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List of notable businesses founded in England, listed alphabetically with corporate logos when available. This list includes some of the largest, most profitable companies that were founded in England. The famous England companies and corporations on this list include both public and private corporations. You can find information about the popular companies on this list, such as what industry they're part of. When available you can click on the successful England company's names to find out even more about them.

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3rd Dimension Creations is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in England
3rd Dimension Creations Video game

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A. Le Coq is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in England
Food Manufacturing A. Le Coq is an Estonian brewery. The company was founded by Albert Le Coq in London in 1807, using a brewery in Tartu that was founded in 1826. The company was bought in 1997 and is currently ...more

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Aardman Animations is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in England
Computer-generated imagery, Animation, Film Aardman Animations, Ltd., also known as Aardman Studios, or simply as Aardman, is a British animation studio based in Bristol, United Kingdom. The studio is known for films made using ...more

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Accurist is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in England
Accurist Accurist Watches Ltd is a watch manufacturer, headquartered in West Hampstead, London. The company has a reputation of providing high quality watches at comparatively low prices.

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Acer Records is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in England
Music Acer Records was developed from the name for Tim’s personal studio facility “Acer Studios” named so because of the red Acer palmatum (Japanese maple) that grew at the drive gateway to the studio ...more

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Acme Whistles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in England
Acme Whistles

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Acorn Computers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in England
Computer hardware Acorn Computers Ltd. was a British computer company established in Cambridge, England, in 1978. The company produced a number of computers which were especially popular in the UK, including the ...more

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Adams Childrenswear is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in England
Adams Childrenswear Barrowdrive Ltd. is a children's clothing retailer, based in Paddington, London in the United Kingdom.

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Admiral Sportswear is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in England
Textile Admiral Sportswear is an internationally recognised football and cricket brand. Admiral was the supplier of sports apparel to the England cricket team until 23 April 2008 and, until the end of ...more

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Adventure Soft is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in England
Video game Adventure Soft is a U.K.-based video game developer established by Mike Woodroffe, first as an importer and reseller of Adventure International games. The firm operates out of Sutton Coldfield, ...more

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Ainsleys is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in England
Food Manufacturing, Bakery, Fast food Ainsleys is one of the UK's premier family bakeries and has been tantalizing the tastebuds of diners for over 60 years. Over thirty Yorkshire retail stores serve freshly baked breads, cakes, ...more

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Airside is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in England
Airside Airside was founded in 1998 by Alex Maclean, Nat Hunter and Fred Deakin. The company has won many awards including recognition from D&AD, BAFTA and Design Week. Co-founder Deakin is one half ...more

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Allard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in England
Allard Motor Company Limited was a London based low volume car manufacturer founded in 1945 by Sydney Allard which commenced from small premises in south west London. Car manufacture almost ...more

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Allied Irish Bank (GB) is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in England
Allied Irish Bank (GB) Allied Irish Bank (GB) is a bank operating in the United Kingdom as a subsidiary of Allied Irish Banks.

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Anglo-South American Bank is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in England
Anglo-South American Bank The Anglo-South American Bank was a British and Argentine bank established with the acquisition of the Anglo-Argentine Bank in 1900 by the Bank of Tarapacá and London. The new bank first ...more

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Ann Summers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in England
Retail Ann Summers is a British multinational retailer company specialising in sex toys and lingerie, with over 140 high street stores in the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands and Spain. In 2000, Ann ...more

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Ant workshop is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in England
Ant workshop Video game

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Antics Technologies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in England
Antics Technologies Computer Animation, Software industry Antics Technologies, Ltd. is a software company based in Cambridge, England with offices both there and in Los Angeles, California, as well as in London. Antics currently develop their flagship ...more

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Apple Corps is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in England
Apple Corps Media, Music, Arts Apple Corps Ltd is a multi-armed multimedia corporation founded in London in January 1968 by the members of the Beatles to replace their earlier company and to form a conglomerate. Its name is a ...more

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Apple Records is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in England
Apple Records is a record label founded by the Beatles in 1968, as a division of Apple Corps Ltd. It was initially intended as a creative outlet for the Beatles, both as a group and ...more

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ARC International is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in England
ARC International Computer ARC International PLC was a developer of configurable microprocessor technology and is now owned by Synopsys. ARC developed synthesisable IP and licensed it to semiconductor companies. ...more

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Argonaut Games is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in England
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Argonaut Games plc was a British video game developer. Founded as Argonaut Software by teenager Jez San in 1982, the company name is a play on his name and the mythological story of Jason and ...more

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Arkus Financial Services is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in England
Arkus Financial Services Financial Services Arkus Financial Services was founded as IRML, in 2003 by Yves de Naurois and Peter Jeffreys. In addition to Yves de Naurois and Peter Jeffreys, IRML's founding directors were Norman Riddell, CEO ...more

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Asda Stores Limited is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in England
Retail, Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores Asda Stores Ltd. is a British-based, American-owned supermarket chain which retails food, clothing, general merchandise, toys and financial services. It also has a mobile phone network, Asda ...more

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Ashburnham Insurance Services ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in England
Ashburnham Insurance Services Limited

