VP.L - Vp plc

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Vp plc

Central House
Beckwith Knowle
Harrogate HG3 1UD
United Kingdom
44 1423 533 400

IndustryRental & Leasing Services
Full Time Employees2,133

Key Executives

Mr. Jeremy F. G. Pilkington BA (Hons)Exec. Chairman1.02MN/A67
Mr. Neil A. Stothard MA, FCAChief Exec., Group MD & Exec. DirectorN/AN/A60
Mrs. Allison M. Bainbridge MA, FCAGroup Fin. Director, Sec. & Exec. DirectorN/AN/A57
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


Vp plc provides equipment rental and associated services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Hire Station, Torrent Trackside, Groundforce, TPA, UK Forks, Airpac Bukom, and TR Group businesses. The Hire Station business engages in the rental of small tools; and climate, lifting, safety, survey, and press fitting equipment to the industry and construction markets, as well as homeowners. The Torrent Trackside business supplies rail infrastructure portable plants and related trackside services to Network Rail, and London Underground and their appointed track renewal and project contractors. The Groundforce business rents excavation support systems, piling equipment, pipe stoppers, trenchless technology, pumps, and temporary bridges for water, civil engineering, and construction industries. The TPA business is involved in the equipment rental and installation of portable roadways, walkways, and stairways to customers in the transmission, construction, rail, and outdoor events markets. The UK Forks business is involved in the rental of telescopic handlers and tracked access platforms, as well as rough terrain material handling equipment for the housebuilding, general construction, and industrial markets. The Airpac Bukom business offers specialist compressed air and steam generation services to various segments, such as well testing, offshore fabric maintenance, product transfer, cuttings transportation, and LNG fabrication. The TR Group business rents test and measurement, communications, calibration, and audio visual solutions. The company was formerly known as Vibroplant plc and changed its name to Vp plc in 2000. Vp plc was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Harrogate, the United Kingdom. Vp plc is a subsidiary of Ackers P Investment Co Ltd.

Corporate Governance

Vp plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of January 1, 2018 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.