This family motor business dates back to 1902 when cycling enthusiast George Barrett opened a store in Canterbury in Kent, selling cycle and motor fittings. Today the company sells new and used cars, including marques such as Jaguar, Land Rover, BMW and Honda from five sites across the city. It also has a further three showrooms in Ashford. Managing director Paul Barrett, 55, is the fourth generation of his family to run the firm.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank224
CompanyBarretts
ActivityCar dealer
LocationCanterbury
Sales £m155.5
Operating profit £m1.9
Main shareholdersBarrett family (98%), other (2%)
Staff358
Founded1939
Websitewww.barrettskent.co.uk

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