PH Jones

PH Jones Group Ltd specialises in supplying central heating services to social housing. The company installs and repairs central heating for around 250,000 social housing properties in the UK, and installs more than 8,000 central heating systems a year. Established in 1963 by sole trader Phil Jones the plumbing business now employs 850 people, and is based near Wrexham in the North West.

Update: Recently acquired by British Gas Community Energy for £30m, Phil and his wife have now retired, while the smart metering side of the business is run by sons Martin and Chris, and has undergone rebranding to become Axiom Metering Ltd.