Latest results for George Roberts Ltd, one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of scaffolding and access equipment shows a rise in both sales and profits after an ‘exceptional’ year.
The Liverpool based scaffolding hire and sales company is now eyeing further development as it looks to continue to build on the strength of its well-known industry brand.
Financial results just posted for the year to 31 October 2020 shows the company reported a record turnover of £40.5m compared to £39.8m in 2019, despite delays in Q2 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm’s pre-tax profits were also up from £2.6m to £2.85m.
Working with many leading scaffolding contractors the business supplies materials across a wide range of sectors such as the Construction, Industrial, Rail, Oil & Gas and Marine industries.
George Roberts directors wrote in a strategic report that accompanied the figures, directors said the 2020 results had been “exceptional, and the brand remains strong and is influential in the continuous growth of the business. Its core strengths are service, quality and stock availability.”
In November 2020 the company unveiled its global rebrand, the fresh new look was to signify George Roberts progressive direction and its expansion plans.
The company has also seen its export division increase its turnover by 10% as compared to 2019. George Roberts supplies many regions now across the globe including Africa, USA, Europe, Middle East and Australasia.