Company Profile

J S Wright & Co Ltd was founded in 1890, and is one of the UK’s leading Building Services providers.

Based in Birmingham and London, the company specialises in the design and installation of heating, plumbing, ventilation, air conditioning and drainage solutions for the Hotel, Leisure, Residential, Student Accommodation and Commercial sectors nationally.

J S Wright provides a nationwide service from concept to final installation & maintenance while retaining the friendliness and mutual support and approach of a traditional family firm.

We invest heavily in the personal development and training needs of our people who we see as our greatest asset. We recruit Technical and Craft Apprentices every year and always encourage our talented staff to rise through the ranks. Two of our Directors started as Apprentices, while two of our Engineers were promoted from pipe fitters.

We pride ourselves on our loyal workforce, with our employees having enjoyed an average of ten years’ service with us. Many have served the company for more than 25 years, with four having completed or about to complete 40 years or more.

We believe in being pro-active and progressive, constantly gaining early involvement at concept and design stages of new development and refurbishment projects with our partners which is the reason that 80% of our work is repeat business.

We have been in business for over 120 years, and have always delivered on time and within budget.  One of the many reasons why so many companies make us their first choice Building Services provider.

1890
Registered as a plumber

J S Wright was officially registered as a plumber on 2nd February 1890

When John Shilrock Wright first went into business as a jobbing plumber in 1890, he could hardly have imagined the value of the legacy he would leave. For throughout a glittering history spanning three centuries, J S Wright has grown from a small family firm to one of Britain’s leading building services specialists.

1940s
Spitfire

When John Shilrock Wright first went into business as a jobbing plumber in 1890, he could hardly have imagined the value of the legacy he would leave. For throughout a glittering history spanning three centuries, J S Wright has grown from a small family firm to one of Britain’s leading building services specialists.

2015
Service of the year!

J S Wright has proved that it’s the best in Britain after winning the Building Services Contractor of the Year award at the industry’s Oscars.

J S Wright, which was honoured for its Outstanding Contribution to the Industry at the same annual awards ceremony in 2013, last year achieved a record-breaking turnover of £25m and secured its biggest-ever series of contracts valued at over £18m to equip an apartment and hotel scheme for Indescon Court at Canary Wharf.