Founded in 1968, SHB Hire is a family-run vehicle hire and leasing firm that operates from 16 depots across the UK, serving clients in the rail, construction and other industries. It has grown its fleet to more than 16,000 vehicles ranging from golf buggies to 32-tonne lorries. Last year the Hampshire-based business acquired traffic management firm Acklea for an undisclosed sum. Led by chairman Michael Street, 69, and managing director Paul Street, 44, it grew sales 4% to a record £87m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
CompanySHB Hire
ActivityVehicle hire & leasing
LocationHampshire
Sales £m87
Operating profit £m12
Staff658
Founded1968
Websitewww.shb.co.uk

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