Rank Company Location Year end Sales £m Operating profit £m Staff Main shareholders
1 Domestic & GeneralWarranty provider Wimbledon Mar 14 632.9 73.6 2,785 CVC Capital Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
2 NES Global TalentEngineering recruitment consultancy Altrincham Oct 13 627.0 33.6 514 AEA Investors (>50%), management (<50%)
3 Benfield Motor GroupCar dealer Newcastle upon Tyne Dec 13 622.4 6.9 1,591 John Squires and family (100%)
4 Alexander Mann SolutionsRecruitment consultancy Central London Dec 13 617.4 19.0 1,759 New Mountain Capital (64%), management (36%)
5 R&R Ice CreamIce cream manufacturer North Yorkshire Dec 13 *605.5 *46.9 3,133 PAI Partners (85%), management (15%)
6 GatwickAirport Gatwick Mar 14 *593.7 *147.0 2,454

Global Infrastructure Partners (42%), Future Fund Board of Guardians (17%), The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (16%), other (25%)

7 ERMEnvironmental consultancy Central London Mar 13 581.5 63.0 4,576 Charterhouse (55%), management and employees (45%)
8 AT KearneyManagement consultancy Central London Dec 13 574.4 12.9 3,270 Employees (100%)
9 WarburtonsBaker Bolton Sep 13 562.1 34.6 4,534 Warburton family (100%)
10 The Edinburgh Woollen MillClothing retailer Dumfriesshire Mar 13 †556.0 †57.4 10,687 Day Family (100%)
11 MouchelSupport services provider Surrey Sep 13 555.3 28.1 6,648 RBS (30%), Lloyds Bank (27%), Barclays Bank (23%), Management (20%)
12 RidgewayCar dealer Newbury Dec 13 547.0 11.3 1,085 David Newman (90%), John O'Hanlon (10%)
13 Alexander DennisBus and coach manufacturer Falkirk Dec 13 541.1 29.0 2,464 Sir Brian Souter (38%), Noble Grossart (35%), Murray Capital Ventures (11%), Ann Gloag (9%), other (7%)
14 Faccenda InvestmentsPoultry producer Northamptonshire Apr 13 536.2 31.8 3,144 Faccenda family and family trusts (100%)
15 Cordant GroupManpower services provider West London Jun 14 *536.0 *9.0 30,000 The Ullmann family (100%)
16 GM CommunicationsTravel services provider Central London Dec 13 534.8 16.8 1,240 H.I.S. Co (32%), Eumitra Holdings (27%), Taishi Mito (21%), others (20%)
17 WSHCatering & restaurant business Reading Dec 13 534.8 23.2 11,840 Alastair Storey (78%), Intermediate Capital (14%), management (8%)
18 Argent Group EuropeFood supplier Central London Dec 13 *529.8 *11.7 933 David Gray (60%), management (40%)
19 Brookfield RoseTemporary workforce manager Cheshire Dec 13 *528.1 *2.1 125 Matthew Sanders (100%)
20 KelwayIT services provider Central London Mar 14 527.0 14.0 946 Phil Doye & family (55%), Core Capital (28%), Dan Laws (9%), other management & staff (8%)
21 Aston MartinSports car maker Warwickshire Dec 13 519.2 16.8 1,239 Investindustrial (37%), Investment Dar (26%), Asmar (19%), Adeem Investment (11%), Mercedez-Benz (5%), David Richards (1%), Dr. Ulrich Bez (1%)
22 Vue Entertainment InternationalCinema operator West London Nov 13 518.2 16.9 7,072 AIMCo and Omers (Canadian pension funds) (78.7%), management (21.3%)
23 Pret A MangerSandwich shop operator Central London Jan 14 509.9 23.7 7,771

Bridgepoint (65%), founders & management (35%)

24 Electricity North WestElectricity supplier Warrington Mar 14 508.0 280.4 1,688 Commonwealth Bank of Australia, JP Morgan Infrastructure Investments
25 BGL GroupInsurance intermediary Peterborough Jun 14 *507.2 *99.5 3,400 Family trusts (93%), management (7%)
26 Peel Ports GroupPort services provider Liverpool Mar 13 501.9 101.5 1,963 John Whittaker and family (50.1%), RREEF Infrastructure (49.9%)
27 W&R BarnettConglomerate Belfast Jul 13 499.7 17.6 278 Robert Barnett (43%), Glencairn Nominees Limited (37%), Highline Investments Limited (10%), William Barnett (10%)
