This Milton Keynes-based car dealership has 14 sites in northwest England, north Wales, West Yorkshire and the Midlands. Selling Volkswagens is its main business, though it has now added seven other marques, including Audi, BMW and Mini. Lightcliffe is led by founder and managing director Ian Rutter, 57.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank126
CompanyLightcliffe
ActivityCar dealer
LocationMilton Keynes
Sales £m*229.4
Operating profit £m*2.5
Main shareholdersIan Rutter (80%), Michael Ostrowski (20%)
Staff533
Founded2004
Websitewww.lightcliffe.co.uk

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