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AsOne Design is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in England
AsOne Design Graphic design, Internet Marketing, website design AsOne Design was founded in 2001 by a husband and wife team based in Manchester UK. Specialising in Website Design, Graphic Design and Digital marketing AsOne helps business achieve their ...more

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Asprey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in England
Asprey Asprey International Limited formerly Asprey & Garrard Limited is a United Kingdom-based designer, manufacturer and retailer of jewellery, silverware, home goods, leather goods, timepieces, ...more

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B & M is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in England
B & M Retail B&M Retail Ltd. was formed in 1978 and is now one of the leading variety retailers in the United Kingdom, employing over 19,000 staff. From its first store in Blackpool, Lancashire B&M ...more

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B&Q is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in England
Retail B&Q plc, originally known as Block & Quayle, is a British multinational DIY and home improvement retailing company headquartered in Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom. Founded by Richard ...more

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Bank of Credit and Commerce In... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in England
The Bank of Credit and Commerce International was a major international bank founded in 1972 by Agha Hasan Abedi, a Pakistani financier. The Bank was registered in Luxembourg with head offices ...more

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Bathstore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in England
Bathstore Bathstore.com Ltd., trading as bathstore is a specialist bathroom retailer and is the largest in the United Kingdom. bathstore was originally started in the early 1990s by Patrick Riley and Nico ...more

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Biba is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in England
Biba Fashion Biba was a London fashion store of the 1960s and 1970s. Biba was started and primarily run by the Polish-born Barbara Hulanicki with help of her husband Stephen Fitz-Simon.

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Bird & Bird is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in England
Bird & Bird Law Bird & Bird is an international law firm with over 1,100 lawyers and legal practitioners in 27 offices worldwide. Well known for its intellectual property work, in recent years the firm has ...more

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Bizarre Creations is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in England
Video game, Video game industry Bizarre Creations was a British video game development studio, best known for their racing titles: Metropolis Street Racer and the followup Project Gotham Racing series. The company has also ...more

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Blackwell UK is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in England
Blackwell UK Wholesale, Retail, Bookselling Blackwell UK, also known as Blackwell's and Blackwell Group, is a British academic book retailer and library supply service originally founded in 1879 by Benjamin Henry Blackwell, after whom the ...more

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Blundell-Harling Manufacturing... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in England
Blundell-Harling Manufacturing Solutions

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Boosey & Hawkes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in England
Music Boosey & Hawkes is a British music publisher purported to be the largest specialist classical music publisher in the world. Until 2003, it was also a major manufacturer of brass, string and ...more

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Booths is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in England
Booths Supermarket Booths is a chain of high-end supermarkets in Northern England. Most of its branches are located in Lancashire, but there are also branches in Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, North ...more

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Boots UK is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in England
Photography, Health Care, Pharmaceutical industry Boots UK Limited, trading as Boots, is a pharmacy chain in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with outlets in most high streets, shopping centres and airport terminals. The company's former parent, ...more

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Bradbury, Agnew & Co, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in England
Printing Bradbury and Evans was an English printing and publishing business founded by William Bradbury and Frederick Mullet Evans in London. For the first ten years they were printers, then added ...more

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Bristol Commercial Vehicles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in England
Truck Bristol Commercial Vehicles was a vehicle manufacturer located in Bristol, England. Most production was of buses but trucks and railbus chassis were also built. The Bristol Tramways and Carriage ...more

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Bristol Spaceplanes Ltd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in England
Spacecraft, Aerospace Engineering Bristol Spaceplanes Limited was formed in 1991 to provide technical assistance and consultancy to commercial organisations and aerospace companies interested in commercial opportunities in ...more

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British Broadcasting Company is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in England
Television Broadcasting, Radio Networks The British Broadcasting Company Ltd was a British commercial company formed on 18 October 1922 by British and American electrical companies doing business in the United Kingdom and licensed by ...more

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British Broadcasting Corporati... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in England
Mass media, Television Broadcasting, Broadcasting The British Broadcasting Corporation is the UK's public-service broadcaster, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London. It is the world's oldest national broadcasting organisation and the ...more

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British Home Stores is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in England
Retail BHS, is a British department store chain with branches mainly located in high street locations, primarily selling clothing and household items. In recent years, the company has begun to expand ...more

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Broughtons is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in England
Broughtons Broughtons is an independently owned luxury car retailer that was founded by Commander Broughton at Number One, The High Street, Cheltenham in 1946. The Bentley dealership in Cheltenham moved to ...more

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Bullfrog Productions is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in England
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Bullfrog Productions was a British computer game developer, founded in 1987 by Les Edgar and Peter Molyneux. The company achieved recognition in 1989 for their third release, Populous. At the ...more

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Burberry is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in England
Fashion, Clothing Burberry Group plc is a British luxury fashion house, distributing outerwear, fashion accessories, fragrances, sunglasses, and cosmetics. Its distinctive tartan pattern has become one of its ...more

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Cadbury is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in England
Candy and Other Confectionery Products (chocolate confectionery) Cadbury is a British multinational confectionery company owned by Mondelēz International. It is the second largest confectionery brand in the world after Wrigley's. Cadbury is headquartered in ...more

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Cadcorp is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in England
Cadcorp Software, Geographic Information System Computer Aided Development Corporation Ltd. is a British owned and run company established in 1991. Cadcorp has its headquarters in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, U.K. and a development office in ...more