97. Western Building Systems
- Managing director: Martin McCloskey
- Pre-tax profit: £4.6m
- Employment: 54
- Pay bill: £2.3m
Western Building Systems (WBS) is a specialist building firm in Co Tyrone.
The company faced problems in 2018 when the Republic’s Department of Education ordered structural checks at 42 schools built by the company.
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It then took legal action against WBS , which in turn is now suing the department for over €750,000 (£647,000) in overdue payments.
WBS has seen pre-tax profits rise in its most recent set of accounts. It said that while turnover for the 12 month period to April 2018 had dropped from £37.22m to £34m its pre-tax profits had increased from £4.15m to £4.32m.
WBS, which provides buildings primarily for the education, health and commercial sectors, saw direct employment rise during the same period from 45 to 54.
Western Building Systems
Tel: 028 8774 0740