A READING car dealership has been crowned 'Best in the UK' by a national car magazine.

AM Magazine bestowed the award to dealership Waylands Reading, in Imperial Way, for the team's work ethic and office culture.

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The judges inspected the local Volvo dealers last week, on Wednesday, March 18.

The AM Awards judges said: “We are impressed by this young business which is already in the top quartile of Volvo’s dealer network for profitability.

"The company has a genuine focus on family, respect and values, and working for the good of the customer, as well as the company."

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John O’Hanlon, CEO of Waylands, said: "We are delighted to have been recognised by AM for the hard work of the Waylands team across our four sites.

"We’re proud of the ethos we’ve created and are pleased that the AM Awards judges noted this as well as our fantastic sales team and financial successes.

"We are planning on expanding the company further in 2020, creating more jobs for the local area.

"We’d like to thank AM for presenting us with this award, and are looking forward to next year’s awards already."