Chalcroft on the rise with £50m turnover target

Grant Prior 12 years ago
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Commercial construction specialist Chalcroft is aiming to boost its turnover to £50m during the next 12 months after seeing revenue rise to £35m in the last financial year despite the general construction downturn.

The firm is well on its way to that target with an order book which already stands at £25m which is 50% up on this time last year.

Managing Director Mark Reeve said: “Chalcroft  is in a financially strong position to take advantage of the market opportunities.

“There’s no doubt that trading has been, and will continue to be, challenging, but we have seen that our expertise in the food and beverage sectors has resulted in a large volume of repeat business.

“Similarly, our highly-respected Special Projects division, led by Steve England in Pershore, has used its specific experience to carve out a reputation in the telecommunications, renewables and utilities sectors which is making a valuable contribution to our successful growth.

“Our order book is significantly up on last year, and I have every confidence that we shall meet our  target.”

Chalcroft has extensive experience in the warehousing and logistics sectors working for firms including, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Bakkavor, Nestle Purina, Arqiva, Babcock Networks and Virgin Media.

The company covers the whole of the UK from its offices in Norfolk and Worcestershire.

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