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Founded in 1869 in Scotland, this civil engineering and building company has since expanded across Britain. It has helped to deliver many landmark projects, including Birmingham’s Bullring, the Eden Project and the main stadium for the London Olympics. The company is currently constructing Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London. The Hertfordshire business remains under the ownership of the McAlpine family.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank83
CompanySir Robert McAlpine
ActivityConstruction contractor
LocationHertfordshire
Sales £m732
Profit £m26
Year endOct 12
Principal shareholdersMcAlpine family (100%)
Staff1,963
Founded1869
Websitewww.sir-robert-mcalpine.com

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