Arrow Industrial Doors
Arrow was founded in 1984 and is based in Hull. It supplies rapid roll doors, automatic doors and PVC strip curtain doors across the UK. Its primary markets include retail, distribution and construction.
In 2012 it invested in Advanced Doors, a roller shutter door business in Huddersfield and in 2015 acquired the remaining majority stake. The investment has allowed it to provide a wider range of products into the markets in which it operates.
In 2014 Arrow began investing in Regional Business Centres to provide local repair, install and maintenance services and by the latter part of 2016 had set up 6 RBCs around the country with plans to open more in 2017.View Site
Hi-Technology Group Limited
Plastic injection tool making and moulding services
Hi Technology Group was founded in 1983 and has grown steadily to become a “one stop shop” for plastic injection moulding. Operating from its factories in Waterlooville, Hampshire and Slovakia it offers a wide range of services including design and tooling manufacture, plastic injection moulding and assembly for its blue chip customer base.View Site
Leafield Logistics and Technical Services
Naval spares distribution
Leafield was founded in 1992 and its core business concerns the management of naval stock for the range of vessels originally operated by the Royal Navy but which are now in use serving overseas navies. The company currently services customers in 16 countries and operates from an old limestone quarry in Wiltshire.View Site
Procomm Site Services
Supplier (hire and sale) of modular temporary accommodation
Procomm began trading in early 2002, following the acquisition of the hire fleet assets from a solvent Enron subsidiary. The business has grown steadily since then and now operates from 4 branches in Redcar, Warrington, Newport and Luton.View Site
W H Davis and Davis Wagon Services
Rail Wagons and general fabrication
W H Davis was originally a family business established in 1910 and is based near Mansfield. The company’s core business is rail freight wagons on which it offers three services including; design and manufacturing, refurbishment and modification of existing rolling stock and 24 hour on-site maintenance and repair via it’s sister company Davis Wagon Services. W H Davis also manufactures containers and other specialist equipment.
It offers a number of unique products including the Lowliner freight wagon which is the only wagon currently in service that can access the entire UK rail network.
In 2014 it was awarded the contract to manufacture Biomass wagons for the Drax power station.
Peak Power Limited
On 30th September 2016 PEL acquired rights to four sites across the UK of which one was sold to Hazel Capital in early 2018. The remaining sites are being developed developed in order to provide peak power capacity to the National Grid.
Welborne Land was set up in 2017 and acquired approximately 400 acres of land adjacent to the Southwick Estate as part of the Welborne Garden Village project. The project aims to deliver approximately 6,000 homes and is a key legcy project for not only PEL but also the Thistlethwayte family and Estate.
Winchester Solar Ltd
WINCHESTER SOLAR PARK
Winchester Solar was founded in 2015 and has subsequently built a 15mw solar park in Wiltshire. PEL acquired a major stake in the business in 2018.
On 21 June 2017 PEL invested in Wow food and drinks Limited. Wow is a young highly innovative drinks business and has developed a range of chia and other drinks concepts which are being introduced to a number of retail groups in UK and Europe. Chia based drinks and other products have gained considerable traction in the US health market.View Site
Chevron was sold in March 2018 to Triton a European mid market PE house.
St Francis was sold in November 2014
Manufacture of bedding products
Snug was sold in July 2012
Operating from 3 UK sites the business enjoyed considerable success in its 40 year history, but following increased competition and consolidation in the market the decision was taken to exit the business in 2015