Working in partnership


We work in partnership to provide value engineering and service excellence. Our culture is focused on teamwork, good communication and support within the project team to address any issues and agree solutions swiftly and positively. This enables us to deliver projects on time and within the agreed programme to high standards of quality, environmental and safety management.

Van Oord UK

In June 2014, Mackley was acquired by Van Oord UK Ltd. Van Oord operates around the world in more than 50 countries as a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), offering innovative solutions to marine challenges.

With the backing of Van Oord, an international company with a turnover in excess of £1.5billion, Mackley continues to grow solidly with major investment in people, training and plant.

Team Van Oord

Team Van Oord (TVO) is a Joint Venture partnership between Van Oord, Kier Group, Mackley Construction and Royal HaskoningDHV.

TVO is one of 12 companies listed on the Environment Agency’s Water & Environment Management Framework.

The framework is divided into four lots: Lot 1 modelling mapping and data; Lot 2 environmental services; Lot 3 engineering and related services; and Lot 4 asset delivery.

TVO was selected for Lot 4 – asset delivery, which accounts for around 75% of the Environment Agency’s capital programme which encompasses consulting, design and construction services undertaken either separately or as design-and-build projects.

TVO serves the Environment Agency’s flood and coastal erosion risk management function.

Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd

Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd (PCDL) is a joint venture between Boskalis Westminster, Balfour Beatty and Mackley. The Pevensey Bay Sea Defence Contract is the first Public Private Partnership (PPP) flood defense scheme to be let in the UK, and is a Pathfinder Project (HM Treasury designated).

The contract began in 2000 and runs for 25 years.