Osborne

This family-owned company employs more than 1,000 people from nine offices in the south. It specialises in construction and maintenance of public infrastructure from schools, care homes and affordable housing to rail, health and highway projects. Recent work includes the London Metropolitan University Science Centre, the Armed Forces memorial in Staffordshire, refurbishment of Dover Priory station and restoration of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Under chief executive Mark Heasman, sales rose to £251.3m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank124
CompanyOsborne
ActivityBuilder, engineering contractor
LocationReigate
Sales £m251.3
Operating profit £m2.8
Main shareholdersOsborne family (90%)
Staff974
Founded1966
Websitewww.osborne.co.uk

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