The Sturgess Motor Group has a long established history as a leading car dealer in Leicestershire. The company was originally founded in 1897 by Walter E. Sturgess when he set up a small shop in the West End of Leicester manufacturing, selling and servicing bicycles known as W.E. Sturgess & Sons. Since 1897, Sturgess Motor Group has grown to become one of the oldest family-operated motor dealers in the UK and also one of the most respected names in UK motor retailing. With a strong reputation for outstanding customer service in the local community and a reputation as a leading motor retailer in the wider community, Sturgess Motor Group has been a trusted name for more than 110 years. Sturgess Motor Group are not the biggest car dealer in the country and have no intentions of being so. Instead, Sturgess Motor Group strive to maintain a reputation as a professional company dealing in high quality vehicles and delivering exceptional customer service to drivers in Leicestershire. A family-run company to this day, members of the Sturgess family are still actively involved in the running of the company. We are a happy, settled and well-motivated team who are totally dedicated to the needs of past, present and future customers. We are proud to still be able to call ourselves a family business and look forward to seeing what the next 100 years will bring. Today, Sturgess Motor Group offer new cars from leading manufacturers such as Jaguar, Land Rover, Hyundai, Volvo, Alfa Romeo and Fiat as well as used cars and aftersales services including parts and accessories, gifts and leisurewear, MOTs and annual servicing. Select a franchise from the list at the top of the page to discover great offers on new cars, high quality manufacturer approved used cars and a full range of aftersales services.
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Leicester, GB
Size (employees)
96 (est)
Sturgess Motor Group was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Leicester, GB
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Sturgess Motor Group Office Locations

Sturgess Motor Group has an office in Leicester
Leicester, GB (HQ)
445 Narborough Rd
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Sturgess Motor Group Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Sturgess Motor Group Financials

Sturgess Motor Group's revenue was reported to be £142.65 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (FY, 2016)

142.6 m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.5 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

2.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

2.3 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

189 k
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


71.8 m60.2 m58.4 m70.1 m66.1 m81.9 m94.2 m106.3 m122.4 m142.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

68.5 m58.1 m55.5 m66.2 m62.9 m77.4 m89.1 m100.7 m117.2 m135.9 m

Gross profit

3.3 m2.1 m2.9 m3.9 m3.2 m4.5 m5 m5.6 m5.2 m6.8 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

81.3 k(705 k)(41.6 k)452.5 k501.9 k658.9 k815.7 k959 k1.1 m1.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

398.7 k1.9 m286 k1.1 m990.4 k(1.1 m)1.4 m274 k1.6 m3.7 m

Dividends Paid

520 520 520 520 520 520 90 k175 k354 k

Cash From Financing Activities

(450 k)(18.8 k)303.5 k69.6 k1 m(43.9 k)995 k840 k172 k858 k
GBPY, 2016


1.9 m


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0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.2 x
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