News - 22 February 2016

‘Inspirational’ D2N2 area companies listed by London Stock Exchange Group

More than 40 companies in the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership’s area have been listed in a ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report, commissioned by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

The annual report published by LSEG lists companies in all UK regions which it classifies as ‘inspirational’; fast growing, dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK, with a high turnover – each of the 1,000 companies featured are expanding at an average of 50% per year. All companies listed have a revenue of £6million to £250m and are at least three years old.

Forty-four of the companies listed in the latest LSEG annual report are based in the D2N2 area. The Local Enterprise Partnership for Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire is a private sector-led partnership of businesses, local authorities, skills and training providers, higher and further education institutions, and community and voluntary organisations which promotes growth and jobs creation across its area.

Companies from the area in the London Stock Exchange Group 2016 report are:



Autoclenz Group Limited

Bonnington Plastics Limited

Browns Builders Merchants

Bridgebank Limited

C.K. Associates Limited

Bridgeway Consulting Limited

Carmel Clothing Limited

Clarke Holdings Limited

CCS Media Holdings Limited

Frank Key Group Limited

Datapath Group Limited

Fresh Start Recruitment (UK) Ltd

Derbyshire Aggregates Limited

John Brash & Co., Limited

Designer Contracts Limited

Kimberley Caravan Centre Limited

DNA (Holdings) Limited

Newson Gale Limited

Eoth Limited

P J Towey Construction Limited

Evolution Funding Limited

Paragon Interiors Group Plc

Flamstead Holdings Limited

PWP Building Services Limited

Greenbank Industries Limited

Reflex Gaming Limited

HGV Direct Limited

Robert Woodhead Holdings Limited

HR Essentials Limited

Rock Civil Engineering Limited

Huntson Holdings Plc

Source Bioscience Plc


Sovex Limited

Mortgage Advice Bureau (Holdings) Plc

The CDA Group Limited

Nationwide Hygiene Supplies Limited

Thomas Bow Limited

Overbrook Farm Limited

Union Square Software Limited

Rtc Group Plc

Stirland Paterson (Holdings) Limited

T.W. Engineering Company Limited

Tom Hartley Cars Limited

To see the LSEG report in full go to web link

There are a total of 87 businesses listed for the East Midlands and a further 80 in the West Midlands, showing the strength of the area powering the ‘Midlands Engine for Growth’.

As well as geographical area, the report also divides the businesses it has identified into different sectors; including the Creative Industries, Food and Drink, Manufacturing and Engineering, and Leisure.

David Ralph, D2N2 Chief Executive said: “D2N2 truly is the UK’s most inspirational postcode. I congratulate not only the D2N2 companies listed in this report, but all companies and organisations across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. I also commend the efforts of the wider East and West Midlands, united within the Midlands Engine, as we continue to show Government how and why this is the place to do business.”

Quoted in the LSEG report George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer (pictured on a recent visit to Derby) says: “UK high-growth businesses are leading the charge in rebuilding our economy. These companies are the backbone of the British economy.”

Business Secretary Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, adds: “From the Midlands Engine to the Granite City of Aberdeen, these 1,000 companies are bringing opportunity and prosperity to every corner of the UK and it is right that we celebrate their success.”

To find out more about the D2N2 LEP’s work supporting businesses in its area, click here

More on D2N2’s eight key economic sectors can be found at web link

For further information on the Midlands Engine initiative, click here.

For more information about this release please contact Sam Burbage, D2N2 Social Media and Marketing Officer, on 0115 957 8254, or  email:

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