Bournemouth-based Westover began life more than 90 years ago as a Morris Motors dealership, but now has 28 sites in Dorset and Wiltshire. In 1984, chairman Peter Wood, 65, led a buyout, and has subsequently built the company through a series of acquisitions.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank109
CompanyWestover Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationBournemouth
Sales £m249.4
Operating profit £m6.6
Main shareholdersPeter Wood and family trust (100%)
Staff675
Founded1923
Websitewww.westovergroup.co.uk

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