Our business

Group and owners

South Staffs Water is part of South Staffordshire Plc group of companies which concentrate on regulated water supply and complimentary specialist services businesses.

About South Staffordshire Plc


South Staffordshire Plc, the immediate parent company of South Staffs Water, ensures through its detailed knowledge of all its subsidiaries and the water sector that it understands the duties and obligations of a regulated company. Although some Directors sit on both of the Boards of South Staffs Water and South Staffordshire Plc, South Staffs Water acts, where applicable, with the support of South Staffordshire Plc, as if it were a listed company.

There are a number of UK registered intermediate holding companies in the Group structure, headed by Hydriades IV Limited, the ultimate holding company registered in the UK. There are also intermediate holding companies above Hydriades IV Limited which are registered in Jersey but which are resident in the UK for tax purposes. 

Further information on the Group ownership structure can be found in our Annual Financial Accounts.