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Professional drilling contractors in the UK and overseas

Hughes Drilling was established over 30 years ago and remains the UK's leading mineral exploration and environmental drilling company servicing the UK's largest quarrying and aggregate firms. We have a diverse range of specialised drilling rigs and equipment for low-ground pressure services including exploration drilling and sonic drilling, an incredible technology!

We pride ourselves on the quality of our drilling services and the unrivalled level of personal attention we give to all our clients, large or small. Our key priority on any site is the health and safety of our employees and others.


Experienced drillers

For exploration and environmental projects, we are dedicated to the extractive and allied industries - our drilling teams at senior level hold over 120 years of drilling experience.

Based in the Shropshire Hills, we undertake a wide variety of drilling projects nationwide and overseas.

Rig Drilling

Expertise in every field

Our drilling expertise can be categorised into four main areas: sonic, exploration, geothermal and water boreholes.

We welcome projects for domestic and commercial customers, from homeowners to large construction companies.

Our drilling services include:

  • Sonic drilling
  • Directional drilling
  • Geothermal drilling
  • Exploration drilling
  • Heat pump installation
  • Mineral exploration
  • Water wells
  • Site investigation
  • Thermal response testing
  • Geophysical surveys

For more information, please feel free to contact the friendly team at Hughes Drilling on +44 (0)1694 751 251


Contact Us

Hughes Drilling
Leebotwood | Church Stretton | Shropshire | SY6 6LU
Telephone: +44 (0)1694 751 251
Email: office@hughesdrilling.co.uk | martin@hughesdrilling.co.uk | jayne@hughesdrilling.co.uk | office@hughesgeothermal.co.uk