This family-run group undertakes civil and mechanical engineering projects from works on London Tube stations to electrical contracts with EDF Energy. It also has a property development arm whose projects have included a business and technology park for BP. It is now led by managing director John Stack. Recent high-profile projects include the £120m power supply tunnel to the Olympic Village and a £100m gas transmission pipeline to new facilities at Milford Haven. Sales reached £476m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank14
CompanyMurphy Group
ActivityCivil engineering contractor
LocationCentral London
Sales £m476
Operating profit £m55.3
Main shareholdersMurphy family (100%)
Staff2,646
Founded1992
Websitewww.murphygroup.co.uk

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