Homes people want to buy

About Us

We are a national housebuilder with a local approach to building new homes.

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Corporate Profile

Persimmon was founded in 1972 and is today one of the UK's leading housebuilders.

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Our History

Our History

Persimmon, one of the UK's leading housebuilders, was established by Life President, Duncan Davidson, in 1972.

Our Brands

We are a leading UK housebuilder with 31 operating businesses, three house building brands and three off-site manufacturing facilities providing homes and serving their local communities across the UK.



in 2020

Strategic Land

c. 14,600

acres at 30 June 2021

Profit before tax


at 30 June 2021

Operating businesses


as at 31 December 2019