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About us

Who we are

Lookers Leasing is a division of Lookers PLC, one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK. Lookers PLC was founded in 1908 by John Looker, and was set up initially to sell bicycles, parts, accessories and the occasional used car.

Today, the company represents 32 manufacturer brands, selling a huge range of new and used vehicles from 150 dealerships in the UK and Ireland.

What we do

If you have a fleet requirement, we can cater for it. We pride ourselves on our personal service and will tailor our offering to suit your requirements.

Our values

Our history

1908

Looker is founded as principally a bicycle retailer by John Looker.

1908

1910

Lookers Ltd & Ford. established which started to sell Ford cars.

1910

1918

Appointed by Austin Motors. Appointed as a distributor of Austin motor vehicles.

1918

1960

First group acquisition.

1960

1973

HQ relocated to Chester Road where company operates today.

1973

1978

Acquisition of Platts Harris.

1978

1980

Toyota dealership acquired.

1980

1984

Braid Group acquired.

1984

1989

SMAC Continental acquired.

1989

1996

Charles Hurst acquired (including Fleet Financial).

1996

1998

Neville Johnston Garages acquired.

1998

1999

New dealerships for Suzuki, SEAT, and Mazda.

1999

2002

Spekehall Vauxhall, Rystar Aston, Selly Oak Vauxhall and Elt Brothers.

2002

2003

Taggarts acquired.

2003

2004

FPS, Savoy Honda, Vauxhall, and VW dealerships purchased.

2004

2008

Brammall acquired (now Lookers Leasing).

2008

2011

Get Motoring UK acquired (now Rosedale).

2011

2012

Lomond Audi acquired.

2012

2013

Chipperfield Holdings acquired.

2013

2014

Colbornes acquired.

2014

2015

Vikings Canterbury Ltd, Jaguar Amersham, and Benfield Motor Group acquired.

2015

2016

Drayton Group and Knights North West acquired.

2016

Public Sector

Lookers Leasing has a specialist team dedicated to providing solutions for public sector customers with dedicated Account Managers. As an approved supplier to Crown Commercial Service through the Vehicle Lease & Fleet Management Framework, you have automatic access to us without the need to tender. We are also an approved supplier to The Procurement Partnership Limited (Lots 1 & 2). We understand the different types of organisation that make up the Public Sector and the unique challenges they each face.

Corporate

Lookers Leasing offers a range of vehicle funding and management packages, tailored specifically to your needs. Our vehicle funding, fleet management and flexible lease services are already valued by many prominent UK businesses. We believe what sets us apart is our attention to detail and the personal way that we work with our customers to achieve the best solution for them. Our highly experienced and committed team ensure that we deliver excellent service and build close relationships that benefit you and your business.

Meet the team

Our leadership team has over 100 years of combined experience. Our expertise can guide you through your fleet procurement with ease. Meet some of our team here.

Lookers PLC

Lookers PLC is a leading UK motor retail and aftersales service group and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Lookers strategy is to have the right brands in the right locations, alongside excellent service and a commitment to providing an outstanding retail experience

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