VolkerWessels has a long history. Various succesfull Dutch contractors and renowned family businesses were part of the company's founding.
Contractor Adriaan Volker settles in Sliedrecht
Carpenter Arend Wessels decides to become a contractor making him the founder of the Wessels family business
Dik Wessels returns to his father's family business
At the age of Age 21 Dik takes over the family business
Three contracting companies with a rich history - Van Hattum en Blankevoort (1831), Boele & van Eesteren and Van Splunder continue under the name Stevin Groep
The company is renamed to Royal Adriaan Volker Groep
Stevin Canada is founded
Adrian Volker Group UK Ltd is founded
Merger Royal Adriaan Volker Groep with Stevin Groep. Royal Volker Stevin is founded and becomes a listed public company
50 years anniversary of Beheersmaatschappij Bouwbedrijf Wessels Rijssen
IBB Kondor finds a strong partner in the Wessels family business and following a reverse take-over the listed company Kondor Wessels Group is founded. Kondor Wessels Deutschland is founded
Dredging activities are divested
The two listed companies Royal Volker Stevin Groep and Kondor Wessels merge: Royal VolkerWessels Stevin N.V.
Acquisition of KPN Netwerk Bouw results in the founding of VolkerWessels Telecom
Public offer of Wessels family, ending the listing of VolkerWessels
Kondor Wessels Deutschland is sold to the Wessels family
CVC acquires 42,5% of VolkerWessels shares
The trade name VolkerWessels is introduced in the United Kingdom and all British companies continue under the name VolkerWessels UK
The Wessels family buys the remaining shares back from CVC
The Wessels family sell Kondor Wessels Deutschland back to VolkerWessels
VolkerWessels returns to the stock market on 12 May.
VolkerWessels acquires two bolt-on acquisitions: JoulZ Energy Solutions and PJ Davidson
Delisting of VolkerWessels on 15 April because of a successful public offer by Reggeborgh