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Major companies in York

[ Over 3000 employees | 1-3000 | 300-1000 | 100-300 | 45-100 employees ]

This page lists more than 150 of the largest employers in Greater York as at December 1998. They are listed in size bands based on estimates of the number of employees. The list has been provided by the Economic Development Unit of the City of York Council.

All telephone numbers (which are given after the Post Code) are York numbers (01904) unless stated. To dial from outside the UK, use the International Code for the UK (usually 44) and miss out the first '0' of the codes given below

5,500 employees

City of York Council The Guildhall, York, YO1 1QN 613161

3000-5000 employees

Nestlé Haxby Road, York YO1 1XY 604604

York Health Services Trust (Headquarters) Bootham Park Hospital, York YO3 7BY 610700

1000-3000 employees

British Telecom Blackfriars House, Rougier Street, York YO1 1BA 0800 309409

CGU (formerly General Accident Life) 2 Rougier Street, York YO1 1HR 628982

Shepherd Building Group Fulford Moor House, Fulford, York 611655

University of York Heslington Road, York YO1 5DD 430000

Railways - NB since privatisation there are a number of railway operations in York, owned by various companies, which collectively employ over a thousand staff. The largest operations are:


Railtrack North East Main Headquarters, Tanner Row, York YO1 1HT 653022

GNER Main Headquarters, Tanner Row, York YO1 1HT 653022

Northern Spirit Main Headquarters, Tanner Row, York YO1 1HT 653022

Jarvis Facilities Ltd. Hudson House, Station Rise, York YO1 6HT 522522

300-1000 employees

Asda Stores Ltd, Monks Cross, Huntington,

Central Science Laboratory (MAFF), Sand Hutton, York YO4 1LZ 462000

M A Craven & Son Ltd, Craven Keiller, Trebor Bassett Candyland, York YO2 6BA 792121

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Foss House, Kings Pool, 1-2 Peasholme Green,

York YO1 2PX 641000

McKechnie Plastic Components Ltd. Bridge Works, Stamford Bridge YO4 1AL 01759 371551

MoD Headquarters Eastern District Imphal Barracks, Fulford Road YO1 4AU 659811

Northern Electric Dundas Street York YO1 2PQ 628941

Police Headquarters Fulford Road, York YO1 4BD 631321

Royal Mail 4 Leeman Road, York YO1 1AA 628901

R R Donnelley Ltd, (Ben Johnson Division) Boroughbridge Road York YO2 5SS 798241

Terry's Suchard Bishopthorpe Road, York YO1 1YE 653090

Tesco Stores Ltd. Clifton Moor Centre, Clifton, York YO3 4XZ (+ second site at Tadcaster Road) 692770

University College of Ripon and York St. John Lord Mayor's Walk, York YO3 7EX 656771

York and County Press 76-86 Walmgate, York YO1 1YN 653051

York College of Further & Higher Education Tadcaster Road, Dringhouses YO2 1UA 770200

Monks Cross Shopping Park

This out-of-town retail park employs around a thousand people on the site. The Estate Office is at Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York (Tel: 659959). Retailers at Monks Cross are:

Travel World, HMV, Barratts, Suit Direct, Laura Ashley

Woolworth, Boots, The Outfit, W H Smith, Sports and Soccer

Arcadia, Allsports, Clarks, PC World, Burger King, Texstyle World

BAA McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Village

A new out-of-town Designer Outlet complex has been opened to the south of York. The General Managers' Office is at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet York, St Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York YO19 4TA (Tel: 682707). The facility employs several hundred staff and is still expanding. Retailers include:

Reebok Adidas Dunhill Prêt a Manger Flannels Group Cotton Traders

100-300 employees

Accent Optical Technologies Haxby Road, York YO31 8SD 715500

Askham Bryan College of Agriculture and Horticulture Askham Bryan, York YO2 3PR 702121

Barclays Bank plc 1 Parliament Street, York YO1 1XD 631333

Barratt Developments Richmond House Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton York YO2 6PH 797961

Benefits Agency (DSS) 11-17 Monkgate, York YO3 7JZ 628922

Bootham School 51 Bootham, York YO3 7BU 623636

British Gas East Yorkshire District 24 Heworth Green, York YO3 7UG 424421

British Sugar plc Boroughbridge Road, York YO1 1XF 790531

Crown Prosecution Service, United House, Piccadilly, York YO1 1PQ 450070

Fenwick Ltd Coppergate Centre, York YO1 1NY 643322

Funding Agency for Schools Albion Wharf, 25 Skeldergate, York YO1 2XL 661661

HM Treasury (The Collector of Taxes) The Ryedale Building, 60 Piccadilly, York YO1 1NS 652911

Hotel and Catering Training Company 2nd Floor, Stonebow House, YO1 2NP 626134

Inland Revenue 23 Piccadilly, York YO1 1DG 654691

Inland Revenue Hilary House, 16 St. Saviour's Place, York YO1 2PL 656751

Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust The Retreat, Heslington Road, York YO1 5BN 412551

Lawson Mardon Packaging Kettlestring Lane, Clifton Moor YO3 4XF 692525

Marks and Spencer plc 9 Pavement, York YO1 2NB 643377

Midland Bank 13 Parliament Street, York YO1 1XS 628911

The Mount Girls School Dalton Terrace, York YO2 4DD 622275

Nanoquest Green Park Business Centre, Sutton-on-the-Forest, York YO6 1ET 01347 811234

N. F. U. Mutual Insurance 9 St. Saviourgate, York YO1 2NH 543204

National House-Building Council George Caley Dv., Clifton Moorgate, York YO1 1DN 691666

National Railway Museum Leeman Road, York YO2 4XJ 621261

Nurdin and Peacock Audax Road, Clifton Moor Industrial Estate, York YO3 8US 691800

Persimmon PLC Persimmon House, Fulford YO1 4RE 642199

Polar Motors 46 Piccadilly, York YO1 1YF 625371

Portasilo New Lane, Huntington, York YO3 9PR 624872

Prudential Assurance 28-40 Blossom Street, York YO2 2BT 658871

Purey Cust Nuffield Hospital Precentors Court, York YO1 2EL 641571

The Retreat 107 Heslington Road, York YO1 5BN 412551

Rider (York) Ltd 7 James Street, York YO1 3DW 640420

Royal York Hotel Station Road, York YO2 2AA 653681

Sainsburys Foss Bank, York YO3 7JB 643801

Sessions of York The Ebor Press, Huntington Road, York YO3 9HS 659224

Shepherd Construction Frederick House, Fulford Road, York YO1 4EA 634431

Shepherd Engineering Blossom Street, York YO2 2AE 629151

Smith & Nephew Group Research Centre Heslington, York YO1 5DF 451000

St. Peter's School Clifton, York YO3 6AB 623213

Swallow Hotel Tadcaster Road, York YO2 2QQ 701000

Thrall Europa Holgate Road, Poppleton Road, York YO2 4DJ 638800

Viking Moat House North Street, York YO1 1JF 659822

William Birch Foss Islands Road, York YO3 7UP 611611

F. W. Woolworth & Co. Ltd 2 Spurriergate, York YO1 1QS 610435

W. P. Brown 21 Davygate, York YO1 2QT 654689

Wrights of York Shipton Road, Skelton, York YO3 6XW 611555

York Minster Deangate, York YO1 2JN 624426

The York Labour Market

45-100 employees

A. B. P. Meat Wholesalers, Murton Lane, Murton, York 488333

Adams Hydraulics Ltd PO Box 15, York YO1 1XA 691669

B & Q Foss Islands Road, York YO3 7UP 611000

Barnitts Ltd 24-26 Colliergate, York YO1 2BW 625601

Bettys Café & Tea Rooms Ltd St Helens Square, York YO1 2QP 659142

Biosis 54 Micklegate, York YO1 1LF 642816

Black Bull Country Lodge Hull Road, York YO1 3LF 411856

Blue Star Cleaning Company 42 Church Lane, Bishopthorpe, York YO1 1QG 707265

Bootham Engineers Melrose Works, Hull Road, York YO1 3JF 412521

Boots the Chemist 48 Coney Street, York YO1 1NH 632467

British Buttons Green Park Bus. Centre, Sutton-on Forest, York YO6 1ET 01347-811100

British Home Stores plc 44 Coney Street, York YO1 1ND 626123

C & A 3 St. Mary's Square, Coppergate, York YO1 1NY 629428

College of Law, Bishopthorpe Road, York YO2 1QA 682000

Costcutter Ltd, Harvest Mills, Common Road, Dunnington, York YO1 5RY 488663

DC Cook (York) Ltd 130 Lawrence Street, Hull Road, York YO1 3EB 411251

Cultural Resource Management Ltd Piccadilly House, 55 Piccadilly York YO1 1PL 611944

Dean Court Hotel, Duncombe Place, York YO1 2EF 625082

Debenhams 6-14 Davygate, York YO1 2QY 656644

Denison Till (Solicitors) Stamford House, Piccadilly, York YO1 9PP 610820

Droopy and Browns 20 Stonegate, York YO1 2AS 621458

Employment Service Nth Yorkshire District, York Job Centre Stonebow House, York YO1 2NP 882000

Environment Agency Northern Agency Office Coverdale House, Aviator Court, Clifton Moor York YO3 4UZ 636951

