Viridor is a recycling, renewable energy, and waste management company. It offers recycling and waste advice and auditing, advanced materials recycling, glass and plastics reprocessing, composting, mechanical and biological treatment, waste to energy, and other services.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
HQTaunton, GB
Founded1957
Websiteviridor.co.uk
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Viridor was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Taunton, GB

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Key People/Management at Viridor

Kevin Bradshaw

Kevin Bradshaw

Chief Executive Officer
Ian Wakelin

Ian Wakelin

Chairman
Nick Maddock

Nick Maddock

Chief Financial Officer
Paul Ringham

Paul Ringham

Commercial Director
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Viridor Office Locations

Viridor has offices in Taunton, Holytown and Rochester
Taunton, GB (HQ)
Viridor House, Priory Bridge Rd
Holytown, GB
Pioneer House, 2 Renshaw Pl
Rochester, GB
58 Sir Thomas Longley Road
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Viridor Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1957

Viridor Revenue

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Viridor's revenue was reported to be £757.8 m in FY, 2020 which is a 11.1% decrease from the previous period.
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

788.9m852.7m757.8m

Revenue growth, %

8%(11%)

Cost of goods sold

91.9m94.3m87.2m

Gross profit

697.0m758.4m670.6m
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

42.5m36.1m33.3m

Accounts Receivable

100.7m122.2m93.9m

Inventories

19.7m23.9m29.9m

Current Assets

321.2m361.4m344.5m
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

39.9m54.0m82.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

71.7m78.0m84.6m

Inventories

(3.7m)(4.2m)(5.9m)

Accounts Payable

5.9m(8.1m)(30.4m)
GBPFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

1.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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Viridor Revenue Breakdown

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Viridor revenue breakdown by business segment: 75.5% from Waste Management Services, 14.4% from Energy and 10.1% from Recyclate

Viridor revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 96.6% from UK and 3.4% from Other

Viridor Cybersecurity Score

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C

73/100

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Viridor Online and Social Media Presence

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Viridor News and Updates

Council to urge Jenrick to block EfW plan

The energy-from-waste (EfW) plant at Ford (pictured) is promoted by Grundon and Viridor, which have already significantly reduced its proposed height after public objections

Viridor Agrees to Sell Collections Business and Majority of Recycling Locations

On 21st May 2021 Viridor has announced the agreement to sell our collections business and a number of recycling assets to Biffa

Viridor and HyNet North West to Jointly Pioneer Decarbonisation of the Waste Industry

HyNet North West is a low carbon energy project at the forefront of the UK’s journey to a net zero future

Viridor Commits to Fight Against Climate Crisis by Becoming First UK Net Negative Emissions Waste Company

Viridor has set out plans to become a net zero emissions company by 2040, a target that is in line with the Paris Agreement and the Science-Based Targets initiative. Ahead of COP26 in November, Viridor is also announcing the far-reaching aim to become the first UK net negative emissions waste and re…

‘Major Incident’ as Viridor Landfill Site Catches Fire

A major incident has been declared by emergency services as a massive fire took hold at a Viridor landfill site

Viridor and Rock Solid agree five-year 65ktpa IBA contract

Viridor and Rock Solid Processing have agreed a new five-year contract for the processing of 65,000 tonnes per annum of incinerator bottom ash (IBA) from Dunbar ERF, diverting the material from landfill and returning resources to the UK economy
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Viridor Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Viridor founded?

    Viridor was founded in 1957.

  • Who are Viridor key executives?

    Viridor's key executives are Kevin Bradshaw, Ian Wakelin and Nick Maddock.

  • How many employees does Viridor have?

    Viridor has 1,392 employees.

  • What is Viridor revenue?

    Latest Viridor annual revenue is £757.8 m.

  • What is Viridor revenue per employee?

    Latest Viridor revenue per employee is £544.4 k.

  • Who are Viridor competitors?

    Competitors of Viridor include Befesa, Renewi and Lassila & Tikanoja.

  • Where is Viridor headquarters?

    Viridor headquarters is located at Viridor House, Priory Bridge Rd, Taunton.

  • Where are Viridor offices?

    Viridor has offices in Taunton, Holytown and Rochester.

  • How many offices does Viridor have?

    Viridor has 3 offices.