Belfast Telegraph

68. Charles Hurst Group

  • Operations director: Colin McNab
  • Pre-tax profit: £7m
  • Employment: 809
  • Pay bill: £24.5m

Headquartered at Belfast’s Boucher Road on Europe’s largest automotive site and part of the UK car retail and aftercare giant Lookers plc, Charles Hurst Group is officially Northern Ireland’s largest car retailer.

Operating across the island of Ireland since 1911 and employing more than 1,100 staff in 11 locations in Northern Ireland, Charles Hurst represents 18 car manufacturers, three motorcycle manufacturers, a dedicated van centre and four specialist tyre operations.

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It’s led by group operations director Colin McNab who has been with the company for more than 40 years.

Charles Hurst also specialises in luxury, premium brands including Ferrari, Aston Martin, Maserati and Jaguar Land Rover.

Last year, it opened a new £8m ‘dual store’ Jaguar and Land Rover base.

Charles Hurst

62 Boucher Road


BT12 6LR

Tel: 028 9517 0268