Since Bill Sinclair opened his first garage in Port Talbot in 1945, this company has remained in family hands. Now headed by his son Gerald, it has 14 dealerships across south Wales representing marques such as Volkswagen and Audi. It has added other activities such as car hire and had sales of £137.4m in 2004.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank228=
CompanySinclair Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationPort Talbot
Sales £m137.4
Operating profit £m4
Main shareholdersGerald Sinclair & family (100%)
Staff463
Founded1945
Websitewww.sinclairgroup.co.uk

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