28 ActeonSubsea services provider Norwich Dec 13 497.6 89.5 2,240 KKR & White Deer Management (72%), management (28%)
29 PerrysCar dealer Northampton Dec 13 491.5 7.8 1,389 Denise Millard (60%), Ken Savage (20%), Ray Sommerville (10%), family (10%)
30 RixShipping, oil distributor Hull Dec 13 490.1 4.4 425 John Rix & family (100%)
31 RACBreakdown and motoring services Walsall Dec 13 486.0 100.0 3,419 Carlyle Group and senior management (100%)
32 Nando’sRestaurant operator Southwest London Feb 13 485.2 58.2 10,245 Capricorn Ventures International (95%), others (5%)
33 The John Clark Motor GroupCar dealer Aberdeen Dec 13 470.2 8.9 931 John Clark and family (100%)
34 The RangeDiscount retailer Plymouth Jan 14 *470.0 *46.0 5,800 Chris Dawson and family (100%)
35 Pertemps Network GroupRecruitment consultancy Warwickshire Dec 13 468.4 8.0 1,313 Management and employees (75%), LDC and others (25%)
36 MotorpointCar supermarket Derby Mar 14 *463.3 *8.1 449 David Shelton (95%), Paul Winfield (5%)
37 City Refrigeration HoldingsFacilities maintenance provider Glasgow Dec 13 *458.5 *9.0 12,294 Lord William, Lady Susan and Kenny Haughey (99%), other (1%)
38 Euro GaragesFuel forecourt operator Blackburn Jul 13 438.5 12.4 1,377 Issa family (100%)
39 Opus EnergyEnergy supplier Oxford Mar 14 433.8 30.4 482 GDF Suez (29.99%), Telecom Plus plc (20%), management (50.01%)
40 TravelodgeBudget hotel operator Oxfordshire Dec 13 432.6 5.6 6,380 Institutional investors (100%)
41 PA Consulting GroupManagement, IT consultancy Central London Dec 13 427.9 42.3 2,536 Current and former employees (75%), trustees (25%)
42 Swift Worldwide ResourcesRecruitment consultancy Enfield Dec 13 423.2 16.8 378 Wellspring Capital Management (85.6%), management and employees (14.4%)
43 GRAHAMConstruction contractor County Down Mar 14 418.5 5.2 1,532 Michael Graham (29%), Colin Graham (27%), Robin Graham (26%), Alan Bill (9%), Andrew Bill (9%)
44 Kaspersky LabInternet security software London/Moscow Dec 13 417.6 22.5 2,953 Management, including Eugene Kaspersky (100%)
45 EVO Business SuppliesBusiness supplies distributor Sheffield Dec 13 *414.9 *5.0 1,117 Endless LLP and management (70%), banking syndicate (17.5%), management (12.5%)
46 Innovia GroupFilm manufacturer Cumbria Dec 13 *410.7 *42.1 1,601 Arle Capital (84%), management (16%)
47 HarwoodsCar dealer West Sussex Dec 13 410.2 9.0 776 Guy Harwood and family (100%)
48 mydentistDental care provider Kearsley, Bolton Mar 14 407.5 20.7 5,622 Carlyle, Palamon Capital Partners, management (<50%)
49 BetfredBookmaker Warrington Mar 13 †406.6 †30.9 5,755 Fred and Peter Done and family (100%)
50 IM GroupCar distributor West Midlands Dec 13 399.9 46.7 439 Lord Edmiston (100%)
51 Car GiantCar dealer West London Dec 13 *398.3 *30.5 564 Geoffrey Warren (100%)
52 SoftcatIT reseller Buckinghamshire Jul 13 395.8 27.5 575 Peter Kelly (45%), Ravensbury Partners (12%), J.A.S. Nash Settlement Trust (12%), employees and management (31%)
53 Helston GaragesCar dealer Cornwall Dec 13 395.2 12.9 813 David and Betty Carr (90%), Andy Barrett (10%)
54 Stoneacre Motor GroupCar dealer Doncaster Apr 14 395.1 7.7 1,380 Christine Teatum (50%), Richard Teatum (50%)
55 Eastern Western Motor GroupCar dealer Edinburgh Dec 13 393.6 7.7 948 Douglas Brown (100%)
56 Air EnergiRecruitment consultancy Manchester Dec 13 385.4 4.8 404 LGV Capital (>50%) management (<50%)
57 G’sSalad and vegetable grower Cambridgeshire May 13 380.2 6.8 3,024 Shropshire family (100%)
58 Swansway GroupCar dealer Crewe Dec 13 369.1 6.7 626 Michael Smyth (100%)
59 Westbridge FoodsFood service and logistics Malvern Dec 13 *366.1 *12.3 135 Peter McNeil (55%), James McNeil (16%), Evelyn McNeil (15%), other (14%)
