Surrey-based Keltbray provides engineering, environmental and construction services for the building and rail industries. It specialises in demolition and groundworks for projects including the Earls Court redevelopment and Crossrail in London. In April, it made its first step overseas, a joint venture with Canadian firm Aecon, developing rail overhead line electrification in Canada. Under the stewardship of owner and chief executive Brendan Kerr, 53, sales rose 13% to £417.5m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank36
CompanyKeltbray Group
ActivitySpecialist engineering contractor
LocationSurrey
Sales £m417.5
Operating profit £m23.8
Main shareholdersBrendan Kerr & family trust (100%)
Staff1,393
Founded1976
Websitewww.keltbray.com

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