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Civil Engineering and Sports Construction

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Resurfacing at Cheltenham Racecourse
New tennis court in Gloucestershire

We provide timely, cost effective and creative civil engineering solutions, using our own fully trained and experienced operatives – from project management to technical crew.

We aim to be as flexible as possible in order to minimise any disruption to our customers.


Our key services include:

Road & Car Park Construction:
Sub-bases, kerbing, macadam surfacing, road lining, fencing and walls, street lighting, drainage, barriers, roundabouts and traffic calming measures.

Bridge Building & Drainage Engineering:
New and reconstructed bridges. Flood alleviation, drainage overflow systems, weirs, reinforced concrete structures for rivers and lakes, reservoir construction, culverts, storm and foul water sewers.

Landscaping & Bulk Excavation:
Foundation work through to landscaping projects and playing fields. Grass seeding, land drainage and access roads.


Grimshaw Sports focuses specifically on:

Design & Planning
Tennis Court Construction more info >
Multi Use Games Areas
Artificial Grass & Natural Grass
Padel and Pickleball
Other Sports Surfaces
Court Maintenance

The company’s reputation for quality construction by our highly skilled workforce, has enabled us to become a leading authority on sports surfaces and advisor to local authorities and educational establishments. We are also proud to have a very strong repeat customer base for private Tennis Courts.


Our approach is to provide quality sports surfaces built to last and are a founder member and Principal Contractor of SAPCA (Sports and Play Construction Association).

In addition based on our experience in sports construction we supply a wide range of Sports Equipment.

Gloucestershire Court Cleaning

We specialise in using our range of suction sweepers, high pressure steam cleaning machines and specialist ‘grime-busting’ equipment.

Litter, grime, grease, ubiquitous lumps of chewing gum, cracked paving, broken drain covers, damaged fencing or potholes need never be a problem again.


Our services include:

Sweeping, vacuuming and weed  killing car parks and paved areas.
Pressure cleaning to remove grime,  chewing gum, oil spills etc.
Maintenance and repair of drains, kerbs, manhole covers. 

Installation, repair and cleaning of bollards, barriers and signs.

Line painting and car park design
General maintenance of estate roads, paths and drainage.
Full support services for major  events, including litter clearance,  temporary car parks, toilets, ditch  digging and turf relaying.




The company origins actually go back to the 1930’s, but Grimshaws was incorporated as a limited company in 1947 and has earned a formidable reputation for quality within construction services.

Still in the same family ownership (2nd and 3rd generation), we pride ourselves in treating every project individually, underpinned by a highly skilled workforce.  Based on our extensive experience we offer services from project design through to project completion.

Our three construction divisions offer excellent bespoke solutions.

Grimshaw Construction  Civil Engineering services. 

Grimshaw Sports  Sports surfaces construction and  equipment.

Grimshaw Maintenance  External works, sports surface cleaning and maintenance.
As a finalist in the prestigious Contract Journal - UK Contractor of the Year Awards and winner of the Gloucestershire Business Awards for workplace development, the company is proud of its traditional family business approach to trading and has an enviable record in developing long term trading relationships with customers, many measured in decades with traditionally some 75%-80% of turnover being repeat business. 


Based in Cheltenham our policy to service clients in our region of Gloucestershire and the surrounding Counties means that we work with our own teams and direct management. Client relationships remain of paramount importance to us and we continue to enjoy long-term relationships – a testament to the trust that we have earned.



The UK's longest established tennis court constructor.


The number of our Contracts and counting...
The number of employees with over 15 years service.


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"I would like to say how grateful we are for the fantastic job which Gimshaws have done in resurfacing and repainting our tennis court and for your careful supervision of the project.  The court plays beautifully and we are absolutely thriled!"     

Mr and Mrs Horner

"The Council would like to thank your company, from the management to the manual workforce, for helping us to realise this project and for the excellent work received, and not least for making the deadline to enable the official opening to take place."     

Ruspidge & Soudley Parish Council

"Please accept our thanks for an excellent job your company has made of our car park and forecourt. We have found your workers to be very polite and professional; they were considerate at keeping disruption to our business to a minimum."     

SPP Extrusions Ltd

"Just a quick email to say thanks to you and your guys for doing a great job on refurbishing our Well Place tennis courts."     

Cheltenham Ladies College

"Grimshaw's performance throughout the project was first class, all works were completed to a very high standard and their staff proved to be professional, courteous, reliable and flexible in their approach to all aspects of the project."     

Campden BRI

"The work was carried out very thoroughly by a cheerful and helpful crew who coped admirably with the access problems and left the site and its surroundings clean and tidy despite the mud.     

Mr Gregory

"We wanted to thank you and Peter for all your eforts to date on the project and being clear, concise and honest with your quotations. Not qualities you still find everywhere these days and I know you pride yourselves and your business on this ethos."     

Mr Coyne


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Head Office

Grimshaw Group

St. Peter’s Works
Tewkesbury Road
GL51 9AL

Tel: 01242 513251


To apply for a job with Grimshaw Group please send a covering letter together with your C.V.  

or download our job application form here: 

Get a quote:
01242 513251

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