60 The Denholm GroupShipping and oilfield services provider Glasgow Dec 13 362.9 18.5 4,057 Denholm and Brown families
61 LushCosmetics manufacturer and retailer Poole Jun 13 362.9 17.5 6,659 Mark Constantine (38%), Margaret Constantine (24%), Andrew Gerrie (11%), others (27%)
62 PentagonCar dealer Derby Dec 13 360.8 3.4 850 Reeve family (90%), Andrew Flinn (5%), Graham Hall (5%)
63 Inchcape Shipping ServicesMarine services provider Essex Dec 12 360.0 23.2 3,266 Istithmar World Capital (85%), management & staff (15%)
64 Ideal Stelrad GroupRadiator and boiler manufacturer Newcastle upon Tyne Dec 13 359.8 33.4 1,795 Bregal Capital (80%), Others (20%)
65 Global Energy GroupEnergy services provider Inverness Mar 13 357.9 27.7 4,410 MacGregor family (75%), Mitsui (25%)
66 Turner & TownsendConstruction consultancy Leeds Apr 14 *357.4 *34.0 3,660 Vincent Clancy (6%), Tom Harrison (6%), RBC CEES Trustee (EBT) (24%), others (64%)
67 Orion GroupEngineering recruitment consultancy Inverness Dec 12 355.2 12.5 384 Alan Savage and family
68 Park’s Motor GroupCar dealer Lanarkshire Mar 13 347.1 13.3 1,104 Douglas Park and family (100%)
69 Poundworld RetailValue retailer West Yorkshire Mar 14 345.3 6.4 4,475 Christopher Edwards (37.5%), Laurie Edwards (37.5%), Chris Edwards Jnr (25%)
70 Zenith LeasedriveVehicle lessor Leeds Mar 14 *345.2 *33.1 488 HgCapital, Management
71 Hastings Insurance GroupCar insurance provider East Sussex Dec 13 342.5 87.0 1,523 Goldman Sachs (50%), management and employees (50%)
72 Burton’s Biscuit CompanyBiscuit and snack maker St Albans Dec 13 *336.0 *26.8 2,040 Ontario teachers' pension plan (>50%), management (<50%)
73 BrightHouseHousehold goods retailer Watford Mar 14 333.3 39.5 2,673 Vision Capital (87%), management (13%)
74 Peter VardyCar dealer Glasgow Dec 13 *329.4 *6.4 768 Sir Peter Vardy (49%), Peter Vardy (46%), Lady Margaret Vardy (5%)
75 OsborneBuilder, engineering contractor Reigate Mar 14 326.8 7.8 724 Osborne family (93%), John Oliver (4%), other (3%)
76 Rullion GroupRecruitment consultancy Cheshire Dec 13 326.2 3.6 1,478 Rose Saoulli (100%)
77 Almac GroupPharmaceuticals maker Craigavon, Co Armagh Sep 13 325.3 21.6 3,201 McClay Foundation (100%)
78 TelentCommunications support provider Warwick Mar 14 321.0 17.4 1,465 Tusk Investments (100%)
79 Vindis GroupCar dealer Cambridgeshire Dec 13 317.9 5.0 725 Gary Vindis (50%), Nigel Vindis family trust (50%)
80 Nicholl Fuel OilsFuel distributor Londonderry May 13 315.5 2.5 129 Hugh and Elizabeth Nicholl (100%)
81 Independent Clinical ServicesHealthcare recruiter Central London Dec 13 314.0 26.0 847 TowerBrook (>50%), Management (<50%)
82 McCarthy & StoneRetirement house builder Bournemouth Aug 13 310.8 40.7 899 Goldman Sachs, TPG, other equity funds
83 Dick Lovett CompaniesCar dealer Swindon Dec 13 308.2 6.2 512 Peter Lovett (100%)
84 Direct WinesWine merchant Reading Jun 14 *307.7 *11.8 801 Tony Laithwaite & family (100%)
85 Edward Billington & SonFood manufacturer Liverpool Aug 13 306.8 10.9 882 Billington family (100%)
86 Napp Pharmaceutical HoldingsPharmaceuticals maker Cambridge Dec 13 299.9 74.4 766 Sackler Family trusts (100%)
87 LorienRecruitment consultancy Leeds Jan 14 295.8 4.1 181 Derek O'Neill (40%), Christopher Sawyer (40%), James Kelly (6%), other (14%)
88 Glyn HopkinCar dealer Romford Dec 13 294.5 5.7 552 Glyn Hopkin (60%), other management (40%)
89 AG ThamesFruit importer, transporter Dartford Sep 13 293.4 4.3 671 Leon Aichen (99%), Gwendolyn Aichen (1%)
90 Sinclair GroupCar dealer Port Talbot Dec 13 290.1 4.0 532 Gerald Sinclair and family (100%)
91 First UtilityEnergy supplier Warwick Dec 13 283.5 0.6 312 Management and employees (55%) other (45%)
92 Robinsons Motor GroupCar dealer Norwich Dec 13 283.3 6.2 580 Robinson family (90%), management (10%)
