Founded in 2000 by Steve Hill, 50, Nick Martin, 55, and Kevan Egan, 60, this Nottinghamshire company helps design and build fibre-optic broadband networks for the likes of Openreach, Kcom and Huawei. After connecting 250,000 homes and businesses in Hull with Kcom, it is building networks across Leeds, Manchester, south and west Yorkshire and Edinburgh. This is part of Openreach’s programme to provide gigabit-capable fibre to 3m premises in UK cities by 2020 and a further 10m by 2025. Turnover grew to £31.1m last year.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank18
CompanyLight Source
ActivityTelecoms infrastructure builder
LocationNottinghamshire
Average 3 year sales growth146.90%
Latest sales £000s31,098
Staff96
Founded2000
Websitewww.lightsourceuk.net

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