Meadowhall founders still among country's wealthiest according to Sunday Times Rich List

The businessmen behind Meadowhall in Sheffield are still among the richest people in the country, according to the Sunday Times Rich List

By David Walsh
Friday, 21st May 2021, 2:50 pm

Eddie and Malcolm Healey saw their wealth rise by £200m and are now valued at £2.2bn, largely due to the expanding Wren kitchen business, run by Malcolm, which is valued at £600m. They come in at 75th, down from 70th last year. Paul Sykes is 214th, down from 183 last year.

Eddie Healey and Paul Sykes converted a derelict site into what was Britain's largest shopping mall. In 1999 they sold Meadowhall for £1.17 billion.

The 76-page special edition of The Sunday Times Magazine reveals the wealth of the 250 richest people in Britain.


The combined wealth of the 171 UK billionaires is £597.269bn, up £106.582bn, or 21.7 per cent, on the total wealth of the billionaires in last year’s Rich List.

Tony Murray, chairman of Elland-based fire protection business London Security plc, and his family topped the Rich List in Yorkshire. Their wealth for 2021 is valued at £2.3bn putting them 72nd, down from 60th last year.

The other Yorkshire names on this year’s Sunday Times Rich List are:

Sir Jim Ratcliffe (25th - down from 5th last year)

Robert Miller and Princess Marie-Chantal and family (82nd, down from 63 last year)

Will Adderley and family (92nd - up from 99th last year)

Lord Kirkham and family (152nd - down from 132nd last year)

David Ross (232nd - down from 219 last year)

William Morrison and Eleanor Kernighan and family (242nd - down from 228th last year)

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Thank you. Nancy Fielder, editor.