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From a single motor dealership in Bristol Street, Birmingham, in 1913, this company has grown into a network of 28 franchised dealers with combined sales of £586m in 2003, £131m less than in 2002. Bristol Street also operates two used-car hypermarkets under the Motor Nation brand. A number of businesses were sold during 2003 to fund a share buyback that resulted in the directors taking ownership from Legal & General Ventures.

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Company details
CompanyBristol Street Group
ActivityCar dealer
Sales £m*586
Profit £m*7
Year endDec 03
Principal shareholdersDirectors (84%), other management (16%)

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