Founded in 1996 as J Reddington, this Hertfordshire firm has grown from a company specialising in groundworks and concrete frames to eight divisions servicing the construction industry. It can now supply 150 metre high cranes and machines that bore 70 metres below ground. Founder John Reddington, 42, is chairman.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank176
CompanyJRL Group
ActivityConstruction contractor
LocationHertfordshire
Sales £m180.4
Operating profit £m3.4
Main shareholdersJohn Reddington (34%), Peter Moran (33%), Kevin Keegan (33%)
Staff368
Founded1996
Websitewww.jrlgroup.co.uk

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