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Surrey-based conglomerate Newship operates in the packaging, construction, engineering and event hire markets across Europe. Key subsidiaries include Beatson Clark, which has remained open during the pandemic and provides glass bottles to food and drink manufacturers; Rollalong, which designs and manufactures modular buildings; and metal engineer Jenks & Cattell. Last year it acquired Adapted Vehicle Hire, an accessible vehicle business, for an undisclosed sum. It is run by chairman John Newman, 74, and chief executive Jeremy Clarkson, 58.

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Company details
Sales £m149.7
Operating profit £m14.1
Main shareholdersJ W Newman and family (100%)

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