Duncan Davidson founded Persimmon Plc in 1972 in Yorkshire using capital from the sale of a housebuilding company. The company has grown overtime steadily to claim the status of a reputable housebuilder in the United Kingdom. Persimmon began its expansion drive in 1976 until the acquisition of Sketchmead in 1984. More acquisitions followed in 1996 (Ideal Homes), 2001 (Beazer Homes), and 2006 (Westbury Homes). Together with its subsidiaries, Persimmon builds houses for customers in the United Kingdom. The company has its base in York.

Persimmon operates under three major brands; Chares Church, which entails building executive houses, Persimmon Homes for building family homes, and Westbury Partnerships for social housing. In addition to residential construction, Persimmon provides broadband services across the United Kingdom. Persimmon involved in charity through the Persimmon Charitable Foundation. The company floated its shares on the London Stock Exchange in 1985 and, today, Persimmon is a constituent of the FTSE 100 composite.

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