We provide innovative engineering and technology-led solutions to meet the needs of our customers. Our Engineering Tomorrow strategy is about identifying, developing and implementing innovative solutions to meet the UK’s major infrastructure needs.

It is our exceptional customer focus and deep understanding of their needs which builds strategic long-term relationships. Our approach, coupled with the ability to collaborate across all levels, drives innovative engineering and technology led solutions across the full life-cycle of an asset.

Our history began in 1865 when the company was founded by Richard Costain. In 2015 the Costain Group commemorates a history spanning 150 years. In celebration, we have set an ambitious target to raise £1 million throughout 2015: “The Costain 150 Challenge”. 
At Costain, we have a vibrant, challenging and growing business – an environment that provides tremendous opportunities for everybody. We're looking for skilled, expert and motivated people who'll help us meet national needs in transportation, energy and water. 

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Maidenhead, GB
Size (employees)
4,190 (est)+5%
Costain Group was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Maidenhead, GB
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Costain Group Office Locations

Costain Group has offices in Maidenhead, Wythenshawe, London, Aberdeen and in 1 other location
Maidenhead, GB (HQ)
Vanwall Rd
Aberdeen, GB
Blaikie's Quay
Coventry, GB
Eden Rd
London, GB
10 Foster Ln
Wythenshawe, GB
1500 Aviator Way
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Costain Group Financials and Metrics

Costain Group Financials

Costain Group's revenue was reported to be £1.57 b in FY, 2016 which is a 31.2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

76 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

26.4 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

46.5 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

34.9 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

452.7 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

210.2 m
Costain Group's current market capitalization is £452.7 m.
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


747.6 m902.6 m993.4 m924.5 m868.5 m848.4 m885.2 m1.1 b1.3 b1.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

716.2 m861.3 m949.2 m883.9 m818.8 m794.2 m826.7 m1 b1.2 b1.5 b

Gross profit

31.4 m41.3 m44.2 m40.6 m49.7 m54.2 m58.5 m60.2 m66.7 m76 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

16 m18.2 m14.6 m23.1 m18.7 m23.1 m12.5 m21 m22.2 m26.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

19.5 m22.6 m(16.5 m)30.7 m34.8 m(23.1 m)(35.5 m)40.6 m15.7 m67.1 m

Dividends Paid

4.5 m4.7 m5.4 m6.2 m6.7 m8.4 m10.2 m11.8 m

Cash From Financing Activities

59.4 m(4.1 m)(5 m)(5.4 m)(4.3 m)(6.2 m)19.1 m37.9 m21 m21.6 m
GBPY, 2016

Financial Leverage

6.5 x
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