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Founded in Inverness in 1863 as a sawmill, this group is now involved in property development, housebuilding, timber engineering, contracting, importing timber and the facilities management of healthcare facilities. Recent projects include the conversion of Corstorphine Hospital in Edinburgh into 74 luxury apartments. The Livingston business is led by managing director John Campbell, 69.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank165
CompanyJames Walker
ActivityTimber merchant
LocationWest Lothian
Sales £m166.8
Operating profit £m15
Main shareholdersWalker family (70%), John Campbell (24%), employees (6%)
Staff618
Founded1863
Websitewww.jameswalkerleithltd.co.uk

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