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Fred Story, 61, founded this Carlisle housebuilder 31 years ago and it has worked on developments in Cumbria, the northwest and northeast of England and southern Scotland. In 2017 it increased sales to £223.5m, and earlier this year Story stepped back into the role of chief executive from chairman. The business says its key priority at present is operational efficiency.

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Company details
CompanyStory Homes
Sales £m*223.5
Operating profit £m*18.4
Main shareholdersStory family (94.5%), others (5.5%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda