This family-owned company employs more than 1,000 people from eight offices in the south of England. It specialises in construction and maintenance of public infrastructure from schools, care homes and affordable housing to rail, health and highway projects. Led by chief executive David Fison, the company has recently been awarded a £850,000 project to build a new link road to Gatwick airport, and started work on a £4.3m regeneration project in London’s New Cross area. Sales in 2009 increased £30m to £333.7m.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank61
CompanyOsborne
ActivityBuilder, engineering contractor
LocationReigate
Sales £m333.7
Operating profit £m1
Main shareholdersOsborne family (93%), John Oliver (4%)
Staff1,108
Founded1966
Websitewww.osborne.co.uk

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