Corporate Responsibility

We understand the actions we take affect the communities and environments we operate in. To Joseph Gallagher, this means acting responsibly in all that we do to add value, not only in our commercial activities, but beyond, to the local communities, our environments, our people and the quality of our work.

Our Foundations of Responsibility


Life is a way of working that promotes our primary goal; For everyone to go home safely everyday!


Our decisions are made with the understanding of the potential impact on today and in the future.


We are involved in many initiatives, supporting charitable organisations & promoting fundraising.


We aim to create a lasting impression and value in the communities in which we operate by creating opportunities.


We strive to maintain high quality to meet customer expectations with our "right first time" policy.  

Our People

To employ the best people, we invest in training & development, ensuring our people are our biggest strength.


JGL is changing the culture of construction. By engendering a work pace that fosters open and honest reporting, we are market leaders in educating and training our people through our principle of LIFE (Living Incident Free Everyday). We are committed to ensuring a safe workplace, where education regarding H&S underpins everything we do. Our people are the core of our business and that is why LIFE is so critical in everything we do. We believe it is possible to send everyone home safely everyday. 

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Joseph Gallagher recognises its operations directly impact on the environment and therefore we continually assess the environmental implications of our activities.

Our decisions are made with the understanding of the potential impact of today and in the future. We are ISO 9001:2004 registered and seek to maintain and instigate continued improvements, such as recycling materials, protection of our surroundings and the well-being of our neighbours is paramount.

We extend our environmental awareness to our clients, sub-contractors and suppliers and seek co-operation at all times in all activities, minimising adverse effects.

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Charity Work

  • The Joseph Gallagher Group donates £5,000 to the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity

  • The Joseph Gallagher Group - Supporting The Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal 2018

  • Lighthouse Club is Joseph Gallagher’s ‘Charity of the Year’

  • We've raised £588 for charity with our Observation Cards

  • We've raised £393 for Charity with our Observation Cards!

  • Raising vital funds for Bloodwise!


We deliverer our projects with an aim to benefit the local communities by creating opportunities for the local people, to work in their area in skilled and non-skilled employment with apprenticeships for young adults.

We appreciate that some of our projects may be intrusive. Wherever possible, we aim to minimise disturbance in the communities in which we work.


Our Quality Management System is certified to BSI ISO9001:2015 and we have held continuous accreditation since 1998. We believe quality is everyone’s business and the best way to ensure that high quality products and services are delivered is to involve everyone. Through our awareness campaign known as ‘Prevention Not Correction’ we actively promote the importance of our quality processes and we are members of GIRI – The Get It Right Initiative.

Padraig McEntee is our Group Quality Manager and leads our ‘Prevention Not Correction’ initiative, which is supported at Board level by Tony Matheson, nominated director responsible for Quality.

BSI ISO 9001:2015     Download our Quality Policy


Our People

Joseph Gallagher has a wealth of experience with fully trained personnel who are capable of delivering major infrastructure projects nationally and globally. The company prides itself on the professionalism, motivation and loyalty of its workforce, many whom have been with the company since its inception.

Our business wouldn't be where it is today if it wasn't for the hard work and determination of our dedicated employees, therefore we invest in training and development, ensuring our people are our biggest strength. We support our employees through fully integrated academic programmes such as CSCS, Safety Awareness, CPCS, CITB Site Safety Plus Scheme, NVQ's, Apprenticeships, Degrees and many more training courses that are specific to the employee's and company requirements.

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Joseph Gallagher's people