We are thrilled to announce that our Canterbury BMW Centre was awarded the prestigious title of "BMW Retailer of the Year" at the 2023 BMW Retailer Awards Ceremony, which took place at the Tate Britain in London on Friday night.

This fantastic accolade for the Barretts Group is a testament to Nathan Rogers (pictured centre), who served as Head of Business in Canterbury until the end of 2023, and to the entire Canterbury Team in all areas of the business. Additionally, Nathan's consecutive nominations for the Head of Business of the Year Award underscores his outstanding performance.

David George, Chief Executive Officer, BMW Group UK said: "I want to extend my thanks to everyone across the BMW Group UK retail network and offer special congratulations to Barretts Canterbury for their outstanding performance last year, earning them the title of our 2023 Retailer of the Year.”

Paul Barrett, Managing Director, commented: “All of us at Barretts are absolutely thrilled to have won the BMW Retailer of the Year Award for 2023; it is particularly special in what is our 25th year with the BMW Group. It is a real credit to our Head of Business, Nathan Rogers, and to all of the team in Canterbury, who have delivered an outstanding performance in all areas of the business.”

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Barretts BMW Ashford & Canterbury.


Barretts is one of the few family businesses that have been trading in Canterbury since the turn of the last century, providing unique, personal and first-class customer service across Kent.

At Barretts BMW Ashford and Canterbury, we specialise in new and used car sales for both personal and business use. We also offer the Motability Scheme on selected models.

We're passionate about making the car buying process an enjoyable and seamless experience, with a team of friendly and professional staff that put you in the driver's seat.

Our site is equipped with state-of-the-art service facilities operated by a team of professional and knowledgeable technicians. Our technicians are manufacturer trained, making them the true experts of your car.

Barretts also benefits from an award-winning Accident Repair Centre based in Hersden, Canterbury. This large facility handles everything from minor scuffs and scrapes to full bodywork reconstruction. To find out more click here.

We pride ourselves on customer service, and with over 120 years of experience, we know the level of service our customers expect to receive from a trusted family-owned and operated business.

Our service to you doesn’t stop when you leave our forecourts. We're here to provide assistance and advice whenever you need it, and that's why we build the strong, long-lasting relationships we have with our customers.

Barretts BMW - Combining traditional values of the past, with the cars of the future.

Contact Barretts BMW Ashford | 01233 500555

Contact Barretts BMW Canterbury | 01227 828888


As you walk into our showroom you will be greeted by our friendly reception. Our self service check-in machines are right next to our reception area and right by the service team. We have an open-planned layout with a variety of car models on your right as you enter the showroom. 

Complimentary Refreshments

Enjoy a range of hot and cold refreshments whilst you wait. Our showrooms have fridges with complimentary cold refreshments and coffee machines for coffee, tea and hot chocolate in each waiting area.

Waiting Area

Our waiting area is located to the left of the main entrance. We have a comfortable waiting area equipped with a television and refreshments for our customers. This area is also home to our branded merchandise, which can be purchased from our showroom by asking one of our team members.

Free WiFi

We have free Wi-Fi available in our showrooms. The network and passwords are displayed clearly throughout the reception and waiting areas. You can also ask one of our friendly team members to assist in helping you connect your device.

Shuttle Bus

At Barretts, we offer a complimentary Shuttle Bus that takes our customers into the centre of Ashford or Canterbury. This is a scheduled shuttle service which runs periodically throughout the day.

Dog Friendly

All of our showrooms are dog friendly. Your trusted companions will be welcomed with a bowl of water, treats and plenty of fussing and petting from our teams.

Contact Barretts BMW Ashford | 01233 500555

The Boulevard, Orbital Park, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0GA

SALES: 01233 500555

SERVICE: 01233 224999

PARTS: 01233 504330

Contact Barretts BMW Canterbury | 01227 828888

Broad Oak Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7PX

SALES: 01227 828888

SERVICE: 01227 204999

PARTS: 01227 828844

Contact Barretts BMW Ashford | 01233 500555

Contact Barretts BMW Canterbury | 01227 828888