Chairman Jack Tordoff MBE, 83, has grown this car dealership from the single showroom for Jowett cars that he inherited from his father in the early 1950s to a group operating 50 showrooms across northern England. His son, John Tordoff, 54, became chief executive in 2002, and the Bradford-based group now sells 18 makes, including Mazda, Peugeot and Volkswagen, as well as premium brands such as Bentley and Ferrari.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank45
CompanyJCT600
ActivityCar dealer
LocationBradford
Sales £m*1,251
Profit £m*31
Year endDec 17
Principal shareholdersJack Tordoff (100%)
Staff2,185
Founded1946
Websitewww.jct600.co.uk

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