John Bloor

About John Bloor

Birth Day: June 16, 1943
Birth Place: Aberdyfi, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Residence: Swadlincote, South Derbyshire, England
Occupation: Owner of Bloor Holdings Chairman of Bloor Homes Owner of Triumph Motorcycles Ltd

John Bloor

John Bloor was born on June 16, 1943 in Aberdyfi, United Kingdom, United Kingdom. John Bloor, a billionaire home builder and motorcycle manufacturer, works hard to stay off the radar. But reports suggest he took an unlikely path en route to earning his riches. Bloor reportedly left school at age 15 and began an apprenticeship as a plasterer; he built his first house before turning 20. Today Bloor Homes is one of the largest privately held builders in the U. K., constructing about 3,000 houses each year. Bloor bought the manufacturing rights to his other major asset, Triumph Motorcycles, In 1983, and has been pouring money into R&D ever since. Now run by his son, Nick, Triumph has boasted legendary riders like Marlon Brando in 'The Wild One', James Dean in 'Rebel Without A Cause', and Steve McQueen in 'The Great Escape'.
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Age 77 years old
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Born June 16, 1943 (Aberdyfi, United Kingdom, United Kingdom)
Birthday June 16
Town/City Aberdyfi, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

John Bloor was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

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Biography/Timeline

1983

While attending the auction of the site of the former Triumph factory to buy the site for house construction, Bloor bought the collapsed Triumph brand in 1983. After sub-licensing the brand for a period, he invested over £80 million into rebuilding the marque, opening the new Hinckley factory in 1991. After a factory fire in 2002 stopped production the factory was rebuilt, and now produces 46,000 motorcycles per annum.

2002

Bloor's first job was as a trainee plasterer for a local building contractor. Two years later he set up his own Business and began building his first house before he was 20. His building company, Bloor Homes, is now one of the largest privately owned house builders in the UK, and has contributed to the successful regeneration of the East Midlands. In 2002, housing sales reached 1,870 making Bloor Homes then the largest housebuilder to be owned by one man.

2017

J.S.Bloor donated £400,000 to the Conservative & Unionist Party in the 2017 General Election

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