Members of the GSHPA

All members of the Ground Source Heat Pump Association are required to sign up to its Code of Conduct.

This page lists the members of the GSHP Association which provide borehole drilling services.

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If you are a GSHP driller with installation experience who is prepared to meet the GSHPA Standards then you can join us to help raise standards across the ground source industry.

GSHPA installers are encouraged to use the services of drillers who are members of the GSHPA to help ensure that the highest standards are being achieved.

Drilling, Piling and Ground Works Services to the ground source industry

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ATB Drilling Limited

35 Balgray Road, Barrmill, Beith, North Ayrshire KA15 1HP
01505 506075 07713680628
Alan Brocket
ATB Drilling Ltd specialises in the borehole drilling for closed and open loop GSHP systems as well as water well drilling. Drilling is carried out using our 'Clean Drill System' which eliminates any site disturbance or mess. We undertake all aspects of the external installation of ground source energy collectors which includes the supply and installation of borehole collector loops, manifolds and all associated header works. We cater for small and large projects in both the domestic and commercial markets.

Dragon Drilling (Water & Energy) Ltd

Graig Lelo Works, Bryn Saith Marchog, Corwen, Denbighshire LL21 9SD
01824 707777
Andrea Ellison
Dragon Drilling (Water and Energy) Ltd are a leading specialist drilling contractor operating nationwide across the UK. We operate a fleet of 12 modern tracked rotary rigs ensuring we can meet demand from both the commercial and domestic sectors. Our extensive fleet of drilling rigs and equipment ensure we are able to provide solutions for any project.

Drilcorp Ltd

Kinley Hill Farm, Hawthorn, Seaham, County Durham SR7 8SW
0191 527 3970
Scott Gowans 07743 806 311
Drilcorp was established in 1992 to serve the growing demand for independent water supply to the public and commercial sectors throughout the UK. Drilcorp which is ISO9001/ISO14001/ISO18001 accredited and holds certification from Safecontractor, CHAS and UBDV Verify. It works through four divisions:

Elliott Ground Source Drilling Services Ltd

22 Winchester Walk, Wideopen, Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 6JP
07525 225832
Kenneth Elliott
Elliott Ground Source Drilling are a specialist drilling contractor specialising in closed loop and open loop ground source heat pump applications. Our focus is on a flexible customer approach with paramount importance on health and safety. Employees have over 50 years' experience from other teams in delivering small scale domestic schemes right up to large scale commercial projects.

Geocore Site Investigations Ltd

Tralee Close, Kirkleaham Business Park, Redcar Cleveland TS10 5SG
01642 481144
Michelle Woodhead
Geocore Site Investigations Ltd are specialists in the Drilling of Geothermal Boreholes. With a wealth of experience and fully trained and qualified staff we provide an excellent service nationally. Geocore also have several in house geologists and NEBOSH qualified staff.

Geo-Drill Ltd

Unit 2E, Hownsgill Industrial Park, Consett, County Durham DH8 7NU
01207 509 727
Paul Turnbull
Geo-Drill offers a vast range of experience in site investigation and in ground source borehole drilling in the UK and abroad.

Geo Tech Developments Ltd

Waters End Farm, Iden Green, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4LA
01580 848110
Maurice Bosch
Geo Tech Developments are leading geothermal drillers within the UK. With many years experience, we have drilled over 200,000 meters of geothermal boreholes. We have completed drilling contracts for Skanska, Laing O'Rourke, GI Energy/ESB, Mace, Willmott Dixon, Enercret Gmbh and Groen Holland UK.

Geotechnical Ltd

Suite 1, Winwood Court, Norton Road, Stourbridge DY8 2AE
01384 440 880
Phillip Mason
Geotechnical is a specialist company providing a full service for horizontal and vertical ground loop installations, mainly across the Midlands. The service includes borehole drilling, trenching, grouting and earthworks. Geotechnical installs either open or closed systems with equipment specifically designed to ensure guaranteed loop placements with the minimum of site disruption.

Ground Source Drilling & Contracting Ltd

Maun Avenue (off Byron Avenue), Lowmoor Business Park, Kirkby In Ashfield, Notts NG17 7LA
01623 889 515
Ian Wicks
GDC provides a full service for the installation of both vertical and horizontal Ground Source Systems from borehole drilling and trenching through to heat loop installation, grouting and earthworks. We have undertaken work ranging from single holes to projects with in excess of 150 boreholes and worked with a variety of clients across the public and private sector.

