Leadbitter Group

Industrial placements

Company information

  • Industry / nature of work undertaken
  • Housing – i.e. Social Housing, Care Homes
    Central Construction – Leisure Centres, Universities
    Special Works – Refits, and smaller construction

  • Locations
  • Oxfordshire

  • History
  • 1971, first founded by by Federick Rendell, 1985 Bob Rendell acquired the company from his father, where the turnover was £300,000. 1993, the company was awarded one of their first large contracts, Student accommodation St Catherine's College, Oxford. 1997 largest privately owned construction company. 2002 head Office moved to Abingdon, where it currently is today. 2003 Leadbitter acquired by major European contractor, Heijmans NV.

STUDENT PLACEMENTS

Jonathan Cummings
William Corry
James Lake

EMPLOYER PROFILE

Leadbitter Group

Name

Leadbitter Group

Address

Grange Court, Abingdon Science Park, Abingdon, OX14 3NB

Size of company

About £450 million annual turnover

Website

www.leadbitter.co.uk/

Associated course

Construction Project Management