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Multi-disciplined construction Contractor

£5m to £10m
Construction, Engineering, Service industries
UK Wide
27 March 2024

Business description

The company presents a unique opportunity to acquire a multi-discipline contractor working for blue-chip companies, councils, and major utility companies. The company provides civil engineering, refurbishment, fit out, D&B (both civils and building), and utility infrastructure.

Priding itself on its extensive reputation for excellence, the company has established a market niche through secure, well-established frameworks with national clients, placing it in an ideal position to be expanded within a larger group.
The company has developed a long-standing national client base, benefitting from a multitude of tender opportunities, with limited competition.
The business is now being offered for sale to facilitate retirement plans.
Offers invited.


  • Established for over four decades and presents an ideal opportunity for a
    progressive buyer to expand the business. 
  • Primarily serves prestigious and blue-chip clients within the utility sector, with some client relationships spanning over three decades. 
  • Strong second-tier management team in place that can undertake many daily operations with minimal oversight.
  • Operates from freehold premises that are included in the sale. 
  • Also included in the sale is the previous head office site, which is a plot of land that has been granted planning permission for a block of 21 flats. An offer to buy the land and a contract for the development has been received. 
  • Pursuing work within the rail and nuclear industries could considerably expand revenue. 
  • With additional resources and staff in place, the company could accept more work and significantly increase its turnover within an 12-month period.


Turnover (£'000) Adjusted EBITDA (£'000)
2020 (Actual) 4,695 1,526
2021 (Actual) 6,325 1,223
2022 (Actual) 4,394 221
2023 (Actual) 6,850 7,200
2024 (Forecast) 7,200 591
  • Management figures show a turnover of £6.8m in YE23, with a gross profit of
  • Achieved an adjusted EBITDA in excess of £330k in the same year. 
  • Forecast turnover of £7.2m for YE24 (based on work awarded in the first three months of the year). Additional work will be obtained. 
  • Holds premises and additional land that has an estimated total market value of £850k. 
  • No bank or financial borrowings exist. 
  • Annual value of available tenders exceeds £30m, and the company is on a number of frameworks. 
  • Current tender book is estimated at £2.4m and planning permission has been granted on a project worth £2.4m in revenue. 
  • There is also the opportunity for the prospective buyer to complete and manage the development with an estimated rental income return of £160k per annum.

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