Founded in 1918 as a coal merchant, Bayford is now a diverse energy and property company, delivering fuel to businesses and homes across the country. The company works with National Waterways to deliver fuel by canal, meaning fewer tanker trips and a lower carbon footprint. Led by third-generation owner Jonathan Turner, Bayford also owns the rights to the Gulf petrol-station brand in Britain. The company sold The Fuelcard Co plc in early 2007, when sales reached £335.2m.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank58
CompanyBayford
ActivityFuel distributor
LocationWest Yorkshire
Sales £m335.2
Operating profit £m2.0
Main shareholdersJonathan Turner (100%)
Staff201
Founded1918
Websitewww.bayford.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda