideal for rough and challenging terrain. This unique excavator has assisted many of our...

read more
Lovely weather for ducks at Pier

Lovely weather for ducks at Pier

It was lovely weather for ducks yesterday at Pier, when our yard had a visit from a female Mallard duck and her new family of 9 ducklings (or clutch to give them their proper name)! Jemima...

read more
The Impact of Brexit on Construction

The Impact of Brexit on Construction

PIER (UK) work closely with numerous construction companies and have seen first-hand the impact of Brexit on the construction industry. On Christmas Eve 2020 after much debate, the European Union...

read more
How To Safely Excavate Near Live Cables

How To Safely Excavate Near Live Cables

How to safely excavate near live cables by using our Vacuum Excavator was demonstrated once again recently. Our team of highly trained operators were working on an extension project, in which we...

read more
Celebrating 20 Years of PIER (UK)

Celebrating 20 Years of PIER (UK)

PIER (UK) operate the largest vacuum excavation hire fleet in the UK and Europe and today, we are proud to announce that our company is turning 20 years old. Sean Quinn, Managing Director,...

read more
How Much Do Service Strikes Cost?

How Much Do Service Strikes Cost?

Service strikes pose an obvious risk to construction and utility workers, but did you know that they also pose a risk to project completion and cause additional monetary costs. On top of that, they...

read more
A Brief History of Excavation

A Brief History of Excavation

With our 20th Anniversary coming up at the end of August, we thought we would take a look back at the history of excavation and how Vacuum Excavation has grown to become the preferred form of...

read more
The City Friendly Vacuum Excavator

The City Friendly Vacuum Excavator

Our CitySucker Vacuum Excavator provides high performance within a compact and urban friendly design. The small size makes the excavator ideal for sites with limited or restricted access, such as...

read more
Having a hoot of a time at PIER (UK)

Having a hoot of a time at PIER (UK)

We’ve had a very unexpected visitor to PIER (UK) today. One of our vacuum excavators has been undergoing planned maintenance, but it turns out that our excavators make the perfect hiding place for a...

read more
Reasons To Use A Vacuum Excavator

Reasons To Use A Vacuum Excavator

There is an array of reasons to use a Vacuum Excavator and with almost 20 years of experience in the construction, civil engineering and building industries, PIER (UK) are proud to be the leading...

read more
The Importance of Vacuum Excavation Safety

The Importance of Vacuum Excavation Safety

PIER (UK) has worked in the Vac-Ex industry since 2009 and now more than ever, our team understand the importance of Vacuum Excavation safety throughout all of the sites that our operators attend on...

read more
Excavation Techniques In Construction

Excavation Techniques In Construction

Excavation is an important part of any construction project and is even more important for utility projects. The process uses different tools and techniques to move soil, rock and other material to...

read more
How Vacuum Excavation Can Assist You

How Vacuum Excavation Can Assist You

With over 50 Vacuum Excavation vehicles in our hire fleet, PIER (UK) fully understand the project requirements from each and every customer whether they are working in the Utilities, Civil...

read more

REVIEWS

We have used your company for a while now and have never had any trouble. The lads you send us are always good as gold.

The operators are always really polite and the systems spotless

We could use a more local company but choose to use you because you are reliable and provide a good service.

We are very happy with the overall service you have provided.

Book Now