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This Shropshire business started life 31 years ago with just seven vehicles for hire. Today, it has a fleet of 16,500, from small cars to 44-ton tractors. It focuses on commercial vehicle hire from its 20 offices across Britain, along with vehicle maintenance and used car sales. Expansion of the company’s contract hire business has helped profits climb to £10.3m in 2012 under chief executive Richard Metcalfe, 49.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank14
CompanyBurnt Tree Vehicle Rental
ActivityVehicle rental provider
LocationShrewsbury
Annual profit growth94.94%
Latest profits £000s10,282
Latest sales £000s77,408
Staff342
Founded1983
Websitewww.burnt-tree.co.uk

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