WJ have had a global dewatering presence for more than 20 years with existing offices in the UK, Canada, Poland, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, and a history of working in many more nations. In April 2021, we were pleased to add the Philippines to this list after being awarded the USD $6m contract for the dewatering of the new Clark-Malolos Railway Station at Clark International Airport, approximately 100km north of the capital city of Manila.
The Silvertown Tunnel is a new twin bore road tunnel beneath the river Thames to connect the Greenwich peninsula to Silvertown in London’s docklands. The tunnels are being constructed by TBM and at 11.9 m diameter, the largest ever used in the UK.
When the South Korean engineering and construction company, SK ecoplant, whose annual global revenues are about £4 billion, required a dewatering contractor to help to solve a problem with a series of distressed high speed railway tunnel cross passages under construction on the Bujeon – Masan Railway Project on South Korea’s south coast, they turned to WJ. Obviously.
WJ have a long and illustrious history of working in the Republic of Ireland and Cork in particular, dating back to our work on the Lee Tunnel back in the early 1990s, through to projects in recent years for water treatment works, and residential and commercial developments.read more
As a global company, WJ works on dewatering and water management projects all around the world. We’ve had some fantastic recent international projects; here are just a couple…read more
WJ are one of the UK leading providers of pumping test services, something that can result in us working on some exciting and challenging projects. One of the most recent of these is for the new Silvertown Crossing in East London.read more
The WJ cavalry came to the town (in a socially distanced manner!) to the rescue of the Lower Thames Crossing project and their extensive monitoring requirements!read more
Whilst WJ are well known and respected as one of the leading dewatering contractors in the UK, we have many other services within our oeuvre. We recently demonstrated one of these whilst undertaking in-tunnel probe drilling as part of the Thames Tideway works at the Dormay Street Shaft in Wandsworth.read more
On the 17th and 18th of September 2018, the British Geotechnical Association and Engineering Group of the Geological Society hosted the first major conference on Chalk in almost 30 years, right on WJ’s doorstep, at Imperial College in Central London.read more
Back in May WJ UK had the honour of being included in articles in the British National Press because of our work on the Thames Tideway project. This time we’ve gone one step better and can now claim to be ‘as featured on TV’!read more