Trident Honda News - History


Trident Honda News - History

Trident Ottershaw joins the World of Honda

Trident Garages is well known locally as a long-established family business, with dealerships in Ottershaw and Weybridge. The Trident name has long been associated with MG Rover; but, after 42-years, it is all change at Trident Honda, as the last of its MG Rover dealerships, based at Ottershaw, has now joined the World of Honda.

We visited Trident Ottershaw as the last of the Honda signs were being erected, and there was a real buzz amongst the staff. The showroom looked thoroughly modern, following its renovation last year, with additional design touches now being introduced by Honda.

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Trident Honda News - History

We are proud to announce that our Weybridge dealership has now followed our Ottershaw site in being awarded the ISO9002 quality accreditation (exact date unknown).

Trident Honda News - History

Stephen Henderson, General Manager of our Weybridge dealership, has been appointed Commercial Director.

Steve joined Trident in 1997 as general manager of our newly constructed Weybridge dealership, after 20 years with a successful dealer group and reaching the position of finance director.

Steve says:

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Our chairman Michael Roberts and his wife Valerie Roberts have today retired from the Trident board of directors, after 35 years at the wheel.

Michael and Valerie Roberts founded the business in 1963, before retiring from an executive role in 1996 - when their son, Richard Roberts took over as managing director.

In addition to Richard Roberts, our board of directors now comprises Roy Hubbard our sales director and Steve Henderson our commercial director.

Trident Honda News - History

Trident Weybridge was officially opened by Philip Hammond, MP for Runnymede and Weybridge, on (date unknown). Trident acquired the site in 1996 and have now completed a complete demolition and redevelopment.

Trident Honda News - History

Trident are delighted to announce that they have acquired the freehold of the Red Cross centre in Ottershaw. This site joins our Service car park, and will enable us to provide our customers with ample parking.

Trident Honda News - History

Richard Roberts has been appointed Managing Director (exact date unknown), following the retirement of our founded Michael Roberts. Whilst Richard will take over the day to day running of the business, Michael Roberts will continue to play an active role as Chairman.

Trident Honda News - History

Trident is proud to announce the launch of its first website at:

http://www.tridentgarages.co.uk

We believe this to be the first Rover and MG franchised dealer website in the UK and probably in the world.

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Trident are delighted to announce that they have acquired the freehold of the Lex Weybridge site at 30 Queens Road Weybridge and will be developing it as a Rover and MG dealership.

Trident Honda News - History

We are proud to announce that Trident has been appointed one of the first 100 MG Dealers. Out of 600 UK dealers, Trident was one of only a handful of dealerships to match or exceed 100% of Rover's criteria.