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About AC PLC

Download the AC Group PLC brochure

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The AC Group has steadily expanded to become the eminent flooring subcontractor in the UK, specialising in a variety of burgeoning disciplines under the umbrella of the group. Founded in 1987 by CEO Andrew Laing, the drive to grow and improve has been an ever present facet of the businesses culture since its inception.  

From the humble beginnings of an initial 7 employees, the group has grown to employ around 100 office and field based full time staff, with upwards of one hundred and fifty fitters and specialists managed from the Bedfordshire based head office at any one time.

The company’s robust experience in a variety of flooring disciplines remains unmatched; including but not limited to vinyl sheet flooring, carpet sheeting and tiles, timber hardwood and laminates, underfloor systems and a variety of specialist use flooring for gymnasiums, sports halls and hospitals. We insist on only using the very best certified contractors, ensuring quality and efficiency throughout our portfolio of completed and ongoing projects.

Our enviable client base (a selection of which can be found under the ‘Clients and Suppliers’ section of this website) is testament to the consistently high standards achieved across a wide variety of developments; our internationally renowned partners expect nothing less than the world class service we deliver.

Further to the interiors arm of the business, the group comprises our specialist exteriors division- notable projects include the iconic Shard in Central London- that focuses on waterproofing, flat roofing and fascias. AC Manufacturing crafts bespoke metalwork and joinery, including vanity units, reception desks and high end furniture. AC Developments is a venture that adds a growing portfolio of self-managed projects to the group.

The versatility of the organisation is exhibited across a varied range of sectors, including education, hospitals, airports (both airside & landside), defence establishments, leisure facilities, commercial offices, hotels and residential projects.

If you wish to contact the AC Group and find out more about the services we offer, please refer to the ‘Contact Us’ section of this website. Case studies can be found in the section marked ‘Case Studies’, with further examples available by sector in the ‘Sectors’ tab.

Reasons we are a trusted contractor


  • Airports

  • Commercial

  • Defence

  • Education

  • Healthcare

  • Hotels

  • Leisure

  • Residential

The airport sector is one of the many complex transportation links within the travelling industry – Whilst works are being carried out we ensure they are conducted efficiently and that minimal disruption occurs.

Airports Case studies

We have completed a number of large and complex projects within the commercial sector through innovative approaches, examples being London’s The Shard and London Bridge.

Commercial Case studies

When working within the defence sector we partner with the government and ministry of defence to ensure the operational constraints we work in have protocols to successfully complete the construction process.

Defence Case studies

AC have a profound knowledge on the educational sector. We have the capabilities to supply and install materials to provide comprehensive campus facilities – We carry out work from academic schools to universities, no project being too complex

Education Case studies

When carrying out works on the healthcare sector we provide suitable and sustainable fit outs throughout our projects. We only supply and install the best suited products with the ease of maintenance kept in mind

Healthcare Case studies

When carrying out works for the hotel sector we keep in mind the idea of exceptional hospitality and high quality materials. AC have been the sub-contractor for flagship London hotels such as The Connaught and worked with complex urban hotel renovations such as the Hyatt Regency Hotel – Trinidad.

Hotels Case studies

Our scope of works include leisure facilities such as football clubs, theatres and leisure centres - making attractions vibrant establishments for the local community and further reach visitors.

Leisure Case studies

AC have a wealth of experience in the housing industry and have worked closely with leading clients. We understand the importance of implementing materials with high durability throughout our works and that quality installations and products are key.

Residential Case studies

Our Clients