Named after a Derby winning horse in the 19th century, Persimmon was established in 1972 and currently operates on around 400 developments around the country. The York-based group owns the premium brand Charles Church and in 2006 acquired Westbury to make it the UK's largest house builder.

Contact Details

Address: Persimmon House, Fulford, York, Yorkshire,London,United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 1904 642 199

Fax: +44 (0) 1904 610 014


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