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Housebuilder & provider of civil engineering services

£2m to £5m
Business services, Construction, Engineering, Miscellaneous
22 October 2020

Business description

The company a specialist civil engineering, groundworks and precast concrete solutions contractor, offering a comprehensive range of services for projects of all sizes. 

Utilising a highly experienced, multiskilled workforce, the company is able to
offer dedicated solutions for clients across a wide range of sectors, standing
apart from competitors for its ability to manage complex works. 

In addition to its core operations, which account for 60% of turnover, the
company provides full housing construction services, whereby it purchases
well-positioned greenfield land and manages small-to-medium-sized housing
developments of between 15 and 25 homes. 

Having built up a strong and highly profitable business, the owner is now offering the company for sale as part of their retirement plans.


  • Operates on a regional basis, predominantly working with major clients in the
    civils, construction and defence markets on projects based across the UK.
  • Holds an excellent reputation as a trustworthy and reliable provider of quality services, benefitting from a continual stream of repeat and referral business, with some client relationships spanning over 15 years. 
  • Highly experienced workforce in place, possessing the necessary skills and expertise required to effectively manage day-to-day operations on an ongoing basis. 
  • Beyond a dedicated storage yard, the company does not operate from any fixed premises, and could be effectively managed from any location across the UK. 
  • Significant scope for further expansion by capitalising on the company’s unique precast concrete solutions or by enhancing its presence in the infrastructure and agriculture sectors.


Turnover (£'000) Adjusted EBITDA (£'000)
2017 (Actual) 654 321
2018 (Actual) 2,857 527
2019 (Actual) 4,328 1,622
2020 (Actual) 2,915 984
  • Achieved turnover of £2.9 million in YE20 , with an adjusted EBITDA of circa
    £1 million. 
  • The company has secured a strong pipeline for the coming year, with several ongoing housing development projects that are projected to generate profits in excess of £2 million, and a regular stream of enquiries from new and returning clients. 
  • Possesses a multitude of assets, including excavators, cranes and vehicles, with a collective value of £800k. 
  • Owns several plots of land for housing development projects, which are collectively valued in excess of £1.7 million.

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