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
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John Brash Office Locations

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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


John Brash Financials

John Brash's revenue was reported to be £32.97 m in FY, 2016
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


41.9 m29.7 m24 m27.1 m29.6 m29.8 m36.1 m37.7 m33 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

40 m31.8 m24.8 m28.5 m29.4 m29.7 m35.6 m36 m30.3 m


2.3 m(393.7 k)(937.3 k)632.1 k454.8 k650.1 k2.1 m2.9 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


10.5 k705 k170.8 k192.7 k157.7 k695.6 k198.6 k323.9 k

Accounts Receivable

7.6 m4.2 m4.4 m4.7 m6 m7.4 m8.5 m8.9 m


7.3 m2.8 m2.6 m3 m2 m4.3 m3.2 m3.1 m

Current Assets

15.8 m8.4 m7.7 m8.3 m8.5 m12.7 m12 m12.4 m8.9 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.1 m(1.6 m)(746.1 k)(1.5 m)253.2 k44.7 k323.8 k1.7 m2.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

121.6 k3.4 m(665.2 k)31.5 k850.7 k(1.9 m)193.4 k1.7 m

Dividends Paid

176.9 k474.5 k112.3 k114.1 k139.9 k171.5 k176.4 k297.9 k

Cash From Financing Activities

(191.7 k)(203.6 k)(137 k)350.5 k(1.1 m)2.5 m248.2 k(941.1 k)
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