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Who we are

VolkerBrooks is a specialist service provider to the civil engineering and maritime sectors. Established in 1934, we offer clients around the globe a range of construction and marine plant and equipment for hire and sale.

Owning the largest for hire stock of Linkfloteᵀᴹ and Uniflote modular pontoons (sectional barges) in the UK, our versatile, road transportable and easily handled modular floatation pontoons give an effective and economical solution to meet the most varied of needs. VolkerBrooks also offers an extensive range of construction plant and equipment, alongside bespoke temporary and permanent site accommodation.

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Why choose us

  • Established in 1934, we have been working in the construction and engineering sector for over 85 years.
  • Representing trust and longevity, together with our parent company VolkerStevin, we are one of the UK's leading construction and engineering contractors.
  • We have the largest for hire stock of LinkfloteTM and Uniflote modular pontoons in the UK.
  • Our fleet consists of over 200 pontoon units (standard and spud units), complete with a full range of pontoon accessories.
  • We also have an extensive inhouse marine fleet, including: tugs, workboats and safety boats (ranging from 10 horsepower to 400 horsepower), as well as motorflotes, walkways, propulsion units, winches, working platforms, pontoon-ferries, road-decks and a hydraulic piling frame.
  • We began manufacturing pontoons in 2000, and export them around the globe, whilst supplying accommodation units and Linkflote pontoons across the UK, and as far afield as The Falkland Islands, Holland, Africa, Australasia and Europe.
  • With an expert in-house design team, we are able to offer bespoke solutions to meet your needs and requirements.
  • We have produced a tried and trusted pontoon and transport system, originally developed for military use, which is used for many permanent and temporary floating access and transport solutions.
  • We can design and project manage your marine operation using our specialist resources, including temporary and permanent works, we can provide a full mobilisation and demobilisation service and experienced operators for our equipment. 
  • We have stocks of new standard units for sale and can produce bespoke units to suit your individual requirements.
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Meet the team

VolkerBrooks is run by two teams; the marine team, who manage and oversee the Linkflote and Uniflote pontoon side of the business, and the accommdation team, who are responsible for our ...

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Our Accreditations

All of our new build pontoons are manufactured to high standards of quality and safety.

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