Equestrian Groundworks in Reading, Aylesbury and Across South Central England

Aztec Plant Services Ltd has been delivering all aspects of equestrian groundworks since 1992. Specialising in the construction of riding arenas, gallops and equestrian buildings, we provide a complete service package for your project. With 120 years of combined experience, our groundwork contractors tailor services to your requirements and work with all kinds of customers, from small liveries to major equestrian establishments. We use high quality materials and methods for all groundworks to deliver durable results in Wallingford, Aylesbury, Banbury, Oxford, Reading and all the surrounding areas.

Whether you need drainage solutions, arena refurbishments, hard landscaping or bases for steel frame buildings, we offer flexible solutions at a fair price. As well as providing full services from planning to completion, we are also happy to get involved with projects at various stages.

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Foundations & Bases

As groundwork contractors, we construct all kinds of substantial bases for equestrian buildings and structures. This includes excavation, site clearance, concrete laying and all other necessary services.

We regularly build foundations and bases for stables, horse walkers, arenas, gallops and steel frame buildings, and can construct bases for all other equestrian structures.

We also provide agricultural groundworks and bases for various farm buildings.


When undertaking equestrian groundworks or construction, Aztec Plant Services Ltd provides complete drainage solutions to maintain the condition and function of surfaces. We use high quality materials including aggregates and membranes, and construct drainage using carefully planned trenches, perforated pipes and geotextile membranes.

With many years of industry experience, our drainage solutions prevent pooling, waterlogging or freezing, so you can use your surface whenever weather permits. In addition to installing new drainage systems in the Aylesbury, Banbury, Oxford and Reading areas, we can improve existing drainage using a range of tested techniques.

Site Preparation

As groundwork contractors undertaking the construction of riding arenas, gallops and equestrian buildings, we provide full site preparation.

This is an essential aspect of your project because it ensures the ideal starting point for construction.

Site preparation involves clearance, excavation and levelling services to deliver the best result for your finished project.

Surface Maintenance & Refurbishment

Our equestrian groundworks services include refurbishment and maintenance for all kinds of existing surfaces. We encourage our customers to arrange annual maintenance which is key for ensuring the longevity of your surface. This may involve regrading, remixing, sand top ups, or loosening hard surfaces.

In addition, we specialise in rebuilding arenas and gallops in Aylesbury, Banbury, Oxford and Reading that are coming to the end of their useful life.

Cross-Country Courses & Water Jumps

Aztec Plant Services Ltd constructs full cross-country courses and water jumps, providing all excavation, earthmoving, footings, retaining walls and jumps.

Indoor & Outdoor Arenas

We provide all relevant groundworks for the construction of new equestrian arenas and gallops. This includes all necessary preparation and drainage works as well as the supply and installation of surface materials.

Hard Landscaping

The groundwork contractors at Aztec Plant Services Ltd undertake a range of hard landscaping for your site. We are skilled at laying concrete and tarmac surfaces for drives, roadways, paths and floors. We also install fencing for all areas of your site.

Contact Aztec Plant Services Ltd on 01491 835279 or 07860 844656 to discover our full range of equestrian groundworks in Reading, Aylesbury and South Central England.