It all began in 1890....when a man called
Septimus Jennings started repairing bicycles
as a hobby in his garden shed in the
town of Morpeth, Northumberland.
That hobby soon became a full-time job for Septimus
when he purchased his very first business premises and
began selling bicycles and motor cars.
In 1912, S Jennings Ltd was registered with Companies
House and five years later, the business became one of
the first main Ford dealers in the country to be appointed
by Ford Motor Company to sell its cars.
Over the years the company has successfully grown and
generations of the same family come to Jennings for their
We have also been the recipient of Ford's most outstanding
award for exceeding in customer satisfaction on 16 separate
A management buyout from the third generation of the
Jennings family took place in the early 90s and in 2005
the most significant buyout involving the company's current
managing director, Nas Khan, took place.
Continued investment and growth in the north east
has resulted in the company becoming a multi-franchise
group. As well as Ford dealerships, we also operate
Mazda, SEAT and Kia franchises across the north east.
Selling competitively priced new and used cars, combined
with catering for the needs of our customers by providing an
unbeatable sales and aftersales service, will always be our
number one priority.
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