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86. Walter Watson Ltd

  • Managing director: Walter Watson
  • Pre-tax profit: £4m
  • Employment: 221
  • Pay bill: £6.3m

Walter Watson Ltd is a Co Down-based steel fabricator known for its work on the extension of Belfast’s Waterfront Hall and the 3Arena — formerly the Point Depot — in Dublin.

It is the largest family-owned structural steel fabricator in Ireland and was founded in 1967. As well as a structural steel division, it also operates in agriculture, reinforcement steel, overhead travelling cranes and steel stockholding.