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AIM VCTs company stories: Breedon

Supplying a wide range of materials to the construction industry

Breedon is the UK’s largest independent construction materials group, operating around 80 quarries, 40 asphalt plants and 170 ready-mix concrete and mortar plants.

Growing through acquisition

Founded in 1996, Breedon has established itself as Britain’s leading construction materials provider, catering for the construction industry throughout the UK and Ireland.

The company also employs nearly 3,000 people across hundreds of its sites around the UK. Breedon’s impressive growth has been both organic and through the acquisition of other businesses. This strategy still underpins its business model today, as the group aims to consolidate the smaller end of the UK heavyside building material sector.

In July 2020, Breedon completed its acquisition of certain UK assets and operations from CEMEX.

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