93 Lloyd MotorsCar dealer Carlisle Dec 13 281.7 5.8 712 Barry & Bryan Lloyd (100%)
94 Mark GroupEnergy efficiency specialist Leicester Mar 14 *278.0 *20.0 2,300 Cottingham family (100%)
95 CountrysideHousebuilder Brentwood Sep 13 277.0 22.3 512 Oaktree Capital Management, Countryside Management
96 Wyevale Garden CentresGarden centre operator West London Dec 13 *276.2 *28.0 3,266 Terra Firma (100%)
97 Barrett SteelSteel stockholder Bradford Sep 13 273.3 6.4 1,034 Barrett family (70%), management and others (30%)
98 Allen FordCar dealer Warwick Dec 13 270.9 4.6 659 Paul Dunkley (79%), David Hammond (16%), others (5%)
99 Clancy DocwraContractor and developer Uxbridge Mar 14 269.5 3.8 2,040 Clancy family (100%)
100 The Turner GroupEngineering services provider Glasgow Mar 13 262.5 15.0 1,889 Turner family (100%)
101 RG CarterBuilding contractor Norwich Dec 13 261.4 3.8 1,094 Robert Carter and family (100%)
102 MON Motors GroupCar dealer Cwmbran Dec 13 258.3 3.3 626 Cleverly family (100%)
103 Yeo ValleyYoghurt and dairy maker Bristol Jun 13 †256.1 †5.3 1,657 Mead family (100%)
104 Motorline HoldingsCar dealer Canterbury Dec 13 254.9 5.2 611 Gary Obee (33.3%), Glen Obee (33.3%), Thomas Obee (33.3%)
105 The Best ConnectionRecruitment consultancy Birmingham Nov 13 *254.7 n/a 630 Co-founders (71%), other management (29%)
106 Spire AutomotiveCar dealer Whetstone Dec 13 251.5 6.0 386 Darren Guiver (70%), Kim Richardson (30%)
107 Princess Yachts InternationalMotor yacht builder Plymouth Dec 12 249.9 20.4 2,271 L Capital and others
108 ArcoSafety equipment supplier Hull Jun 13 249.2 13.5 1,443 Martin family (97%), other (3%)
109 ScSSofa and carpet retailer Sunderland Jul 13 245.6 6.9 1,531 Sun Capital Partners Inc (100%)
110 OfficeShoe retailer Central London Jan 13 243.4 30.9 2,823 Silverfleet Capital (68%), management & staff (32%)
111 Harkand GroupOffshore services provider Aberdeen Sep 13 †242.8 †53.9 816 Oaktree Capital Managements (63%), other (37%)
112 Day LewisPharmaceuticals retailer Croydon Mar 14 *240.8 *18.5 1,427 Kirit Patel (100%)
113 Wellness FoodsHealth food manufacturer Surrey Dec 13 239.1 10.3 1,494 Erbium Capital (72%), Bank of Ireland (13%), others (15%)
114 PolestarContract printer Dunstable Sep 13 238.9 10.5 1,847 Sun European Partners (100%)
115 MidwichAudio-visual equipment supplier Norfolk Dec 13 *233.7 *8.5 425 Stephen Fenby and family (90%), others (10%)
116 Drive Motor RetailCar dealer Leicester Dec 13 233.2 3.7 699 Steve Bessex (49.5%), Paul Manning (49.5%), General Motor UK (1%)
117 CognitaSchools operator Milton Keynes Aug 13 232.6 9.1 4,098 Bregal Capital, KKR, management
118 The Little GroupBook, film and music wholesaler Eastbourne Feb 14 *232.2 *6.3 1,083 Yvette Stafford (30%), Jonathan Little (30%), Andrew Little (30%), Alan & Jean Little (10%)
119 Anglian GroupHome products supplier Norwich Mar 14 229.9 11.6 1,961 Consortium of financial institutions (94%), management (6%)
120 Gardline ShippingMarine science services provider Great Yarmouth Apr 13 228.8 19.1 1,662 Gregory Darling and family (100%)
121 William Jackson Food GroupFood producer North Humberside Apr 13 228.5 12.9 1,729 Jackson family (88%), former employees (12%)
122 JW GallowayBeef and lamb processor Stirling Mar 13 †228.2 †4.2 749 Ian Galloway CBE and family (87%), others (13%)
123 HSS Hire GroupTool and equipment hirer Heathrow Dec 13 225.8 19.8 2,612 Exponent (>50%), management (<50%)
124 South StaffordshireWater utility Walsall Mar 14 *224.7 *47.5 2,370 KKR Global Infrastructure Fund (65.9%), other (34.1%)
125 Caffè NeroCoffee house operator Central London May 14 *222.9 *23.5 3,826 Gerry Ford (60%), Paladin Partners (30%), staff (10%)
