Henderson & Taylor

01375 850 059

Company overview

Essex-based civil engineering contractor Henderson & Taylor was founded in 1964. Supporting clients across the South and East, it now comprises three separate operating companies – Henderson & Taylor (Public Works), Henderson & Taylor Facilities Management, and Henderson & Taylor Building Services.

With 60 years of experience, the firm delivers projects from concept to completion. All work is undertaken by its highly skilled in-house team, which specialises in everything from structural to station and trackside works. Its facilities management team, meanwhile, is experienced in the removal of invasive weeds – including Japanese knotweed.

These teams provide an inclusive, bespoke service, as well as commercial and back-office support.


Henderson & Taylor is committed to improving lives by creating better working, living and learning environments. This involves working in partnership with its clients, investing in its employees, and driving innovation.


  • ISO 9001.
  • ISO 14001.
  • ISO 45001.
  • IEMA.
  • Constructionline Gold Member.
  • Carbon Footprint Standard – Carbon Neutral Organisation.
  • CHAS accredited contractor.
  • RISQS.



Including tarmac/asphalt, hot rolled asphalt, stone mastic asphalt, coloured asphalt, porous asphalt and more.


Including retention tanks, storm water attenuation systems, soak-aways, sewer connections, permeable paving systems and more.

Car park construction

Including surface-level car parks, multi-storey car parks, and underground car parks.   

Roadway construction

From traditional road construction schemes to larger design and construct projects.


Including brickwork repairs, waterproofing and drainage of bridge structures, concrete repair, stabilisation of embankments, and bridge strengthening.

S278 works

Including the construction and refurbishment of roundabouts, remodelling highway construction, cycleways and footpaths, new or changed site access, pedestrian schemes, new/alterations of signalled crossings and junctions, stabilisation of embankments, road closures and diversions and traffic management.

Traffic management/design

Including traffic management design and planning, order applications, installation of traffic lights, emergency call our services, consultation with local authorities, events management, and pedestrian site management. 

Japanese knotweed removal


Including excavation and removal to landfill, excavation and incineration, on-site bund treatment, cell burial and reduced excavation and herbicide treatment.


Metro West Rail

Henderson & Taylor FM supported the Metro West Rail project to link Portishead and Bristol, removing mature Japanese Knotweed from the proposed site.