From its base in Cheshire, Morris has been building homes in the Midlands, northwest and southern England for more than 50 years. Led by chief executive Mike Gaskell, 56, its projects range from small sites to large-scale urban villages with a focus on brownfield developments. A strong land bank developed since 2013 helped profits grow 40% to £48.8m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank86
CompanyMorris Group
ActivityHousebuilder
LocationCheshire
Sales £m283.7
Operating profit £m48.8
Main shareholdersManagement (73%), Quayle Munro (27%),
Staff249
Founded1964
Websitewww.morrishomes.co.uk

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