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This company is the largest operator of gyms in the UK, with more than 260 sites. It claims to have more than 1.1 million members. In response to Covid-19 it has temporarily closed all its gyms and suspended membership fees, while launching PureGym Together, which provides home workouts and videos of classes. In 2017, chief executive Humphrey Cobbold, 55, led a buyout backed by American private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners, which valued the Leeds business at more than £600m. Profits reached £68.2m in 2019. In January, it acquired gym operator Fitness World, which has operations across Denmark, Switzerland and Poland.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank37
CompanyPureGym
ActivityGym operator
LocationLeeds
Annual profit growth64.06%
Latest profits £000s*68,171
Latest sales £000s*254,940
Staff1212
Founded2008
Websitewww.puregym.com

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