Business expansion
United Kingdom
Wales; East Wales;
Location of affected unit(s)
Construction Of Buildings And Infrastructure Engineering
Construction Of Buildings
41.2 - Construction of residential and non-residential buildings

700 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
13 March 2018
Employment effect (start)
1 May 2018
Foreseen end date


House builder Persimmon Homes has announced plans to create 700 new jobs. The jobs will contribute to new developments in South Wales along the 'M4 corridor' as the company intends to build approximately 1,500 homes each year. The new jobs which are being created include approximately 300 groundworkers, 150 carpenters and 250 bricklayers. A spokesperson for the company commented that the business was able to offer secure employment with good rates of pay and opportunities for training, because of the new plans for construction. There is no information about when the jobs are likely to start, though the recruitment process is already in progress.


  • 13 March 2018: BBC Website
  • 13 March 2018: Wales Online


Eurofound (2018), Persimmon Homes, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 93787, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93787.