LWC Drinks

Established in 1979, LWC has grown from a small start up to the "fastest growing privately owned drinks company in the UK". Our Headquarters With over 7,000 different product lines and over 6,000 on trade customers, LWC provides the broadest range and greatest service available in the UK drinks industry. We provide fantastic support services which enables our customers to not only maximize their sales, but also provide their customers with a higher quality experience. This is possible due to our team of 80 dedicated account managers, who can advise you on how to maximize your business potential whilst also eradicating any issues you may face.
Company Growth (employees)
Manchester, GB
Size (employees)
184 (est)+9%
LWC Drinks was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Manchester, GB

LWC Drinks Office Locations

LWC Drinks has offices in Manchester, Dubmire Industrial Estate, Stockton-on-Tees, Leyland and in 8 other locations
Manchester, GB (HQ)
3 Stainburn Rd
Leeds, GB
11 Pontefract Ln
West Bromwich, GB
Navigation Way
Heathfield, GB
King Charles Business Park Old Newton Rd
Herefordshire, GB
Southern Ave
Stoke On Trent, GB
Heron Cross
Widnes, GB
Leyland, GB
Peregrine Pl
Stockton On Tees, GB
Portrack Grange Rd
Dubmire Industrial Estate, GB
Mulberry Way

LWC Drinks Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


LWC Drinks Financial Metrics

Revenue (2015)

£185 m

Revenue growth (2014-15), %


Gross profit

£34.5 m

Gross profit margin (2015), %


Net income (2015)

£6.7 m

Cash (30-Sep-2015)

£6 m
LWC Drinks's revenue was reported to be £185 m in FY, 2015 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£156.1 m£170.7 m£185 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

£130 m£139.4 m£150.5 m

Gross profit

£26.2 m£31.3 m£34.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£22.1 m£23.5 m£25.8 m

Pre tax profit

£4.3 m£8 m£8.5 m

Net Income

£3.1 m£6.1 m£6.7 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£505.2 k£3.9 m£6 m

Accounts Receivable

£11.8 m£10.7 m£15.8 m

Current Assets

£26.8 m£30 m£40 m


£15.6 m£15.8 m£17.7 m


£324.8 k£228.3 k£1 m

Total Assets

£42.8 m£46.1 m£58.7 m

Accounts Payable

£9.6 m£9.2 m£14.6 m

Current Liabilities

£22.6 m£17.9 m£30.3 m

Retained Earnings

£3.1 m£6.1 m£6.7 m

Total Equity

£14 m£20.1 m£26.8 m

Financial Leverage

3 x2.3 x2.2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

£4.1 m£9.4 m£10.3 m

Cash From Financing Activities

£651.9 k(£518.1 k)(£2.6 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(£1.1 m)(£2 m)(£1.8 m)

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