Chairman Peter Emerson Jones, 79, founded this Cheshire business in 1959. Under his sons Mark, 49, and Tony, 46, the group builds, on average, more than 400 houses a year in Britain, as well as working on retail and commercial developments. It also works in Florida and Portugal, where its projects include golf courses, a beach-front hotel, and residential and commercial properties.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank164
CompanyThe Emerson Group
ActivityBuilder, property developer
LocationCheshire
Sales £m*187.9
Operating profit £m*67.2
Main shareholdersPeter Emerson Jones and family trusts (100%)
Staff509
Founded1959
Websitewww.emerson.co.uk

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