In April 2023 WJ were pleased to learn that we have been shortlisted (for the second successive year!) for the Ground Engineering 2023 Awards Contractor of the Year.read more
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.
On Saturday 23 July 2022 our MD Richard Fielden will be setting off to cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats (approximately 1000 miles!) in just 10 days and is hoping to raise £10,000 for Young Minds Trust, a charity which works with children, young adults and their families to help to look after their mental health.
Tunnels and Tunnelling Magazine is one of the world’s leading and longest established trade journals for the tunnelling industry with a worldwide digital and online reach of over 30,000 individuals per month.
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.
At WJ we are all part of a big closely-knit family, and recently enjoyed our first ever staff holiday with a ski-trip to Northern Italy.read more
The British Tunnelling Society, an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), formed 50 years ago provides a crucial form for development of the tunnelling industry in the UK and overseas, and recently invited WJ’s Chairman, Dr Toby Roberts to speak at an evening event regarding “Dewatering Strategies for Underground Infrastructure in the London Basin”.read more
The Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) is designed to raise standards in the construction industry in areas as diverse as appearance, health and safety and the environment.read more