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During lockdown, this Oxfordshire-based firm offered next-day delivery on all items, as well as a contactless collection service. The family-owned business sells a wide range of garden and agricultural machinery, from combine harvesters and trailers to robotic lawnmowers. Under managing director Matthew Vellacott, 48, it operates from six outlets, stretching from the Midlands to the south coast of England. Sales grew to £106m in 2020, boosted by continued expansion into the agritech market. In May, it opened a new £4m depot in Newark-on-Trent to help expand its operations in the Midlands and Lincolnshire.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank246
CompanyFarol
ActivityAgricultural machinery supplier
LocationOxfordshire
Sales £m106
Operating profit £m4.1
Main shareholdersMathew Vellacott, director (50%), Benjamin Vellacott, director (50%)
Staff233
Founded1976
Websitewww.farol.co.uk

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