John, Thomas and Patrick Carey came from Tipperary in the 1960s, working on building sites before setting up the Carey Group in 1969. It has since moved into retail, commercial and industrial sectors providing services including civil engineering, construction, reinforced concrete structures, demolition and property developments in Britain and Ireland. Headquartered in Wembley, group sales grew to £213.2m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank172
CompanyCarey Group
ActivityBuilder
LocationWembley
Sales £m213.2
Operating profit £m11.6
Main shareholdersJohn Carey (40%), Patrick Carey (30%), Thomas Carey (30%)
Staff645
Founded1969
Websitewww.careysplc.co.uk

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