Plumbstop was established in 1991 by our founder Peter Fitzcharles. From one merchant at our current head office location in Cirencester, Peter along with his senior management team has grown the business to be the vibrant successful organisation Plumbstop is today. Special focus and energy has been applied in the past few years to expanding and strengthening Plumbstops unique Independent Merchant offering to the market. This has resulted in a sustained increase in branches and importantly strong financial performance. Top 1000 company in the UK award. Peter and his fellow directors are proud to have their efforts over the past few years recognised by the London Stock Exchange Top 1000 companies for 2 years running to Inspire Britain Award 2015-2016
Cirencester, GB
Size (employees)
26 (est)+9%
Plumbstop was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Cirencester, GB
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Plumbstop Office Locations

Plumbstop has an office in Cirencester
Cirencester, GB (HQ)
Love Ln
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Plumbstop Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Plumbstop Revenue

Plumbstop's revenue was reported to be £22.60 m in FY, 2016 which is a 19.7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

22.6 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

1.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.3 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

121.3 k
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.5 m1.4 m1.6 m4.1 m5.1 m5.5 m8 m8.3 m7.1 m8 m11.5 m13.8 m16.4 m18.9 m22.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.1 m1 m1.2 m2.9 m3.7 m4 m6.1 m6.4 m5.4 m6.2 m8.2 m10.1 m11.7 m13.4 m15.9 m

Gross profit

358.9 k332.8 k389.6 k1.2 m1.4 m1.4 m1.9 m1.8 m1.7 m1.8 m3.3 m3.7 m4.7 m5.5 m6.7 m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


696 393 30 469 766 519 735 918 670 1 k27.7 k1.4 k2.3 k1.6 k3 k1.2 k2.6 k739 1.7 k1.2 k51.1 k121.3 k

Accounts Receivable

188.2 k235.1 k282.7 k551.7 k548 k770.2 k707.5 k939.2 k1 m1.3 m1.1 m1.2 m1.6 m2.1 m2.6 m3 m3.5 m4 m


106.9 k92.6 k101 k144.8 k143.5 k217.9 k252.8 k301 k292.4 k502.2 k602.8 k736.9 k722.7 k764.3 k645 k887 k1.3 m1.8 m1.7 m2.1 m2.6 m2.9 m

Current Assets

310 k340.7 k396.8 k558.4 k595.4 k795.5 k853.6 k943.5 k1.1 m1.3 m1.4 m1.7 m1.8 m2.1 m1.8 m2.2 m2.9 m4 m4.4 m5.2 m6.3 m7.3 m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

174.2 k200.9 k175.7 k153 k124.4 k135.1 k129.1 k123.9 k269.5 k396.4 k767 k842.2 k1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(464.5 k)880.5 k267.8 k1.2 m912.6 k816.2 k

Dividends Paid

55 k100 k140 k100 k60 k18 k31 k98 k157.3 k393.9 k567.3 k560.8 k

Cash From Financing Activities

725.1 k
GBPY, 2016


1.9 m

Financial Leverage

3.7 x
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