Freedom Group – New Developments in Dagenham  

January 9th, 2019


JSM have been awarded a contract by Freedom to install 2 no 88.9 and 6 no. 160m Emtelle Ducts to client specified cross section (406824-6001) from a new development in Dagenham to P.O.C to UKPN Pylon. The route is 7432 meters with 4 no S.E.D’s identified


  • LHP Gas Main Crossing – Private Land – Chainage 825
  • HDD – Beam River – Within Parks/Greenspaces. – Chainage 1160
  • MWR – Rail Overbridge – D199 (Upper Rainham Road) – Chainage 1180
  • UKPN – Cable Bridge (Hacton Lane) – Chainage 6046


Within these works there are 11 no. Joint bays and fibre chambers 12 no for fibre installation and 3 no for Fibre Joint.

All roads are within the London Borough of Havering (Works undertaken under section 50 License).

All reinstatement will be to the HAUC specification unless otherwise stated.


START DATE:                 END DATE:     

Jan 2019                          Aug 2019



Upper Rainham Rd Rainham Road Wood Lane Southend Road, Maybank Avenue
Lancaster Drive Randall Drive Sutton Lane Hacton Drive Hurst Park Ave
Newmarket Way Bevan Way Hacton Lane Park Farm Road


If you require further information regarding this project contact or


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JSM awarded ISO 27001 accreditation  

August 3rd, 2018


JSM are proud to announce that we have been awarded with the ISO 27001 accreditation.

ISO 27001 is an internationally acclaimed framework for information security management that helps to keep information assets secure, such as, financial information, intellectual property, employee details or information entrusted to you by third parties.

This accreditation will be held alongside JSM’s ISO 9001 (quality management), ISO 14001 (environment management) and OHSAS 18001 (occupational health and safety management) accreditations.

SHEQ Director Mick Barrett says “I would like to personally thank everyone who was involved in helping us achieve meeting the requirements of the standard, in particular I would like to thank the IT department for all their hard work and commitment.”

Five million man hours without reporting a RIDDOR  

July 17th, 2018


For the first time JSM have achieved five million man hours without a reportable injury under RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations).

Reaching this huge milestone is a clear reflection of the strong health and safety culture within the business.

Mick Barrett, SHEQ Director, says “On behalf of JSM and the Directors, I would like to thank everyone that has contributed to this amazing achievement. We could not have achieved this figure if it was not for the hard work and commitment from all our employees and contractors in ensuring that health and safety is at the forefront of everything we do.”

Let’s keep up the good work!

Freedom Group – Virtus 66kV (Phase 3)  

July 16th, 2018

JSM will be continuing network reinforcement works for Freedom Power Group where they have requested for the installation of two new 66kV ducted cable circuits and associated activities in Uxbridge.

The following roads will have road closures and diversions installed:

  1. Cleveland Road
  2. Chiltern View Road
  3. Alexandra Road
  4. Bridge Road
  5. Austin Waye
  6. Frays Waye
  7. Waterloo Road
  8. Whitehorn Ave

All other roads along the route will have temporary traffic lights to complete the works.

If you require additional information please contact:

JSM Group handed RoSPA Gold Award for health and safety practices  

April 27th, 2018

JSM Group has been handed a prestigious award in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping its staff/clients/contractors get home safely at the end of the working day.

For the third year in a row JSM Group has achieved a Gold in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK.

The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Mick Barrett (SHEQ Director) said: “this is the third consecutive year that JSM have won this prestigious RoSPA Gold Award. It is recognition for all the hard work which is being undertaken by all members of staff in the pursuit of health and safety excellence. I would like to personally thank everyone for all their hard work and for their efforts in helping us achieve this award”.


Freedom Group – Virtus 66kV cable installation  

March 29th, 2018


JSM have been awarded upfront works to carry out a network reinforcement scheme where Freedom Power Solutions require the installation of 2 new 66kV ducted cable circuits and associated activities reinstatement along The Greenway/Cleveland Road and Kingston Lane Uxbridge.

