A Look Back On 2019 & Happy New Year From Everyone At Big Motoring World
Another year comes to a close and what a year it has been for Big Motoring World. From opening three new locations to winning multiple awards. 2019 has been a fantastic year at Big Motoring World. As we look back we’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy New Year.
2019 has seen the Big Motoring World name go from strength to strength and below are just a few of our highlights from the last 12 months.
Big Motoring World success at Auto Industry Excellence Awards:
In March we attended the Auto Industry Excellence Awards. Heading into the night shortlisted in a number of categories, we were delighted on the night to go one better in the Dealer Website Excellence category and receive Highly Commended status. This accolade adds to our victory in this category last year and to date is our fifth overall accolade for our website.
After receiving this status we were incredibly proud to see our CEO Peter Waddell named as the overall award victor for Dealer Principal Excellence as he took to the stage to collect his very much deserved trophy.
The opening of London Stratford:
The summer of 2019 saw us open our first London location in Stratford. This move allowed us to expand our total group stock to over 3000 vehicles as we aim to become the name for used cars in London.
Placed near to the home of the London 2012 Olympics we are served by fantastic transport links and brings the Big Motoring World name to the capital for the first time.
The arrival of the National Preparation Centre in Peterborough:
In the summer we opened our new National Preparation Centre in Peterborough. Equipped with a full production line, more than 70 ramps for maintenance work and pre-delivery inspections to be carried out, 15 MOT bays alongside 14 paint ovens our preparation centre is a one-stop-shop to ensure that our cars can be the best that they can be when they arrive at our dealerships.
Big Motoring World ranked 126th on Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250:
Autumn and we were delighted to discover that Big Motoring World had been ranked at number 126 within the 15th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Fast Track 250.
A list compiled annually, the Fast Track 250 is designed to rank Britain’s private, mid-market companies with the largest sales. Compiled by Fast Track and published within the Sunday Times annually, the Fast Track 250 lists the very best of the best and it’s a fantastic pleasure to feature in 2019’s table alongside some very illustrious company.
Big Motoring World Triumphs at prestigious Used Car Awards:
November saw the annual and prestigious Used Car Awards take a place in central London. A highlight of the motor trade calendar, this years edition saw Big Motoring World recognised in three award categories.
Our first win of the night came thanks to the Days To Sell Award. Designed to recognise the dealer best at turning their vehicles into a sale the quickest.
This would prove to be the beginning of what would be a successful evening for Big Motoring World. Straight after the Days To Sell award came the highly sought after Dealer Principal of the Year award and we are delighted to announce that our owner and CEO, Peter Waddell, was this year’s winner.
Finally, we were delighted to receive Highly Commended status in the Used Car Supermarket of the Year category. A fantastic way to wrap up a successful evening.
The opening of London Enfield:
The end of this year saw the opening of our new London Enfield dealership. Located near junction 25 of the M25, it is perfectly placed for customers across the country. Furthermore, the Enfield, Waltham Cross location boasts 5 acres of land which allows us to add an additional 650 cars from all manufacturers into group stock.
What a year it has been. None of the above could have been achieved without the support of our hardworking team and loyal customers. So wherever you are celebrating this evening, we hope you have a great night and we look forward to meeting you again in 2020.
If you’re considering a new car to kick start your 2020, you’ll be excited to know that our Big Winter Sale is back and hundreds of used cars have big savings across the range. Head over to our sale page here, to discover all the latest deals.