Fairfield Manor Hotel, Shipton Road, Skelton, York 670222

Fleetways Taxis 10 Queen Street, York YO2 2AD 645333

Forestry Commission 1A Grosvenor Terrace, York Y03 7BD 620221

Garbutt and Elliott 44 Monkgate, York YO3 7PF 654656

Grandways 103-104 Hull Road, York YO1 3LQ 412415

Grays Newsagents (York) Ltd Navigation Road, York YO1 2UN 411009

Greenfield Holdings Ltd Ryedale Building, Piccadilly, York YO1 1PB 643399

Guide Friday Ltd. De Grey Rooms, Exhibition Square, York YO1 2HB 640896

Henlys of York The Stonebow, York YO1 2PF 655118

Heritage Projects United House, Piccadilly, York YO1 1PQ 646411

Homebase Fossbank, York YO3 7JB 643803

House and Sons, 3 Blake Street, York YO1 2QL 655282

Inner Space Stations Ltd (office), 33 Boroughbridge Raod, York YO2 5SE 640096

Jarvis Abbey Park Hotel The Mount, York YO2 2BM 658301

The Jorvik Viking Centre Coppergate, York YO1 1NT 643211

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation The Homestead, 40 Water End, York YO1 2XA 629241

Lady Anne Middletons Hotel, Skeldergate, York YO1 1DS 630456

Lawson Larg/GA Property Services St. Trinity House, 3 Kings Square, York 621532

Leedhams York Rougier Street, Lendal Bridge, York YO1 1HX 625444

Lloyds Bank PLC 2 Pavement, York YO1 2NE 630131

M. Brittain (York) Ltd Fulford Industrial Estate, Fulford Road, York YO1 4DZ 636021

Macdonalds Hamburgers Ltd 14 Blake Street, York YO1 2QG 647693

J. A. Magsons Ltd Audax Road, Clifton Moor, York YO3 4US 690097

Manpower 22 The Pavement, York YO1 2ND 644007

Mecca Social Club Fishergate, York 622119

Middlethorpe Hall Hotel, Bishopthorpe Road, York YO2 1QB 641241

Mulberry Hall Stonegate, York YO1 2AW 620736

National Trust Goddards, 27 Tadcaster Road, York YO2 2QG 702021

National Westminster Bank York Business Centre, Wellington House, Aviator Court, Amy Johnson Way, Clifton Moor, York YO3 4UZ 693399

North Yorkshire Co-Operative Society 22 George Hudson Street, York YO1 1JW 622052

North Yorkshire Divisional Fire Headquarters Clifford Street, York YO1 1RD 625232

North Yorkshire Family Practioner Committee Ryedale House, 60 Piccadilly, York YO1 1PB 628933

North Yorkshire Training & Enterprise Council 7 Pioneer Business Park, Clifton Moorgate York YO3 8TN 691939

Novotel Hotel Fishergate, York YO1 4AD 611660

Pindar Infotek Ltd, 11 Melroses Yard, Walmgate, York YO1 2XF 613040

Post House Hotel Tadcaster Road, York YO2 2QF 707921

Post Office and Civil Service Sanatorium Society 29 St. George's Place, York YO2 2DT 642222

Remploy Redeness Street, Layerthorpe, York YO3 7UU 620246

Riverside Farm (public house), Shipton Road, Skelton, York 642525

Royle Recruitment 1 Little Stonegate, York YO1 2AX 610560

Safeway Front Street, Acomb, York YO2 3BU 781623

Sheppee International Ltd Halifax Way, Airfield Industrial Estate, Elvington, York YO4 5AU 608999

Stakis York Hotel, 1 Tower Street, York YO1 1SB 648111

St. Leonards Hospice 185 Tadcaster Road, York YO2 2QL 708553

Superbreak/Goldenrail, 60 Piccadilly, York YO1 1NX 628992

Theatre Royal St Leonards Place, York YO1 2HD 623568

Toys 'R' Us, Clifton Moor Centre, off Hurricane Way, Clifton, York YO3 4XU 693020

Traveller's Fare Ltd 10 Toft Green, York YO1 1LS 632505

T.S.B. 5 St Helens Square, York YO1 2QW 642961

Unidare Cutting and Welding Ltd. (Centrajet) Manor Works, Walmgate, York YO1 2TE 627651

VDC (Veterinary Drug Company) Common Road, Dunnington,York YO1 5RU 488444

Warner Brothers Cinema, Clifton Moor, York 691199

W. H. Smith 39-41 Coney Street, YO1 1QW 623106

York Archaeological Trust Cromwell House, 13 Ogleforth, York YO1 1JG 663000

York City Football Club, Bootham Crescent, York 624447

York College for Girls 62 Low Petergate, York YO1 2HZ 646421

York Linings Ltd 127 Lawrence Street, York YO1 3EF 414488

York Race Committee, The Racecourse, York YO2 1EX 620911

York Waterworks PLC Lendal Tower, York YO1 2DL 622171

Yorkshire Bank PLC, 46 Coney Street, York YO1 1QN 645451

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