VITA CELLULAR FOAMS (UK) LIMITED

OLDHAM ROAD, MIDDLETON, MANCHESTER, M24 2DB

Previous name: KAY-METZELER LIMITED (changed on 01-Oct-2008)

Company Number: 00621497
Incorporation date: 20-Feb-1959
Status: Active
Entity type: Private Limited Company

SIC codes:
20160 Manufacture of plastics in primary forms





SUMMARY

This company is 65.4 years old and is currently active. It is controlled by Vita (Group) Unlimited. The company has positive equity (net assets) of GBP 107.5 million which has increased from GBP 96.7 million in the previous year. The latest reported revenue figure is GBP 129.9 million which is down -10% on the previous year. The company has 10 active officers (directors or partners) who are or were officers of 34 other companies, 11 (32.4%) 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 are 2 court cases involving the company that we are aware of.


FINANCIALS (BETA)

Next accounts due: 30-Sep-2024
Accounts Filed: FULL (31-Dec-2022)


P&L Financials:
Year end Currency Revenue Operating profit Interest Received Interest Paid Tax Net Profit GBP
31-Dec-2019 GBP 129,894,487 12,106,104 3,684,406 2,950,717 2,046,488 10,793,305
31-Dec-2018 GBP 147,591,678 9,670,408 2,405,932 861,341 2,655,608 8,559,391
31-Dec-2017 GBP 138,720,207 2,477,275 637,829 338,730 644,664 2,131,710
31-Dec-2016 GBP 115,654,294 9,305,879 758,109 470,055 1,808,340 7,785,593
31-Dec-2015 GBP 108,110,046 7,649,815 682,637 459,056 1,721,757 6,155,113
31-Dec-2014 GBP 111,335,382 4,786,583 740,829 645,272 507,132 7,673,433
31-Dec-2012 GBP 99,080,940 3,171,310 805,994 11,624 341,624 3,624,056


Balance Sheet Financials:
Year end Currency Cash Current Assets Current Liabilities Debt Share Capital Premium Reserve Retained Earnings Net Assets
31-Dec-2019 GBP 687,686 32,055,232 23,655,723 62,000,000 45,486,562 107,477,633
31-Dec-2018 GBP 2,018,232 32,863,904 1,219,337 62,000,000 34,693,257 96,692,829
31-Dec-2017 GBP 3,244,164 34,683,274 2,175,064 62,000,000 26,133,866 88,215,373
31-Dec-2016 GBP 6,545,150 33,624,729 1,224,921 62,000,000 24,002,156 86,005,807
31-Dec-2015 GBP 2,110,791 12 13 15 16 78,525,134
31-Dec-2014 GBP 3,025,762 12 2,386,866 15 16 72,061,450
31-Dec-2012 GBP 9,183,933 25,915,431 7,221,229 62,000,000 -1,963,591 60,036,409

VALUATION EVENTS (BETA)

Year end Currency % Equity Sum raised Pre-Money Valuation* Post-Money Valuation* Enterprise Value**
31-Dec-2016 GBP 100.00% 61,999,985 15 62,000,000 27,284,504
31-Dec-2014 GBP -413,333,233.33% -61,999,985 62,000,000 15 29,699,208
* Average valuation during the period
** Estimated based on average Cash and Debt levels during period

DISPUTES

No disputes filed on www.disputesregister.org

COMPANY SECRETARY


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All apointments
(active/resigned)
Active VITA INDUSTRIAL (UK) LIMITED 01 Dec 2005 13 Jun 2024 6 - 17
Resigned Mark Robert STIRZAKER 10 Oct 2001 01 Dec 2005 British 0 - 89
Resigned Alan Richard TEAGUE 23 Aug 1993 10 Oct 2001 Company Secretary British 0 - 68
Resigned Alan Richard TEAGUE 10 Oct 2001 0 - 68

