Top Track 250

Founded in 1976, this Leicestershire firm sells new and used JCB machinery. Managing director Richard Telfer, 50, acquired a new £1.2m industrial site and warehouse in Peterborough last year to support the company’s expansion, and in December, the business landed its biggest-ever order — a £7m deal from Travis Perkins for 500 machines.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank215
CompanyWatling JCB
ActivityMachinery retailer
LocationLeicestershire
Sales £m133.1
Operating profit £m4.5
Main shareholdersRichard Telfer (90%), Rachel Telfer (10%)
Staff198
Founded1997
Websitewww.watling-jcb.com

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