Company History

Founded in 1947 by the present owners grandfather, James Engineering have continued to develop over the years into what is now a respected CE Accredited Steel Fabrication Company. The commitment and professionalism of the staff, combined with their long standing years of service, bear testament to the high regard in the present Managing Director is held.

Over the past 20 years the Company have invested heavily and now proudly have two manufacturing facilities and a Head Office based in Alfreton, Derbyshire.

Key Dates at James Engineering

Key Dates

1947 Company Founded by Frank James Esq. (3 employees)

1958 James Engineering Constructions (Alfreton) Ltd Incorporated (15 employees)

1977 Richard James Esq. becomes Managing Director / Chairman (10 employees)

1996 Richard James Esq. retires and Christopher James Esq. joins the board as Managing Director (20 employees)

1998 IS0 9000 Certification Achieved

2001 Constructionline Accreditation Achieved

2001 Manufacturing Building North completed (32 employees)

2005 Manufacturing Building South completed

2005 Purpose Built Head Office completed (46 employees)

2009 CHAS Accreditation Achieved

2013 CE Accreditation to Execution Class 2 Achieved

2013 Safecontractor Accreditation Achieved

2014 CE Accreditation to Exc Class 3 Achieved

2015 2nd Manufacturing Facility opens (85 employees)

2016 Achilles Accreditation Achieved

2017 James Engineering turns 70 years old and celebrates with the highest turnover since records began (100 employees)

2018 CE Accreditation to Exc Class 4 Achieved

2019 (FORS) Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme Achieved

2021 Constructionline Platinum Achieved

Our Accreditations

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