Customers of Symphony’s fitted kitchen, bedroom and bathroom furniture business include private-property developers, social-housing providers, hoteliers and retailers. It also has a bespoke fitted-furniture business, Charles Yorke. Profits at the Barnsley business grew 57% to £19.6m in 2016, with turnover of £199m, thanks to strong growth in the private development market. The company was founded by Douglas Gregory, 77, and is run by managing director Martyn Davis, 70.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank120
CompanySymphony
ActivityFurniture supplier
LocationBarnsley
Sales £m199
Operating profit £m19.6
Main shareholdersDouglas Gregory (100%)
Staff1,569
Founded1971
Websitewww.symphony-group.co.uk

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