Business Services in Rotherham

Rotherham has 4,937 active companies registered at a local address, of which 913 were incorporated in the last 12 months. Rotherham works well for business activity, ranking 4th in South Yorkshire when counting the number of active businesses. This is behind Sheffield, Doncaster, and Barnsley.

Rotherham Company Scorecard

Out of Rotherham's 9,417 total incorporated companies, 913 were formed in the last 12 months.

9,417

Total Incorporations

4,937

Active Companies

4,446

Total Dissolved

Rotherham's Business Profile

The most common business sectors in Rotherham include the 841 companies working in wholesale and retail trade including repair of motor vehicles, 672 companies working in construction, and 495 companies working in professional, scientific and technical activities. The business sectors with the least activity include agriculture, forestry and fishing with 13 active companies, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply with 10 active companies, and mining and quarrying with 3 active companies.

Business Sector Current Active Companies Incorporated Total Dissolved Total
Wholesale and retail trade including repair of motor vehicles 841 1,579 714
Construction 672 1,296 600
Professional, scientific and technical activities 495 904 396
Real estate activities 490 661 164
Human health and social work activities 463 771 300
Administrative and support service activities 402 957 537
Accommodation and food service activities 367 702 329
Manufacturing 302 526 212
Transportation and storage 277 641 358
Other service activities 240 491 244
Information and communication 214 480 257
Financial and insurance activities 170 408 235
Arts, entertainment and recreation 131 240 108
Education 119 222 98
Activities of households as employers 45 63 18
Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 37 82 43
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 24 52 27
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 13 30 17
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 10 22 11
Mining and Quarrying 3 10 7

Company Trends in Rotherham

Looking at the big changes in Rotherham's businesses over the last five years, the biggest increase was in other letting and operating of own or leased real estate now making up 6.54% of active businesses, a total of 323 companies. The next big increase was retail sale via mail order houses or via internet which now makes up 2.73% of active businesses in Rotherham, a change of 124% from the 1.22% percentage share seen in 2018. Buying and selling of own real estate also saw positive growth, currently representing 3.63% of Rotherham's active companies.

Notable changes in Rotherham's business sectors include a rise of 28% in wholesale and retail trade including repair of motor vehicles since 2018, a rise of 34% in real estate activities, and rise of 44% in accommodation and food service activities.

Company Type Current Active Businesses Incorporated Total Dissolved Total
Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate 323 409 82
Buying and selling of own real estate 179 230 50
Freight transport by road 155 365 207
Other business support service activities 137 397 248
Other human health activities 137 220 82
Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet 135 234 99
Management consultancy activities other than financial management 122 261 136
Residential nursing care facilities 116 140 23
Public houses and bars 104 184 79
Other service activities 102 252 145
Other specialised construction activities 100 186 84
Sale of used cars and light motor vehicles 96 147 49
Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles 93 157 62
Take-away food shops and mobile food stands 92 183 90
Development of building projects 86 153 63
Hairdressing and other beauty treatment 83 136 53
Construction of domestic buildings 82 156 68
Management of real estate on a fee or contract basis 81 113 32
Electrical installation 77 146 68
Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation 73 114 37

Company Names & Word Choices in Rotherham

The top 5 most popular words used by active companies registered in Rotherham are SERVICES, PROPERTY, SOLUTIONS, CARE, and ROTHERHAM.

Rotherham's Oldest Companies

The oldest company in Rotherham is Central Tramway Company,Scarborough Limited(The) at 142 years, 10 months, and 9 days old.

Company Name Business Incorporated Age
00014873
Central Tramway Company,Scarborough Limited(The) Other passenger land transport 20 Jan 1881 142 years
00088583
Ymca White Rose Other food services 30 Apr 1906 117 years
00091335
E.Russum & Sons,Limited Manufacture of workwear 20 Dec 1906 116 years
00110186
Beatson Clark Limited Manufacture of hollow glass 15 Jun 1910 113 years
00169343
Lewis & Towers Limited Manufacture of hollow glass 29 Jul 1920 103 years
00196087
Sheffield Diocesan Board Of Finance Activities of religious organizations 29 Feb 1924 99 years
00210739
Ben Bennett Jr Limited Quarrying of ornamental and building stone, limestone, gypsum, chalk and slate 30 Dec 1925 97 years
00242966
Rotherham Golf Club Limited Other sports activities 14 Oct 1929 94 years
00296142
Greaves And Harvey,Limited Retail of furniture, lighting, and similar (not musical instruments or scores) in specialised store 12 Jan 1935 88 years
00302379
Super Limes Limited Other service activities 29 Jun 1935 88 years

Multiple Company Registrations in Rotherham

Counting the number of companies registered at each address in Rotherham, we have found that the top 10 addresses have 808 active businesses registered at them.

