Essex used car company Big Cars among UK’s most inspirational businesses

Adam Stott of Big Cars

Adam Stott of Big Cars - Credit: Archant

A premium used car business that has sites in Sudbury in Suffolk and Witham in Essex has been named among the country’s most inspirational companies for the third time in a row.

Adam Stott of Big Cars

Adam Stott of Big Cars - Credit: Archant

Big Cars has been listed in the London Stock Exchange’s report: ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’.

Founded in Chelmsford in 2008 by entrepreneur, Adam Stott, from the spare bedroom of his mum’s house, Big Cars has expanded to become one of the top 30 largest independent car dealers in the UK, last year achieving a record annual turnover of more than £30 million.

The firm is also among the fastest growing companies in Essex - in just nine years, 34 year-old Stott has built Big Cars from a one-man band into a 100-employee business, that sells more than 3,000 cars per year.

Other companies on the LSE list include Ipswich gardening retailer Notcutts and Woodbridge house builder Hopkins Homes.