Big Yellow Group

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Big Yellow Group plc
Public limited company
Traded asLSEBYG
ISINGB0002869419
IndustryStorage
Founded1998; 22 years ago (1998)
HeadquartersBagshot, England, UK
Number of locations
74 (2019) [1]
Key people
RevenueIncrease£125.4 million (2019)[1]
Decrease £135.6 million (2019)[1]
Decrease £126.5 million (2019)[1]
Number of employees
347 (2019) [1]
Websitewww.bigyellow.co.uk

The Big Yellow Group is a self-storage company based in Bagshot, England.[2] The company is ranked the largest self-storage company in United Kingdom and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index and listed on the London Stock Exchange.[3] Big Yellow has the highest brand awareness in the sector.[4]

History[edit]

Founded in 1998 by Nicholas Vetch, Philip Burks and James Gibson, the company has, as of 2017, 92 storage sites in UK,[1][5][6][7] 19 of which operate under the name Armadillo Self Storage. Philip Burks served as the property director of the company from 1998 to 2007.[8]

In 2007, the company was converted into 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]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Report 2019" (PDF). Big Yellow Group. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Revenues up". Daily Post (Liverpool, England). 19 January 2005. Archived from the original on 29 March 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam.
  3. ^ "BIG YELLOW GROUP PLC ORD 10P - London Stock Exchange". londonstockexchange.com. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  4. ^ "The Self Storage Association UK Annual Survey" (PDF). p. 25. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Big Yellow Group PLC Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis". Real Estate Weekly News. 8 March 2013. Archived from the original on 29 March 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam.
  6. ^ "Big Yellow is to get even bigger". The Mirror (London, England). 19 May 2009. Archived from the original on 29 March 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam.
  7. ^ a b Big Yellow Group PLC (26 November 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 (17 December 2010). "Blizzards hit profits as Goals Soccer Centres miss target". The Scotsman. Archived from the original on 29 March 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam.
  9. ^ "Big Yellow Group Stores Up Profits after Increase". The Birmingham Post (England). 22 May 2007. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via Questia Online Library.
  10. ^ "Group sell-off". Daily Post (Liverpool, England). 26 June 2008. Archived from the original on 29 March 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015.

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