Who we are

Kier Utilities is a leading utility service provider with the majority of our work delivered within long-term Alliance and framework contracts. Our focus is on delivering efficiently through developing innovative ways of working to ensure excellence in service to our clients and their customers, whilst satisfying regulators demands.

We are renowned for delivering complex projects on time and in budget, protecting our clients’ reputations and ensuring the security of supply and service to their customers. We work with our clients to protect the vulnerable, deliver social value, minimise our impact on the environment and keep our employees and members of the general public safe where we work.

We maintain the same exacting safety and quality standards irrespective of whether we are re-commissioning a gas main, refurbishing a pumping station, laying a 33kV cable, responding to a customer's request for a water connection or installing a Broadband device in a home.

Kier has significant experience of delivering real value to our utilities clients and their customers through sharing our engineering expertise and knowledge of emerging technologies.


Our expertise, includes pumping stations, processing plants, tunnelling, clean and waste water, industrial water networks, metering and water main construction. Our maintenance teams ensure we deliver an efficient water services operation for end users.


Our capabilities extend to cable and connect from LV to 132kV and beyond. We install new underground power lines or poling as well as overhaul and upgrade substations and handle emergency responses. As a forward-thinking business, we are exploring opportunities emerging within the energy market, such as battery storage and electric vehicle charging.


A full range of services on low, intermediate and medium pressure distribution and high-pressure transmission networks. We specialise in distribution operations installing new PE and steel gas mains and undertaking mains replacement, new connections and governor replacement programmes. We also provide above and below ground installations and first call response services with our dedicated team of service engineers.


Our national coverage and depth of logistics and resource makes us an ideal partner to provide a survey, planning, design and build FTTP programme to enable gigabit service provision or be your field force, providing on-time customer-focused engagement to fulfil your service connection promises for broadband or telecoms in complex urban or rural environments.

Multi-Utility Design and Civils Projects

Our capability allows us to alleviate risk in utilities in the enabling and future phases of infrastructure project or land development.

Through our engineering design consultancy, we specialise in mitigating these risks through the delivery of domain capabilities within our Multi-Utility consultancy, delivering design (BIM3) and construction competency combined with leading in-house, civil, mechanical and electrical expertise offering complete solutions to major infrastructure developments and commercial and residential developers where they are challenged by complex urban environments.

A spotlight on our South West Water Framework apprentices...

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Every project we deliver is an opportunity for us to bring our unique thinking to solve problems, innovate and collaborate with our clients and beyond.

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" Kier is truly collaborative and very much integrated into our team. The partnership with Kier has really helped the relationship with our customers. Kier works effectively and delivers best cost and that best cost bit is then passed onto to our customers. Kier team are at the heart of all our operations "
Martyn Oakley Director of Customer and Information Services Anglian Water

Further information

Claire Kershaw

Business Strategy Director

Kier Utilities & Rail

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