Founded in 1971 as a coach operator by chairman and chief executive Douglas Park, 68, this car dealership now operates 57 franchise outlets across Scotland, selling cars from 24 manufacturers. Since acquiring long-established Scottish motor group Macrae and Dick in January 2016, it has shifted up a gear, with turnover up 41% to £777m in 2017. The Lanarkshire firm also owns Park’s of Hamilton, a coach-hire firm with 120 vehicles.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank82
CompanyPark’s Motor Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationLanarkshire
Sales £m777
Profit £m29
Year endMar 17
Principal shareholdersDouglas Park and family (100%)
Staff1,847
Founded1971
Websitewww.parks.uk.com

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