Preliminary results show revenue at support services group up 3%

Support services firm May Gurney won £1.1bn of work over the last year, boosting its revenue 3%.

In its preliminary results for the year up to March 31 2010, the firm recorded a turnover of £483.1m (2009: £470.3m).

Pre-tax profit was up by 7%, from £20.2m in 2009 to £21.6m in 2010.

Philip Fellowes-Prynne, the firm’s chief executive, said: “The essential nature of what we do and our collaborative approach to delivering a wide range of integrated front-line services has resulted in more than £1.1 billion in renewals, contract extensions and new business this year, all under long-term contracts, and their successful mobilisation will be a key focus in the coming year.”

Recent wins include a deal with Torbay Council to provide maintenance and eight AMP5 water deal wins or renewals.