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Customer Reviews

  • Mike Donnelly


    Our People

    Mike joined the motor industry in 1991 cleaning cars as a summer job in the college break, since then the motor industry has become part of Mike’s DNA. Through his career he has taken every opportunity to grow and improve progressing his career through various line manager roles covering Mercedes, BMW, and Head of Business within the VW network.

    Mike then joined Jaguar Land Rover UK and worked as a Regional Financial Performance Manager, working with retailers across the UK to improve process and staff engagement to ultimately deliver a better financial return and improve customer loyalty and retention.

    Mike is an author of a book "26.2 Miles to the Gallon" which he wrote after completing the London Marathon with his wife Louise in 2017, the book is aimed at middle managers in the motor industry to help them improve and grow, taking Mike’s experience in the motor industry and his experience of training for and completing the marathon blended into a book.

    Mike Donnelly

    Head of Business Jaguar Land Rover Basingstoke

  • Simon Kaill


    Our People

    "Harwoods is a family run business where you are treated as a person not a number, Harwoods allows opportunities for their staff, whist challenging them. With a great history behind it, Harwoods also offers group diversity and career prospects. Every day is a challenge and never the same, we have great products that make our customers very happy"

    Simon is calm, consistent and responsible who enjoys spending time with his family in his spare time, his proudest moment at Harwoods was achieving first for CLP in Q1 in 2018. His favourite car is the range Rover Sport SVR as it looks great and sounds amazing.

    Simon Kail

    General Sales Manager Jaguar Land Rover Basingstoke

  • Paul Barber

    Our People

    'Originally from Manchester (hence being a Man City fan!) I met my wife at Sheffield University before moving down to London in 1999. I have 2 kids aged 11 and 9 and a 50-50 football mad household with 2 City fans and, very sadly, 2 Spurs fans!'

    'In terms of my career, I have only worked in the premium sector of the UK automotive industry for 21 years – all in the South East and primarily with 2 long periods of continuous employment. I have been fortunate enough to represent Lexus (3 years); Audi (12 years) and BMW (6 years) at manufacturer owned, PLC and private companies. I have been a Head of Business for the last 12 years.'

    'I am thrilled to have joined Harwoods Group and to represent 2 iconic brands in Jaguar and Land Rover at our beautiful, flagship location at Crawley. I look forward to working the team and helping to improve business performance through staff engagement and customer loyalty.'

    Paul Barber

    Head of Business Jaguar Land Rover Crawley


    Our People

    ‘I joined Harwoods because it is a family run business, it allows people to operate with elements of freedom. Harwoods is a professional, honest and exciting business. It is always looking to get the best out of the people they employ and actively promotes from within. My advice for anybody looking to join Harwoods would be to ready yourself for a different and exciting experience at a Group that is constantly evolving for the right reasons’.

    Outside work Jamie enjoys cycling and spending time with his family. Colleagues describe him as energetic, honest and motivating. His favourite car is an RS500 Sierra Cosworth.

    Jamie Judd

    Head of Business at Land Rover Edenbridge

  • David Freeman


    Our People

    "I joined Harwoods because of their values, it’s an inspiring place to work where I feel appreciated.  I am fortunate to lead a very determined team that also manages to have fun at work.  A career at Harwoods offers a great opportunity to work in a fun environment where you feel part of a team.  I like to have interactions with customers where they don’t expect it, making them feel special"

    In his spare time David likes to spend time with his family.  His colleagues describe him as caring, funny and annoying!  His favourite car would be any jaguar because they are all amazing.

    David Freeman

    Sales Manager, Land Rover Edenbridge

  • Marc Sack


    Our People

    "I like Harwoods because of its good management system and customer focused objectives. Harwoods also allows for lots of training and therefore is a very progressive company. "

    The premium brands and great locations drew Marc to Harwoods. He describes himself as being passionate, OCD and driven.

    Marc Sack

    Head of Business, Jaguar Land Rover Lewes

  • Michael Harris


    Our People

    ‘I joined Harwoods because it is a local, family run business. It’s friendly, knowledgeable and trustworthy. My role is to develop and manage our staff to deliver great customer service. I would advise anybody looking to join Harwoods to be honest and open to learning.’

