Park’s Motor Group

This firm operates a portfolio of franchises, including BMW, Bentley, Jaguar and Volvo, from its Lanarkshire headquarters. It also runs a vehicle recovery service, offers body repairs, has six petrol forecourts, a caravan centre and a 120-strong coach operation that offers express coach services and day trips in Scotland. These combined to deliver sales of £210.9m in 2004. Douglas Park started the company in 1978 as a three-coach operation and expanded it by acquiring dealerships in Ayrshire and Fife.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank92
CompanyPark’s Motor Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationLanarkshire
Sales £m210.9
Operating profit £m5.9
Main shareholdersDouglas Park and family (100%)
Staff1,020
Founded1971
Websitewww.parks.uk.com

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