This Buckinghamshire civil engineer is best known for its expertise in building sports stadiums, such as the Amex Stadium in Brighton and the Copper Box Arena at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, the site of handball, modern pentathlon and fencing events at the 2012 Games. Led by founder and chairman Paul Wheeler, 63, the company also specialises in logistics facilities, land remediation, demolition and rail projects. It has expanded into highways and has plans to secure work on HS2.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank37
CompanyBuckingham Group Contracting
ActivityCivil engineering contractor
LocationStowe, Bucks
Sales £m408.3
Operating profit £m13
Main shareholdersPaul Wheeler and family (50%), Kevin Underwood (14%), Michael Kempley (14%), Timothy Brown (14%), other management (8%)
Staff427
Founded1987
Websitewww.buckinghamgroup.co.uk

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