Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

Total number of scaleups

No. by employee growth

No. by turnover growth

No. by employee and turnover growth

Total employees

Total turnover

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Employee Growth

Lodge Tyre
Lodge Tyre supplies and sells tyres for cars and vans.

R&RW Bartlett
R&RW Bartlett distributes and farms various fruits and vegetables, specialising in carrots and parsnips.

Travelworld sells a range of new and used motorhomes and accessories, and well as providing financing and insurance services.

Autosmart manufactures and distributes a large range of cleaning products for use by businesses in the food processing and vehicle related sectors.

Steel Processing (Midlands) Ltd
Steel Processing (Midlands) Ltd manufactures a variety of steel products and fittings.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Carnell provides maintenance and support to the highways network and transport infrastructure, focusing on drainage, infrastructure and surveys.

Wrekin designs and manufactures a range of products for the civil engineering industry, including steel access and manhole covers.

Tamworth Steel
Tamworth Steel offers a range of steel related services such as drilling, grinding and sawing as well as stockholding services.

Lodge Tyre
Lodge Tyre supplies and sells tyres for cars and vans.

Datel develops video game console add-on products that are aimed to help the player beat the game more easily by breaking code and cheating the game.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

A strong, well-established partnership network delivers scaleup services in the region, ensuring growing companies have access to a range of services and experience. A high-level Partnership Group and Enterprise Round Table support intelligence sharing and networking opportunities.

Support is tailored to each company’s growth status, current position and ambition. The top 100 growth businesses have dedicated account managers and a bespoke package of support from specialist advisers while Growth Hub Advisers use an account management model to target a further 250 businesses with demonstrable growth potential. Each business receives a business diagnostic and ongoing access to business growth services. Visits to companies involve established partners, minimising disruption to business but allowing for maximum intelligence and information sharing.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are access to talent, leadership development and access to infrastructure/premises and broadband. They are looking for support through local universities / business schools, procurement contracts and local leadership development programmes.

Top barriers to growth

  • Access to talent
  • Leadership development
  • Access to infrastructure/premises and broadband

want TO SEE more of:

  • Local universities/business schools
  • Local leadership development programmes
  • Procurement contracts

The Growth Hub is working on a new Scale Up Plan for 2020 to 2023 called Aspiring to Growth. The LEP, Make It Stoke and Staffordshire Team and Chamber of Commerce are all involved in the development of this plan.