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Caddick Construction to build £41m car showroom for Williams Group

Caddick Construction, part of family-run property and construction giant Caddick Group plc, has been awarded the contract to deliver the £41m Williams Group flagship automotive retail centre at TraffordCity, Greater Manchester.

On behalf of Williams Group, Caddick Construction will provide a three-storey BMW showroom, a two-storey Jaguar Land Rover showroom and single-storey MINI showroom, in a high-profile location opposite Event City and next to John Lewis at Intu Trafford Centre.

Designed by Wilmslow-based architects Taylor Design, work on the 14.3-acre site commenced on Monday, 11th June with completion in late summer 2019.

Caddick Construction will also deliver workshops, including service drive through for both centres, valet and car washing facilities together with roads and drainage works.

The scheme is part of the wider TraffordCity redevelopment by Peel Land and Property to create a further 3.4 million square feet of retail, leisure and commercial space around Intu Trafford Centre.

Ian Threadgold, North West Construction Manager, Caddick Construction said: “We have built an extensive portfolio of car showrooms and dealerships, which demonstrates the strength and capability of our teams working in partnership with clients in the automotive sector. We’re extremely proud of our long association with Manchester, where we are currently working on the landmark 34-storey Angel Gardens project in the city centre. Undertaking this major development enables us to continue contributing to its future prosperity by engaging with local suppliers as well as creating local job opportunities.”

Nick Cook, Managing Director, Williams Group, added, “Our vision includes a striking range of contemporary showrooms including the new Jaguar land Rover ARCH concept featuring a dual branded showroom and service drive through for Jaguar and Land Rover.  Our stunning new flagship retail centre at this premium site will provide the perfect platform to display our range of prestige vehicles.”