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Chief executive Ken Kay, 74, opened his first garage in Blackburn in 1972. The company now serves more than 200,000 customers a week across 21 petrol stations, all of which stayed open during lockdown. In the past year it has opened new sites in Barnsley, Tyneside, Wrexham and Sheffield, and in 2019 it unveiled the first drive-through Greggs at its site in Salford. Other sites also feature Costa Coffee and Subway outlets. Sales rose to £126.3m in 2019.

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Company details
CompanyThe Kay Group
ActivityFuel forecourt retailer
Sales £m126.3
Operating profit £m5.8
Main shareholdersKenneth Kay (51%), Jean Kay (49%)

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda