Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon

Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd is an internationally established manufacturing company, employing around 250 people at the site in Kendal, Cumbria. Gilkes is a world leader in producing small hydro power systems for the generation of electricity from water - for over 160 years, the company has supplied more than 6,700 hydro turbines to over 80 countries. Gilkes also manufacture a range of sophisticated pumps for the cooling of diesel engines and supply many of the world’s major diesel engine manufacturers. Gilkes also has offices in Kemar Texas for Engine Cooling Pumps, Tacoma, WA for the North America Hydro market and Tokyo Japan.
Company Growth (employees)
Kendal, GB
Size (employees)
84 (est)+2%
Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Kendal, GB

Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Office Locations

Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon has an office in Kendal
Kendal, GB (HQ)
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Founding Date


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Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon's revenue was reported to be £36.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 9% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

£36.6 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

£14.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

£3.5 m

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

£8.4 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£36.8 m£39.6 m£40.2 m£36.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

£24.6 m£26 m£24 m£21.8 m

Gross profit

£12.1 m£13.6 m£16.2 m£14.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£10.4 m£10.6 m£13 m£11.2 m

Pre tax profit

£2.7 m£3.2 m£4.1 m

Net Income

£2.1 m£2.6 m£3.5 m
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£3.8 m£5 m£8.4 m

Accounts Receivable

£7.7 m£6.2 m£5.1 m

Current Assets

£16.9 m£17.9 m£19.6 m


£7.6 m£8.6 m£9 m

Total Assets

£24.5 m£26.5 m£28.6 m

Accounts Payable

£1.5 m£1.8 m£12.8 m

Current Liabilities

£14.2 m£14 m£12.8 m

Retained Earnings

£2 m£2.5 m£3.4 m

Total Equity

£8.4 m£10.6 m£14.2 m

Financial Leverage

2.9 x2.5 x2 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

£4.4 m£5.5 m£4.7 m

Cash From Financing Activities

£271 k(£421 k)(£367 k)

Income Taxes Paid

(£659 k)(£623 k)(£644 k)
Y, 2016


£430.4 k

Financial Leverage

2 x

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