J A Burke has been successfully trading for 25 years

Over that time we have worked hard to establish ourselves as one of the country’s leading full service sub-contractors for groundworks, civil engineering and construction.

Today we continue to expand and develop whilst remaining true to the values of our family run business – a dedication to the wellbeing, safety and training of our employees which ensures our clients receive the highest standards of work, skill and commitment.

We have built long standing relationships with some of the leading construction companies across the UK and have worked on schemes of varying size from £50,000 to over £3 million, becoming a preferred groundworks contractor to clients such as Morgan Sindall, Speller Metcalfe, Willmott Dixon and Aldi UK.

Sectors worked in include retail, leisure, health and residential.

Considerate Constructors Scheme - J A Burke Construction Limited - Midlands based ground works, civils and RC frame company.

We are part of the Considerate Constructors Scheme which encourages best practice beyond statutory requirements. The scheme covers four key areas; Appearance, ensuring sites are professional and well managed. The Environment covering sustainability, minimising waste, protecting the landscape, wildlife and water courses. Safety, ensuring high levels of safety for everyone. And lastly Valuing the Workforce, through respect, education and high health and welfare standards.

J A Burke are my preferred groundworks contractor. We have worked together on different schemes ranging from £4m to £28m for well over 15 years. They have developed into a class 1 subcontractor, all operatives are carefully chosen and hand-picked at director level. They operate with a fully qualified workforce who show excellent due diligence with regards to safety, quality and the needs of their client. I would fully endorse J A Burke and look forward to working with them again in the future.

Malcolm Flute, Project Manager, Morgan Sindall



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We are proud of how our clients regard us.

Following the successful completion and handover of the South building, I wanted to thank you and your team, for the skill, hard work, diligence and commitment that you have shown in providing a fantastic level of finish. The new building contains many new facilities that my colleagues will make great use of as part of Aldi’s continued success. They will never know the efforts made in all areas of the building, and I hope you are as proud as I am of the finished product.

Mike Clarke, Aldi UK and IRL

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We are equally proud of how we look after our staff.

SafeWise were retained to provide JA Burke Construction Ltd with general and construction specific health & safety advice back in 2013. Over the past 5 years we have been impressed with JA Burke’s commitment to the continual improvement of their Health & Safety Management Systems. In addition to their proactive health & safety management style, they are committed to investing in their staff with health & safety training being given the same attention as their competency training requirements. SafeWise carry out regular safety inspections on JA Burke’s sites. Their safety file and site management reports regularly return scores in excess of 95%.

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Women in Construction

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