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To show gratitude to NHS staff and to memorialise lives lost to Covid-19, this outdoor services provider led a garden renovation at Newham hospital in east London. Clients include Tesco and Network Rail, while its work for Western Power Distribution was expanded with a £4 million contract to protect power lines in South Wales in March this year. In January 2020 it acquired the 160-yearold road gritting company JW Crowther & Son. Profits were £14 million in the year to March 2020. Simon Morrish, 46, is chief executive.

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Company details
Year2021
Rank87
CompanyGround Control
ActivityOutdoor services provider
LocationEssex
Annual profit growth39.32%
Latest profits £000s13,999
Latest sales £000s122,856
Staff433
Founded1973
Websitewww.ground-control.co.uk

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