DIRECTORS


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All appointments
(active/resigned)
Dissolved companies
(rate)
Active Michael George Scott MURRAY 24 Apr 2024 Cto British 5 - 00 (0.0%)
Active Linda MEADE 24 Apr 2024 Hr Director British 1 - 00 (0.0%)
Active Chadi ISKANDAR 21 Mar 2024 Director British 8 - 00 (0.0%)
Resigned Omar Vincent HOEK 03 Oct 2023 01 Feb 2024 Company Director Luxembourger 0 - 80 (0.0%)
Active Darren Lee ROUND 15 Feb 2021 Director British 8 - 65 (35.7%)
Active Catherine Louise BIRBECK 15 Feb 2021 Accountant British 2 - 00 (0.0%)
Resigned Mohammed Omar SHAFI KHAN 12 Apr 2019 26 May 2023 Company Director British 7 - 19548 (23.8%)
Active Richard Henry PAGE 06 Apr 2019 Director British 2 - 00 (0.0%)
Active Stuart Paul ROBY 06 Apr 2019 Director British 3 - 44 (57.1%)
Active Ian William ROBB 07 Jan 2019 Director British 20 - 01 (5.0%)
Resigned Ian William ROBB 07 Jan 2019 29 Sep 2023 Director British 0 - 233 (13.0%)
Resigned Christopher David HOUGHTON 03 Jun 2016 15 Feb 2021 Chartered Accountant British 0 - 10 (0.0%)
Resigned John Christopher SKINNER 07 Aug 2015 06 Apr 2019 General Manager British 0 - 51 (20.0%)
Active Daniel Joseph O'RIORDAN 20 Feb 2013 None British 12 - 168 (28.6%)
Resigned Christopher Gordon KING 21 Oct 2011 03 Jun 2016 Chartered Accountant British 0 - 50 (0.0%)
Resigned Stefan Peter ALLANSON 14 Jun 2011 21 Oct 2011 Company Director British 28 - 72 (5.7%)
Resigned John David MELTHAM 12 Apr 2011 03 Jun 2016 Accountant British 0 - 3818 (47.4%)
Active Gilbert James DAVIDS 17 Mar 2010 Accountant British 12 - 14 (30.8%)
Resigned Richard James FENTON 17 Mar 2010 19 Feb 2013 None British 0 - 20 (0.0%)
Resigned Peter John DAVID 02 Apr 2009 14 Jun 2011 Managing Director British 1 - 193 (15.0%)
Resigned Jonathan Mark CHEELE 02 Apr 2009 31 Dec 2018 Company Director British 0 - 295 (17.2%)
Resigned Jonathan Mark CHEELE 11 Feb 2008 21 Oct 2008 Manager British 0 - 295 (17.2%)
Resigned Joseph Henry MENENDEZ 14 Jan 2008 03 Jun 2016 Company Director American 0 - 246 (25.0%)
Resigned Peter John DAVID 14 Jan 2008 21 Oct 2008 Managing Director British 1 - 193 (15.0%)
Resigned Steven Michael TAYLOR 13 Aug 2007 14 Jan 2008 Director British 0 - 1810 (55.6%)
Resigned Nicholas James BURLEY 06 Jul 2007 25 Mar 2011 Accountant British 9 - 4418 (34.0%)
Resigned Graham Lloyd MAUNDRELL 04 May 2007 07 Aug 2015 Hr Manager British 3 - 4118 (40.9%)
Resigned John Lancaster OLIVER 10 Nov 2006 13 Jul 2009 Partner United Kingdom 0 - 2910 (34.5%)
Resigned Howard Elliott HARRIS 15 Aug 2006 01 Nov 2006 Company Director British 0 - 4521 (46.7%)
Resigned Stephen Ronald William FRANCIS 18 Jul 2005 02 Jul 2007 Accountant British 2 - 12289 (71.8%)
Resigned Peter Michael Richmond BUCHANAN 15 Jul 2005 21 Dec 2006 Company Director British 0 - 82 (25.0%)
Resigned Hubertus Josephus Johannes VAN BEIJEREN 20 Feb 2001 15 Jul 2005 Director Netherlands 0 - 60 (0.0%)
Resigned David Arthur CAMPBELL 28 Jun 1999 21 Feb 2001 Director British 0 - 103 (30.0%)
Resigned Francis Joseph EATON 18 May 1998 01 Jun 1999 Director British 0 - 185 (27.8%)
Resigned Anthony FRANCE 01 Apr 1998 15 Jul 2005 Company Director British 4 - 72 (18.2%)
Resigned Mark Robert STIRZAKER 25 Jan 1995 30 Jan 1995 Solicitor British 0 - 8948 (53.9%)
Resigned Alan MARLAND 02 Jun 2000 Director British 0 - 31 (33.3%)
Resigned Jim MERCER 27 Jul 1993 Company Director British 0 - 165 (31.3%)
Resigned Laurence Harry BUTTERWORTH 31 Dec 1998 Company Director British 0 - 41 (25.0%)
Number of active directors: 10
Average tenure of active directors: 4.9 years
Average tenure of resigned directors: 2.9 years
Average active director Dissolution Rate: 15.7%

DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS IN OTHER COMPANIES

Name
 
VITA DORMANT 10 LIMITED (00064884) - Active
VITA LIQUID POLYMERS LIMITED (00268760) - Active
VITAMOL LIMITED (00285257) - Active
VITAFIBRES LIMITED (00394504) - Active
VITA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (00472253) - Active
VITA DORMANT INDUSTRIES LIMITED (00525186) - Active
VITA PROPERTY INVESTMENTS LIMITED (00549181) - Active
VITA CELLULAR FOAMS (UK) LIMITED (00621497) - Active
CALIGEN FOAM LIMITED (00800311) - Active
VITA (GROUP) UNLIMITED (00871669) - Active
VITA INDUSTRIAL POLYMERS LIMITED (00900059) - Active
BALL & YOUNG LIMITED (00901282) - Active
VITA INDUSTRIAL (UK) LIMITED (01031815) - Active
VITA INVESTMENTS NORTH AMERICA LIMITED (01522818) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
FLEXIBLE FOAM RESEARCH LIMITED (01799264) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
TECHNICAL FOAM SERVICES LIMITED (02448832) - Liquidation
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS (U.K.) LIMITED (02837366) - Active
USLEEP LIMITED (04995362) - Liquidation
VITA LITHUANIA (UK) LIMITED (05382220) - Active
VITA INDUSTRIAL (LITHUANIA) LIMITED (05382221) - Active
VITA (HOLDINGS) LIMITED (05396870) - Active
VITA NETHERLANDS (05546826) - Dissolved
THE ROSSENDALE COMBINING COMPANY LIMITED (05640154) - Active
BRITISH VITA PROPERTY UK (2) LIMITED (05691766) - Active
PATHWAY HOLDINGS LIMITED (06618790) - Dissolved
PALMA MIDCO LIMITED (08622086) - Liquidation
VITA INDUSTRIAL (POLAND) LIMITED (08803782) - Active
TECHNICAL FOAM HOLDINGS LIMITED (09915546) - Liquidation
PALMA BIDCO LIMITED (10062099) - Liquidation
VITA TREASURY LIMITED (11308185) - Active
MURRAY STA LIMITED (12189784) - Active
VITA TECHNICAL LIMITED (12244297) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
VITA TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED (12244302) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
PALMA TOPCO LIMITED (13349685) - Liquidation
EPSOTECH UK LTD. (SC097825) - Active

SHAREHOLDERS (BETA)

Shareholder name Share class Shares at confirmation date
2016-05-022015-05-022014-05-022013-05-022012-05-02
VITA (GROUP) UNLIMITEDORDINARY ?162,000,000
100%
62,000,000
100%
62,000,000
100%
0
0%
0
0%
BRITISH VITA UNLIMITEDORDINARY ?10
0%
0
0%
0
0%
62,000,000
100%
62,000,000
100%

SHAREHOLDINGS (BETA)

no shareholding data

CONTROLLED COMPANIES / CONTROLLING ENTITIES



Controlling entities above

VITA CELLULAR FOAMS (UK) LIMITED

Controlled companies below

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
2023-07-01 2023-12-31 56 26% 82% 82804
2023-01-01 2023-06-30 57 28% 88% 74885
2022-07-01 2022-12-31 61 29% 86% 69822
2022-01-01 2022-06-30 54 28% 88% 61989
2021-07-01 2021-12-31 56 28% 76% 53640
2021-01-01 2021-06-30 % % 47360
2021-01-01 2021-06-30 58 31% 72% 47363
2021-01-01 2021-06-30 % % 46647
2020-07-01 2020-12-31 54 25% 89% 39491
2020-01-01 2020-06-30 56 30% 88% 38733
2019-07-01 2019-12-31 56 29% 83% 27003
2019-01-01 2019-06-30 57 27% 87% 20068
2018-07-01 2018-12-31 57 28% 85% 12626
2018-01-01 2018-06-30 55 27% 88% 6908


COURT CASES


Date Title Reference Subject
2016-06-15 Breasley Pillows Limited and Others v Vita Cellular Foams (UK) Limited and Others (Ruling [2016] CAT 9 Assessment of costs
2016-06-07 Breasley Pillows Limited and Others v Vita Cellular Foams (UK) Limited and Others (Judgment [2016] CAT 8 Fast-track application

