James Edward Clifford arrived in Australia from the UK in 1972 with a young family. He started work with Leighton Contractors and was made Project Manager of their Hospitality works. Jims early notable projects included the construction of the Castle Hill RSL and Ingleburn RSL

Having seen a niche market in Club Construction in 1980 James Clifford Construction was founded and commenced trading in Liverpool where the Head Office remains today

For more than four decades now James Clifford Construction has been an integral part of the NSW Club industry’s growth and is coveted as one of the foremost construction firms in the industry winning many prestigious awards along the way

In addition to the hospitality industry James Clifford Construction has also undertaken many other Commercial, Retail and Industria Construction projects including Shopping Centres, Hotels, multi-storey Carparks, Factories, Schools, Aged Care Facilities, building Awnings and Facades as well as Cemetery works including award-winning Mausoleums

James was passionate about his business and his son Carl Clifford who has worked alongside his father for 32 years and been Managing Director since 2008 says his fathers legacy lives on since his passing early 2022.

“It’s not just what we do,
it’s become who we are.”

James Edward Clifford


James Clifford construction operates management systems for quality assurance, environmental management and occupational health and safety which meets the requirements of relevant standards.