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|
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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 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
Continuing the success of the Gothenburg service introduced in March this year by British Airways franchise partner SUN-AIR of Scandinavia, the airline is expanding its range of Nordic destinations from Cambridge to offer connecting services to both the Swedish capital, Stockholm as well as Helsinki, the capital of Finland.
8 October 2015Read in full
Around 150 experts from 26 businesses across Cambridge and East Anglia will take part in Byte Night, the UK’s largest sleep-out, at Cambridge Airport this Friday (October 2) to raise money for youth services run by Action for Children.
29 September 2015Read in full
Celebrate the very essence of winter and magic of Christmas this year; wrap up warm and head off for festive frivolity direct from Cambridge on a trip to winter wonderland Sweden.
29 September 2015Read in full
Leading tour operator Inghams adds the French Alps to its range of expanding holiday options from Cambridge International Airport.
29 July 2015Read in full
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has joined The 5% Club, an industry-led initiative focused on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students.
23 July 2015Read in full
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has won the coveted Aerospace and Defence Award at the prestigious Insider Made in England Awards 2015.
21 July 2015Read in full
Cambridge International Airport has welcomed the announcement by award-winning specialist travel company Newmarket Holidays that it will be offering direct holidays to the Neapolitan Riviera in summer 2016.
13 July 2015Read in full
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has received two prestigious Insider ‘Made in England’ awards, which were established in partnership with South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) and are part of a wider national campaign to recognise excellence in manufacturing.
15 June 2015Read in full
Marshall Aviation Services, the expanding business aviation services company of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, this week announced at EBACE in Geneva, it is to team with Honda Aircraft Company in Greensboro, NC, USA to be the company’s Northern European provider of sales and service for the HondaJet, the world’s most advanced and light jet.
21 May 2015Read in full
Fred. Olsen Travel is offering return flights to Verona from just £99 return this spring, departing from Cambridge Airport with Eastern Airways on 23 May or 30 May 2015. This is just a third of the normal price (£299 return), saving travellers a huge £200!
20 May 2015Read in full