HD Services Ltd

Thorne Barton Farm, Chesham Road, Ashley Green, Bucks, HP5 3PQ
01494 792000
Frank Harris / Paul Harris

We are MCS certified, award winning installers of Open-Loop Ground Source Heat Pumps. Our installations can reduce heating costs by up to 50% and we provide a one-stop shop for the domestic market throughout most of the South East. We are members of RECC, the Well Drillers Association, Renewable Energy Association, National Custom and Self Build Association and the Energy Efficiency Association. All drilling works are undertaken by our qualified staff in accordance with Environment Agency requirements. Water supply borehole logs are sent to the British Geological Survey.

Hydracrat Ltd

18a Biggar Road, Cleland, Lanarkshire ML1 5PB
01698 860100
Bobby Hill
Hydracrat Ltd, was formed back in February 1960 to establish itself as a leading ground investigation contractor. Since 1970 Hydracrat has performed a key roll in proving Scotland's largest and most successful open cast coal sites. Hydracrat is one of the UK's premier ground investigation contractors that specialises in coal exploration, geothermal boreholes, geotechnical ground investigation, large diameter drilling and water wells.

Jackson Drilling Ltd

Northwood Farm, Coxbridge Road, Baltonesborough, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 8RA
01458 851 276
Fred Mann
Drilling contractors and groundsource heat installers. We specialise in all types of drilling including, cable percussive for soft sand and gravel, air percussive for hard rock, wireline drilling to reduce any risk of structural damage, and water/mud drilling for changing strata from soft to hard. We carry work for large companies as well as for the domestic market.

Nicholls Countryside Construction t/a Nicholls Boreholes

Brownings Barn, Glasshouse Lane, Kirdford, West Sussex RH14 0LW
01403 820750
Ben Nicholls
Nicholls Boreholes is a highly experienced borehole drilling company that supplies, fits and looks after water boreholes, vertical ground source heat pump boreholes, GSHP systems and deep bore soakaways for houses and businesses and cathodic protection boreholes. We deliver a comprehensive service with our own in house team undertaking every aspect of your project from site survey to final checks and aftercare service. Our borehole drilling equipment is designed to access sites of all sizes with minimum impact and disruption.

Phoenix Drilling Ltd

2 Nairn Road, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian EH54 8AY
01506 411448
Stephen Glover - 07775000218
Phoenix Drilling Ltd is a Scottish ground investigation company with the expert knowledge and experience of drilling and installing borehole ground loops for Ground Source Heat Systems. With a fleet of rotary and cable percussive rig and on-going investment in plant, training and health & safety, we are committed to meeting our clients' individual requirements and providing a first class service. We cater for both commercial and domestic markets.

Synergy Boreholes & Systems Ltd

Moses Winter Way, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 9FE
01491 828208
Mark Jennings
Synergy Boreholes & Systems Ltd, an ISO9001 company, offers drilling and equipping geothermal boreholes including all headerworks, manifolds, fusion welding, flushing, filling, supply and installation of GSHP systems in cooperation with MCS accredited partners.

Teckna Group Ltd

Saddle Hill Farm, 277 Preston Road, Standish, Wigan WN6 0NZ
01257 421 700 / 01257 472 3 99
Michael Shrigley
Teckna Group Drilling Services specialise in open and closed loop drilling contracts for residential or commercial projects nationwide. As one of the UK's leading geothermal drilling contractors we provide professional services for the drilling and headering works to clients requirements.

Welltherm Drilling Ltd

39 Embleton Drive, Chester le Street, County Durham DH2 3JS
0191 447 4548
Jason Laing
Welltherm Drilling drills wells for ground source heat pumps. We undertake drilling for site investigations and groundwater wells for both private water supply and dewatering. We have a fleet of rotary and percussive drilling rigs including track mounted rigs for difficult terrain and low headroom rotary rigs.


Abbotts Business Park, Primrose Hill, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire WD4 8FR
(0)20 8950 7256
Neil Coulter
Design & consultancy for well design and Environment Agency and SEPA abstraction and discharge licencing. Well drilling using reverse and direct circulation techniques with a variety of flush mediums. Well development, acidisation, airlift clearance pumping and surge blocking. Pumping tests, variable speed drives, digital output magnetic flow meters, data loggers, pump test control cabins. Thermal response testing of closed loop systems.