Colbornes

Volkswagen cars were introduced to the British public in 1949 by this dealership. Guildford-based Colbornes changed ownership seven years ago and is now led by John Walsh, 49, and Richard Neulaender, 45. It has seven sites representing Audi and Volkwagen, and also has a trade parts, commercial vehicles and bodyshop operation.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank160
CompanyColbornes
ActivityCar dealer
LocationGuildford
Sales £m188.9
Operating profit £m2.3
Main shareholdersRichard Neulaender (43%), John Walsh (43%), Guy Rowson (7%), Nick Hinallas (7%)
Staff449
Founded2001
Websitewww.colbornes.co.uk

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