Yorkshire and North Nottinghamshire based builders’ and plumbing merchants; AE Spink (Spinks) is listed as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2020.
Spinks was established in Doncaster in 1926 and has seen significant growth over the 95 years it has been trading. The family owned & managed business has built a reputation for its vast supply of stock and its knowledgeable staff which has led to repeat business from tradesmen, self builders and the public, helping the company to grow and expand. Spinks now has 6 branches in Doncaster, Leeds, Sheffield and Worksop ; 4 Plumbers’ Merchants and 2 Builders Merchants. It also has Bathroom showrooms in Doncaster, Worksop and Leeds.
To be included in this report, businesses had to demonstrate strong revenue growth over the last three years and outperform their sector peers, creating a unique list of the UK’s most innovative SMEs.
Joint Managing Director, Matthew Harrison said; “We are very proud to be recognised by the London Stock Exchange as one of the select 1,000 Companies across all sectors to Inspire Britain 2020, particularly during 2020. It has been a difficult year for everyone and we must thank our team who have been central to this success, and despite the challenges they have shown resilience and creativity in ensuring that we continue to go the extra mile for our customers.”
The company has seen exponentially growth over the last three years, including the investment in new builders merchant & plumbers merchant branches and a bathroom showroom in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Spinks, now offers coverage across South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, and West Yorkshire and despite the impact of Covid has continued to grow its sales in 2020.
David Schwimmer, CEO, London Stock Exchange Group: “This report highlights the vital role of SMEs in driving economic growth, leading innovation and providing jobs across the UK. In this challenging year for businesses, it is more important than ever to shine a light on these stories of resilience and entrepreneurship. The success of UK SMEs is crucial as we rebuild a post COVID-19 economy, and London Stock Exchange Group is committed to helping growth companies achieve their potential.”
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