UK Car Group

Founded in 1951 by Frank McKee, Carcraft has grown into a leader in the car hypermarket industry. As well as vehicles, it also provides its customers with the financing they need to buy them. The Rochdale-based firm operates 10 sites, each averaging 12 acres and displaying up to 1,500 new and used vehicles. The company is now run by the founder’s sons, Darren and Noel, who are purchasing director and chief executive respectively. Sales reached £230.1m in 2005.

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Company details
CompanyUK Car Group
ActivityCar dealer
Sales £m230.1
Operating profit £m10
Main shareholdersNoel and Darren McKee and family (100%)

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