RH Patterson

Founded in 1911, RH Patterson began stocking Ford cars in 1926. The firm is now one of the largest Ford dealers in northeast England, with showrooms in Newcastle, Shiremoor and Hexham selling 13,000 cars and commercial vehicles each year. Patterson also sells Seat cars in Newcastle and Northumberland. Headed by Ashley Winter, the company had sales of £190.9m in 2004.

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Company details
CompanyRH Patterson
ActivityCar dealer
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Sales £m*190.9
Operating profit £m*2.0
Main shareholdersCliff Thornton (19%), Ashley Winter (19%), GI Redpath (13%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda