CGC named one of UK’s TOP 1000

CGC Named as one of UK’s TOP 1000 “Inspiring and Dynamic” companies. London Stock Exchange reveals its list of best performing businesses.

City Gate Construction has been named as one of Britain’s top 1000 companies in a new report issued by the London Stock Exchange.

Renfrewshire based CGC was listed among the top UK firms described by the stock exchange group as the most “inspiring, dynamic and fastest-growing companies”

The news was revealed in the stock exchange’s newly-published “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain” listing.

Delighted bosses at CGC say the endorsement is proof of the rapid expansion CGC has enjoyed as it wins new work and leads an expansion into England.

CGC employs 126 people and carries out a wide range of construction-related work for a variety of clients including Renfrewshire Council and South Ayrshire Council.

Commenting on the announcement, Managing Director Leo Reilly said: “This is great news for CGC. We are delighted to be included in this important listing by the London Stock Exchange Group.

“It is a ringing endorsement of the high quality work CGC provides for our clients and our commitment to the local economy here in Renfrewshire. We are very proud of our association with Paisley and it’s great that a local firm is recognised in this way.”

The stock exchange announcement said it drew up the list to “highlight the importance of fast-growing businesses to the future of the UK economy.”

It added: “We believe these companies have enormous potential for innovation, growth and job creation.”

Writing in the foreward to the list, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP added: “The Scottish firms featured are excellent examples of how innovative businesses are across the full breadth of sectors and across the country.”

In March, CGC which has its heads office in Macdowall Street, Paisley was named as Renfrewshire’s Employer of the Year in the Provost’s Community Awards.