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James Callaghan Sons & Co Ltd

A family run contracting company offering a wide range of construction solutions across a variety of sectors.

Founded in 1986, we are a family owned and managed civil engineering contractor, who carries out projects throughout the North West of England. Our family ethos runs throughout the company and it is these core family values of trust and openness that lie at the heart of our business. We enjoy what we do and share our energy and enthusiasm for our work with customers both new and old.

Just some of our services...

Surfacing
Services

surfacing

We are surfacing specialists. From pot hole repairs to highway construction and just about everything in between.

Surfacing
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Car Park
Construction

Car Park Construction

We can offer a full design and build solution to your parking requirements. From car park extensions, overspill parking, to full new construction, we will endeavour to meet your needs.

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Playground
Design & Build

Playground Design & Build

We can offer a full design and build solution for your outdoor play requirements. From overlaying existing worn surfaces to entirely new playgrounds, we will advise and assist from start to finish.

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Groundworks
Services

Groundworks Services

We pride ourselves on adaptability and we undertake a wide cross section of groundworks from foundations and footings, to fencing and flagging.

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We have a varied client list in a range of sectors notably education, health, industrial and commercial, as well as working for private customers. The majority of our work comes from repeat clients with whom we have developed close working relationships over many years and who trust in our ability to do the job well and at a fair price. Equally, we are open to forging relationships with new customers to bring their exciting plans in to reality.

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Specialising in surfacing, we undertake all types of surface finishes including asphalt, block paving, flagging, resin bound and concrete. We also carry out varied civil engineering and ground works projects from bulk excavations, drainage installations, structural slabs, utilities cable ducting, soft and hard landscaping.

From pot hole repairs to new car park construction, we aim to complete all our works efficiently and cost effectively. Our in house, fully trained and skilled operatives are supervised throughout all our projects by director level contract managers and we always try to meet or exceed our clients’ expectations. Whilst we pride ourselves on our professionalism, we always try to undertake our work in a friendly, approachable and adaptable way. Please take your time to have a look at all the services we offer. If you cannot see specifically what you are looking for, give us a call, as we will always endeavour to offer you our best advice or point you in the right direction to fulfil your project requirements.

What Our Customers Say About Us

  • The work Calco has carried out for the trust has always been first class I would recommend you to any future clients

    Chris Reynolds

    Estates Manager, Central Manchester Foundation Trust (NHS)

  • Callaghans have been carrying out work for Lancashire cricket Club for over 15 years. They have always offered a friendly service above and beyond what has been expected. The staff have always been courteous and professional and the quality of work has been above expectations.

    Thanks for all your hard work over the years, we look forward to many more.

    Dan Brown

    Head of Operations, Lancashire County Cricket Club

Case Studies

  • Domestic-Driveway

    Driveway Appeal

    Domestic

    • Manchester
    • Resin Driveway
    • September 2015
    • £5000

    Our client wanted to upgrade a tired looking tarmac drive. We offered several different surfacing options before finalising on a porous resin surface. To offer a more distinctive appearance, we suggested highlighting the entrance path…

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  • Qube

    Building on Solid Foundations

    Qube Spaces

    • Bramhall
    • Groundworks Package to New Build House
    • June 2016
    • £25,000

    Our customer is a high quality building contractor offering an excellent service to private and commercial customers in the Manchester and Cheshire areas. Qube Spaces insist on the best outcomes for their client and act…

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  • Seashell Trust - New access road

    A road you can trust

    Seashell Trust

    • Cheadle
    • New Access Road
    • April 2016

    Our client required a new service road within their residential school facility. Due to the poor nature of the existing estate roads within the campus, a full highways specification was required was designed to provide…

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  • Laying-The-Lines

    New Car Park for historic old mill

    Shop Direct

    • Shaw Mill
    • New Car Park
    • July 2014
    • £175,000.00

    We were approached by a potential new client to look at improving their existing car parking on a large Victorian mill site. The existing staff car park was in a poor state of repair with…

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  • Ready & Open for Outside Learning

    A pathway to growing success

    Hillview Primary School

    • Runcorn
    • Outdoor Seating and Garden

    The school contacted us to look at developing an untidy and unutilised area of land. They wanted to create a garden and outdoor teaching area with full DDA accessibility. After meeting on site and discussing…

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