Sally Waterston founded this IT services provider in 1992, and was joined two years later by her husband Mike, formerly a senior manager at ICI. The company started in the couple’s basement before moving to two rented rooms and then to purpose-built premises in Durham. It provides consultancy, support and software development services to medium-sized businesses in the north of England. Clients include Westmorland Motorway Services and LG Philips Displays. Sales have increased 72% a year from £677,000 in 1999 to £2m in 2001.

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Company details
Year2002
Rank73
CompanyWaterstons
ActivityIT services provider
LocationDurham
Average 3 year sales growth71.93%
Latest sales £000s2,002
Staff39
Founded1994
Websitewww.waterstons.co.uk

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