Since it was founded in 1996, this Hertfordshire firm has grown from a company specialising in groundworks and concrete frames to eight divisions servicing the construction industry. It supplies 150 metre high cranes and machines that bore 70 metres below ground for projects such as the £200m regeneration of Brighton Marina. John Reddington, 43, is founder and chairman.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank155
CompanyJRL Group
ActivityConstruction contractor
LocationHertfordshire
Sales £m198.0
Operating profit £m4.2
Main shareholdersJohn Reddington (34%), Peter Moran (33%), Kevin Keegan (33%)
Staff448
Founded1996
Websitewww.jrlgroup.co.uk

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