Annual Report 2013

Who we are

Pennon Group Plc is an environmental utility infrastructure company at the top end of the FTSE 250 which owns South West Water Limited and Viridor Limited. The Group has assets of around £4.7 billion and a workforce of over 4,500 people.

Group strategy

Our strategy is to promote the success of the Group for the benefit of our shareholders, customers and other stakeholders through our focus on water and sewerage services, recycling, renewable energy and waste management. We aim to be a pre-eminent provider of customer services to high standards of quality, efficiency and reliability.

What we do

We carry out our business through:

South West Water Limited – the provider of water and sewerage services for Devon, Cornwall and parts of Dorset and Somerset.

Viridor Limited – one of the leading UK recycling, renewable energy and waste management businesses.

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Financial highlights

Pennon Group

Revenue Profit before tax*
Assets Dividend
£4.7bn +7.3%

* Before exceptional net charges. Statutory basis £21.8 million.

South West Water

Revenue Profit before tax*

* Before exceptional net income. Statutory basis £164.6 million.


Revenue Profit before tax*

* Before exceptional charges. Statutory basis loss £152.4 million.