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Romford-based Readie typically builds more than four million sq ft of warehouse space every year for clients in the industrial, logistics and retail sectors. A 407,000 sq ft Bedford warehouse it built was rented by Amazon in July. Its building sites closed briefly during lockdown but reopened in May with strict safety measures in place. Founder and chairman Stuart Read, 50, led a management buyout in 2018. He oversaw sales of £195.9m this year

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Company details
Year2020
Rank114
CompanyReadie Construction
ActivityConstruction contractor
LocationEast London
Sales £m195.9
Operating profit £m7.3
Main shareholdersStuart Read (49%), Paul Stephens (35%), management (16%)
Staff166
Founded2008
Websitewww.readieconstruction.co.uk

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