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McLaren confirms first Scottish dealership

Thu, 24 Apr 2014

MCLAREN Automotive has announced its first Scottish dealership with plans for a brand new, dedicated showroom not far from the M74 in between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Construction on the Bothwell Road, Hamilton site is expected to be finished by the end of the year, with sales and servicing beginning next year. The dealership will be able to supply and service any of McLaren's past, present or future cars.

A temporary facility for sales and service will be in place by the end of May, according to the franchise appointed to look after the Scottish enterprise for the Woking-based brand.

Park's Motor Group has been awarded the contract and is expected to start work immediately. Ross Park, Director at Park’s Motor Group said: “We are really excited and proud to join the McLaren family and represent the brand in Scotland.

“As a company, we share the same brand values and goals as McLaren, striving to offer our customers the best in terms of service and expertise, and will use the experience and knowledge we have to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction.”

David Brimson, European Director for McLaren Automotive added: ‘The addition of McLaren Glasgow to the retail network is another key step in our growth plan in Europe. Park’s Motor Group are joining us with strong knowledge and experience and is a leading name in the luxury cars market.”

The appointment of McLaren Glasgow creates the 19th retailer for McLaren Automotive in Europe. McLaren is present in 11 countries across the region with locations in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Monaco, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.

By Press Association reporter