Founded in 1853 by mason Henry McLaughlin and carpenter William Harvey, this County Antrim business is now one of the largest contractors in Northern Ireland. McLaughlin & Harvey is involved in the public and private sectors including commercial, retail, industrial, leisure, refurbishment, civil engineering and residential work. It has specialist divisions that carry out framing work, specialist joinery and facilities management for clients like Marks & Spencer, Superdrug, Belfast Telegraph and Orange. Managing director Philip Cheevers saw 2007 sales reach £207.1m.

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Company details
CompanyMcLaughlin & Harvey
ActivityBuilding, engineering contractor
LocationCounty Antrim
Sales £m207.1
Operating profit £m6.3
Main shareholdersKenneth Cheevers (100%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda