Sweeting Bros  Sweeting Bros


Manor Farm
East Yorkshire
DN14 7YE


01430 430762


01430 431433

Company Profile

Land Drainage, Sportsturf Drainage, Watercourse Maintenance in Yorkshire

Operating from our base in the East Riding of Yorkshire, Sweeting Bros Ltd are specialist land and sportsturf drainage contractors with over 35 years industry experience.

Established in 1968 primarily as land drainage contractors, the company has grown to encompass all aspects of water management.

From the design and installation of agricultural, pipeline and sportsturf drainage systems to reservoir and pond construction to watercourse maintenance to the installation of irrigation and sewage treatment systems to the hire of our specialist fleet of plant, Sweeting Bros Ltd have the experience, expertise and resources to operate in the many diverse aspects of the industry.

Our client base is varied and includes:

  • Farmers and Land owners
  • Construction companies
  • Local authorities
  • Sports clubs
  • Golf clubs
  • Utilities companies
  • Private clients
STRI - Sportsturf Research Institute LDCA Member - Land Drainage Contractors Association CHAS Accredited Contractor Mastenbroek

Products and Services

Watercourse Maintenance


The maintenance of dykes and watercourses is fundamental in ensuring the effectiveness of any drainage system. Using a variety of specialist equipment and a skilled and experienced workforce Sweeting Bros Ltd maintain and upgrade the dykes and watercourses for a number of drainage boards, local authorities and land owners.

  • Piling

    The installation of plastic or timber piles is essential to maintain the stability of the banks of many watercourses.
  • De-silting, weed cutting and re-grading

    Using a range of specialist machinery and implements we are able to carry out these tasks efficiently and economically whilst having a low environmental impact on the surrounding area.
  • Watercourse construction

    Purpose made vee buckets and laser levelling are used to construct new watercourses.
  • Culvert construction

Land Drainage - Agricultural and Pipeline Drainage


For nearly 40 years Sweeting Bros Ltd have been providing land drainage solutions for:

  • Local Authorities
  • Farmers
  • Utility Companies
  • Land Owners
  • Construction Companies
  • Greenhouse Complexes




Environmental Projects


Utilising our fleet of specialist equipment in other aspects of water management has enabled us to expand into areas such as:

  • Fishing Ponds
  • Wetland Areas
  • Amenity Ponds
  • Wildlife Habitats
  • Reservoirs
  • Lakes
  • Slurry Lagoons
  • Irrigation Ponds




Earth Moving


With a wealth of practical experience,a skilled and experienced workforce and a fleet of modern specialist plant and equipment, Sweeting Bros Ltd are well placed to provide the flexibility and cost effective solutions our clients require.

Services include:

  • Overburden strips
  • Load, haul & stockpile operations
  • Cut & fill operations
  • Watercourse construction
  • Access roads
  • Hard standing
  • Laser grading to fine tolerences



Plant Hire

Sweeting Bros Ltd own a wide range of plant machinery which is operated by our skilled and experienced work force. All our plant machinery is available for hire on short or long term contracts either self drive or with a CITB trained operator.

Machinery available for hire includes -

A35 Dumptruck

Articulated Dumptrucks

Volvo A25 and A35's
CAT 740
CAT 428

Backhoe Loaders

CAT 428d
JCB 3cx Sitemasters
CAT 320

360 Degree Excavators

CAT 320 CL                 CAT 318 C
CAT 314                     CAT 315 B
JCB Reachmaster 12     Mini excavators
Mastenbroek 30/20


Mastenbroek 30/20
Mastenbroek 7/12
Mastenbroek 15/15
Muir Hill

Gravel Carts

Muir Hill 121 + side ejecting gravel cart
Mastenbroek side ejecting gravel cart
2 no.MT gravel carts

Bull Dozers

CAT D6M PAT blade


A range of tractors are available from CAT Challengers down to 70 horse power machines with turf tyres fitted.


6 ton sheeps foot vibrating roller smooth drum also available

Tracked Gravel Cart

Mastenbroek CT12


Scania tractor unit + lowloader


Sportsturf Drainage Contractors



Coupling our extensive knowledge in the design and installation of piped drainage schemes and investment in a dedicated fleet of sportsturf machinery Sweeting Bros Ltd are able to carry out contracts in an efficient and cost effective manner.

Mastenbroek trenching machines fitted with laser grading technology and a 'sports kit' which enables spoils arising to be collected in an adjacent trailer via a conveyer belt are used to cut a trench and lay drainage pipe in one continuous action.

All dedicated sports turf machinery is fitted with low ground pressure tyres or tracks.

From initial contact with the client through site surveying and the design and installation of the drainage scheme to the drawing of final plans, Sweeting Bros Ltd can offer a complete service from start to finish of the contract.