Bournemouth-based Westover began more than 90 years ago as a Morris Motors dealership, but now has 27 sites in Dorset and Wiltshire. In 1984, chairman Peter Wood, 64, led a buyout and has subsequently built the company through a series of acquisitions.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank133
CompanyWestover Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationBournemouth
Sales £m211.9
Operating profit £m6.0
Main shareholdersPeter Wood and family trust (100%)
Staff551
Founded1923
Websitewww.westovergroup.co.uk

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