About Us
Earth Structures is effectively a global company who are now able to direct & apply their experienced site supervisors and trained workforce wherever it is needed. This unique ability allows us to confidently apply the proven technique of Stabilised Rammed Earth in the UK market, thus providing the same high levels of quality & workmanship that has made it so successful in Australia and elsewhere.

Earth Structures is a member of the Affiliated Stabilised Earth Group (asEg); the largest corporate group of rammed earth contractors in the world.
Rick Lindsay - Earth Structures (Australia) Pty Ltd.
Earth Structures (Australia) Pty Ltd is an established and well-respected rammed earth contractor based at Mansfield, Victoria in Australia. Earth Structures Ltd was founded in 1992 by Managing Director Rick Lindsay who has over 12 years experience in rammed earth construction. He has completed in excess of 250 stabilised earth structures including large public buildings such the Juvenile Justice Detention Centre at Dubbo, NSW, Charles Sturt University at Albury, NSW and more recently the Science & Resource Centre at Lauriston Girls School, Melbourne, Australia. He has also produced numerous residential properties and holiday homes and has recently been asked to supervise new SRE building projects in Thailand and Korea.

Contact details:
Rick Lindsay
Earth Structures (Australia) Pty Ltd
PO Box 653

Telephone: +61 (0)357 787 797
Facsimile: +61 (0)357 787 697
E-mail: info@earthstructures.com.au
Web: www.earthstructures.com.au
Bill Swaney - Earth Structures (Europe) Ltd.
In response to the huge potential for stabilised rammed earth in the United Kingdom, Earth Structures opened a European branch in 1999. The managing director of Earth Structures (Europe) Ltd is Australian expatriate Bill Swaney who has significant experience with a number of rammed earth projects both in Australia and the UK. Recent examples include the Medal-winning Australian Inspiration Garden for the Chelsea flower show in 2004, remedial works for the ‘Bird in Bush Centre’ in Southwark, London (2004), and a large stables outbuilding in Northamptonshire.

L to R: Rick Lindsay, Bill Swaney,
Richard Palmer

Contact details:
Bill Swaney
Earth Structures (Europe) Ltd.
The Manor, Hall Lane,
Ashley, Market Harborough,
LE16 8HE, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)1858 565436
Facsimile: +44 (0)1858 565536
Web: www.earthstructures.co.uk
Dr Matthew R. Hall - University of Nottingham
Dr Matthew Hall is as Associate Professor in Materials Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham and has been an active researcher for fourteen years. He has been researching stabilised rammed earth, in close collaboration with Earth Structures, for over twelve years and has published many peer-reviewed journal articles on the subject. In addition, he has been collaborating extensively with Earth Structures (Europe) Ltd to promote and further develop SRE materials.

Matthew with test panels,


with rammer

Contact Details:
Dr Matthew R. Hall
Coates Building
University of Nottingham
University Park

Telephone: +44 (0)115 846 7873
Facsimile: +44 (0)115 951 3800
E-mail: matthew.hall@nottingham.ac.uk
Web: www.nottingham.ac.uk/ncg

The Barn, Home Farm, Main Street, Ashley, Market Harborough LE16 8HF, UK.
T:+44 (0)1858 565436  F: +44 (0)1858 565536  E: info@earthstructures.co.uk
Company No: 5104506