Les Taylor Contractors

This Aberdeenshire company, founded by the late Les Taylor in 1974, specialises in civil engineering, demolition and skip hire. It also runs four quarries and five landfill sites. Activities range from selling quarry material to local construction firms to carrying out substructure and infrastructure work for big companies such as Balfour Beatty. Thanks to a recent number of large contracts with long-standing customers, profits have risen 54% a year from £1.6m in 2005 to £5.6m in 2008.

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Company details
CompanyLes Taylor Contractors
ActivityCivil engineer and quarry operator
Annual profit growth53.82%
Latest profits £000s5,647
Latest sales £000s32,355

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