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Land Rover sales boost turnover at Barretts Group in Canterbury and Ashford

Strong sales of Land Rover vehicles boosted turnover at family-owned car retailer which has been trading for more than a century. Barretts Group, which has dealerships in Canterbury and Ashford, saw turnover increase by 10.1% last year to £155.5 million up, from £141.2 million. Managing director Paul Barrett, the fourth-generation of his family to run the firm, hailed the performance of …

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Paul Barrett, owner of car retailer Barretts Group, on the east and west divide in Kent, future of Manston airport and being a good car salesman

Looking out his office window at traffic bustling through Canterbury’s Westgate Towers, car dealership owner Paul Barrett appears almost regal. “I regard myself as almost a custodian of the business rather than the owner or managing director,” said the businessman, 54, whose great-grandfather founded Barretts Group in 1902. The firm sells new and used BMW, Citroen, Honda, Jaguar, Land Rover …

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Freedom of city honour for trio

The freedom of the city of Canterbury will be awarded to three high-profile figures tonight (Thursday). Amanda Cottrell, Sir Graeme Odgers and Paul Barrett will receive the honour at a ceremony in the Guildhall in recognition of their “outstanding contribution to the life and wellbeing of the city of Canterbury”. They will join the list of freemen of the city, …

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