126 SandicliffeCar and van dealer Nottingham Dec 13 221.5 3.4 611 Woodhouse and Barton families (100%)
127 TunstallHealthcare technology supplier West Yorkshire Sep 13 221.0 10.2 2,912 Charterhouse (62%), Bridgepoint Capital (18%), management (20%)
128 Johnsons CarsCar dealer Redditch Dec 13 221.0 2.3 643 Management (53%), Dale family (47%)
129 Global RadioRadio broadcaster Central London Mar 13 219.5 37.1 1,111 Private shareholders (100%)
130 Control RisksRisk management consultancy Central London Mar 14 *218.2 *21.8 2,220 Management, employees and ex-employees (73%), NVM Private Equity (20%), Hiscox (7%)
131 LongcrossConstruction consultancy Surrey Mar 13 216.0 1.2 331 John Beament (40%), Gary Earle (30%), Mark English (30%)
132 Sigma PharmaceuticalsPharmaceutical distributor Watford Aug 13 214.9 2.4 270

Bharat Shah and family (66%), Orion Trust (34%)

133 Westover GroupCar dealer Bournemouth Dec 13 211.9 6.0 551 Peter Wood and family trust (100%)
134 Sparrows Offshore GroupOffshore services provider Aberdeen Dec 13 211.7 15.5 1,855 AEA Investors, management
135 Stewart MilneHousebuilder Aberdeen Jun 13 211.1 16.6 724 Stewart Milne and family (100%)
136 Forth PortsPort facilities provider Edinburgh Dec 12 211.0 63.7 1,197 Arcus Capital European Infrastructure Fund (63%), Canadian Public Sector Pensions Fund (37%)
137 PeoplesCar dealer Edinburgh Jul 14 *210.5 *4.4 393 Brian Gilda (85%), Stewart Ramsay (15%)
138 Alliance MedicalDiagnostic imaging services Warwick Mar 14 *210.2 *24.2 1,417 Banking syndicate of Lloyds, Commerzbank and M&G Investments, management
139 Dr MartensShoe manufacturer and retailer Northamptonshire Mar 14 *209.1 *29.6 759 Permira (70%), Griggs family and settlements (20%), management (10%)
140 Ferndale FoodsReady-meals producer Somerset Mar 13 208.8 7.5 2,445 Bigwood family (96%), S Harmer (4%)
141 LGCAnalytical services laboratory Southwest London Mar 14 *207.3 *7.9 1,948 Bridgepoint (>50%), management (<50%)
142 Arran IsleBuilding products distributor Halifax Dec 13 206.5 3.5 942 Robert Barr (20%), Robert McTighe (20%), other management (60%)
143 LightcliffeCar dealer Milton Keynes Dec 13 *206.4 *1.8 506 Ian Rutter (80%), Michael Ostrowski (20%)
144 Dawnus ConstructionCivil engineering contractor Swansea Dec 13 206.2 16.7 1,840 Co-founders (90%), other management (10%)
145 Day’s Motor GroupCar dealer Swansea Dec 13 205.4 10.9 514 Graham Day (34%), Jillian Day (34%), Geoffrey Day Settlement (32%)
146 VIP Computer CentreIT component distributor Warrington Jun 13 204.7 2.3 214 Sahni family (100%)
147 Midas GroupBuilder Bristol Apr 14 202.9 2.0 378 Steve Hindley (63%), Michael Hocking (32%), Alan Hope (5%)
148 AvailableCarCar dealer Cheshire Dec 13 202.6 5.3 409 Graham & Alison Bell (100%)
149 BulkhaulSpecialist chemical logistics Middlesbrough Jun 13 202.0 17.7 839 Stephen Gibson (75%), Michael O'Neill (25%)
150 HillHousebuilder Waltham Abbey, Essex Dec 13 200.7 14.2 257 Hill family (85%), employee trust and management (15%)
151 EssenceDigital marketing agency Central London Mar 14 *200.3 n/a 476 Matt Isaacs (40%), Andy Bonsall (24%), Andrew Shebbeare (24%), other management (12%)
152 Fat FaceClothing retailer Hampshire May 14 *200.1 *30.8 2,574 Bridgepoint Capital (77%), management and staff (6%), other (17%)
153 CHI & PartnersAdvertising agency Central London Sep 13 199.9 4.9 249 WPP (49%), management (51%)
154 CNGCommercial gas supplier Harrogate Apr 14 *196.6 *5.2 74 Jacqui Hall (28.3%), Tim Jones (28.3%), Chris England (28.3%), other management (15%)
155 Heron Food GroupDiscount food retailer Melton, East Yorkshire Dec 12 194.7 4.4 2,438 Andrew Heuck (33.3%), David Heuck (33.3%), Michael Heuck (33.3%)
