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Chief executive Peter Waddell, 53, started this business 33 years ago, selling used cars from his driveway. The Kent-based company now stocks thousands of cars at its sites in West Malling, Chatham, Snodland, Canterbury and Stratford in east London. Initially focused solely on premium brands such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes, it now stocks all brands of second-hand cars, and sells an average of 2,000 a month.

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Company details
CompanyBig Motoring World
ActivityCar dealer
Sales £m206
Operating profit £m8.4
Main shareholdersPete Waddell (68%), Trustees of Jack Waddell estate (20%), John Bailey (12%)

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