McQuillan commenced quarrying
John McQuillan commenced quarrying operations with the discovery of limestone at his farm in Colinwell.
Basalt quarrying operations
Early 1900’s Basalt quarrying operations commenced at Colinwell. Purchased land at Wrights Hill which in time would become Glenside Quarry.
Mid 1920’s contracting works commenced.
First Belfast Council Contract
The company secured it’s first Belfast City Council Annual Contract.
Establishment of McQuillan Skip Hire
1972 Establishment of McQuillan Skip Hire providing Waste Management Services for Domestic and Commercial requirements.
Purchase of Edentrillick Quarry
Purchase of Edentrilick Quarry at Dromore, Co.Down
Purchase of Budore Quarry
Purchase of Budore Quarry at Dundrod, Co. Antrim
Establishment of McQuillan Envirocare
Establishment of McQuillan Envirocare Hazardous Waste transfer station at Caulside Drive Antrim.
Secured first 5 year Contract
2004/2005 John McQuillan Contracts Ltd secured first 5 year Asphalt Resurfacing Term Contract for South Belfast, Castlereagh & North Down (ARE 2) and two 5 year Surface Dressing Term Contracts.
Investment in state of the art coating plant at Budore Quarry, Dundrod.
Opening of our Laboratory
Opening of Laboratory at McQuillan Envirocare.
Pattersons Outdoor Cleaning Solutions
Acquisition of Pattersons Outdoor Cleaning Solutions in Carryduff.
Opening of Chemical Treatment Facility
Opening of Chemical Treatment Facility at McQuillan Envirocare.
Opening of Materials Recovery Facility
Opening of Materials Recovery Facility at Budore
Completion of first surfacing scheme in Scotland
We rebranded the companies into the following sectors: John McQuillan Contracts Ltd / McQuillan Quarries / McQuillan Environmental / McQuillan Outdoor
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