This social-housing contractor, developer and investor, is based in Kent, but operates across the UK. Under chief executive Ian Burnett, 59, sales rose 33% to £240.1m in the year to March 2018, with about 1,000 new homes built and more than 7,500 properties refurbished as it continued to increase its customer base in housing associations and local authorities. In June, it announced a move into the private rented sector with a new venture, United City Living.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank106
CompanyUnited Living
ActivityBuilding contractor
LocationKent
Sales £m240.1
Operating profit £m10.3
Main shareholdersLDC (68%), management (32%)
Staff520
Founded1964
Websitewww.unitedhouse.net

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