United Living, a social-housing contractor, developer and investor, is based in Kent and operates across London and the south of England. While sales fell to £180.7m this year, the group almost doubled profits to £8.8m. Chief executive Ian Burnett, 58, plans to diversify operations to include student accommodation, rooftop developments and off-site manufacturing within the housing sector.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank135
CompanyUnited Living
ActivityBuilding contractor
LocationKent
Sales £m180.7
Operating profit £m8.8
Main shareholdersLDC (68%), Management (32%)
Staff506
Founded1964
Websitewww.unitedhouse.net

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