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Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon
Private Limited Company
Industry Construction
Founded 1852 by John Willmott[1]
Headquarters Letchworth Garden City, United Kingdom
Key people
Rick Willmott, Group Chief Executive
Revenue £1038.5million (2013)[2]
£12.6 million (2013)[2]
£8.8 million (2013)[2]
Number of employees
3,070 (2013)[2]
Subsidiaries Numerous
Website .uk.co.willmottdixonwww

Willmott Dixon is a privately owned contracting, residential development and property support business.[3]

History

The company was founded in 1852 by John Willmott.[4] In 2001 Rick Willmott became the fifth generation of the Willmott family to lead the business.[4] In 2013, Willmott Dixon invested £1 million in the 4Life Academy which is located in Perry Barr, Birmingham.[5]

Operations

Willmott Dixon has several business streams: construction, residential development and property support services.[6]

Major projects

Major projects include Woolwich Central, the largest ever development by Tesco's in-house development business Spenhill, comprising an 80,000 sq ft supermarket and 259 homes over 17 storeys.[7]

Its development division called Regen is also working with Poplar HARCA to redevelop the Aberfeldy estate over ten years to create 1,176 new homes, shops, healthcare and community facilities created over 12 years. The work replaces dilapidated 1950s-era housing to provide a better living environment for residents, complete with new shops and open, green spaces for recreation.[8] The company is also working with Circle to create Orchard Village, renewing a 1960s era estate into modern homes for hundreds of families.[9]

On 23 December 2014, Willmott Dixon was announced as the developer of Brentford FC's new Community Stadium at Lionel Road South in Brentford, London.[10] The development will include a 20,000 capacity stadium, 910 homes and community facilities, in addition to the redevelopment of the club's former Griffin Park ground into 70 homes.[10]

Brentford FC

References

  1. ^ The story of John Willmott & sons, Willmott Dixon Group
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  4. ^ a b It does not take much to say well done Camden FB, 15 December 2011, retrieved 11 March 2012
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External links

  • Official website
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