A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK

Built Environment and Water

Providing critical infrastructure for the future

nmcn operate nationally in two core sectors, providing critical infrastructure for the future. With 12 regional offices and workshops this enables us to provide a local service to our customers promoting sustainable working relationships.

We provide a complete service offering to the sectors we work in from conception to optimisation, delivering best value and innovation.

Built Environment

Constructing the great places of tomorrow.

Our diverse range of capabilities within the Built Environment include Building, Highways and Telecoms. The aim of the nmcn Built Environment sector is to connect people and places whilst providing amazing spaces to live, work, travel and enjoy.


Construction projects vary from complex multi-storey city centre developments to specialist refurbishment schemes within challenging live environments.

We deliver projects for the private and public sectors predominantly across the Midlands. Our focus is on collaboration and the enhancement of customer experience while we are trusted on our approach, experience and commitment.

We offer new build and refurbishment in:

● Social housing
● Student accommodation
● Health and primary care centres
● Commercial
● Education
● Residential developments



We design and construct large-scale complex projects spanning major highway construction and minor road network to high specification public realm works.

Our extensive knowledge and understanding of complex challenges include traffic management that maintains peak traffic flows, stakeholder consultation that builds positive relations with local communities, and delivery of challenging sustainability requirements.

What we do
● New construction and improvement work on major highways schemes
● Design and build of public realm schemes
● Creating and enhancing natural open spaces for public uses
● Development and infrastructure of environmental works


We provide the management and delivery of national and regional network infrastructure to major communications providers.

This has included providing installations, improvements, repairs and 24-hour emergency response services to high-speed fibre networks.

We apply our expertise at each stage of the project lifecycle to ensure smooth delivery for our customers.

What we do
● Feasibility studies and site surveys
● Full network planning and design
● Special engineering difficulties
● Planning and construction phasing strategies


Engineering life's essentials

We provide ‘Full Asset Lifecycle Thinking’ across our projects, in both the clean and wastewater environments. Always ensuring we are supporting our customers with innovative outcome-based solutions and an exceptional experience. We currently deliver infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects for 10 of the largest national water sector companies.

Asset Security

We provide a complete service including scoping, design, installation and commissioning of security systems and are the only SSAIB accredited construction company in the UK.

We are able to provide a “complete’ service to fully certify all of our security works as we are on the DEFRA certifier list. Our systems can be either standalone or fully integrated into an existing security system to give remote access via an Alarm Management Centre.

Civil Engineering

We provide civil engineering services to all aspects of the water sector. From construction of large scale sewage treatment works builds to Individual bases for mechanical and electrical equipment.

Our highly skilled site teams provide an exceptional service on site and ensure quality delivery that will as a minimum meet customer expectations.

Our civil engineering expertise can be combined with our design and mechanical and electrical offerings for turn key delivery of projects.


Our in-house design capability covers a broad range of disciplines including architectural, mechanical, civil, structural, electrical, ICA, chemical and process design.

This allows an integrated solution for our customers covering all disciplines and passing on the benefits of improved quality, reduced cost and efficient delivery. We build innovation into our designs enabling us to minimise cost, carbon footprint, health and safety risks and environmental impacts.

What we do

● Civil and Structural
● Mechanical, Electrical & ICA
● Chemical and Process
● 3D CAD & Laser Scan
● Autodesk Packages
● Navisworks Manage

Major Projects

Our Major Projects team have expertise in water, power generation, power distribution, waste to energy and infrastructure works for both public and private sectors.

Projects are delivered on both design and build, and build only basis this has included DNO substations, CHP plants, GIS/AIS switching station, wind farm connectors, steelworks, factories and flood defence works.

With a vast knowledge of the construction process, we bring together award-winning craftsmanship, expertise, specialist skills and dedication to each project.

Mechanical and Electrical

We offer a wide range of design and install solutions covering a broad range of mechanical and electrical solutions. We cover all aspects of water treatment whether this be clean or waste water including pumping. MCCs, odour control, power, heating, ventilation, fire and security systems.

To compliment our design and Install offering we also manufacture solutions in our off site build factory environment.

Off-Site Build (OSB) Solutions

We have gained market leadership status in the delivery of our off-site factory built and assembled solutions. Our in-house capability makes innovative improvements in quality, value and productivity. Off-site build drives standardisation, continuous improvement, optimisation and captures best practice.

What we do
● Booster Sets
● Chemical Dosing
● Fabrications
● Instrument Boards
● MCC’s and Control Panels
● Precast Solutions
● Pumping Stations
● Package Plants