Construction completed at largest The Car People showroom

Caddick Construction has completed a £6m contract to build a car retail facility for The Car People on Calver Park Road in Warrington.

Caddick’s  North West team, based in Birchwood, started on site in August, 2016 to create The Car People’s largest facility to date, at 41,441sq ft and with 1,000 cars on display and a total capacity of 1,700 vehicles.

The dealership, which has now begun trading, also houses a showroom, workshop, bodyshop, valet bay, office and toilets.

The project included all associated external works including car display areas, a compound and a servicing area, plus a new access road together with service infrastructure.

Andrew Murray, managing director at Caddick Construction, said: “Caddick Construction has an impressive portfolio when it comes to automotive construction.

“We’ve successfully delivered dealerships for a number of high profile car companies including BMW and Mini, Vauxhall, Jaguar Land Rover, SEAT, SKODA and Porsche.

“The sheer scale of this project made it a really rewarding one to work on and we’re certainly happy with the finished result.”

Martyn Carnell, managing director for The Car People added: “We’re extremely happy to have worked with Caddick to deliver a first class facility to help us bring completely hassle-free car buying to the people of the Warrington area.

“We have now opened our doors to the public and are delighted to welcome the people of Warrington down to the dealership.”

Caddick Construction and Caddick Civil Engineering are the operational arms of Caddick Group PLC.

Offering more than 35 years’ experience across a range of market sectors including commercial, education, industrial, leisure, refurbishment, residential, care, retail, mixed use and fit out.

The group employs almost 500 people and its turnover is £90m.