Company Profile John Gray and Son commenced trading in 1979 employing three men. Between 1997 and the end of the year 2000 a programme of expansion took place. This saw the business grow to its present size, employing six teams of men - approximately 25 employees - and moving into our new office.
Although the bulk of our work is carried out for the Public Sector, John Gray and Son still offer their services to the Private Sector.
In 1983 we were awarded the N.I.E. Pilot Scheme that saw John Gray and Son as the first contractor commissioned by N.I.E. to undertake external tree cutting services. This was the beginning of a close working relationship with N.I.E. and at the time of writing John Gray and Son are the only company in Northern Ireland authorised by N.I.E. to manage timber close to transmission lines up to 275,000 volts.
Dangerous branches removed and domestic and agricultural hedges trimmed.
Trees Topped & Felled
Trees of any size taken down or topped.
Woodchip / Logs For Sale
Woodchips and Logs are for sale by the bag, trailer load or by lorry load.
Stump removal is a job that our crews do their utmost to perform expeditiously, safely and well.
MISSION STATEMENT ''To promote a quality environment through better tree surgery and sympathetic landscape management and to expand the business through re-investment and organic growth.''
John Gray and Son are well placed within the market. We have invested in a wide range of up to date machinery and coupled with our dedicated and highly motivated workforce, we are in an excellent position to meet the challenges and trends facing our industry today. To help us achieve these challenges we have outlined the following areas as key to our success.
Health and Safety
Health and Safety Our company's policy on Health and Safety complies with all legal and statutory requirements and codes of practice as per Health & Safety At Work Order 1978. All staff have received training and health and authorisation to carry out tree management of NIE plant and equipment.
Technology The introduction of labour saving machinery that can aid the environment is now prevalent in the marketplace. In order to play our part in the care of the environment and to provide our workforce with the necessary tools to complete their jobs, we have a commitment to further invest as required in this new plant and machinery.
Human Resources Human Resources are the key to success for any business in the marketplace today. At John Gray and Son we are very proud of our dedicated, highly motivated, flexible, skilled and mobile workforce, which is capable of undertaking all ranges of contracts.
Staff Training Due to the specialist nature of our profession and the dangerous nature of the machinery used, our staff are required to undergo training before operating any of the machinery. The training requirements are outlined in the National Proficiency Tests Council Certificate No. S37979
Environment At John Gray and Son we recognise the importance of looking after the environment in today's world. Our policy is in line with the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland statement on environmental policy. These have been identified on a European Scale in Council Directive 92/43/EEC 21/05/1992.
company profile john gray and son commenced trading in 1979 employing three men. between 1997 and the end of the year 2000 a programme of expansion took place. this saw the business grow to its present size, employing six teams of men - approx