Essenden PLC (Essenden) is the holding company for the tenpin bowling operations of Tenpin Limited. The Company is engaged in the operation of 33 tenpin bowling centres (35 open as at the year end) through Tenpin Limited. The Company operates in two business segments: Tenpin bowling operations (Bowls) and Central management and investment properties. Tenpin, which is a tenpin bowling operator in the UK and Central comprises central management including company secretarial work. The subsidiaries of the Company include Georgica Limited, Georgica Holdings Limited, Tenpin Limited, Georgica Share Incentive Plan Limited, Georgica (Lewisham) Limited, GNU 5 Limited, Tenpin (Sunderland) Limited, Tenpin (Halifax) Limited and Tenpin (Widnes) Limited.