McLaughlin & Harvey

Founded in 1853, this construction and civil-engineering business based in Newtownabbey, County Antrim, works for the public and private sectors throughout Britain. Its projects include outlets for Marks & Spencer, J Sainsbury, Tesco and Primark as well as the £114m 12-storey critical-care unit for Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital. Formerly listed on the stock market, McLaughlin & Harvey was taken private in 1993 by Kenneth Cheevers, father of managing director Philip Cheevers. Sales reached £165.3m in 2010.

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Company details
CompanyMcLaughlin & Harvey
ActivityBuilding, engineering contractor
LocationCounty Antrim
Sales £m165.3
Operating profit £m3.0
Main shareholdersKenneth Cheevers (100%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda