The national Profit Track highlights the fastest growing UK companies, with Story’s being in a unique position; having two companies ranked in the top 100. Carlisle entrepreneur Fred Story founded and owns the businesses.
Housebuilder Story Homes was ranked 87th after profits increased by 46%. Story Contracting, which covers the Contracting, Rail and Plant divisions, has grown by 73% and is ranked 33rd. Story Homes employs 141 people and Story Contracting employs 412 people.
The Sunday Times Profit Track 100 covers privately-owned companies – as opposed to those listed on the stock market – highlighting companies whose profits have grown the fastest in the last three years.
This is the 16th year that The Sunday Times has compiled the Profit Track 100.