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1987 William Leech (Builders) became Beazer Homes
Acquired the housing division of Mowlems
This was soon followed by acquisitions of house builders Twigden plc, Allison Homes and Bellwinch Homes.
The group diversified into facilities management and building maintenance with the acquisition of Cardiff-based Caxton Facilities Management in 1994 and then floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1996, soon becoming a FTSE250 company.