Beckside, Whicham, Millom, Cumbria LA18 5LU

01229 772298

Beckside Farm

Situated in the Whicham Valley

Beckside Farm, situated in the Whicham valley on the South Western Lake District has been owned by the Morris-Eyton family for over 300 years and is the base for all that we do at Beckside.

Hydro technology

Sustainable Green energy

The Beckside hydro Electric Scheme, built in 2012 uses the Beck that flows through the farm to generate electricity to power the farm and buildings.  Any additional power generated is sold back to the national grid.  Since commissioning the scheme has produced over 1,000,000 kWh of electricity.

Pipe Welding

State of the art pipe welding expertise

Over the years at Beckside we have developed a wealth of expertise and knowledge of Pipeline installations utilising both Butt Fusion and Electrofusion methods.
To date we have successfully installed Penstocks at 6 sites throughout Cumbria and North Yorkshire, with pipe diameters ranging from 400mm to 560mm.


Skilled operators and range of attachments

Our team of highly skilled excavator drivers have experience in working in numerous sometimes difficult environments.  With our range of excavator attachments such as breakers and concrete mixing buckets, we are able to successfully operate in remote locations with difficult access.

Commercial Sheep

Fell going Swaledale ewes and homebread mule ewes

The commercial flock at Beckside comprises of a combination of fell going Swaledale ewes and homebread mule ewes that are grazed on the farm.

Swalesale Champion Stoneside Shepherds Meet

Hallbeck Flock

Pedigree Swaledale Flock

The Hallbeck flock is a Pedigree Swaledale Flock belonging to Patrick Morris-Eyton.  Patrick started showing his sheep at a few shows in 2013 with considerable success at local shows and also more prestigious show such as Broughton-in-Furness, Penrith, Cockermouth and also Muker.

beckside hydo construction

Hydro Scheme Construction

Complete hydro schemes

Since 2011 Beckside Construction has successfully installed 6 Hydro Electric schemes with a 7th currently under construction.  The schemes are located in Cumbria and North Yorkshire and range from the smallest at 87kW to the largest at 250kW.

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Robert Takes Up Key Role At Robson & Liddle

Robert has recently been appointed as a consultant chartered surveyor for Robson & Liddle (Rural) ltd. As a chartered surveyor Robert specialises in farm tenancies, partnership issues, utility claims and…


Little and Large

Its not often that our fleet of excavators are at the same site at the same time, especially our largest machine the JS220 20 tonne Excavator and smallest the JCB…


Proud Sponsors of Millom Juniors

Beckside Construction are pleased to announce that we are proud sponsors of Millom Rugby Union Juniors. Beckside Directors Robert and Rowena Morris-Eyton were delighted to attend a match on Sunday…


Sucess At Hawes In Lamb Ewe Sale

Patrick Morris Eyton sold two Swaledale 2 shear ewes at Hawes Auction in lamb ewe sale on 21/01/2017 topping the market. The first ewe was sold for £4800 to Thomas BrogdenThe…


Millimetre Perfect!

The work on the Hayeswater hydroelectric scheme is drawing to a close with the inside of the power house ready for the installation of the turbines. Manchester Metrology, a specialist…


Flooding at Beckside Farm

It was our turn to experience flooding on Monday 22nd August including a small landslip arising high up on what is normally a small beck. The peat, grass, bracken, gravel…



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