Lookers is investing £2.5 million to create a brand new state-of-the-art dealership at its new Colchester which can open earlier than the tip of the 12 months.
Lookers mentioned it’s relocating to Wyncolls Street in Severalls Enterprise Park in Colchester from its present Volvo website in Cowdray Avenue to develop a brand new standout dealership for the world. The brand new website was beforehand occupied by Underwoods Skoda till March this 12 months and Lookers will stay open for enterprise at Cowdray Avenue till the brand new dealership is accomplished.
It’s presently investing £2.3 million refurbishing its established franchised Volvo dealership at Baynes Place in Chelmsford which can also be attributable to open in lower than two months’ time.
The brand new Volvo showroom in Colchester will characteristic Volvo’s signature lounge space, full with luxurious Scandinavian furnishings in a spacious setting the place prospects can calm down with free Wi-Fi in an enhanced hospitality expertise.
Designed for a sustainable future and incorporating a variety of eco-friendly options, Lookers new Volvo dealership will even embody a collection of eight EV fees, photo voltaic panels in a recent constructing housing the most recent vary of gorgeous Volvo vehicles, together with the pure electrical XC40 and plug-in hybrids, in addition to a variety of Volvo Selekt Authorized Used fashions. Lookers Volvo will even supply a streamlined service to automobile homeowners which halves ready instances.
Lookers franchise director, David Cooper, mentioned: “Dedicated to investing in delivering an distinctive expertise for our prospects, we’re wanting ahead to showcasing our new and thrilling Volvo dealerships in Chelmsford and Colchester which can mark a brand new milestone for our development throughout Essex, in our workers and in our native communities.”
Lookers’ Volvo portfolio now consists of 5 UK websites, alongside Colchester, Stockport and Glasgow along with Polestar Areas and aftersales companies in Manchester and Glasgow.
Duncan McPhee, Lookers’ chief working officer, mentioned: “Already nicely established in Colchester, Lookers is delighted to be additional investing in Volvo in an thrilling new location within the metropolis that may ship an excellent buyer expertise for guests proper throughout Essex and past. It underlines our dedication to our strengthening relationship with Volvo and our willpower to be the UK’s primary selection for all-electric driving, recommendation and aftersales service.”