Radnor Hills identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report

Radnor Hills has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK. 

To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at www.1000companies.com.    

Radnor Hills are a soft drinks manufacturer based in Powys mid-Wales producing a wide range of drinks ranging from spring waters, flavoured waters, fruit juices, adult premium pressés, healthy children’s drinks and most recently a range of functional waters. The company was founded by William Watkins in 1990 when he began bottling water from a natural spring source on his family farm for airlines. Since then, the company has developed into a leading soft drinks manufacturer producing around 250 million bottles a year. 

William Watkins, Radnor Hills Managing Director:

“It’s such a great honour to have been identified as one of the 1000 companies to inspire Britain in this report and something we are so very proud of. We have a great passion for creating great tasting soft drinks and it’s such an exciting time for us!” 

Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange Plc::

“We warmly congratulate all of the companies identified in this year’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report. Five years on, the report continues to demonstrate the strength and diversity of British businesses across the country. These dynamic companies are the backbone of our economy, playing an important role in the UK’s ability to innovate, export and grow. This report is a significant part of London Stock Exchange Group’s broader campaign to support UK high growth companies. We are committed to championing British businesses and Britain’s dynamic entrepreneurial spirit.”

A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com


Published: 15th May 2018

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