Kent-based Batt Cables supplies and distributes cable to the construction, oil & gas, utilities and telecoms industries. Founded in 1952, the company has 20 sales offices across the UK and in Europe, America and Singapore, and says that it has £55m of cable and accessories in stock. Under managing director Peter Holm, 60, turnover increased 14% to £141.6m in 2017 and the company returned to profit.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank223
CompanyBatt Cables
ActivityCable supplier
LocationKent
Sales £m141.6
Operating profit £m5.7
Main shareholdersPeter Holm (56%), Frank Batt (15%), Anne Harle (10%), Linda Redman (10%), Jens Allan Holm Trust (9%)
Staff291
Founded1952
Websitewww.batt.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda