Founded in 1909 by Robert Brett, this company has grown through acquisition and now supplies a wide range of building products and services. It can deliver materials, do construction and provide waste management, for example. The core business supplied materials for the Channel Tunnel rail link. Still owned by the Brett family, with William Brett as deputy chairman, the Canterbury firm had sales of £145.2m in 2003. It has announced the sale of its waste-management arm.

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Company details
CompanyBrett Group
ActivityBuilding materials supplier
Sales £m145.2
Operating profit £m6.3
Main shareholdersBrett family

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda