60 Years of Motoring Heritage
Grange has over 60 years of proud and authentic motoring heritage dealing with marque manufacturers to deliver motoring excellence and trust to all our visiting guests.
Timeline of events
1956 - Grange Motors founded by Frederick Chambers in Brentwood, Essex and remained a family run business until May 2003.
1958 - Grange Motors (Brentwood) Ltd was established in December making Grange Motors Britain's largest independently owned Jaguar franchises and and one of Britain's largest Aston Martin dealerships.
1985 - Grange Welwyn Garden City established with Jaguar and Aston Martin dealerships.
1989 - Grange Exeter established with Aston Martin and Jaguar dealerships.
2003 - Acquisition of Grange Motors Ltd by Summit Motors Group Limited (SMIUK).
2007 - Cambria Automobiles plc acquires Grange Motors Ltd as part of SMIUK deal.
2008 - Grange Jaguar Swindon and Croydon founded.
2014 - Cambria Automobiles plc acquires Hadley Green Motors of Barnet to add its first Land Rover dealership.
2015 - Cambria Automobiles plc acquires the trade and assets of T H White Land Rover in Swindon.
2016 (Jan) - Cambria Automobiles plc acquires Land Rover Welwyn Garden City from Jardine Motors Group.
2016 (May) - Cambria Automobiles plc opens Aston Martin Birmingham.
2016 (July) - Cambria Automobiles plc acquires Jaguar and Land Rover Woodford from Pendragon Premier Limited, a subsidiary of Pendragon plc.
2017 (Nov) - Cambria Automobiles plc started a new and exciting partnership with luxury brand McLaren. Mclaren Hatfield opened in January 2018.
2017 (Dec) - Cambria Automobiles plc agreed on a partnership with luxury brand Bentley. Our new dealerships are Bentley Chelmsford in Essex and Bentley Tunbridge Wells in Kent. Both are open now.
2018 (Jan) - Cambria Automobiles plc agreed to represent the world-renowned Lamborghini marque to open a new dealership in Chelmsford. Lamborghini Chelmsford is open now.
2018 (August) - Cambria Automobiles plc opened its second Lamborghini dealership. Lamborghini Tunbridge Wells is open now.
2019 (Apr) - Cambria Automobiles plc opened its new state-of-the-art facility for Aston Martin in Hertfordshire. Aston Martin Hatfield is open now.
2019 (May) - Cambria Automobiles plc opened its new state-of-the-art Grange McLaren Hatfield dealership in Hertfordshire. Grange McLaren Hatfield is open now.
2020 (Jan) - Cambria Automobiles plc welcomed Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Edinburgh to the group bringing the pinnacle of luxury motoring to Grange. We also opened Grange Aston Martin Edinburgh dealership in Scotland, our fourth Aston Martin dealership. Read more about our new Edinburgh dealerships here.