SJennings Ltd - Our Story Summary

Our Dealerships History

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.

Customer Loyalty

Over the years the company has successfully grown and generations of the same family come to Jennings for their motoring needs.


We have also been the recipient of Ford's most outstanding award for exceeding in customer satisfaction on 16 separate occasions.

Management Buyout

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.

Multi-Franchise Status

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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