Thomas Bow City Asphalt

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When Lawrence Bow set up his company in 1867, it is unlikely that he envisaged the family name continuing in the trade as far ahead as the 21st century, but from small beginnings Thomas Bow developed into one of Nottingham’s major Building & Civil Engineering contractors. The firm completed many landmark buildings and superior residential properties in and around the city including Wilford Power Station, the Raleigh Factory and Barclays Bank (Market Square, Nottingham).

Throughout this time Thomas Bow had remained a family firm and today some six generations later it has evolved into a limited company headed by Alistair Bow, who coaxed his father out of retirement to work within the company. Alistair and his fellow-directors Alex Gardner, John Allen and David Wilkinson, have between them a broad range of expertise and all recognise that whatever else has altered in the construction and civil engineering industry over the years, the need for good quality workmanship has always been constant.

HQNottingham, GB

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)25(+5%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£17 M(+16%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Thomas Bow City Asphalt

Alistair Bow

Alistair Bow

Managing Director
John Allen

John Allen

Major Projects & Compliance Director
Alex Gardner

Alex Gardner

Surfacing Director
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Thomas Bow City Asphalt Office Locations

Thomas Bow City Asphalt has offices in Nottingham and Oxton
Nottingham, GB (HQ)
4-12 Middleton St
Oxton, GB
Moorfield Farm House, Ollerton Rd
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Thomas Bow City Asphalt Financials and Metrics

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Thomas Bow City Asphalt's revenue was reported to be £17.02 m in FY, 2018

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Thomas Bow City Asphalt Blogs

Thomas Bow secure the renewal of West Yorkshire Highways Alliance Carriageway Planing & Surfacing Contractors Framework

West Yorkshire Highways Alliance have awarded Thomas Bow City Asphalt project continuation across all 6 plots in association with City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, The Borough Council of Calderdale, The Council of the Borough of Kirklees, Leeds City Council, Wakefield Metropolitan Dist…

Commencing Phase 3 at Witham St Hughes

A welcome update has arrived from our site over at Witham St. Hughes in Lincolnshire and we are thrilled to share the progress made so far. Following on from the successful completion of Phases 1 & 2 a few years ago, the developers have now extended the current contract to allow for an additiona…


The Greene King IPA Championship season kicks off this weekend and the Championship Clubs Committee have  confirmed that up to five matches each round will be live-streamed for fans. As proud sponsors of Nottingham Rugby Club, we are thrilled that fans are now able to live-stream the matches from th…

Winter maintenance teams rise to the challenge

Our winter maintenance teams are again gearing up for a weekend of gritting following heavy snow last weekend across the region. With snowfall up to 6 inches falling within 24 hours last weekend it was the most some areas of the midlands had seen in nine years and our gritter fleet was operational f…

Press Release: Andrew Jackaman talks to Dominic Browne at Highways Magazine

Take us back: why did you start this joint venture Breedon Bow and how has it developed? Breedon Bow Highways was formed back in 2015 with a clear ambition, to create a new pavements offering for Highways England. As an independent JV we had guaranteed supply within our JV but also the option to sou…

Broadmarsh Public Realm begins

After years of planning from Nottingham City Council, Thomas Bow have now taken possession of Collin Street in Nottingham as construction work beings on the public realm surrounding the Broadmarsh. As part of the scheme Collin Street will become pedestrianised, with other roads remodelled to allow t…
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Thomas Bow City Asphalt Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Thomas Bow City Asphalt key executives?

    Thomas Bow City Asphalt's key executives are Alistair Bow, John Allen and Alex Gardner.

  • How many employees does Thomas Bow City Asphalt have?

    Thomas Bow City Asphalt has 25 employees.

  • What is Thomas Bow City Asphalt revenue?

    Latest Thomas Bow City Asphalt annual revenue is £17 m.

  • What is Thomas Bow City Asphalt revenue per employee?

    Latest Thomas Bow City Asphalt revenue per employee is £680.9 k.

  • Who are Thomas Bow City Asphalt competitors?

    Competitors of Thomas Bow City Asphalt include Maxson Engineering, Space Science Services and TLC Engineering For Architecture.

  • Where is Thomas Bow City Asphalt headquarters?

    Thomas Bow City Asphalt headquarters is located at 4-12 Middleton St, Nottingham.

  • Where are Thomas Bow City Asphalt offices?

    Thomas Bow City Asphalt has offices in Nottingham and Oxton.

  • How many offices does Thomas Bow City Asphalt have?

    Thomas Bow City Asphalt has 2 offices.