This Suffolk-based dealer stocks new and used cars from Ford, Kia, Peugeot and Citroën. Tracing its roots back to 1888, when Joseph Grose started selling bicycles in Northampton, the firm now operates seven sites and five franchises across East Anglia. Led by chairman Ian Twinley, 54, the group shifted 10,000 vehicles last year.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank141
CompanyJohn Grose
ActivityMotor dealer
LocationIpswich
Sales £m175.7
Operating profit £m3.6
Main shareholdersIan Twinley (31%), John Grose (20%), Allison Twinley (20%), other family (29%)
Staff404
Founded1980
Websitewww.johngrose.co.uk

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