JOHN COTTON GROUP LIMITED

NO 1 PARK ROW, LEEDS, LS1 5AB

Company Number: 00273492
Incorporation date: 01-Mar-1933
Status: Active
Company type: Private Limited Company

SIC codes:
13950 Manufacture of non-wovens and articles made from non-wovens, except apparel





SUMMARY

This company is 90 years old and is currently active. It is controlled by multiple entities. The company has positive equity (net assets) of GBP 79.5 million which has increased from GBP 73.1 million in the previous year. The latest reported revenue figure is GBP 217.3 million which is similar to the previous year's figure of GBP 208.7 million. The company has 7 active officers (directors or partners) who are or were officers of 39 other companies, 10 (25.6%) of which have since been dissolved or are proposed for strike off. The company has no public disputes filed on the Business Disputes Register. There is one court case involving the company that we are aware of.


FINANCIALS (BETA)

Next accounts due: 30-Nov-2023
Accounts Filed: GROUP (27-Feb-2022)


P&L Financials:
Year end Currency Revenue Operating profit Interest Received Interest Paid Tax Net Profit GBP
03-Mar-2019 GBP 217,342,000 11,586,000 33,000 41,000 2,344,000 9,234,000
25-Feb-2018 GBP 208,663,000 9,083,000 14,000 75,000 1,961,000 7,269,000
26-Feb-2017 GBP 180,509,000 13,404,000 25,000 65,000 3,093,000 11,696,000
28-Feb-2016 GBP 171,852,000 14,962,000 31,000 13,000 3,024,000 11,895,000
01-Mar-2015 GBP 160,506,000 9,884,000 37,000 39,000 2,183,000 7,789,000
02-Mar-2014 GBP 137,713,000 6,987,000 86,000 32,000 1,633,000 5,423,000
03-Mar-2013 GBP 126,906,000 6,959,000 72,000 56,000 2,004,000 4,943,000
26-Feb-2012 GBP 121,612,000 2,367,000 27,000 66,000 741,000 1,603,000
27-Feb-2011 GBP 412,171,000 3,782,000 44,000 144,000 944,000 2,678,000
28-Feb-2010 GBP 98,591,000 7,706,000 94,000 92,000 2,210,000 5,401,000
01-Mar-2009 GBP 92,661,000 4,494,000 311,000 37,000 1,550,000 3,302,000
02-Mar-2008 GBP 92,589,000 5,318,000 513,000 60,000 1,640,000 4,131,000


Balance Sheet Financials:
Year end Currency Cash Current Assets Current Liabilities Debt Share Capital Premium Reserve Retained Earnings Net Assets
03-Mar-2019 GBP 18,776,000 44,824,000 251,000 437,000 77,916,000 79,463,000
25-Feb-2018 GBP 17,826,000 45,598,000 251,000 437,000 71,513,000 73,060,000
26-Feb-2017 GBP 26,438,000 41,354,000 251,000 437,000 63,169,000 64,716,000
28-Feb-2016 GBP 18,997,000 41,592,000 251,000 437,000 55,094,000 56,641,000
01-Mar-2015 GBP 21,589,000 36,220,000 1,101,000 251,000 437,000 44,983,000 46,530,000
02-Mar-2014 GBP 16,197,000 30,854,000 1,101,000 251,000 437,000 40,453,000 42,000,000
03-Mar-2013 GBP 17,205,000 28,898,000 1,101,000 251,000 437,000 37,530,000 39,077,000
26-Feb-2012 GBP 10,944,000 26,674,000 1,101,000 251,000 437,000 32,684,000 34,231,000
27-Feb-2011 GBP 9,328,000 31,223,000 1,101,000 251,000 437,000 32,026,000 33,573,000
28-Feb-2010 GBP 13,778,000 22,315,000 1,101,000 251,000 437,000 34,835,000 36,382,000
01-Mar-2009 GBP 12,727,000 24,311,000 1,101,000 251,000 437,000 31,608,000 33,155,000
02-Mar-2008 GBP 9,892,000 21,921,000 1,101,000 251,000 437,000 31,000,000 32,547,000

DISPUTES

No disputes filed on www.disputesregister.org

COMPANY SECRETARY


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All apointments
(active/resigned)
Active Stephen George SWALWELL 01 Nov 2000 09 Feb 2023 28 - 10
Resigned David Michael MEIN 01 Nov 2000 0 - 51

