Marshall Group

Marshall Group

Founded in 1909 as an automobile company in Cambridge, Marshall entered the aviation business in 1929. The Marshall Group, still a privately owned company, is chaired by Alex Dorrian CBE since Sir Michael Marshall moved to the role of President in October 2016. Robert Marshall, the fourth generation of the Marshall family, became Group Chief Executive in 2012.

Address: Cambridge Airport, Newmarket Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB5 8RX
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Founder Member

Founded in 1909, the Marshall Group now has an annual turnover in excess of £1.5 billion and approximately 5,000 employees.

Headquartered on an 900 acre site in Cambridge, UK, the Group operates worldwide in the fields of aerospace, military land systems and fleet management; together with a network of over 100 franchised automotive dealerships in the UK.

The Group of Companies currently has an employment approaching 4000 working in the fields of Aerospace Engineering, Specialist Vehicle Design and manufacture, Engineering Consultancy Skills for Military Rapid Mobility Solutions and Hospitals, Motor Car Sales and Service, Truck and Refrigerated Transport Sales and Service, and  Property Ownership and Management.

Marshall is very active in the training arena, and in addition to providing spare capacity to local companies, The Marshall Group provides direct sponsorship of three local schools (Teversham C of E Primary School, Coleridge Community College, and Bottisham Village College) and support to other schools. The company is also the sponsor of The Sir Arthur Marshall Institute of Aeronautics within Cambridge University Engineering Department.

Marshall Fleet Services

Marshall Fleet Services

Marshall Fleet Solutions (MFS) is one of the UK’s largest mobile transport refrigeration and tail lift networks and is one of the largest Thermo King dealers in Europe.

Cambridge International Airport

Cambridge International Airport

Owned and operated by the Marshall Group of Companies since 1937 it is the International airport for Cambridge, Peterborough and the East of England, one of the UK’s fastest growing regions, renowned for education, technology and innovation.

Martlet Corporate Angel

Martlet Corporate Angel

Martlet is the investment arm of the Marshall of Cambridge group, providing small (initially £10K to £100K) sums of capital for early-stage technology start-ups that are located in the UK, with a bias towards Cambridge and East Anglia.

Marshall Motor Retail and Leasing

Marshall Motor Retail and Leasing

Marshall Motor Holdings plc is an independent public company quoted on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange. Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Limited is the majority shareholder in Marshall Motor Holdings plc.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence

Marshall Aerospace and Defence

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is the UK’s largest independent aerospace and defence company and is respected and trusted worldwide for its expertise in civil, military and commercial aircraft and defence solutions.

Marshall Group Properties

Marshall Group Properties

Marshall Group Properties owns and is responsible for 364 hectares (approx. 900 acres) of land, which includes the Cambridge Airport site, as well as land holdings adjacent to the airport.

David Swann, Team Leader, AeroAcademy; and Anna Davanzo

Marshall's AeroAcademy continues to address skills shortages

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is pleased to announce that three of its AeroAcademy Foundation Degree students have attained BSc (Hons) in Aircraft Engineering at Kingston University.

9 May 2013Read in full

Catherine completes first solo flight

Catherine completes first solo flight

The Cambridge Aero Club teaches numbers of young people to fly each year and their latest student to have flown solo is Catherine Stewart, who had gained an enthusiasm for flying having met Terry Holloway of Marshall of Cambridge on a radio chat show in Cambridge.

8 May 2013Read in full

Inghams launches winter ski and summer programme from Cambridge Airport

Leading UK tour operator, Inghams, has confirmed the launch of its first ever winter ski and summer programme departing from Cambridge Airport, with new weekly flights to Geneva commencing from December 2013. In addition, weekly flights to Milan and Geneva will appear in Inghams’ Lakes & Mountains programme for summer 2014.

8 May 2013Read in full

Terry Holloway with Brian Entwisle

Fifty years fly by for reunited pilots

Two retired RAF Group Captains held a reunion at Cambridge Airport after an interval of 50 years by taking a flight in a Cessna 172 of the Cambridge Aero Club.

7 May 2013Read in full

FlairJet and Marshall Executive Aviation draw on each other’s strengths

FlairJet, the London Oxford Airport-based business jet charter company, has been quick to reap the benefits of having a dual UK base, following its acquisition by Cambridge-based Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group in March.

2 May 2013Read in full

Marshall wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Marshall wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2013 in innovation

Deployable CT Scanners in service with three international Armed Forces including the UK have led to Land Systems, part of Cambridge based Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, being awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2013 in the Innovation category, the company announces today.

22 April 2013Read in full

Prince Michael visiting the aircraft hangars in company

Marshall of Cambridge visited by HRH The Duke of Kent

His Royal Highness, Prince Michael of Kent GCVO, paid a private visit to Marshall of Cambridge on Wednesday 10 April to be updated on the work of the Group of Companies.

11 April 2013Read in full

Some of the participants and an exciting array of cakes.

Marshall hosts 'The Great Bake-Off' for Red Nose Day

Marshall of Cambridge entered, once again, wholeheartedly into Comic Relief and at Head Office all of the staff energetically rolled up their sleeves in a baking competition, to bake cakes, which were then subsequently sold in aid of Comic Relief. In total £325 was raised for Comic Relief as a result of some very delicious cakes.

20 March 2013Read in full

Marshall celebrates success of apprentices

Marshall of Cambridge is celebrating the success of its own apprentices over 93 years of continuous apprentice training, at an event being held during National Apprentice Week.

14 March 2013Read in full

Steve Jones of Cambridge Airport

Steve Jones expands role as managing director at Cambridge Airport

The Marshall Group of Companies is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Jones as the new managing director of its aviation services business unit, which now includes responsibility for Cambridge Airport and its operations.

5 March 2013Read in full

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