Chippenham Half Marathon
For the second year the MJ Church Foundation sponsored the Chippenham Half Marathon, one of the region’s most popular running events. Over 1,200 runners took to the 13-mile route through the country lanes around Chippenham and town centre.
New Machines land, leading the way with technology
This week has seen new plant arrive at MJ Church’s Plant and Transport base at Star Farm, Marshfield. Two fully loaded CAT 3203D 20 tonne machines have been added to the fleet of over 20 GPS machines and a further 12 new Volvo excavators, six 14…Read more.
MJ Church Focus - M49 New Motorway Junction Team
One of MJ Church’s major projects is the construction of reinforced embankments for slip roads and a gyratory for a new junction on the M49 in Avonmouth. MJ Church is subcontracted to Galliford Try who are working on behalf of Highways England to…Read more.
Breaking News- Winners of the Built Environment Integration and Collaborative Working Award
We are delighted to announce that MJ Church along with partners, Highways England, Kier, Hanson, Forest Traffic Management and Bath Demolition, won the Integration and Collaborative Working Award for the M4 and M48 Toll Removal project.
Charity Race Day raises £40,000
MJ Church, its suppliers, partners and customers, along with celebrity sporting guests headed to Bath Racecourse last week for the annual MJ Church Charity Race Day in support of the RUH Forever Friends Appeal.
In its 4thyear at Bath Racecourse,…Read more.
Traditionally marathon runners go through large quantities of plastic water bottle, MJ Church is working with two local marathons with aims to reduce single use plastics at both their events.
The Bath Half Marathon was run on Sunday 17th March…Read more.
It’s amazing the hidden talents colleagues here at MJ Church have. Earthworks Operations Manager, Phil Wheeler, who has worked at the company for 28 years, has been building wooden replicas of the plant he and his teams use on a daily…Read more.
Finalists at the Built Environment Awards
We are delighted to announce along with our partners on the M4/M48 Toll Removal project, Highways England, Kier, Hanson Contracting, Forest Traffic Services and Bath Demolition, have been nominated as finalists in two categories:
Charity Boxing event
On Saturday 30th March 2019, Stuart Lucas, one of MJ Church’s drivers, took part in a charity boxing event at Chippenham Constitutional Club to raise money for Kitty’s Wish to Walk, a local charity for Kitty-Boo Cox who suffers from cerebral…Read more.
Apprentice of the Year - Emma Benson
Emma Benson, MJ Church Health and Safety Administrator, has been awarded Apprentice of the Year at the Chippenham Business Awards.
The Apprentice of the Year award recognises an individual who has had a positive impact on the organisation they…Read more.
Robust 2018 builds for future
MJ Church has seen a robust year of trading and is looking forward to a strong pipeline and further investment for 2019. In the year to 30th September 2018, the family owned business saw turnover increase some 10.5 % and pass the £50m mark for the…Read more.
Dorothy House Car Park Handover
Local charity, Dorothy House Hospice Care in Winsley celebrated the opening of their new car park extension recently completed by MJ Church Civil Engineering. In mid-January, the car park construction project team met on site to see the car park…Read more.
MJ Church Apprenticeships - Health & Safety
MJ Church operates a full apprenticeship programme across the business which includes operational, commercial and administrative apprentices, and all levels up too higher and degree apprenticeships.
Emma Benson joined MJ Church in July 2018 as an …Read more.
How we did it! M4 Toll Booth Removal
Over 72 hours in December 2018, teams from MJ Church, Highways England, Hanson Contracting, Forest Support Services and Bath Demolition embarked on a major project to remove toll booths from the M4 to allow the traffic to cross the bridge into Wales …Read more.
M4 & M48 Toll Booth Removals
The weekend of the 15th December saw Phase 1 of the Highways England project to remove the Toll Booths on both of the Severn Estuary Crossings.
MJ Church are a Tier 1 Contractor on the South West Construction Works Framework, working directly for …Read more.
New Civil Engineering Apprentices
September has started well at MJ Church with with an intake of new apprentices joining across the business. In our Contracting Division we are really pleased to welcome Erin Wooster and Max Smith as Civil Engineering Apprentices.
Both Max and…Read more.
MJ Church extend Team Bath support
Team Bath’s BUCS Super Rugby squad have been handed a boost ahead of the 2018-19 season thanks to a new sponsorship deal with MJ Church.
The Blue & Gold will proudly wear the company’s logo on their shorts during the new season, which starts…Read more.
Digger Driving Experience
Whilst many people were enjoying a relaxing Saturday morning, four members of the Team Bath Rugby squad and two MJ Church Foundation Auction winners, were getting ready for a big machine experience.
Digger Driving is part of everyday business at…Read more.
Big Machines Wow at Tractor Ted
Despite the wet start at Bowood House and Gardens, Tractor Ted Diggers and Dumpers was a hugely successful event with over 5000 people attending over the weekend.
Fans of Tractor Ted were treated to an extravaganza of big machines which included…Read more.
Plant Investment for Growth
MJ Church has made some significant investments in heavy plant this year in a response to demand from customers and an increase in heavy earthwork opportunities in the region.
The company has seen significant growth across in recent times,…Read more.