This holiday operator owns Haven, Warner Leisure Hotels and Butlin’s, which host 4m families a year at 54 sites. The Hertfordshire-based firm offers family-friendly and adult-only breaks, as well as holidays for older customers. It invests more than £150m a year upgrading its caravan parks and hotels, with current projects including its £30m regeneration of Studley Castle Hotel in Warwickshire. Group chief executive Paul Flaum, 47, joined from Whitbread in September and leads a 13,700-strong workforce.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank57
CompanyBourne Leisure
ActivityCaravan park operator
LocationHertfordshire
Sales £m*1,035
Profit £m*247
Year endDec 17
Principal shareholdersPeter Harris, families of the late John Cook and David Allen, management
Staff13,721
Founded1964
Websitewww.bourneleisuresales.co.uk

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