Fast Track 100

Based in West Bromwich, this firm supplied fencing to NHS Nightingale hospitals and testing centres in the spring, and says its products are now being used to facilitate social distancing. Founded by managing director George Melhuish, 28, in 2016, it provides fencing, scaffolding and groundworks equipment, with sales hitting £8.9m in the year to April. It quadrupled its warehouse space to 25,000 sq ft at the beginning of this year and has adopted an Amazon-style approach, with a centralised warehouse and a next-day delivery option on 85% of its products. Its 20,000 customers range from Network Rail to individuals doing a spot of DIY.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank4
CompanySafe Fence
ActivitySecurity fencing supplier
LocationWest Bromwich
Annual sales rise over 3 years182.33%
Latest sales £000s*8,865
Staff11
Founded2016
Websitewww.safefence.co.uk

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