Homes people want to buy

About Us

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

Corporate Profile

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

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Persimmon delivered another strong performance in the first half of 2016

Financial Headlines



Revenue in the six months to 30 June 2016

(2015: £1.33bn)



Profit before tax in the six months ended 30 June 2016

(2015: £272.8m)



Return on average capital employed at 30 June 2016

(12 month rolling average before goodwill impairment)

(2015: 27.5%)


Return of capital

(2014: 95p)


Underlying operating margin for the six months ended 30 June 2016

(before goodwill impairment)

(2015: 20.5%)


Net cash at 30 June 2016

(2015: £278.0m)

Our History

Our History

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

Our Brands

The Persimmon Group is one of the largest housebuilders in the UK. In 2015 we completed 14,572 home sales to customers.

More on Our Brands



sales in 2015

Strategic Land


acres at 30 June 2016

Net Cash


at 30 June 2016



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