156 HoldcroftCar dealer Stoke-on-Trent Dec 13 194.4 2.1 396 Terry Holdcroft and family (100%)
157 Ogilvie GroupVehicle lessor Stirling Jun 14 *194.0 *3.0 470 Ogilvie family (100%)
158 Kitwave Wholesale GroupFood and drink wholesaler North Shields Apr 13 193.1 3.8 299 Paul Young (56%), NVM Private Equity (40%), David Brind and David Brock (4%)
159 Wood MackenzieEnergy research consultancy Edinburgh Dec 12 190.8 79.5 829 Hellman & Friedman (63%), Charterhouse (13%), management & staff (24%)
160 LakehouseAsset and energy support services Romford Sep 13 190.6 7.3 683 Steve Rawlings (47%), Stuart Black (11%), Carol King (10%), other (32%)
161 Drayton GroupCar dealer West Midlands Dec 13 190.5 3.5 378 Guest family (77%), Ken and Jane Forbes (23%)
162 HuntswoodCustomer services provider Reading Sep 13 190.4 42.4 1,695 David Brownlow (61%), management (39%)
163 Crown OilFuel and lubricant distributor Bury Aug 13 188.4 5.9 147 Greensmith family (100%)
164 The Emerson GroupBuilder, property developer Cheshire Apr 14 *187.9 *67.2 509 Peter Emerson Jones and family trusts (100%)
165 Pentagon FreightInternational freight forwarder Orpington, Kent Apr 13 186.0 5.5 496 Geoffrey Smith (84%), management (16%)
166 Kent FoodsFood distributor Renfrew Dec 13 185.9 4.6 83 Janet Dalglish (47%), Iain Dalglish (46%), Donal Kennedy (7%)
167 JJ Food ServiceFood distributor Enfield Mar 13 185.5 4.5 826 Kiamil family (100%)
168 Rocco Forte HotelsLuxury hotel owner and manager Central London Apr 13 185.4 22.0 2,280 Sir Rocco Forte, family and trusts (99%), third-party investors (1%)
169 Beadles GroupCar dealer Kent Mar 14 184.7 3.2 406 Paul Boast (47.3%), Peter Liddle (47.3%), Richard Johnson (5.4%)
170 The Hut GroupOnline retailer Northwich Dec 13 184.3 9.1 747 Founders & management (40%), private equity consortium & other investors (60%)
171 AH WorthFarmer & food distributor Lincolnshire May 13 183.7 5.4 767 Worth Family (100%)
172 FreshwaysDairy West London Dec 13 *182.0 *3.1 361 Nijjar family (100%)
173 GamesysOnline gaming developer Central London Mar 13 181.5 57.5 647 Co-founders (65%), management and business angels (35%)
174 Forth HoldingsSpecialist electrical contractor Stirling Aug 13 180.8 4.4 1,896 Duncan S Fletcher & family (93%), other (7%)
175 Toomey GroupCar dealer Essex Dec 13 180.6 7.0 459 Michael Toomey (100%)
176 JRL GroupConstruction contractor Hertfordshire Dec 13 180.4 3.4 368 John Reddington (34%), Peter Moran (33%), Kevin Keegan (33%)
177 DCS Group (UK)Toiletry products distributor Stratford-upon-Avon Dec 13 179.7 3.2 315 Denys Shortt (100%)
178 MeggerElectrical products manufacturer Dover Nov 13 179.2 22.3 1,230 TBG, on behalf of Thyssen-Bornemisza family (100%)
179 Park ResortsCaravan park operator Hemel Hempstead Mar 14 *178.9 *24.8 2,148 Electra Partners (54%), GI Partners (21%), management (25%)
180 Wrights GroupBus manufacturer Ballymena, Co Antrim Sep 13 178.9 4.6 1,370 Jeffrey Wright (100%)
181 Fresh DirectFood wholesaler Bicester Aug 13 178.8 3.4 862 Nigel Harris (60%), Colin Harris (40%)
182 NSLTraffic services provider West London Dec 13 178.7 2.7 4,790 AAC Capital Partners (78%), management (22%)
183 ReynoldsFood distributor Hertfordshire Dec 13 178.5 3.0 694 Reynolds family (100%)
184 Eric Wright GroupConstruction contractor Preston Dec 12 178.2 3.4 538 Eric Wright (51%), Wright family charitable trust (49%)
185 Albert BartlettPotato grower Lanarkshire May 13 175.3 9.5 877 Ronnie Bartlett (100%)
186 Photobox GroupPersonalised product retailer Central London Apr 14 175.3 15.7 768 Investors including Insight Venture Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Index Ventures and HarbourVest
