Central Group

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At Central we provide fast, workable and innovative solutions using our extensive experience in motors, pumps, drives and alternators. Our clients benefit from a 24/7, 365 service, supported by our highly skilled and knowledgeable team who have specific expertise in the maintenance, repair and refurbishment of motor, drive and pump systems. Founded in 1972 Central Group is still a family owned and managed business with a strong vision and values. The business has grown steadily under the guidance of brothers Tim Sutton and Shaun Sutton who took control of the family run business in 2001 following the retirement of their father. We have an established customer base in the utilities, chemicals, metals, paper, food & beverage, oil & gas and renewables markets and provide competitive, value for money solutions across all sectors.
TypePrivate
Founded1972
HQKnowsley, GB
Websitegocentral.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)21
Revenue (FY, 2014)£7.8 M(-5%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Central Group Office Locations

Central Group has offices in Knowsley, Liverpool and Willenhall
Knowsley, GB (HQ)
Kitling Rd/Knowsley Business Park South
Liverpool, GB
Croxteth Hall & Country Park, Muirhead Ave E
Willenhall, GB
West Midlands House, 1 Gipsy Ln
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Central Group Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1972
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Central Group Revenue

Central Group's revenue was reported to be £7.83 m in FY, 2014 which is a 5.6% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2014)

7.8m

Revenue growth (FY, 2013 - FY, 2014), %

(5.6%)

Gross profit (FY, 2014)

1.9m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2014), %

24.6%

Net income (FY, 2014)

165.6k

EBITDA (FY, 2014)

356.7k

EBIT (FY, 2014)

296.5k

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

521.1k
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014

Revenue

2.4m2.4m3.1m2.9m6.2m6.6m6.2m6.7m8.2m8.3m7.8m

Revenue growth, %

(6%)

Cost of goods sold

1.6m1.7m2.0m2.0m5.3m4.7m5.1m5.8m6.3m5.9m

Gross profit

752.0k685.9k1.1m897.8k1.3m1.5m1.6m2.4m2.0m1.9m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

159.6k149.9k261.4k532.8k474.6k363.7k111.5k197.7k156.0k298.9k305.3k540.7k614.6k638.1k705.1k243.5k435.9k820.2k716.0k965.2k439.7k682.3k821.3k521.1k

Accounts Receivable

731.5k492.2k579.0k461.9k750.6k1.0m938.2k1.0m992.7k700.8k833.8k664.8k830.5k867.8k1.2m926.7k1.1m1.2m1.1m1.1m1.1m

Inventories

67.2k133.1k162.3k231.9k327.6k340.9k379.3k348.8k391.3k763.5k601.7k412.5k604.7k603.1k553.4k622.6k732.2k858.5k658.3k670.9k864.6k909.2k925.1k924.9k

Current Assets

557.2k1.0m950.3k1.3m1.3m1.5m1.5m1.5m1.6m1.9m1.8m1.9m1.9m2.1m2.0m1.8m2.1m2.9m2.6m3.1m3.0m3.1m3.5m3.4m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014

Net Income

257.1k226.7k387.2k244.4k309.5k194.1k19.1k210.2k175.5k83.7k255.9k161.4k248.6k511.2k165.6k

Cash From Operating Activities

2.7k328.2k356.6k272.8k242.4k336.9k(35.2k)(122.6k)317.6k733.6k624.9k412.7k

Dividends Paid

88.5k17.0k98.5k100.0k177.0k300.0k25.0k140.0k250.0k333.2k50.0k

Cash From Financing Activities

1.8k(16.9k)(38.8k)(23.8k)41.4k244.7k(4.6k)350.4k(191.2k)(448.7k)(35.1k)
GBPFY, 1995

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Central Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

70/100

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Central Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Central Group News and Updates

Thailand's Central Group confirms $200 million investment in Grab's local unit

BANGKOK (Reuters) - TksThailand's Central Group, the country's largest retail conglomorate, confirmed on Thursday it will invest $200 million in a local entity of Singapore-based ride-hailing application Grab.

Thailand's Central Group Plans to Invest $200 Million in Grab

Thailand's Central Group Plans to Invest $200 Million in Grab

Singapore's Grab in talks to sell Thai unit stake to Central Group - sources

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab is in talks to sell "a decent-sized stake" in its Thai business to Thailand's largest retailer, Central Group, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

Singapore's Grab in talks to sell Thai unit stake to Central Group -sources

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab is in talks to sell "a decent-sized stake" in its Thai business to Thailand's largest retailer, Central Group, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

Central Group Blogs

National Awards Success for Central!

Director Shaun Sutton and Production Manager Dave Mutch receiving the award on behalf of the team.

Central Ends Year on a High

How is it already December? Where has the year gone!? Time really has flown, but here at Central we’re ending 2018 on a high, celebrating another fantastic achievement with success at this year’s annual AEMT awards.

Central Announces Annual Fundraising Success

Christmas is coming and with it a good excuse to indulge in lots of sweets and treats. But for the team at Central Group sweet treats have been on agenda throughout the whole year, helping to raise over £1300 for Macmillan Cancer Care.

Energy saving solutions for Alton Towers Waterpark

Working with Centrica Business Solutions, Central Group has provided energy saving solutions for Alton Towers Waterpark and Master Blaster ride, reducing energy consumption and improving efficiencies.

Central Launches Online Shop

Central Group has launched the first phase of its new online shop in a move to both expand our customer base and bolster our digital presence.

Friendly rivalry can drive success

Central Group Director, Shaun Sutton recently sat down with a number of AEMT members to discuss the benefits of ‘friendly rivalry’ and how sharing experiences can have a positive effect on business.  AEMT Secretary Thomas Marks reported the findings.
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Central Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Central Group founded?

    Central Group was founded in 1972.

  • How many employees does Central Group have?

    Central Group has 21 employees.

  • What is Central Group revenue?

    Latest Central Group annual revenue is £7.8 m.

  • What is Central Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Central Group revenue per employee is £372.7 k.

  • Who are Central Group competitors?

    Competitors of Central Group include Damper Technology, Pennecon and Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon.

  • Where is Central Group headquarters?

    Central Group headquarters is located at Kitling Rd/Knowsley Business Park South, Knowsley.

  • Where are Central Group offices?

    Central Group has offices in Knowsley, Liverpool and Willenhall.

  • How many offices does Central Group have?

    Central Group has 3 offices.