Cash machine provider Cardpoint has reported a 135% increase in full-year pre-tax profit to 30 September of £8.3m, on sales up 60% at £97.9m.

“The business is in good shape and we have seen an encouraging start to this year with positive October trading,” said Cardpoint chairman Bob Thian.

The company plans to increase the number and improve the location of 'through the wall' cash machines next year, he added.