187 Dovecote ParkPremium meat supplier Pontefract Sep 13 174.9 4.5 612 Benoni Holding Corporation (33.3%), David Gunner (33.3%), Richard Canvin (33.3%)
188 Snows Motor GroupCar dealer Southampton Dec 13 174.3 1.9 489 Snow family (90%), management (10%)
189 Lagan Construction GroupBuilder and civil engineer Belfast Mar 13 174.3 4.7 411 Michael Lagan (100%)
190 TaytoCrisp and snack manufacturer Craigavon, Co Armagh Jun 14 *174.0 *6.1 1,419 Hutchinson family (100%)
191 Ovo EnergyEnergy supplier Bristol Dec 13 171.7 2.0 247 Stephen Fitzpatrick (50%), Sophia Fitzpatrick (50%)
192 Addison LeeMinicab and courier services provider Central London Aug 13 171.7 21.5 629 The Carlyle Group, Liam Griffin
193 GO OutdoorsOutdoor equipment retailer Sheffield Jan 13 171.0 3.0 1,819 3i and YFM (40%), management (60%)
194 Fayrefield FoodsDairy product marketer Crewe Dec 12 170.7 2.5 91 John Kerr (100%)
195 NFT DistributionGrocery logistics provider Derbyshire Mar 13 169.7 6.3 1,856 EmergeVest, management
196 Symington’sConvenience foods manufacturer Leeds Feb 14 167.9 7.4 782 Intermediate Capital Group (>50%), management (<50%)
197 Michael J LonsdaleEngineering contractor Slough Sep 13 167.4 1.8 134 Michael Hoodless (60%), Gary Herbert (40%)
198 FM ConwayInfrastructure services provider Dartford Mar 14 165.6 9.9 881 Michael Conway (95%), Kim Conway (5%)
199 WagamamaNoodle bar operator Central London Apr 14 164.0 5.4 3,563 Duke Street Capital and Hutton Collins (82%, Duke Street majority partner), management (18%)
200 Hyperion Insurance GroupInsurance broker and underwriter Central London Sep 13 163.6 29.9 1,431 Management & staff (62%), General Atlantic (33%), other (5%)
201 MKM Building SuppliesBuilders' merchant Hull Sep 13 163.1 7.3 704 Management (56%), 3i (34%), LDC (10%),
202 JeyesCleaning products maker Cambridge Dec 12 163.1 4.1 911 3i and SVP Global (92%), Nish Kankiwala (5%), Mark Tyldesley (3%)
203 MulalleyConstruction contractor Essex Mar 14 162.8 13.1 589 O'Malley family (80%), Teresa Taylor (20%)
204 Mount AnvilProperty developer and contractor Central London Dec 13 161.4 15.4 130 Killian Hurley (71%), Mount Anvil Pension Scheme (15%), Kieran Hurley (5%), others (9%)
205 Principal HotelsHotel operator Harrogate Dec 13 161.0 27.5 3,039 Starwood Capital Group (92%), Management (8%)
206 Johnston OilsOil distributor West Lothian Dec 13 *160.3 *2.0 144 Johnston family (100%)
207 Phipps & CoConglomerate Malvern Mar 13 160.3 5.1 283 Phipps family (100%)
208 AdareMarketing services provider West Yorkshire Oct 13 160.0 4.8 812 Caird Capital (75%), Management (25%)
209 Oasis Dental CareDental care provider Bristol Mar 14 *158.1 *9.2 2,181 Bridgepoint and management
210 Ford & SlaterHGV dealer Leicester Dec 13 157.3 1.8 426 Strevens family (100%)
211 BaxtersFood producer Aberdeen Jun 13 157.0 9.9 994 Baxter Family (84%), IFG Corporate Services (16%)
212 Suttons GroupLogistics & supply chain services Cheshire Apr 14 *156.9 *10.4 775 Sutton family trusts (100%)
213 LWCDrinks distributor Manchester Sep 13 156.7 4.8 465 Robin Gray (55%), John Edward Trust (33%), Ebrahim Mukadam (12%)
214 Dune LondonFootwear retailer Central London Feb 14 †156.5 †4.6 2,066 Daniel Rubin (87%), others (13%)
215 British EnginesEngineer Newcastle May 14 156.3 19.4 1,173 Lamb family and management (100%)
216 Chain Reaction CyclesOnline bike retailer County Antrim Dec 12 155.6 1.1 614 Watson family (100%)
217 Charles Tyrwhitt ShirtsClothing retailer Central London Aug 14 *155.3 *16.3 700 Nick Wheeler (95%), Peter Higgins (5%)
218 Specialist CarsCar dealer Stevenage Dec 13 155.1 1.6 289 Michael Donovan (50%), Clive Fletcher (50%)
219 HatfieldsCar dealer Wakefield Jan 14 155.0 4.5 324 Williams family (100%)