DIRECTORS


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All appointments
(active/resigned)
Dissolved companies
(rate)
Active David Keith CRUDDOS 19 Dec 2018 Company Director British 1 - 11 (50.0%)
Resigned Fiona Catherine GUNN 01 May 2018 31 Oct 2018 Non Executive Director British 4 - 30 (0.0%)
Active Jonathan Paul Fenton HURST 24 Apr 2018 Non Executive Director British 1 - 00 (0.0%)
Active Nicholas John COTTON 17 Dec 2015 Company Director British 3 - 106 (46.2%)
Resigned Andrew Heriot STARKEY 17 Dec 2012 31 Mar 2014 Company Director British 0 - 30 (0.0%)
Active Nicholas Hugh MANNING 19 Sep 2011 Finance Director British 3 - 149 (52.9%)
Resigned Graham Edward FROST 25 Apr 2007 29 Feb 2016 Company Director British 0 - 2414 (58.3%)
Active Mark Adrian COTTON 23 Apr 1999 Managing Director British 7 - 20 (0.0%)
Resigned Stephen Hedley WARD 19 Dec 1996 19 Jul 2001 Managing Director British 1 - 196 (30.0%)
Resigned Anthony Ernest GRANT 19 Dec 1996 31 Dec 2018 Company Director British 0 - 2210 (45.5%)
Resigned David Michael MEIN 19 Dec 1996 04 Apr 2011 Company Director British 0 - 512 (3.9%)
Resigned Nicholas John COTTON 19 Dec 1996 08 Oct 2004 Company Director British 3 - 106 (46.2%)
Active John Dawson COTTON 23 Feb 1990 Chairman British 28 - 32 (6.5%)
Resigned John Pickard BURNLEY 19 Dec 1996 Solicitor British 0 - 54 (80.0%)
Active Barbara COTTON Director German 2 - 00 (0.0%)
Active John Dawson COTTON Chairman British 28 - 32 (6.5%)
Number of active directors: 8
Average tenure of active directors: 10.5 years
Average tenure of resigned directors: 7.4 years
Average active director Dissolution Rate: 20.2%

DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS IN OTHER COMPANIES

Name
 
TYNESIDE FLOCK COMPANY,LIMITED(THE) (00137451) - Active
CARR HAULAGE COMPANY LIMITED (00171080) - Active
JOHN COTTON GROUP LIMITED (00273492) - Active
LEAR CORPORATION UK INTERIOR SYSTEMS LIMITED (00373268) - Dissolved
PENNEYS TRANSPORT CO. LIMITED (00387213) - Active
HOLLINGSWORTH BROS.,LIMITED (00446530) - Active
SCHOFIELD (FELTS) LIMITED (00647094) - Active
PREFABRICATED FELTS LIMITED (00655518) - Active
GRANDROVER LIMITED (00776946) - Active
JOHN COTTON FIBRES LTD. (00795152) - Active
STANLEY A.BROWN LIMITED (00835372) - Active
JOHN COTTON PLASTICS LIMITED (00862685) - Dissolved
BRIDGE INN LIMITED (00938867) - Active
SNGL REALISATIONS (2011) LIMITED (00971583) - Liquidation
SNUGGLEDOWN OF NORWAY(UK)LIMITED (00987104) - Active
ALEXANDRA BEDCOVERS LIMITED (01284355) - Active
R.M. TRUSCOTT LIMITED (01382928) - Active
SNUGGLEDOWN LIMITED (02347376) - Active
NORTHERN TEXTILES PLC (02384536) - Active
NORTHERN FEATHER (HOME FURNISHINGS) LIMITED (02589899) - Active
COOPER PENSIONS LIMITED (02717088) - Active
EATON ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS LIMITED (03012749) - Active
RSL NO.3 LIMITED (03439377) - Active
ONEBUILD LIMITED (03453732) - Active
101/103 EATON PLACE FREEHOLD LIMITED (03602873) - Active
JCLB LIMITED (03861804) - Active
BENEV LIMITED (04288078) - Dissolved
GKO LIMITED (04321822) - Active
CLARITY LIGHTING LTD (04834731) - Dissolved
FUTUREHOLD DEVELOPMENT LIMITED (05304157) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
THE WEALTH ENHANCEMENT FORUM LIMITED (05307365) - Dissolved
LED STORM LIMITED (05377224) - Dissolved
EMERGING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LIMITED (05640985) - Active
WORLD CLASS INVESTORS LIMITED (06881162) - Dissolved
MOBICART LIMITED (07271884) - Dissolved
DATATIZE LTD (07728225) - Dissolved
SECONDTOUR LIMITED (07992592) - Active
KOZEE PLACE MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED (09899206) - Active
M. FERRAR & SONS (GLASGOW) LIMITED (SC036274) - Active
TEXTILE WASTES (SCOTLAND) LIMITED (SC078468) - Active

SHAREHOLDERS (BETA)

Shareholder name Share class Shares at confirmation date
2018-12-182015-12-182014-12-182013-12-182012-12-18
JOHN DAWSON COTTONORDINARY943,342
37.6%
943,342
37.6%
943,342
37.6%
943,342
37.6%
943,342
37.6%
MARK ADRIAN COTTONORDINARY931,448
37.2%
931,448
37.2%
931,448
37.2%
931,448
37.2%
931,448
37.2%
ABACUS TRUST COMPANY LIMITEDORDINARY400,000
16.0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
ANNABEL COTTONORDINARY215,238
8.58%
215,238
8.58%
215,238
8.58%
215,238
8.58%
215,238
8.58%
HAZEL PAXTONORDINARY17,191
0.686%
17,191
0.686%
17,191
0.686%
17,191
0.686%
17,191
0.686%
PROTEC TRUST MANAGEMENTORDINARY0
0%
400,000
16.0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
PETER UHLMANNORDINARY0
0%
0
0%
400,000
16.0%
0
0%
400,000
16.0%
JOHN DAWSON COTTONORDINARY0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
400,000
16.0%
0
0%

