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About us

Serving the South West since 1986

We specialise in drainage schemes for residential and commercial properties, encompassing all types of waste water treatment and pumping systems for discharge to ground, inland or marine waters to serve both new and existing properties such as housing developments, schools, institutions, hotels, pubs, leisure complexes and more.

A total of over 30 years of experience in drainage and the use of packaged equipment provide us with an unrivalled background from which to offer cost-effective and practical solutions to effluent disposal problems.

Over the years we have gained approved installer status from most leading manufacturers of packaged sewage handling equipment, whilst continuing to maintain our independence.
Our customers include The Home Office, The Crown Estates, The National Trust, The Caravan Club, The Duchy of Cornwall, The National Autistic Society, Local Councils, Housing Associations, and many other high profile corporate & private individuals.

We also carry out service, repair and warranty work on behalf of equipment manufacturers such as KEE Process, WPL and Kingspan Environmental who are the parent company for the market-leading Klargester, Clearwater & Titan/Entec brands.

Contact us today to see how we can help with your drainage and waste water management needs.

Our history

We have a long history of providing our customers with a reliable and efficient service. We have a proven track record, and our customers are happy to report a very high level of customer satisfaction. If you are looking for an experienced provider and maintainer of packaged sewage treatment systems, then we may just be the company for you.


ALRO Services is founded


Install sewage treament plant for Nigel Mansell at Woodbury Golf Club


Appointed certified installer for Klargester


Introduction of parts & service department and desludge service


ALRO Services becomes a limited company


Move to purpose-built premises


Secure 1.6m contract for Devon & Cornwall Police


Alro team complete management buyout


Alro evolve corporate idenity


Alro replace entire fleet with new vehicles


Launch new website

Meet the team

Our team go the extra mile to be there when you need them, ready to share advice and support with a smile. Put a face to the name and meet the people who make it happen.

Francis Read
Managing Director & Businesses Development

Scott Lingard
Finance & General Manager

David Goddard
Operations Manager & Customer Service

Thomas Downes
Team Administrator & Customer Services

Wayne Toms
Senior Field Engineer

Carl Hawthorne
Lead Field Engineer

John Hallett-Commander
Field Engineer

Take a look at our latest case studies

Dive into these case studies and take a closer look at how our solutions have helped people, organisations and environments across the South West.

Sewage System Design & Installation, Police Staff Training College – Hampshire
Treatment plant installation

ALRO Services Ltd., specialist sewage and waste water engineers recently won a large contract to design and construct a complete sewage system for the Police Staff Training College based in Hampshire.

Treatment System Repair, Business Park – Devon
Treatment plant installation

This RBC (Rotating Biological Contactor) Treatment System suffered shaft bearing failure, necessitating a crane-lift of the Rotor. Our team of engineers carried-out the required repairs over the course of one day, returning the Treatment System to full working order.

Klargester Biodisc Refurb, Public House – Cornwall
Treatment plant installation

Half-buried beneath the undergrowth lurked a Klargester Biodisc in need of some attention.

Assessment by our Senior Engineer indicated that several key components would need to be replaced including the Motor Gearbox, Drive Chain and RBC (Rotating Biological Contactor) Shaft Bearings.

Supporting our community

As animal lovers, we firmly believe in supporting and caring for our community’s four-legged friends. What better way to do this than through our support of Ferne Animal Sanctuary.

By partnering with the Ferne, we actively contribute to the welfare and well-being of local animals in need. The shelter works tirelessly to rescue, rehabilitate, and find loving forever homes for abandoned and mistreated animals.

As we look back on 26 years of unyielding support, we remain steadfast in our mission to make a positive impact on the lives of countless animals and continue to raise awareness in our local community.

For more information about Ferne please visit

Purifying the path to healthier communities

Our engineers play a vital role in purifying the path to cleaner waters and fostering healthier communities. Our expertise lies in designing, implementing, and optimising advanced treatment processes that efficiently remove contaminants and harmful pollutants from sewage and wastewater streams.

We ensure that the water discharged into our rivers, lakes, and oceans meets stringent environmental standards, safeguarding aquatic ecosystems and public health. By making use of innovative technologies and sustainable practices, we help conserve water resources, mitigate the spread of waterborne diseases, and minimise the environmental impact of human activities.

We aim to preserve precious water resources, creating a sustainable and brighter future for generations to come.

Our accreditations

If you would like to find out more about our services, we'd love to hear from you.