J. Murphy & Sons

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J. Murphy & Sons is a specialist engineering and construction company. It provides engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including transportation, water, power, natural resources, and construction and property. The company also has related businesses that provide services in the areas of ground engineering, utility connections, highways and streetworks, process engineering, pipeline testing services, specialist welding services, and electrical services.
TypePrivate
Founded1951
HQLondon, GB
Websitemurphygroup.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2020)4,000
Revenue (FY, 2018)£739.8 M(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at J. Murphy & Sons

John Murphy

John Murphy

Chief Executive Officer
Ian Holcroft

Ian Holcroft

Procurement Director
John P Murphy

John P Murphy

Company Secretary and GC
Nick Fletcher

Nick Fletcher

Managing Director UK
Paul Grammer

Paul Grammer

Group Commercial Director
Mick Fitzpatrick

Mick Fitzpatrick

Managing Director Canada
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J. Murphy & Sons Office Locations

J. Murphy & Sons has offices in London, Cannock, Golborne, Leeds and in 5 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Hiview House, Highgate Rd, Kentish Town
Cannock, GB
The Green, Hawks Green Ln
Golborne, GB
1 Bridge Court Yew Tree Way
Leeds, GB
Long Causeway
New Ollerton, GB
Newark Rd
Warrington, GB
Wigan Rd
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J. Murphy & Sons Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1951
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J. Murphy & Sons Revenue

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J. Murphy & Sons's revenue was reported to be £739.82 m in FY, 2018 which is a 3.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

739.8m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

3.9%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

37.7m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

5.1%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(12.3m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(26.7m)

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

63.3m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

613.9m711.9m739.8m

Revenue growth, %

16%4%

Cost of goods sold

603.1m715.6m702.1m

Gross profit

10.8m(3.7m)37.7m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

96.9m61.9m63.3m

Accounts Receivable

59.2m84.2m81.5m

Prepaid Expenses

1.5m2.0m3.7m

Inventories

20.4m16.7m14.1m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

18.0m11.3m(12.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

11.7m11.5m11.4m

Inventories

(3.1m)3.7m3.7m

Accounts Payable

14.3m(14.6m)(5.8m)
GBPFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

147.2k

Debt/Equity

1.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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J. Murphy & Sons Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Order Book

£1.17 b£993 m

Equipment Fleet

22 k15 k15 k

Fleet Value

£100 m£100 m£100 m

Utility Connections Secured

1.1 k4.83 k10.88 k
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J. Murphy & Sons Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CarillionFebruary 07, 2018
Dalston Lane Terrace Management Limited
Delancey Commercial Limited
Delancey Residential Limited
Earth Tech Holdings Limited
J.M. Piling Co. Limited
J Murphy & Sons (Delancey Street) Limited
J Murphy & Sons (Holdings) Limited
Jones Environmental Limited
Jones Environmental UK Limited
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J. Murphy & Sons Revenue Breakdown

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J. Murphy & Sons revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 90.4% from United Kingdom and Ireland and 9.6% from Rest of the World

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J. Murphy & Sons Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

97/100

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J. Murphy & Sons Online and Social Media Presence

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J. Murphy & Sons News and Updates

Murphy-Careys JV secures Oxford Street

J. Murphy & Sons Limited has secured a contract to transform the iconic Oxford Street District in central London, working alongside Careys Civil Engineering in a joint venture (Murphy-Carey JV).

Leadership changes at Murphy

J Murphy & Sons has recruited Lagan Construction chief operating officer Nick Fletcher as managing director for its UK business but Murphy COO Peter Anderson has handed in his notice.

HOCHTIEF/J. Murphy & Sons JV Awarded £400M London Power Tunnels Project

A HOCHTIEF, J. Murphy & Sons Ltd. joint venture has been awarded with a £400 million ($533 million US) contract to deliver the second phase of the London Power Tunnels (LPT2) project.

J Murphy & Sons restates depth of losses

J. Murphy & Sons suffered a deeper loss last year than originally publicised from internal preliminary accounts. The firm revised its reported loss from £5.8m to £12.7m in accounts formally lodged with Companies House last week.

Murphy tumbles into loss for 2018

J Murphy & Sons has filed its 2018 accounts showing a pre-tax loss of £5.8m for the year. Murphy said that the financial loss was a result of “challenging construction market conditions of 2018 and individual project issues”.
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J. Murphy & Sons Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was J. Murphy & Sons founded?

    J. Murphy & Sons was founded in 1951.

  • Who are J. Murphy & Sons key executives?

    J. Murphy & Sons's key executives are John Murphy, Ian Holcroft and John P Murphy.

  • How many employees does J. Murphy & Sons have?

    J. Murphy & Sons has 4,000 employees.

  • What is J. Murphy & Sons revenue?

    Latest J. Murphy & Sons annual revenue is £739.8 m.

  • What is J. Murphy & Sons revenue per employee?

    Latest J. Murphy & Sons revenue per employee is £185 k.

  • Who are J. Murphy & Sons competitors?

    Competitors of J. Murphy & Sons include FM Conway, Allseas and ISG.

  • Where is J. Murphy & Sons headquarters?

    J. Murphy & Sons headquarters is located at Hiview House, Highgate Rd, Kentish Town, London.

  • Where are J. Murphy & Sons offices?

    J. Murphy & Sons has offices in London, Cannock, Golborne, Leeds and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does J. Murphy & Sons have?

    J. Murphy & Sons has 9 offices.