Replica irons and kettles are two of the toys designed by Blackpool-based Casdon. Started in 1956 by Tom Cassidy, it is run by his grandsons Phil, 38, and Peter, 36. The firm’s toys are popular in countries such as Japan and Russia, and overseas sales reached £3.1m last year.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank86
CompanyCasdon
ActivityToy maker
LocationBlackpool
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa40.45
International sales £000s3,146
Total sales £000s7,725
Staff16
Founded1956
Websitewww.casdon.co.uk

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