Inside JGL

Founded in 1982, Joseph Gallagher Ltd is a family owned business that delivers expertise and innovation, putting client satisfaction at the core of the business. Built on a personal reputation for honesty and drive, today Joseph Gallagher Ltd is the largest tunnelling subcontractor in the UK.

Our Core Areas

Building on our core foundations of Civil Engineering and Shaft Sinking, our expertise have grown to include Hand Tunnelling, TBM Tunnelling, Pipe Jacking, Auger Boring, HDD, Microtunnelling - delivering global client satisfaction for the private and public sector, both across the UK and globally.

Wealth of Knowledge

Our services are supported by a global knowledge base and resource pool of experienced personnel, who operate responsibly and execute excellence with sheer determination and passion. Our workforce is the heart and soul of the company, therefore we continually invest in training and the development of our people, making our 900 skilled workforce experts in their fields.

Our Capabilities

We plan, integrate, deliver and design construction projects, working with our specialist partners as necessary to offer a complete package and solution. The Joseph Gallagher Group has a strong international presence, with proven experience of delivering projects across Europe, America and the Middle East. We operate with a global mindset and strategically placed personnel across regions, enabling us to serve our clients locally while offering a global network of expertise.

Press & Awards

  • Joseph Gallagher featured in Tunnels and Tunnelling Magazine

  • Josie Gallagher awarded coveted James Clark Award by the British Tunnelling Society

  • Costain Awards JGL with highest banding of performance for Bakerloo Line

  • Richard Harron Nominated for Best Practice Award at Beckton

  • Best Practice Award Presented at Brentknoll

  • Mirela Cwieczek receives Best Practice Award at Bank

Our Accreditations