Vertu Motors

New jobs and investment at Leeds car retailer


Vertu Leeds Jaguar Land Rover has undergone a significant refurbishment and relocation of its service centre, creating three service trainee roles and an apprenticeship.

The retailer has also introduced a night shift for technicians, to give customer’s complete flexibility and help attract new technicians.

The service centre has been moved upstairs on its Gemini Business Park site, allowing an even more spacious and comfortable place for customers to discuss their vehicle’s maintenance and servicing.

Rik Shield, Head of Business at Vertu Leeds Jaguar Land Rover said: “Customer facing colleagues had outgrown the original service centre but with some investment and reconfiguration, we have created a larger working space to accommodate the growing team.

“Demand for servicing has led us to establish a night shift, which allows customers to drop off their vehicles during the evening, or perhaps on the way home from work and have them delivered back next morning.

“We also hope that by offering night shift roles we can continue to attract the very best technicians.”



CONTACT: Caroline Walker on 01325 363436

Notes to Editors

Vertu Motors plc is the fifth largest automotive retailer in the UK with a network of 160 sales outlets across the UK. