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This company provides design, landscaping and maintenance services for the commercial sector, with clients including Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Travelodge. Based in Essex, it is led by chief executive Simon Morrish, 44. After a two-year project, in May, the company unveiled its Children’s Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. It has also launched a lease hire option for the supply and installation of ChargePoint units for electric vehicles.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank238
CompanyGround Control
ActivityGrounds maintenance services
LocationBillericay
Sales £m120.3
Operating profit £m10.1
Main shareholdersSimon Morrish (64%), Chris Bawtree (8%), Philip Trehern (8%), management (20%)
Staff782
Founded1973
Websitewww.ground-control.co.uk

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