PATENTS


No Patents found

COMPETITORS

(Based on Sic code: 20160 Manufacture of plastics in primary forms)

Company Registered Address Company Number YE Date Revenue GBP Net Profit GBP Other SIC codes
LUCITE INTERNATIONAL UK LIMITED CASSEL WORKS, NEW ROAD, BILLINGHAM, ENGLAND, TS23 1LE 03830161 2018-03-31 392,900,000 55,200,000
POLYPIPE LIMITED 4 VICTORIA PLACE, HOLBECK, LEEDS, ENGLAND, LS11 5AE 01099323 2017-12-31 389,400,000 57,600,000
BASELL POLYOLEFINS UK LIMITED CARRINGTON SITE, URMSTON, MANCHESTER, M31 4AJ 02811230 2017-12-31 280,534,000 45,977,000
VICTREX MANUFACTURING LIMITED VICTREX TECHNOLOGY CENTRE, HILLHOUSE INTERNATIONAL, THORNTON CLEVELEYS, LANCASHIRE, FY5 4QD 02845018 2018-09-30 222,100,000 65,300,000
VITA CELLULAR FOAMS (UK) LIMITED OLDHAM ROAD, MIDDLETON, MANCHESTER, M24 2DB 00621497 2017-12-31 138,720,207 2,131,710
RECTICEL LIMITED BLUEBELL CLOSE, CLOVER NOOK INDUSTRIAL PARK, ALFRETON, DERBYSHIRE., DE55 4RD 00665376 2017-12-31 133,881,000 -114,000
ADVANCED ELASTOMER SYSTEMS LIMITED TRASTON ROAD, (OFF CORPORATION ROAD), NEWPORT, SOUTH WALES, UNITED KINGDOM, NP19 4XF 02512288 2017-12-31 130,736,000 20,486,000
NIPPON GOHSEI UK LTD. SUITE 5 2ND FLOOR BULMAN HOUSE REGENT CENTRE, GOSFORTH, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE3 3LS 04181436 2018-03-31 130,409,000 14,807,000
PPG INDUSTRIES (UK) LIMITED NEEDHAM ROAD, STOWMARKET, SUFFOLK, UNITED KINGDOM, IP14 2AD 02110620 2017-12-31 122,301,000 2,174,000 20301-Manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar coatings, mastics and sealants
DU PONT (U.K.) LIMITED 4TH FLOOR KINGS COURT, LONDON ROAD, STEVENAGE, HERTFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM, SG1 2NG 04556216 2017-12-31 74,800,000 4,766,000
SCOTT BADER UK LIMITED WOLLASTON HALL, WOLLASTON, WELLINGBOROUGH, NORTHANTS, UNITED KINGDOM, NN29 7RL 04562724 2017-12-31 73,525,000 633,000
ALLNEX RESINS UK LIMITED 7 ALBEMARLE STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, W1S 4HQ 05235281 2017-12-31 45,837,000 6,827,000
INVIBIO LIMITED VICTREX TECHNOLOGY CENTRE HILLHOUSE INTERNATIONAL, THORNTON, CLEVELEYS, LANCASHIRE, FY5 4QD 04088050 2018-09-30 43,689,000 28,143,000
MAINETTI (UK) LIMITED ANNFIELD ESTATE, OXNAM ROAD, JEDBURGH, TD8 6NN SC170666 2017-12-31 24,968,155 -561,209
ROYDON GROUP PLC UNITS 1-3 JUNCTION ECO PARK, RAKE LANE, SWINTON, M27 8LU 06890221 2017-10-31 15,179,787 0
VICTREX PLC VICTREX TECHNOLOGY CENTRE, HILLHOUSE INTERNATIONAL, THORNTON CLEVELEYS, LANCASHIRE, FY5 4QD 02793780 0000-00-00 0 0

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
VITA CELLULAR FOAMS (UK) LIMITED 0.7% 3.6% 7.1% Medium
Other companies Active in the same sector Too few competitors
Age 0.4% 1.4% 2.7% Medium
Company Type 0.7% 3.7% 7.4% Medium
Accounts category 0.7% 2.2% 3.8% Medium
Accounting Month 0.6% 2.4% 5.5% Medium
Sic code count 0.7% 3.5% 7.0% Medium
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