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Northern Bear Plc is engaged in providing specialist building services. The Company operates in the support services sector. The Company's segments include Roofing activities, which provides a range of roofing services, including slating, tiling, leadwork, felting, refurbishment and maintenance for domestic, commercial and public sector properties; Materials handling activities, which includes supply, service and maintenance of fork lift trucks and warehouse equipment both on hire and for sale; Building services activities, which provides services, including fire protection and asbestos removal, and Corporate and other activities, which provides head office activity and consolidation items. The Company also provides services ranging from general building work, asbestos surveying, fork lift truck sales/hire, and health and safety consultancy.
TypePublic
Founded2006
HQNEWCASTLE, GB
Websitenorthernbearplc.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)380
Revenue (FY, 2019)£56.6 M(+6%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)£0.5
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Northern Bear

Stuart Dawson

Stuart Dawson

Managing Director
Dominic Brogan

Dominic Brogan

Managing Director
Martin Briggs

Martin Briggs

Managing Director
Nigel Shorney

Nigel Shorney

Managing Director
John Gilstin

John Gilstin

Managing Director
Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman

Heritage Director
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Northern Bear Office Locations

Northern Bear has an office in NEWCASTLE
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Northern Bear Financials and Metrics

Northern Bear Revenue

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Northern Bear's revenue was reported to be £56.58 m in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

56.6m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

11.9m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

21.1%

Net income (FY, 2019)

2.6m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

3.3m

Market capitalization (14-Jan-2021)

10.0m

Closing stock price (14-Jan-2021)

0.5

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

3.0m

EV

8.4m
Northern Bear's current market capitalization is £10 m.
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.8m41.7m34.7m45.6m53.6m56.6m

Cost of goods sold

3.5m31.9m26.5m36.3m43.1m44.7m

Gross profit

1.3m9.8m8.2m9.3m10.5m11.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

27%24%23%20%20%21%
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

494.0k502.0k1.9m2.6m1.7m3.0m

Accounts Receivable

3.8m9.7m7.2m8.8m6.9m7.1m

Inventories

197.0k849.0k976.0k944.0k952.0k652.0k

Current Assets

4.9m11.5m10.4m12.5m12.8m12.4m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash From Operating Activities

1.7m3.2m4.0m780.0k4.3m

Cash From Investing Activities

(463.0k)(458.0k)(370.0k)(1.2m)(489.0k)

Cash From Financing Activities

2.9m(1.3m)(3.0m)(383.0k)(2.5m)

Net Change in Cash

4.1m1.4m685.0k(852.0k)1.3m
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Northern Bear Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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97/100

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Northern Bear Online and Social Media Presence

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Northern Bear Blogs

Wensley Roofing receive IKO Contractor Recognition Award

We are extremely proud to announce that Wensley Roofing has received an IKO Contractor Recognition Award for their work with English Martyrs Primary School in Newcastle upon Tyne. Stephen Mooney – Area Business Manager for the Roofing Specification Division of IKO – said “The quality of the project …

‘Best wishes and a million thank yous’

In recent years Northern Bear has arranged and sponsored a number of events to raise funds for the local charity St Oswald’s Hospice. The member of the Northern Bear board who has done most to develop this charitable relationship is Howard Gold. When Howard retired from the board this year he was gi…

New appointments at J Lister Electrical

It has been a year of big changes for York-based electrical contractors J Lister Electrical. In January the company was acquired by Northern Bear plc, joining a group of specialist building businesses. In July it moved premises and in November it announced two significant new appointments. All this …

Award for sympathetic refurb of union HQ

The excellence of the specialist work done by Northern Bear Building Services has again been recognised. Lifton House, the historic home of the GMB union in Newcastle, has won Refit/Refurbishment of the Year in the 2020 North East Property Awards. Northern Bear is named as the principal contractor. …

Experienced engineer joins board of fork-lift business

The very experienced service manager of A1 Industrial Trucks Ltd has been appointed as a director. Gordon Riley joins managing director Stuart Dawson on the board of this long-established company that is part of the Northern Bear group. Gordon started at A1 Industrial Trucks 20 years ago as a servic…

New managing director for MGM

MGM Limited, one of the specialist construction companies in the Northern Bear group, has a new Managing Director. Phil Burridge was appointed Managing Director with effect from 3 August and is bringing 40 years of experience with him to the company. Phil is a well-known figure in the North East wit…
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Northern Bear Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Northern Bear founded?

    Northern Bear was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Northern Bear key executives?

    Northern Bear's key executives are Stuart Dawson, Dominic Brogan and Martin Briggs.

  • How many employees does Northern Bear have?

    Northern Bear has 380 employees.

  • What is Northern Bear revenue?

    Latest Northern Bear annual revenue is £56.6 m.

  • What is Northern Bear revenue per employee?

    Latest Northern Bear revenue per employee is £148.9 k.

  • Who are Northern Bear competitors?

    Competitors of Northern Bear include Bakers of Danbury, Superior Scaffold Services and Granit.

  • Where are Northern Bear offices?

    Northern Bear has an office in NEWCASTLE.

  • How many offices does Northern Bear have?

    Northern Bear has 1 office.