Record sales at May Gurney

Sam WilliamsInfrastructure services firm May Gurney has announced an 11th consecutive year of growth.Sam Williams

Infrastructure services firm May Gurney has announced an 11th consecutive year of growth.

The company, based at Trowse, near Norwich, saw revenues rise 3pc to a record �483.1m in the year to March 31, while profit before tax was up 7pc to �21.6m.

May Gurney, which provides a range of construction, maintenance and waste services to local authorities, rail and water companies and the private sector, also reported a record order book of �1.7bn, up from �1.25bn last year.

Chief executive Philip Fellowes-Prynne said: 'We are delighted to report record turnover and profits for the 11th year in succession, together with a strong cash position, significant business wins, an enlarged order book of more than �1.7bn (excluding potential extensions) and a healthy pipeline of sales opportunities in our core markets.'

The company employs about 4,300 nationally including about 700 in Norfolk.

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