Chairman Peter Wood headed the buyout of Westover in 1984. Since then the business has grown from a modest Austin Rover dealership to a multi-franchise enterprise with 18 showrooms in Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. The business has grown through a series of acquisitions, including the purchase of Olympian Automotive Group in 2006 and George Hartwell in 2008. In 2009 sales reached £152.1m.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank219
CompanyWestover Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationBournemouth
Sales £m152.1
Operating profit £m4.7
Main shareholdersPeter Wood (100%)
Staff520
Founded1923
Websitewww.westovergroup.co.uk

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