Founded in 1969 by Nicholas and Ronald Lancaster, the Jardine Motors Group originated as a family-run dealership in East Anglia. At the outset, the Group represented just four motoring marques. Since then it has grown and today represents 19 of the world's most well-known, premium manufacturers, operating in over 70 locations across the UK and employing more than 3,600 colleagues.
Jardine Motors Group’s portfolio includes the flagship dealership McLaren London dealership, located in the luxurious area of Knightsbridge. The company also continuously invests in the refurbishments and development of dealerships to enable us to meet the changing needs of udeliver exceptional customer experiences.
Jardine Motors Group is committed to driving diversification in the automotive industry. Spearheading the campaign, Jardine Motors Group CEO Neil Williamson, has committed the company to a target of 30 per cent of senior management roles being held by women by 2030. As part of its innovative approach to driving up diversification in the business, Jardine Motors supports Speakers for Schools, the Automotive 30% Club and Retail Week’s Be Inspired campaign.
Jardine Matheson was founded in 1832 as a trading company, based predominantly in China. The conglomerate is incorporated in Bermuda and is primarily listed on the London Stock Exchange. The group also includes: Jardine Motors; Jardine Lloyd Thompson; Jardine Pacific; Hong Kong Land; Dairy Farm; Mandarin Oriental; Jardine Cycle and Carriage; and, Astra International. These businesses are leaders in the sectors of: motor vehicles, insurance broking, engineering and construction, retailing, luxury hotels and restaurants, property investment and development and mining and agribusiness.
Jardine Matheson’s business ethos has always involved a constant evolution to keep up with the pace of modern times; this can be proved in many of the ways Jardine Matheson’s subsidiaries have developed. With a long history of innovation, creating opportunities, developing new businesses and delivering positive change, find out more about Jardine Group’s beginnings and legacy.
Since 2014, Jardine Motors Group has supported mobility charity Whizz-Kidz to transform the lives of disabled children. Our colleagues’ innovative fundraising ideas and teamwork has raised over £1.2m to provide tailored mobility equipment, wheelchair skills training, mobility therapists and social clubs for young disabled people.
We share with Whizz-Kidz a commitment to exceptional service and providing the perfect vehicle for our customers. Our multi award-winning partnership has become a natural part of how Jardine Motors Group operates and, as well as fundraising, we have created work experience and employment skills training opportunities, we provide colleagues with two paid volunteering days per year and we have provided two VW Transporter vans to help Whizz-Kidz make more visits to families that they support.
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