Jardine Motor Group has targeted late 2018 as the opening date for its new Jaguar Land Rover dealership in Wolverhampton.T
he building contractor Speller Metcalfe has commenced work on the he new showroom, which will incorporate a large internal showroom with a combined space for 18 Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, a workshop and service area and reception.
Des O’Neill, Group Managing Director for Speller Metcalfe said, “We’re excited to be working with Jardine Motor Group on this new project which will support the ongoing growth and regeneration of the City of Wolverhampton.”
Steve Pettyfer, Group Property Director for Jardine Motors Group added, “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.The showroom will provide a boost to the local economy by redeveloping an old industrial site which has sat unused for more than 10 years, as well as creating new jobs in addition to the 48 staff who will move over from Wolverhampton’s existing JLR dealership.”
Jardine Motors Group is one of the larges automotive retailers in the UK operating more than 70 franchises, and representing 23 different car, motorcycle and commercial vehicles brands.