Lakehouse

Lakehouse provides construction and maintenance services in southeast England. It specialises in the social housing and education sectors but also built the Olympic Equestrian centre. An acquisition drive led by founder and chief executive Steve Rawlings helped to boost turnover by 44% to £153.7m and profits by 72% to £5m in 2012. Rawlings, 60, is championing a scheme to employ more women on building sites.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank212
CompanyLakehouse
ActivityAsset and energy support services
LocationRomford
Sales £m153.7
Operating profit £m5.0
Main shareholdersSteve Rawlings (72%), Carol King (13%), Stuart Black (9%), Richard Green (6%)
Staff566
Founded1998
Websitewww.lakehouse.uk.com www.lakehouse.uk.com

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