Persimmon Plc is the holding company of the Persimmon Group of companies. It engages in building, designing, and construction of new homes across the UK using four brands: Persimmon Homes, Charles Church, Space4 and Westbury Partnerships. The Persimmon Homes brand provides a wide range of property types two and three bed town houses, semi detached houses, bungalows and apartments. The Charles Church brand provides a range of premium homes, in both modern and traditional styles. The Space4 brand operates the largest automated timber frame manufacturing plant in the UK. Westbury Partnerships focuses on affordable social housing. Persimmon was founded by Duncan Henry Davidson in 1972 and is headquartered in Fulford, the United Kingdom.