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Smarter, greener infrastructure reimagined

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Our Vision

In May 2015 we launched our ‘Vision 2020’. We believe that our mission, values and vision statements are the fundamental ingredients that bind our business and keep us focused on delivering an excellent service to our clients.

Our Vision

We believe that our mission, values and vision statements are the fundamental ingredients that bind our business and keep us focused on delivering an excellent service to our clients.

News Stories

Want to know the latest news at The Clancy Group? Read through our news stories to find out what we’ve been up to.

Our People

We are a people based business which values and invests in its staff. Our people are the most important asset we have, and our aim is to provide them with ongoing development for the long term benefit of the business – in keeping with every aspect of our Vision 2020.


Our purpose at Clancy is simple – we make life better for everyone’s growing families. We play a vital role in providing fresh drinking water and power to millions of homes and businesses, as well as energy connections to vital transport infrastructure.


Want to know the latest news at Clancy? Read through our news stories to find out what we’ve been up to.

Clancy Cares

By creating a responsible and profitable business that contributes to a good society our company’s principles, and our commitments to being a sustainable business, have been embedded in our corporate Vision, Mission, Policies and Values.

Our Services

We provide a broad range of expertise and serve multiple sectors ranging from the water sector where we have recently secured a £700M order book, to complex civil engineering projects and large frameworks.

Furthermore, we are a leading provider of multi utility services, rail services, energy and more recently renewables, where we are leading two ground-breaking district heating projects that are shaping the way we recycle and distribute energy.

Our Company

Clancy is one of the largest privately owned construction firms in the UK. With over sixty years’ experience and a workforce of over 2500, we have worked hard to develop a reputation as a well run business that you can trust to deliver value for money, essential services that help keep the UK running.

Rail maintenance services

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Clancy Docwra has a wealth of specialist experience in Rail maintenance services. Our services and capabilities range from design and project management to construction and maintenance. Safety is paramount to our philosophy, and as one of the largest family-owned construction businesses in the UK, we continually monitor, measure and maintain safety performance – building trust with our people and our clients.

We provide multi-disciplinary solutions to deliver Rail projects through a range of methods – including design and construct, construction management, frameworks, alliance contracting and alliance/joint ventures.

Our seasoned professionals have extensive knowledge and experience of working in national and regional rail environments for Network Rail, Transport for London (LUL, DLR and LOROL), Thameslink, Nexus and Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. This understanding has given us the foundations to innovate through experience, providing solutions that enable us to meet and exceed industry standards.

What do our clients think?

“The job not only went well, but progressed much better than planned, which is a reflection of the way in which Clancy Rail have handled the works from start to finish.”
Tom King – Project Manager, HOCHTIEF

“Hillhead Station, the first station to be modernised, presented an exciting and dynamic project for SPT and I’m thrilled that the refurbishment received recognition from industry professionals, winning Integrated Transport Project of the Year. I’d like to thank everyone involved for their hard work and also take this opportunity to congratulate everyone on these fantastic achievements.”
Gordon MacLennan – Chief Executive, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

“Good news is that the S8 test train rolled into Ruislip Depot today, ensuring we stay on plan to make the Ruislip facility available by the end of May. Many thanks to the CDR project team and the test train team for your significant efforts and flexibility in making this happen – a great collaborative effort!”
Stewart Gill – Senior Project Manager, London Underground Ltd.

“Thanks for supporting our Sustainability Centre charity event, the day was a complete success with over 2,500 people enjoying the sunshine and entertainment. All car parking and traffic to and from the car park passed off without incident, just as we planned it! Please pass on a big thanks to your guys for helping to make the day a 100% success.”
John Gaffney – Project Manager, Network Rail

Our clients include
Transport for London
London Underground
Network Rail
London Overground

Asset survey

Intrusive surveys


Underground utility

Detection, verification and location mapping

Integrated planning

Value management

Risk management

Procurement services

Contract documentation and management

Contract and construction supervision

Operations and railway safety

Brownfield railway works

HV Cabling, jointing and M&E

Civil structures, bridges and tunnels

Earth structure


Station and depot

Civil maintenance

Multi Utility

Assset maintenance, testing and commissioning, including:

  • stations
  • depots
  • premises
  • tunnels
  • platforms
  • bridges
  • embankments
  • cuttings
  • inspection
  • maintenance reporting

Any questions?

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