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05May94 UK: HOW IT ALL STARTED - STRICKLAND.

Peter Strickland took over the running of the company when he was just 17 years old, following the death of his father in 1965. By 1969 he had decided to concentrate on the track market only, buying up the old business of Tractor Spares.At that time the company had a turnover of around £50,000. Within a couple of years the firm was achieving that sort of turnover every month.In the 1970s Strickland expanded with depots in the East and North-West of England, followed by other outlets ...

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