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This company’s projects have included moving Snowdonia’s overhead power lines underground. It also has work worth £7m a year replacing the Victorian water mains in southeast London. BLU 3 (UK) provides services to many of Britain’s largest building projects, working as a subcontractor for big companies such as Carillion. It also works independently as a main contractor for local councils and other clients. The company was founded in 2004 by managing director Danny Chaney, and earlier this year it bought the road builder HAUC from the administrators. Sales have grown 71% a year from £2.9m in 2005 to £14.3m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank64
CompanyBLU 3 (UK)
ActivityInfrastructure services provider
LocationCroydon
Annual sales rise over 3 years70.87%
Latest sales £000s14,283
Staff77
Founded2004
Websitewww.blu-3.co.uk

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