SHAREHOLDINGS (BETA)

Company name Share class Shares at confimation date
2016-06-292015-11-132015-06-292014-11-132014-06-29
JOHN COTTON GROUP LIMITEDORDINARY3,000
100%
1,000
100%
3,000
100%
1,000
100%
3,000
100%

CONTROLLED COMPANIES / CONTROLLING ENTITIES



Controlling entities above

JOHN COTTON GROUP LIMITED

no controlled companies

LATE PAYMENTS REPORT


Start date End date Average days to pay % invoices paid over 60 days % invoices not paid within agreed terms Gov.uk report
2022-03-01 2022-08-31 70 34% 23% 63015
2021-09-01 2022-02-28 75 40% 25% 56729
2021-03-01 2021-08-31 75 42% 22% 49905
2020-09-01 2021-02-28 73 49% 31% 43307
2020-03-01 2020-08-31 81 46% 31% 36462
2019-09-01 2020-02-29 73 42% 31% 29655
2019-03-01 2019-08-31 77 42% 29% 21912
2018-09-01 2019-02-28 83 46% 30% 14152
2018-03-01 2018-08-31 83 45% 17% 6952


COURT CASES


Date Title Reference Subject
2018-08-01 Miss C Haydock v John Cotton Group Ltd T/a Snuggledown [2018] UKET 2404450/2018 Breach of Contract

PATENTS


Title Date filed Status Publication number
A mattress or mattress topper 2017-06-19 Granted GB2549634
Pillow support unit 2016-06-27 Pending if pre publication date, "Application Published" if publication date is today or in the past GB2551717
Treatment of post-consumer bales 2015-07-05 Awaiting First Examination GB2541362
Insulator pads 2013-09-20 Granted GB2519509
Fibres 2013-08-01 Awaiting First Examination GB2516859
A padding layer 2011-09-20 Granted GB2498302
Artificial snow material for decorative use 2009-01-28 Terminated GB2467311
Insulating batt with multidirectional tearability 2008-07-02 Granted GB2461541
Thermal Insulation Materials 2007-04-26 Ceased GB2448659
Packaging and packaging method for duvets 2004-09-15 Ceased GB2418192
An ignition resistant layer for upholstery fillings 2003-10-14 Granted GB2396360
Two layer filling for bed mattresses and upholstery 2003-09-08 Granted GB2405646
Multilayered bed clothing 2002-01-31 Terminated GB2384702
Fire resistant bed mattress filling material 2001-11-02 Granted GB2369127

COMPETITORS

(Based on Sic code: 13950 Manufacture of non-wovens and articles made from non-wovens, except apparel)

Company Registered Address Company Number YE Date Revenue GBP Net Profit GBP Other SIC codes
NICE-PAK INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ABER PARK, ABER ROAD, FLINT, CLWYD ,, CH6 5EX 02119397 2017-12-31 230,397,589 3,628,121
JOHN COTTON GROUP LIMITED NO 1 PARK ROW, LEEDS, LS1 5AB 00273492 2018-02-25 208,663,000 7,269,000
BFF NONWOVENS LIMITED BFF BUSINESS PARK, BATH ROAD, BRIDGWATER, SOMERSET, TA6 4NZ 04573423 2018-03-31 15,700,711 0
LANTOR (UK) LIMITED BFF BUSINESS PARK, BATH ROAD, BRIDGWATER, SOMERSET, TA6 4NZ 04180283 2018-03-31 6,320,093 0 13960-Manufacture of other technical and industrial textiles
ALLUPS LIMITED 60 QUEENS WALK, RUISLIP, MIDDLESEX, HA4 0LU 08305919 2018-11-24 0 0 38110-Collection of non-hazardous waste

LIQUIDATION RISK (BETA)



This company is Active. Statistically, Active companies have a low probability of being liquidated within a year.
Here are our probability predictions:
Basis Liquidation within 3 months Liquidation within 6 months Liquidation within 12 months Prediction confidence
JOHN COTTON GROUP LIMITED 0.7% 3.6% 7.1% Medium
Other companies Active in the same sector Too few competitors
Age 0.6% 1.7% 2.7% Medium
Company Type 0.7% 3.7% 7.4% Medium
Accounts category 0.6% 1.5% 2.5% Medium
Accounting Month 0.5% 2.1% 5.6% Medium
Sic code count 0.7% 3.5% 7.0% Medium
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