We are able to undertake projects ranging from bulk earthworks through to complex and heavy civil engineering projects, as both principal and sub-contractor. Our project values range from less than £100K through our Small Works Team or wholly owned subsidiary Oakbourne Construction, to multi-million pound projects for both private and public sector clients. All of our contracting teams have the necessary skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications to consistently deliver successful projects on time and within budget.

We utilise our own in-house operations teams, support services of land surveying, engineering and modern fleet of contractor’s plant and vehicles. All of our operational staff are qualified to CSCS, CPCS, as well as IOSHH and NEBOSH where relevant.


We have significant experience in the construction of:

  • SMART Motorway schemes
  • Regeneration of quarries and airfields
  • Industrial and brownfield sites
  • Rail bridges and road bridges
  • Dams, culverts, deep drainage systems
  • Bund walls and head walls
  • Crushing and screening
  • Ducting and trenching

We undertake earthworks, bulk earthworks and off-site disposal across the construction industry including major infrastructure projects on the transport network and site enabling works for commercial, industrial and residential schemes.

MJ Church have vast experience of working on motorway improvement schemes; SMART Motorways; road dueling and improvement project and access road for major residential schemes.

For a complete service to enable construction to proceed, whether it’s for major new residential schemes or urban expansion; commercial, industrial and retail schemes where both brown field and green field sites require major works to enable development to progress. MJ Church are also able to undertake surface car parking and associated landscaping schemes to full completion.

MJ Church has experience and knowledge to deal with the complexity of drainage, SUDs and water management systems required on most construction and civil engineering projects. We are able to effectively manage the planning requirements, ground conditions and environmental requirements associated with many drainage schemes.

Our contracting teams have worked on many of the regions high-profile flood management and mitigation projects. From the Dawlish Rail disaster where teams were on site within 24 hours; and the floods in the Somerset Levels – MJ Church was one of the contractors working to divert river flows following severe flooding in 2013/14.

MJ Church is an AVETTA accredited company and are qualified to work in quarries. Our teams have much experience of earthworks, restoration work, overburden strip works, and wall stabilisation. With our own fleet of heavy plant, such as 50 tonnes excavators and 40 tonnes dump trucks, we are able to mobilise for projects across the South of the country.


From the moment MJ Church won the tender, the company showed true professionalism and a fantastic attitude in delivering a highly political scheme, with minimal fuss. Overall, I would happily recommend MJ Church as a contractor, as well as any of the staff who directly worked on the scheme.

I just wished to offer my thanks and congratulations to MJC for an excellent job in creating the new car park, we are all delighted with the finished product. I’m happy to report that there always spare spaces so it seems to have done its job, de-stressing the patient journey.

I would like to thank MJC for all their efforts over the last 7 months. I’ve been extremely impressed by the professional attitude of all your employees and the excellent quality of their work.

We have exceeded expectations and have set a very high standard of delivering challenging Rail Civil Engineering Projects. We thank all those involved in delivering the works safely, to programme and to a very high quality. Although the 16-day period was for those on point very tiring and challenging, I can honestly say that I have never enjoyed working so much with such a Great team!


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