Over the past couple of years we have expanded our range to now include janitorial, catering and a range of recycling services including confidential waste destruction.

Bates Office is a ‘multi-local’ business providing a ‘personalised service’ with offices and warehousing in both the North and South offering a true UK distribution solution. No job is too big or small, we are happy to supply you with one pack of pens to a complete multi-floor interiors fit-out.

Bates office is refreshingly different, proud of its people, its achievements and our place in the UK office supplies market.
The dedicated group at Bates Office has been passionate about bringing amazingly low prices, superior delivery and outstanding personal service to businesses of all sizes. The Directors at Bates Office have an open door policy. We encourage openness and transparency with the employees of our Company. Our team are encouraged to stop by whenever they feel the need to meet and ask questions, discuss suggestions, and address problems or concerns with management. Our open door policy serves to foster an environment of collaboration, high performance, and mutual respect between the Directors and employees of Bates Office. We empower our staff to make their own decisions. The Directors strongly believe this improves efficiency, productivity, growth, and ethical standards.

Rochester, GB
Size (employees)
45 (est)+3%
Bates Office Services was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Rochester, GB
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Bates Office Services Office Locations

Bates Office Services has an office in Rochester
Rochester, GB (HQ)
Knights Park Industrial Estate Knight Rd
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Bates Office Services Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Bates Office Services Financials

Bates Office Services's revenue was reported to be £25.41 m in FY, 2016 which is a 9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

25.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

7.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

674.3 k

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

1.3 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1 m

Cash (6-Mar-2018)

GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


11.3 m13.2 m22.1 m23.3 m25.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

7.4 m8.8 m15.8 m16.1 m17.5 m

Gross profit

3.8 m4.4 m6.3 m7.2 m7.9 m
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

235.8 k218.4 k200.7 k681.8 k674.3 k

Cash From Operating Activities

6.9 k(396.1 k)457.5 k(330.7 k)451.5 k1.1 m

Dividends Paid

138 k103 k376 k509.5 k659.5 k

Cash From Financing Activities

(34.8 k)204 k(2.3 k)491.3 k40.9 k(303.4 k)
GBPY, 2016


9.2 x


0.6 x

Financial Leverage

16 x
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