John Brash

John Brash is the UK’s leading manufacturer of graded timber roofing battens, shingles & shakes, scaffold boards and commercial anti-slip decking. John Brash works closely with specialised sectors of the construction industry, delivering market leading, environmentally sustainable, best value and quality timber products. With over 100 years technical expertise in the timber industry, John Brash works in close partnership with the roofing, scaffolding and landscaping sectors through a national network of distributors, merchants and key contractors. Our lowest cost, dedicated manufacturing and treatment plants are operated at our East Midlands site, optimally located close to the East Coast ports and supporting 115 UK manufacturing jobs. All timbers are legally and sustainably sourced and, as members of the Timber Trade Federation, we support the Responsible Purchasing Scheme. John Brash has both FSC and PEFC accreditation.
Beckingham, GB
John Brash was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Beckingham, GB

John Brash Office Locations

John Brash has an office in Beckingham
Beckingham, GB (HQ)
Old Shipyard

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Founding Date


John Brash Financial Metrics

John Brash's revenue was reported to be £37.7 m in FY, 2015 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£29.8 m£36.1 m£37.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

£44.8 k£324.2 k£1.8 m

Net Income

£44.7 k£323.8 k£1.7 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£695.6 k£198.6 k£323.9 k

Accounts Receivable

£7.4 m£8.5 m£8.9 m

Current Assets

£12.7 m£12 m£12.4 m


£2.3 m£2.8 m£2.8 m

Total Assets

£15 m£14.7 m£15.2 m

Accounts Payable

£4.9 m£3.6 m£3.1 m

Current Liabilities

£9.3 m£9 m£7.8 m

Retained Earnings

(£126.8 k)£147.4 k£1.4 m

Total Equity

£5.2 m£5.4 m£6.8 m

Financial Leverage

2.9 x2.7 x2.2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

(£1.9 m)£193.4 k£1.7 m

Cash From Financing Activities

£2.5 m£248.2 k(£941.1 k)

Income Taxes Paid

(£78)(£345)(£70.6 k)

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