Cornwall-based Helston Garages has 37 car dealerships throughout the West Country, servicing and selling marques from Ferrari and Porsche to Peugeot and Volkswagen. The business is owned by the Carr family, having grown from a filling station and workshop, founded in 1960. It is run by group managing director Andy Barrett, 53.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank11
CompanyHelston Garages
ActivityCar dealer
LocationCornwall
Sales £m586
Operating profit £m15.4
Main shareholdersDavid and Betty Carr (90%), Andy Barrett (10%)
Staff1,033
Founded1960
Websitewww.helstongarages.co.uk

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