Trusted Civil Engineering throughout Yorkshire & Humberside
A family run business since 1967
Who we are
We are a family run civil engineering company based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Richard Howard founder and chairman started back in 1967 and has developed the business to where it is today – with 40+ employees and all 3 generations of the Howard family part of the team, led by managing director David Howard.
Our core family values have remained the same over the decades, offering an honest, reliable and quality service to all our clients across the Yorkshire and Humber region. With a vast amount of experience throughout our multi-disciplined teams, our reputation has been built on 50+ years of expertise & knowledge in the industry. Allowing us to build strong, long term relationships with our clients who continue to trust R J Howard with their civil engineering and groundworks requirements.
What we do
The bulk of our work being drainage and road construction to new or existing housing developments for local and national house builders. We also provide specialist services to local authorities and water companies, and we are approved to carry out section 278 works.
Deep Drainage Works
Underground Storage Tanks
Earth Works / Remediation
“DSH are very happy with the full package of works that RJH carry out for us. They have and continue to provide us with a great level of service, help and advice in all aspects of their works. The full team of workers they provide to our sites work professionally and manage Health & Safety very seriously.
The level of plant and machinery is second to none and I would highly recommend RJH to deal with all size of projects.
Well done and keep up the great service”
Darren Smith - Director
“I would highly recommend RJ Howard for any Roads & Sewers and Earthworks package.
They are extremely professional and helpful both commercially and production wise from tender stage and throughout the length of their contract.
They are a really good contractor to work with.”
Josh Smith – Quantity Surveyor
“I have worked with RJ Howards Engineers Ltd for 38 years. I have always found them to be an excellent and extremely competent Civils Contractor. During this time they have undertaken a wide variety of Contracts from new Road and sewer works , S278 highway contracts, complex drainage solutions, structures and foundations. The team at RJ Howards are very professional and have always delivered to programme and budget.”
Dave Hudson - Technical Director
“The wealth of experience brought by the R J Howard team was invaluable in delivering a large and at times challenging project. Extremely helpful and knowledgeable particularly with regard to variable and difficult ground conditions. Highly recommend”
Glen Allen - Quantity Surveyor
Starting on our new project in Poppleton, York. The team have been prepping the site today, getting ready for the drainage works to commence in the coming weeks. Works being carried out: Principal contractor Road Improvement 2 Storage tanks Earth Works Pumping station...
RJ Howard are due to start work on two new sites: Development: Miller Homes, Poppleton, York Houses: 240 Works being carried out: Road Improvement 2 Storage tanks Earth Works Pumping station Large diameter pipes Roads Principal contractor Development: Miller Homes,...