A family business for over 30 years.

Towens has supported its customers across the south west for over 30 years, helping them to reduce their impact on the environment by recycling as much as possible, avoiding landfill and providing personal levels of customer service. It is a growing business focused on being both smart and sustainable, investing in its people, plant and equipment to maintain its position in this highly regulated industry.

There are a few things that make Towens the company that it is today

Our people

Lots of companies say that they are all about their people but in our case it is 100% true. The business is full of really nice people doing their best for our customers, for themselves and for each other every day.

Long standing relationships

One thing that you will notice about Towens is that a lot of our customers have been using our services for many years. They are attracted by the quality of the services that we offer but particularly by the people that they deal with on a daily basis.

Directly employed

We employ our drivers directly ourselves. We believe that as they are the face of our business that our customers see every day they should be part of the team like everyone else.

Towens team
Towens lorry


We have a fleet on modern, well-maintained Euro 6 vehicles. We have our own fleet manager and a Fleet Services business that maintains our fleet of vehicles and vehicles for other people as well.

Environmental management

Waste management and haulage is a highly regulated industry with a substantial quantity of legal and regulatory requirements to comply with. We have the relevant processes and procedures in place to ensure that we safeguard our business and our customers interests.


We believe that it is important to be local, understanding local needs and having local people working in the business. That is why we have developed by expanding into areas next to where we already operate so we can provide local responsive services from people that you know.


Standing still is never an option in business and Towens is continually adapting and improving how it operates investing in new plant and equipment and developing new processes. This allows us to operate in an industry that is constantly evolving to both regulation and customer needs.

Waste management


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Bridge Civil Engineering Ltd

At Towens, we’re proud to say that we recently had the pleasure of working with Bridge Civil Engineering Ltd on a very exciting project to create a piling mat for a future National Grid Sub...

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Bristol Golf Club

We have completed several projects for Bristol Golf Club including the preparation and construction of a concrete base and associated landscaping for new driving range bays plus Improvements to golf course landscaping, car parks and...

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Smith Brewer

Towens has carried out a number of small projects for Smith Brewer including drainage works for both foul and surface water, tarmac surfacing, timber fencing and kerbing. We have also removed excavated fill, installed septic...

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This is Gravity

Gravity is creating an environmentally focused commercial development near Bridgwater and Towens has supported them in recycling precious metals and importing recycled soils and aggregates. Gravity has been preparing its site near Bridgwater for development...

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Burnham and Berrow Golf Club

Enhancements to the 12th hole Towens supported the golf club in its applications for planning and waste recovery permissions allowing for the importation of non-hazardous soil to reprofile the existing fairway and formation of a...

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Fleet Services

We recognised that as the business expanded and the number of vehicles grew that it was becoming increasingly important to be able to properly control the maintenance of our vehicles and the time that they...

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