The Ritz Carlton in Budapest and Sony’s head office in Sydney are among the locations that use this family firm’s wooden flooring, which is sourced from mills all over the world. Boosted by showrooms in Australia, Germany and Italy, overseas sales hit £2.4m in 2016. The Lancashire group was set up in 1975 by Henry Whiley and is now run by his son Oliver, 62, and grandson Simon, 40.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank39
CompanyHavwoods
ActivityHardwood flooring specialist
LocationLancashire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa77.33%
International sales £000s*2,416
Total sales £000s*36,038
Staff80
Founded1975
Websitewww.havwoods.co.uk

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