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Company Overview of Laing ORourke Corporation Limited

Company Overview

Laing ORourke Corporation Limited provides engineering, construction, and specialist services in the United Kingdom. It designs, engineers, constructs, manages, and invests in building and infrastructure capital assets, including airport terminals, data and research centers, hotels, housing, industrial and commercial buildings, mining facilities, ports, power stations, railways, retail, roads, schools, hospitals, sports and leisure complexes, and water and waste treatment plants. The company also provides investment and development services comprising pre-construction services consultancy, investment management, and development management; program management services; design and engineering ...

Bridge Place 1 & 2

Anchor Boulevard Crossways

Dartford,  DA2 6SN

United Kingdom

15,351 Employees


44 13 2229 6200


44 13 2229 6262

Key Executives for Laing ORourke Corporation Limited

Group Chief Executive Officer
Age: 50
Executive Chairman
Age: 66
Group Director of Finance and Commerce
Age: 39
Chief Executive of Europe Hub
Age: 62
Group Human Capital Director
Age: 57
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Laing ORourke Corporation Limited Key Developments

Laing O'Rourke Gets Summer Start for £100 Million Olympic Job

Laing O'Rourke is set to start in summer on its £100 million job to transform the Olympic media centre into a new home of digital and creative businesses. Laing O'Rourke was appointed to £100 million job to transform the London Olympic press and broadcast centre into a tech hub last March, after seeing off competition from Mace and Carillion. The Here East scheme, formerly known as iCity, will include one million square feet of space, mostly aimed at digital businesses. The scheme has been designed by architect Hawkins/Brown for developer Here East. Here East and the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) finalised the lease agreement for the buildings and said Laing O'Rourke would begin construction in August.

Laing O'Rourke Appoints Stephen Trusler as Accommodation Sector Leader for European Business, Effective January 2014

Laing O'Rourke has appointed a new boss for its European housing business. Stephen Trusler, previously with Wates, will lead on developing the contractor's private residential, affordable and social housing work. Stephen Trusler former national strategy director for housing at Wates, will begin his role as accommodation sector leader for Laing O'Rourke's European business in January 2014. Trusler will be reporting to Roger Robinson in his role developing the group's strategy for the private residential, affordable, and social housing markets. Trusler is also a member of the BiTC Enterprise leadership team and the Chartered Institute of Housing, as well as a chair of Aster Homes housing association.

Laing O'Rourke Names Gary Wells as UK Infrastructure Managing Director, Effective November 4, 2013

Laing O'Rourke has recruited the boss of Al Nabbodah Construction Group, Gary Wells, as its new UK infrastructure managing director. Wells, who has also previously worked for five years at Murray and Roberts and for 15 years at Costain, will take up the post on November 4, 2013. He will report to Laing O'Rourke's Eurobe Hub chief executive Roger Robinson. He was previously chief executive of Al Naboodah.

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