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Welcome to John Shelton & Sons

John Shelton & Sons have over 50 years’ experience in earthworks as well as site and land clearance and have been established as a business for 33 years. We pride ourselves on carrying out the highest standard of work and have become known through word of mouth for excellence, experience.

We have carried out large contracts over the whole of the Avon Valley for the Environment Agency and Defra on ditch reinstatement, cleaning and profiling…Read More

Bulk excavations can be carried out for road construction, industrial estates, farms…Read More

We can carry out all types of fencing work as required for the small garden area…Read More

We carry out clearance and construction of golf courses, tennis courts and ménages…Read More

Our reputation for giving an exemplary standard of work has meant that Natural England and RSPB have awarded us many contracts…Read More

We will construct a small garden pond or design and construct lakes as large as you require…Read More

We have become well known for the repairs, re shaping of old tracks and the construction of new tracks and roads…Read More

Over the years we have carried out more clearance contracts than can be mentioned…Read More

All machines are equipped with rootforks/powerforks which enable us to take out any root no matter how large…Read More


Contracts and hire work can be undertaken over a large radius of the South of England. Operators of all our machinery have been taught by John, who has over 54years of experience himself in all aspects of this work, with his expertise being second to none.

In recent years we have specialized in English Woodland Grant Schemes (E.W.G.S) working extensively all over the South. This scheme involves the construction of forwarder tracks, H.G.V. tracks and upgrading of drainage.

We specialise in constructing ponds/lakes, dredging of ponds and lakes, all types of land clearance including the specialization of SI, SSI, SSSI restoration of heathlands, construction and refurbishment of roads and tracks, tree surgery, fencing , ditching, construction of golf courses, tennis courts, menages, as well as the construction and repair of bridges and cattle grids.