Established in 1951 by John Murphy, J. Murphy & Sons Ltd has
developed into a multi-disciplined civil engineering and
building contractor with a turnover of £650 million and
employing over 3,500 staff.
Privately owned, it continues to be one of the UK and Ireland’s
best-known and most respected names and is a major force in
civil and mechanical engineering, pipelines and tunnelling.
Group companies also specialise in piling, drilling,
stabilisation and demolition and pipeline testing.
The Company head office is based in North London with
well-established regional offices in Golborne, Dinnington,
Cannock and Ireland and satellite offices in Leeds,
Stockton-on-Tees and Paisley, Scotland, therefore ensuring the
Company provides a national service to the water sector.
Services include pipelines, rehabilitation of water and
wastewater systems, tunnels, water and sewage treatment works
for key customers, including Thames Water and United Utilities.
The Group has a large holding of plant and equipment which
enables it to react quickly to changing requirements by
redeploying or mobilising additional resources as required. It
has a reputation for delivering project objectives and putting
clients’ first, ensuring repeat business with many long-standing