Dorset’s top 70 privately-owned businesses are featured in the latest Solent 250 annual listing

Dorset’s top 70 privately-owned businesses are featured in the latest Solent 250 annual listing

(*70*) of Dorset’s top privately-owned businesses function in the latest Solent 250.
And one, or extra, may now be in line for a top award.

The annual listing of the 250 greatest firms, by annual gross sales turnover, is compiled by The Business Magazine.
It is sponsored by HSBC UK, Irwin Mitchell, RSM, Vail Williams, University of Southampton Business School and CMA Recruitment Group.
The Solent area is outlined as most of Hampshire (south of Basingstoke) in addition to components of Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex.
To be included in the listing, businesses have to be unbiased, privately-owned firms, headquartered in the area.
The highest positioned Dorset-based enterprise is Lush Cosmetics at #6 adopted by the Richmond Group at #8 and Hobbeycraft at #13.
All these featured in the Solent 250 are invited to place themselves ahead for one in every of six awards.

A non-public dinner celebrating firms on the record, and likewise recognising excellent achievement throughout the devoted awards classes, is to be held at the Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa in April.
Last yr’s winners included Upton-based electronics producer Europlacer which was named International Company of the Year.
This yr’s awards are:

Leadership Team of the Year Award
Business Culture Award
CEO of the Year
Growth Story of the Year
International Business Award
Entrepreneurial Business of the Year

Jo Whittle, pictured left, Operations Director, The Business Magazine, mentioned: “The non-public dinner is the excellent technique to have fun the vibrant area that we dwell and work in.
“The awards given out on the evening spotlight the achievements of firms on the Solent 250 listing, be it distinctive progress, management, functionality or imaginative and prescient.
“It’s nice to have the ability to champion enterprise in the Solent and supply a real reflection of the key function that it performs.”
More particulars on the awards will be discovered right here.

For extra info or to place your self/your organization ahead for the awards – and you need to be listed in the Solent 250 – please contact [email protected].

The Business Magazine is printed bi-monthly in print and on-line by increasing media and occasions group, Black Ox Ltd.
The full Solent 250 listing will be discovered right here.

Dorset-based businesses featured in the latest Solent 250 (quantity denotes place in the annual listing):
6: Lush Cosmetics (Poole, beauty producer/retailer)
8: Richmond Group (Bournemouth, enterprise funding/assist)
13: Hobbycraft Group (Christchurch, arts & crafts retailer)
22: Ocean Automotive (Poole, automotive dealership)
24: Sunseeker (Poole, yacht producer)
32: The National Lighting Co (Poole Lighting) (Poole, lighting specialist)
35: Platinum Components (Bournemouth, pc {hardware} manufacturing)
37: Spire Technology (Verwood, trade-only IT distributor)
38: Nasstar Group (Poole, IT providers and consulting)
40: CG Fry & Son (Dorchester, housebuilder)
41: Farrow & Ball (Wimborne, inside décor producer)
45: Breeze Motor Company (Poole, automotive dealership)
47: DB Foods (Poole, meat wholesaler)
48: Clipper Contracting Group (Dorchester, monetary options)
55: 4Com (Bournemouth, telecoms options)
58: Hall & Woodhouse (Blandford Forum, beer producer)
60: Sydenhams (Bournemouth, timber & builders retailers)
61: Ceuta Group (Bournemouth, shopper model providers)
63: Hunt’s Foodservice (Sherborne, meals wholesaler)
67: AFC Bournemouth (Bournemouth, soccer membership)
75: Dextra Group (Gillingham, lighting producer)
79: Bourne Group (Poole, constructional innovators)
84: Harbour Hotels (Christchurch, resort operator)
93: Mildren Construction (Christchurch, constructing contractor/civil engineering)
100: Hoburne (Christchurch, vacation park operator)
101: Beyond Retail (Christchurch, retail sale by way of mail order or web)
103: Care South (Poole, residential & dwelling care)
104: R.J. & Ok.D. Mclean (tractors and Plant)
107: Neals Yard Remedies (Gillingham, pure and natural well being and wonder)
111: 288 Group (Bournemouth, collectable coin & stamp distribution)
120: Canford Healthcare (Bournemouth, residential take care of the aged)
123: Haskins Garden Centres (Ferndown, backyard centres)
128: Superior Group (Wimborne, precision moulding)
130: MSP Capital (Poole, property finance)
135: Morrish Builders (Poole, housebuilder)
144: JDT Utilities (Dorchester, civil engineering and utilities)
147: Penton Securities (Motor Group) (Bournemouth, automotive dealership)
148: Blakell Europlacer (Poole, digital manufacturing)
152: REIDsteel (John Reid &Sons) (Christchurch, steelwork development & cladding)
154: Horizon Motor Company (Poole, automotive dealership)
159: Double H (Wimborne, indoor plant manufacturing)
160: Acheson Construction (Dorchester, constructing development and improvement)
164: Kamm (Verwood, civil engineering)
166: Blackmore Vale Farm Cream (Shaftesbury, liquid milk and cream manufacturing)
168: Ford Civil Engineering (Wimborne, civil engineering)
174: Muc-Off (Poole, bike care & upkeep)
178: Marlborough Sterling Investment Group (Incl. NWM) (Bournemouth, payroll specialists)
179: Charles Trent (Poole, car half specialists)
180:  Virginia Hayward (Shaftesbury, hampers)
182: Hospital Metalcraft t/a Bristol Maid (Blandford Forum, producer and distributor of medical tools)
183: Birchclaim (Bournemouth, development)
193: Pukka Pads (Poole, manufacture and provide of pads & notebooks)
197: M.B. Crocker (Sturminster Newton, farming enterprise)
199: EIMS (Bournemouth, advertising company)
201: Langham Industries (Dorchester, marine & aerospace engineering)
206: South Coast Building Supplies (Bournemouth, constructing provides)
207: Harts of Stur (Sturminster Newton, prepare dinner and kitchen ware retailers)
211: Wyatt Homes (Poole, housebuilder)
213: Magna Motor Company (Poole, automotive dealership)
214: Protect Line (Poole, life insurance coverage brokers)
215: Burry and Knight (Christchurch, vacation park development)
222: Mploy (Wimborne, recruitment company)
224: U-Drive (Poole, car rent)
229: Aviation & Defence Spares (Poole, aviation and aerospace part manufacturing)
231: Lester Aldridge (Bournemouth, authorized providers)
235: Fence Stores (t/a The Fencing Centre) (Poole, fencing/decking/cabins/sheds suppliers)
239: Structural Metal Decks (SMD) (Poole, structural flooring & roof options)
242: Bistech Group (Ferndown, IT providers supplier)
244: Caspian One (Bournemouth, recruitment company)
250: Suttles (Swanage, civil engineering contractor)

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