Johnston Trenchless Solutions (JTS)

The UK's specialist in Trenchless Technology

JTS are one of the UK's leading specialist "trenchless" contractors with an enviable track-record of completed projects spanning the full range of trenchless disciplines. With a large in-house fleet of specialist equipment including Microtunnelling, Directional Drilling (HDD), Augerboring and Pipe Bursting, JTS has the edge when it comes to offering our clients the best engineering solution, individually tailored to suit each project.

Recent Projects

  • Anglian Water Covenham to Boston

    99 HDD crossings included major roads, rivers, canals, ditches, dykes and SSSI as well as drilling in different ground conditions.

  • Erskine Bridge | HDD

    The Murphy and Joseph Gallagher Teams used Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) and Microtunnelling to overcome several challenges on the project to install the new pipeline

  • Atlas Road | HDD

    We have been contracted by UKPN and Clancy Dowcra to design and construct two HDD crossings from Willesden Grid main substation to the new substation on Atlas Road.

  • Grove Park | HDD

    We were contracted to undertake six HDD crossings at three locations drilling under Network Rail assets for UKPN and Clancy Dowcra. Each location required two separate bores reamed up to 22inch, with each bore housing nine electric ducts.

  • A13 National Grid Gas Diversion

    Joseph Gallagher were contracted by Fastflow to undertake diversion works on a high-pressure gas main for National Grid.

  • A13 Widening Project

    The A13 Road Widening Project is being delivered by Kier on behalf of Thurrock Council. The works include adding an additional lane in both directions between Orsett and Stanford-le-Hope and replacing four bridges.

  • Upper Neaudd Reservoir

    The client was Welsh Water and as part of the AMP 6 works used Skanska to project manage the scheme with Joseph Gallagher Ltd appointed after a review of the technical issues regarding the works.

  • Marmadon Pumping Station

    This pumping station and associated works was undertaken as a turnkey package for civil and MEICA works.

  • South West Water Pipe Ram

    JTS were initially contacted to provide a quote for “directional Drill” river crossing to install a 450mm PE Rising main.

  • Clapham Trunk Sewer

    This project was designed to remove area flooding, by transferring flows to the Clapham trunk sewer located in Clapham High Street, a main arterial route to the city centre.

  • Severn Trent Water Combined Sewer

    Johnston Trenchless Solutions were invited to provide solutions for the rehabilitation of an existing Severn Trent Water Combined Sewer.

  • Mine Water Outfall

    JTS were initially invited by the Coal Authority to provide a report to determine the feasibility of installing a mine-water discharge pipe some 500m into the North Sea near Sunderland.

  • Manchester Trunk Sewer

    The initial sub-contract award was for the construction of two segmental shafts, required for the installation of a 2100mm diameter pipejack under the M60 motorway.

  • Grand Union Canal Crossing

    Installation of a 150m x 500mm OD SDR11 PE sleeve under the Grand Union Canal in Warwick. An environmentally sensitive crossing with challenging ground conditions comprising of gravels over very stiff clay and mudstone.

  • A1M Watermain Diversions

    JTS were approached at conceptual stage of the project to provide solutions to a number of watermain diversions required ahead of a scheme to widen the A1M in North Yorkshire.