Addresss Postcode Active Companies
21 Hollowgate S60 2LE 172
11 The Crofts S60 2DJ 136
24-26 Mansfield Road S60 2DT 121
The Elms, Doncaster Road S65 1DY 67
Ferham House, Kimberworth Road S61 1AJ 66
Parkins Accountants, Moor Park House, Bawtry Road S66 2BL 64
C/O Parkins Accountants, Moor Park House, Bawtry Road S66 2BL 60
Moor Park House Bawtry Road, Wickersley S66 2BL 48
63 Bawtry Road, Bramley S66 2TN 44
Edenthorpe, Grove Road S60 2ER 30

Rotherham's Most Recently Formed Companies

Company Name Business Incorporated Age
15314066
Cinienergy Ltd Management consultancy activities other than financial management 28 Nov 2023 1 days
15309695
Antoniomusat Ltd Other cleaning services 27 Nov 2023 2 days
15311788
Rkay 24/7 Ltd Freight transport by road 27 Nov 2023 2 days
15312189
Luminex Cleanco Ltd General cleaning of buildings 27 Nov 2023 2 days
15312344
Explore Trips Limited Travel agency activities 27 Nov 2023 2 days
15308404
S&B Burger Ltd Take-away food shops and mobile food stands 24 Nov 2023 5 days
15304795
Lucas Gabriel Haulage Ltd Freight transport by road 23 Nov 2023 6 days
15304908
Rkay Motors Ltd Sale of used cars and light motor vehicles 23 Nov 2023 6 days
15305005
Costin Haulage Ltd Freight transport by road 23 Nov 2023 6 days
15305023
Whi Paul Michael Limited Manufacture of women's underwear 23 Nov 2023 6 days
15305730
Pubs To Go Ltd Public houses and bars 23 Nov 2023 6 days
15303202
Creactive Urban Activities Ltd Sports and recreation education 22 Nov 2023 7 days
15297467
Global Reach Recruiter Ltd Other activities of employment placement agencies 21 Nov 2023 8 days
15299447
Thalia Pizza Ltd Event catering activities 21 Nov 2023 8 days
15301101
Haynook 2022 Ltd Public houses and bars 21 Nov 2023 8 days
15291865
Kashif Buildings Ltd Other specialised construction activities 17 Nov 2023 12 days
15289273
Ee Market Ltd Retail sale of bread, cakes, flour confectionery and sugar confectionery in specialised stores 16 Nov 2023 13 days
15289667
Lilyrose Holdings Ltd Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles 16 Nov 2023 13 days
15290408
Autoban Limited Sale of used cars and light motor vehicles 16 Nov 2023 13 days
15286390
Yorkshire Toy Town Ltd Retail sale of games and toys in specialised stores 15 Nov 2023 14 days

Frequently Asked Questions about Business in Rotherham

How many companies are there in Rotherham?

There are 4,937 active companies in Rotherham as of Nov 2023. In total, 9,417 companies have been incorporated, and 4,446 have been dissolved.

What is the most common type of company in Rotherham?

Most companies in Rotherham are categorised under: wholesale and retail trade including repair of motor vehicles. This accounts for 841 companies.

What are the most common SIC codes in Rotherham?

The most common SIC codes used by companies in Rotherham are: other letting and operating of own or leased real estate; buying and selling of own real estate; and freight transport by road.

Which words do companies in Rotherham use in their names most often?

Businesses and companies in Rotherham most commonly used the words SERVICES, PROPERTY, SOLUTIONS, CARE, and ROTHERHAM in their company names.

Last updated: 28 Nov 2023 23:40