News and Media

Mini Piling Operatives required

27th February 2018

Due to continued growth of our UK Mini Piling Division, Franki Foundations UK is looking for a number of Mini Piling Operatives to strengthen the team.

If you believe you have the skills and the drive to be part of the Franki team, please send your cv to

Franki Foundations acquires Martello Group UK

31st July 2017

Today, Franki Foundations (subsidiary of BESIX Group) completed the acquisition of the UK based Martello Group, including its subsidiaries Martello Holdings, Martello Piling & Highmead Developments.

Soilmec SR45

13th July 2017

Introducing Franki’s new rig – Soilmec SR45

This rig will drill to 24m in CFA up to 1.2m in diameter.

With a larger foot configuration we are able to reduce the cost for clients with regards to platform thickness.

Rotary mode: 1.3mtr along the mast 2m below the mast.

Soil displacement and achieve depths of 19.7m @ 350*.


8th June 2017

NEW ADDITION TO THE FRANKI FLEET! Our powerful new Warrior rig can drill up to 350mm diameter to 20m and will go through a standard household door. The power pack can be placed up to 40m away from front drilling unit.

Moved Premesis

Our Southampton office have now moved into their new premises in Fareham.

BG20 rig

5th April 2017

Franki are happy to have taken delivery of their new BG20 rig

House and Commercial foundations Division launched

Exciting news Franki foundations have launched a House and Commercial foundations Division in the U.K.

Franki Foundations is now a full member of the Federation of Piling Specialists

22nd July 2016

To all our customers and potential clients, we are pleased to announce that as of yesterday Franki Foundations UK Ltd were welcomed as full members of the Federation of Piling Specialists. FPS members have long been recognised for the commitment to achieving the highest standards in Health & Safety, design, innovation and providing a professional service to their clients which is entirely in line with the values and objectives of both the Franki and BESIX group. We are proud to have achieved membership and will continue to endeavor to offer our clients a professional and proactive service. Please contact us for your Foundation and Piling requirements.

Soilmec SR-30

17th August 2015

Exciting news – we have taken delivery of our new Soilmec SR-30

ISO 9001 registration

18th April 2015

Franki Foundations UK became ISO 9001 registered