Big Yellow Group

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Big Yellow Group plc
Public (LSEBYG)
Industry Storage
Founded 1998
Headquarters Bagshot, Surrey, UK
Key people
Nicholas Vetch, Chairman
James Gibson, CEO
Revenue £72.2 million (2014)[1]
£67.9 million (2014)[1]
£59.5 million (2014)[1]
Website www.bigyellow.co.uk

The Big Yellow Group Plc is a Bagshot, Surrey based self-storage company that operates in London and the South East of England.[2] The Company is ranked third largest self-storage company in UK[3] and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index and listed on the London Stock Exchange.[4]

History[edit]

Founded in 1998 by Nicholas Vetch, Philip Burks and James Gibson, the company has 55 storage sites in UK.[5][6][7] Philip Burks served as the property director of the company from 1998 to 2007.[8]

In 2007, the company was converted in to a real estate investment trust[9] and later that year entered into a partnership with funds managed by Pramerica Real Estates Investors to develop another 25 stores in the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland.[7][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Annual Report 2014" (PDF). Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revenues up". Daily Post (Liverpool, England). January 19, 2005. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "Big Yellow Bullish despite the Housing Market Setback; SUPPORT SERVICES". The Birmingham Post (England). May 20, 2008. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "BIG YELLOW GROUP PLC ORD 10P - London Stock Exchange". londonstockexchange.com. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Big Yellow Group PLC Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis". Real Estate Weekly News. March 8, 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  6. ^ "Big Yellow is to get even bigger". The Mirror (London, England). May 19, 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  7. ^ a b Big Yellow Group PLC (November 26, 2007). "£150 million Partnership to develop up to 25 stores in the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland". Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  8. ^ Martin Flanagan (December 17, 2010). "Blizzards hit profits as Goals Soccer Centres miss target". The Scotsman. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  9. ^ "Big Yellow Group Stores Up Profits after Increase". The Birmingham Post (England). May 22, 2007. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  10. ^ "Group sell-off.". Daily Post (Liverpool, England). June 26, 2008. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 

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