BUILDING work on a multi-million-pound Jaguar Land Rover dealership for Jardine Motors Group has begun in Wolverhampton.
The new showroom, which is set to open in late 2018, will be a redevelopment of old industrial land off Penn Road. The land has been derelict since 2004.
Jardine Motors Group, which operates more than 70 franchises including the Wolverhampton Audi showroom off Ring Road St George’s, contracted Speller Metcalfe for the build, which will incorporate a showroom with space for 18 Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, a workshop and service area, and a reception area.
Steve Pettyfer, group property director for Jardine Motors Group, said: ‘Our new dealership facilities for the Jaguar Land Rover brand will be the largest in the group, and we are very pleased to have appointed local contractor Speller Metcalfe to deliver a project we can all be proud of.’
He added that new jobs would be created in addition to the 48 staff who would move across from Wolverhampton’s existing JLR dealership in Stafford Street.
Speller Metcalfe group managing director Des O’Neill said: ‘We’re excited to be working with Jardine Motors Group on this new project, which will support the ongoing growth and regeneration of the city of Wolverhampton.’
Pictured at top is an artist’s impression of the new showroom
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