The work involves the installation of a dual 66kV ducted underground circuit which will be installed in 160mm “Emtelle” smooth walled UPVC ducts type BS EN50086-2-4:1994 in a trefoil formation for its entire length.  The ducts will be laid with a minimum of 450mm separation between the two circuits, with a minimum cover of 900mm in the carriageway and 900mm in the verge or footway.

The joint bays to be located at 500 metre intervals or cut to length to avoid a joint bay in the new surface when the local authority complete planned reinstatement works.

We have been requested to carry out upfront works to enable Hillingdon Council to carry out their resurfacing programme, The cable route of approximately consists of works within the carriageway, verge and footway through public highway, Industrial and residential areas of Uxbridge. These areas will include traffic sensitive areas and housing estates that will require parking suspensions and potential conflict with residents.


Roads where upfront works have been requested to enable resurfacing works are

THE GREENWAY – 90% Complete – Works Finish 1st April 2018

CLEVELAND ROAD – 95% Complete – Works Finish 1st April 2018

KINGSTON LAND 0% Complete – Works Start 4th April 2018


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Freedom Group – Virtus 11kV cable installation  

January 15th, 2018


Please be advised that JSM will be excavating a trench a trench for Electricity supply on behalf of Freedom in the public highway past or to the rear of your business/property as part of network expansion. The works will normally take place between the hours of 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday and will include weekends (Sat 8 am – 6 pm and Sunday 9 am – 6 pm), to ensure the works proceed as quickly as possible.

here will be a requirement for no parking outside of your property whilst this essential work is completed and areas will be highlighted with no parking zones.

We expect disruption directly outside your property will be a maximum of 5 days.

The cable route to be constructed from the substation on High Road to Prologis Park on Horton Road. This work was carried out with the permission of the Local Authority’s Highway Department, the Traffic Police and is in strict accordance with the New Roads & Street Works Act.


Works will be taking place within the following roads


  • High Street
  • Falling Lane
  • Otterfield Road
  • Fairfield Road
  • Yew Avenue
  • Colham Avenue
  • Providence Place
  • Whitehorn Avenue
  • Horton Road



The next phase of the construction will take place between the months of March and April and will involve cable installation and Jointing via standard methods.

On completion of the duct installation, we will return to site to install the cable and Joints   Due to the extensive nature of the scheme it is not possible to confirm the ongoing programme now, but should you require further information over the coming months please do not hesitate to check the website for the project.


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Considerate Contractor Streetworks Scheme Awards 2017  

January 2nd, 2018

JSM won the Gold Award at the 2017 City of London’s Considerate Contractor Streetworks Scheme Awards.

This award was presented to JSM for the overall performance of the company while working across the City over the last 12 months.

The Gold Award recognises that JSM has consistently been operating above the requirements outlined in the Considerate Contractor Scheme’s Code of Good Practice. It also shows that JSM has demonstrated a spirit of pride in their work, an awareness of the needs of the passing public, as well as, the potential impact the works had on the surrounding environment and community.

Another win for NICE® at the Street Works Awards 2017  

December 14th, 2017


Recently JSM won another award for the innovation NICE® (Non-Intrusive Cable Extraction), this time at the 2017 Street Works Awards (formerly NJUG Awards) for Best Sustainable Method.

JSM faced stiff competition in their category but came out triumphant and managed to bring home the win. The Street Works UK Awards showcases examples of industry innovation and best practices with the aim of encouraging practices that drive up standards and reduce disruption.

Street Works UK is the UK’s only cross-sector trade association representing gas, electricity, water, sewage and telecommunications utility companies, their contractor partners and a range of affiliate companies that provide goods, materials, equipment and services that support Street Works UK’s Vision for Street Works.

These accolades received for NICE® continue to demonstrate the need for this technology in the industry.

John Fitzgerald, Contract Manager said “To challenge and change longstanding historical practices is a difficult journey for anyone to set off on. Following on from JSM’s relentless research and in-house development of these game changing innovations, it is extremely encouraging to be recognised by these prestigious awards. But actually winning awards make all the hard work worth it. I am personally delighted and humbled that our Industry and Environmental professionals have identified and taken on board the multiple measurable benefits of our pioneering innovations. We are now moving closer to realising that our Innovations will become business as usual practices for the Electricity transmission and distribution industries across the UK and the world.”

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