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Family-owned since it first opened its doors in 1966, this Yorkshire builder’s merchant prides itself on its friendly customer service and keen pricing. Operating from depots in Harrogate and York, it is led by John Broadwith, 75. Profits rose to an annualised £3.3 million in 2019 after it acquired York-based Galtres Timber in December 2018, which helped to lift sales by 22 per cent to an annualised £19.3 million.

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Company details
CompanyGH Brooks
ActivityBuilding supplies retailer
Annual profit growth39.82%
Latest profits £000s†3,319
Latest sales £000s†19,285

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* supplied by company † annualised figure ‡ profits = ebitda