    Outside work, Mike likes to spend time with his family and socialising. Colleagues describe him as happy and his favourite car is an RS Cosworth.

    Michael Harris

    Parts Manager, Land Rover Lewes

  • Alastair Hanna


    Our People

    "The good name in the Motor trade is what drew me to Harwoods, its a family firm which is caring and original allowing me to get to know a large amount of customers"

    Alastair is of Irish origin who is personable, trustworthy and honest, When Alastair isn't working, he enjoys spending time with his dog. He is also into his fitness, enjoying both mountain and motorbikes.

    Alastair Hanna

    Head of Business, Land Rover Pulborough

  • Matthew Finnis

    Our People


    "I joined Harwood’s because of the ability to progress through the company and for any prospective Harwoods group candidate I would say it will be the best decision you will make as it is built on a history of being warming and professional. My proudest moment so far at Harwood’s is promotion to Sales Manager for Jaguar Brighton for which I’ve now been here for almost 2 years."

    Matthew Finnis

    Sales Manager, Jaguar Land Rover Lewes

  • Dean Lifford

    Our People

    "I enjoy Working for a prestigious company that offers great values for both customers and staff. For any of you that are considering a job here at Harwoods, Apply today! You are treated as a member of a working family, with opportunities and support to develop your skills to achieve your career objectives. My proudest moment at Harwoods was seeing the team around me developing and striving to produce results which they team thought were unachievable."

    In Deans spare time he enjoys family time, walking in the countryside with his dog or on a beach! Thailand is also Deans favourite place he has travelled because of its amazing landscapes and cultures.

    Dean Lifford

    Service manager, Jaguar Land Rover Lewes

  • Tony Pepper

    Our People

    "Five years with Land Rover. 18 months with Harwoods. I always put the customer first without them we don’t have a business. I am looking forward to the exciting times ahead in the motor industry with electrification and advancements in technology and what it is bringing to the Land Rover vehicles and how it will change our customers driving experiences."

    Tony spends his spare time with his family. He also enjoys watching the football, boxing and practicisng spanish.

    Tony Pepper

    Service manager, Jaguar Land Rover

Careers at Harwoods

We currently employ over 850 staff, all of whom are dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service, every time and on time. This is the core focus of our business ethos, which all members of our team demonstrate every day by creating memorable experiences for our customers.

We understand that our success has continued to grow from the quality and contentment of our people, as without doubt, they are our biggest asset. Consider joining our team by viewing information on our current vacancies, modern apprenticeships and much more.

Work with Harwoods


Across the counties of Kent, Surrey, Hampshire and Sussex, Harwoods is your local and trusted representative of the Land Rover brand and have been for many years.

Trading since 1931, Harwoods have always focused on their customers, their staff and their attention to detail.

You can select from the full range of current models at all of our showrooms, either as a new or pre-owned vehicle.

Get in touch with your nearest team to find out more and book an appointment or test drive.

All Land Rover vehicles are provided at Harwoods, including the stylish Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Evoque, the All New Defender, The Discovery and the All New Discovery Sport.


The majority of models can also be chosen as approved used vehicles and we still have some wonderful Freelander 2 stock available at our retailers on our Approved Used Scheme all with 12 months Land Rover Warranty.

As our stock changes on a regular basis, please keep checking our website for the latest deals.


Once you've chosen any Land Rover from the range, you can build on our competitive pricing with a special offer or flexible finance plan.

These are available across our ranges of brand-new Land Rovers and pre-owned models, and include long-term service plans to keep your running costs lower.


All maintenance and repairs are carried out at our Land Rover servicing centre on site. Our technicians are trained to the manufacturer's exacting standards, and use nothing less than genuine Land Rover parts to restore your model.

The parts and accessories that we stock can also be bought separately from the dealership should you need them.

When you're ready to choose a new Land Rover or take a test drive in your ideal model, contact Harwoods.

Call or visit your closest showroom, or submit an online contact form to reach the team.


Contact Your Nearest Harwoods Dealer

Operating throughout the South of England, the Harwoods brand is one of the most renowned dealerships in the area.

We have locations in Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, Kent and London