Founded in the 1880s, the company was incorporated in May 1923 as C.H. Bailey, Graham and Co. Just prior to the start of World War II, it became C.H. Bailey Ltd. Almost 50 years later, the company listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Today, C.H. Bailey is an AIM listed group of businesses. In the Mediterranean Basin and East Africa it develops and operates high-end properties in the commercial, retail and hospitality sectors and in the UK, it runs specialist heavy engineering operations.