Caravan companies, construction firms, and the local councils in Hull and Darlington are some of the customers of MKM Building Supplies. This group of builders’ merchants has 17 outlets along the northeast coast from Grimsby to Edinburgh, run as subsidiaries with up to 25% of each owned by store managers. Participation in buying groups with other firms has allowed it to negotiate bulk discounts from suppliers, helping profits grow 45% a year from £1.3m in 2000 to £4m in 2003.

This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.

Company details
Year2005
Rank100
CompanyMKM Building Supplies
ActivityBuilders' merchant
LocationHull
Annual profit growth44.96%
Latest profits £000s4,033
Latest sales £000s56,150
Staff252
Founded1995
Websitewww.mkmbs.co.uk

If applicable:

* supplied by company † annualised figure