11 Property, plant and equipment — Group


Land and
buildings
£000
Leasehold
improvements
£000
Plant and
equipment
£000
Fixtures
and
fittings
£000
Motor
vehicles
£000
Total
£000
Cost





Balance at 1 April 2010 6,292 745 10,349 3,982 215 21,583
Additions 55 189 54 298
Disposals (128) (259) (20) (407)
Effect of movements in foreign exchange 104 10 238 4 2 358
Balance at 31 March 2011 6,396 682 10,517 4,020 217 21,832
Balance at 1 April 2011 6,396 682 10,517 4,020 217 21,832
Acquisition 4,552 6,399 573 103 11,627
Additions 5 205 306 137 653
Disposals (155) (378) (86) (20) (639)
Effect of movements in foreign exchange (41) 4 (51) (24) 2 (110)
Balance at 31 March 2012 10,912 736 16,793 4,620 302 33,363
Depreciation and impairment





Balance at 1 April 2010 1,550 610 7,955 3,574 154 13,843
Depreciation charge for the year 96 57 545 213 26 937
Disposals (128) (109) (20) (257)
Effect of movements in foreign exchange 26 8 188 6 3 231
Balance at 31 March 2011 1,672 547 8,579 3,773 183 14,754
Balance at 1 April 2011
Acquisition
1,672
20
547
8,579
4,476
3,773
467
183
33
14,754
4,996
Depreciation charge for the year 115 43 606 134 17 915
Disposals (138) (300) (77) (18) (533)
Effect of movements in foreign exchange 3 (43) (23) 2 (61)
Balance at 31 March 2012 1,807 455 13,318 4,274 217 20,071
Net book value





At 1 April 2010 4,742 135 2,394 408 61 7,740
At 31 March 2011 4,724 135 1,938 247 34 7,078
At 31 March 2012 9,105 281 3,475 346 85 13,292

Included in the net book value of land and buildings are £7.71 million (2011: £3.30 million) of freehold land and buildings, and £1.40 million (2011: £1.42 million) of long leasehold land and buildings.

£10.95 million (2011: £6.40 million) of land and buildings have been recognised at a deemed cost that is equal to their fair value at transition date as allowable under IFRS/transition rules.

Included in the total net book value of plant and machinery is £0.68 million (2011: £nil) in respect of assets held under finance leases and similar hire purchase contracts. Depreciation for the year on these assets was £0.07 million(2011: nil).

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