Willmott Dixon Group

This construction group’s next projects include an “eco town” in Oxfordshire, building zero-carbon homes in the first project of its kind in the UK. Group chief executive Rick Willmott, 51, is the fifth generation of his family to run the 162-year-old business.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank53
CompanyWillmott Dixon Group
ActivityConstruction contractor
LocationHertfordshire
Sales £m1,023
Profit £m15
Year endDec 13
Principal shareholdersWillmott family (60%), Dixon family (20%), management (20%)
Staff3,070
Founded1852
Websitewww.willmottdixongroup.co.uk

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