Vp PLC

AGM Statement

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Vp PLC
22 July 2021
 

Press Release

 

22 July 2021

 

 

Vp plc

('Vp' or the 'Group')

 

AGM Statement

 

Vp plc, the equipment rental specialist, will hold its Annual General Meeting ('AGM') at 10am today.  At the AGM, Jeremy Pilkington, Chairman of Vp, will make the following statement:

 

"In my Chairman's Statement issued on 8 June 2021 for the year ended 31 March 2021, I commented that the market backdrop for Vp was very positive.  I am pleased to say that the Group has started the new financial year well with demand from our core markets of infrastructure, housebuilding and general construction remaining healthy.  Activity levels in both our UK and International divisions are encouraging and the Group is trading in line with our expectations.  Underpinned by a strong financial position and a continued focus on innovation we are confident about prospects for the current financial year as a whole."

 

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For further information:

 

Vp plc

Tel: +44 (0) 1423 533 400

Jeremy Pilkington, Chairman

www.vpplc.com

Neil Stothard, Chief Executive

 

Allison Bainbridge, Group Finance Director

 

 

Media enquiries:

 

Buchanan

 

Henry Harrison Topham / Jamie Hooper / George Beale

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000

[email protected]

www.buchanan.uk.com

 

 

Notes to Editors

 

Vp plc is a specialist rental business providing products and services to a diverse range of markets including infrastructure, construction, housebuilding and energy markets, both in the UK and overseas.

 

The Group comprises a UK and an International division:

 

UK

Groundforce

A market leading rental and design provider of excavation support systems and specialist products to the water, civil engineering and construction industries with operations in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and mainland Europe.

 

Brandon Hire Station

The leading provider of tools and specialist rental products to industry, construction and home owners across the UK.

 

ESS

The leading specialist provider of safety, survey, communications and test & measurement equipment rental in the UK.

 

MEP Hire

The UK's largest provider of mechanical and electrical press fittings and low level access platforms to the construction, fit out, mechanical and electrical markets.

 

Torrent Trackside

Specialist suppliers of rail infrastructure portable plant and related trackside services to Network Rail, London Underground and their appointed track renewal, maintenance and project contractors.

 

TPA

One of Europe's largest suppliers of temporary access solutions.  Operating from bases in the UK and Germany, TPA provides portable roadways and temporary access solutions to customers in the transmission, construction, rail and outdoor events markets.

 

UK Forks

One of the UK's leading specialist hirers of telescopic handlers and tracked access platforms. The products and services are utilised by its customers to improve safety and productivity on construction and housebuilding sites across the UK.

 

International

Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services

An international business supporting a wide range of oil and gas markets, servicing well test, pipeline testing, rig maintenance and LNG markets worldwide.

 

TR Group

Australasia's leading technical equipment rental group providing test and measurement, communications, calibration and audio visual solutions in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

 

Further information is available at www.vpplc.com/investors  

 

 

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