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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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Paul Barrett, Amanda Cottrell and Sir Graeme Odgers given Freedom of City of Canterbury

by Alex Claridge @claridgealex On a night of pomp and ceremony, Canterbury awarded the freedom of the city to a trio of distinguished names. Lord Mayor of Canterbury Cllr Ann Taylor presented the highest award the city can bestow upon Paul Barrett, Amanda Cottrell and Sir Graeme Odgers at the Guildhall on Thursday. Mr Barrett, the managing director of Barretts …

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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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