Turnover passed the £200m mark at family-owned building giant Seddon Group, which has been in business for more than 120 years, during its latest financial year.
The Bolton-headquartered group carries out projects of up to £20m in the housing, healthcare, education, commercial, industrial, retail, heritage, ecclesiastical and energy sectors.
Newly-filed documents with Companies House have revealed the group’s turnover totalled £205.9m in the 12 months to December 31, 2020, up from £194.4m.
Its subsidiary Seddon Construction reported a fall in turnover of 13% to £130.4m while Seddon Homes’ increased by 58% to £54.3m.
The group’s rise in pre-tax profits from £3.1m to £7m includes Government grant income of £2.4m which it received under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
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Seddon Group has previously completed projects for the likes of Alton Towers, Premier Inn, Aldi, the Co-op, Derby Arena and the Department for Work and Pensions.
As well as its headquarters in Bolton, the group has bases in Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent and Shotton in Wales.
A statement signed off by the board said: “Our industry responded positively to the pandemic with the development of new site operating procedures which enabled building sites to remain open whilst adhering to public health guidelines.
“The business responded to these extremely challenging circumstances by working with our customers and supply chain to ensure many of our sites remained open and productive.
“It was not possible to keep all our operations open and, as such, many of our people were placed on furlough.”