220 UniserveFreight forwarder Essex Mar 13 154.5 2.9 243 Iain Liddell and family (100%)
221 BarbourClothing manufacturer South Shields Dec 13 152.4 29.4 818

Dame Margaret Barbour (51%), Barbour family trust (46%), Barbour Foundation (3%)

222 Addo Food GroupFood producer Nottingham Mar 13 152.1 3.1 1,439 Vision Capital (majority), management (minority)
223 The Car PeopleCar dealer Wakefield Apr 14 *152.1 *4.8 342 Carnell family (76%), other management (24%)
224 Lucy SwitchgearElectrical component manufacturer Oxford Dec 13 152.1 20.8 1,090 Dick Family (100%)
225 Spearhead InternationalIntegrated food and agricultural business Cambridgeshire Dec 13 152.1 19.1 1,423 Altima LLP (42%), directors (12%), other private investors (46%)
226 Davies TurnerLogistics, freight operator Warwickshire Mar 14 *150.9 *4.6 802 Stephenson family (94%), other (6%)
227 Immediate Media CoMagazine publisher West London Mar 13 150.7 12.8 846 Exponent (100%)
228 ghdHair products supplier Central London Dec 12 150.4 27.2 672 Lion Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
229 Clugston GroupConstruction contractor Scunthorpe Jan 14 150.2 6.4 538 John Clugston & family (45%), Gait family (24%), Addison family (19%), Others (12%)
230 JacTravelTravel services provider West London Oct 13 150.2 7.4 215 Vitruvian Partners, management
231 Bettys & Taylors of HarrogateCafe operator and food maker Harrogate Oct 13 149.1 10.0 1,403 Founding family and family trusts (100%)
232 WCFRetailer and distributor Cumbria Jun 13 148.9 3.9 297 Employees and others (100%)
233 GammaTelecoms network operator Newbury Dec 13 148.7 11.2 431 Hoxton Assets Ltd (46%), Michael Stone (26%), investment fund consortium and others (28%)
234 Brindley GaragesCar dealer Wolverhampton Nov 13 147.0 1.2 365 Robin Brindley (39%), Avril Philipson and family (35%), Juliet Gill (21%), Che Watson (5%)
235 TinopolisFilm and television producer South Wales Sep 13 146.9 13.4 535 Vitruvian Partners (70%), management (30%)
236 Craig GroupShipping and energy services group Aberdeen Apr 13 146.8 17.4 1,062 Craig family (100%)
237 AESSEALSeal manufacturer Rotherham Dec 13 146.5 19.1 1,668 Christopher Rea (60%), 3i (40%)
238 Lifestyle Motor GroupCar dealer Royal Tunbridge Wells Mar 14 146.4 3.4 429 Marc Matthew (50%), Peter Isted (50%)
239 Computers UnlimitedIT distributor Northwest London Apr 14 145.9 2.1 182 James Sanson (85%), Greenbrook Industries (10%), Samantha Sanson (5%)
240 JenningsCar dealer Tyne and Wear Dec 13 145.9 1.3 389 Nas Khan (100%)
241 Park Garage GroupFuel forecourt operator Croydon Jun 14 *145.6 *1.9 210 Balraj and Sunil Tandon (100%)
242 Oak Furniture LandFurniture retailer Swindon Sep 13 145.5 7.2 616 Jason Bannister (100%)
243 DalzielButchers' supplier Lanarkshire Sep 13 144.9 9.6 470 Stuart Dalziel (43%), John Darroch (21%), EBT (15%), other (21%)
244 WhitworthsFood producer and distributor Northamptonshire Apr 13 144.8 7.6 373 Equistone Partners Europe (74%), management (26%)
245 Keltbray GroupCivil engineering contractor Southwest London Oct 13 144.8 4.5 738 Brendan Kerr & family (100%)
246 TimpsonRetail services provider Manchester Sep 13 144.6 13.5 2,648 John Timpson and family trusts (100%)
247 WP GroupFuel and lubricant distributor Southampton Dec 13 143.4 1.3 100 David Fairchild and management (52%), Barry Fairchild (24%), Sylvia Fairchild (24%)
248 VolacDairy nutrition supplier Hertfordshire Feb 13 143.2 12.0 290 Neville family (75%), charitable trust (25%)
249 Elbrook Cash and CarryCash and carry wholesaler South London Jul 13 143.1 2.0 65 Fukhera Khalid (100%)
250 IESASupply chain manager Warrington Mar 14 *143.0 *3.4 300 Gresham Private equity (75%), management (25%)

* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda