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A brief history

Founded in 1937 by H Whale as Ryland Motors, the Group’s origins were in truck sales and coach building. By the 1950s, Ryland was a Limited Company and the company’s focus changed to passenger cars. In 1994 the Group, by then one of the UK’s largest automotive groups, became a plc under the Chairmanship of Peter Whale, grandson of the company’s founder.

After 9 years as a plc however, Peter led an MBO returning the Group to private ownership. Since then concentration has been on the specialist car sector.2006 witnessed the formation of Rybrook Holdings Ltd., with Managing Director Henry Whale confirming the group’s aims for future expansion in this sector. In 2010 Rybrook was named as one of the 3 automotive retailers in the UK representing McLaren. The McLaren Birmingham showroom opened in Hockley Heath in July 2011 and is situated next to  the brand new Rolls-Royce Birmingham showroom with a brand new Rybrook Specialist Car showroom above on the first floor. In July 2012 Rybrook acquired Porsche Centre Chester.


What we offer

Rybrook offers a range of prestigious marques to satisfy the requirements of every motorist, together with all the facilities and resources to ensure that these motor cars are maintained to deliver peak performance at all times and remain in perfect condition. It sounds a simple enough proposition yet it takes a dedicated and professional team and over 70 years of specialist automotive experience. If you have come to expect the very best support, discover what a difference choosing Rybrook for your motoring needs can make.

Recentley Rybrook has been living up to its reputation for exceptional customer satisfaction. Rybrook Warwick was named BMW UK’s Aftersales Facility of the Year 2012, 2013 and 2014 and  Rybrook Shrewsbury was named BMW UK Dealer of the Year 2014 .

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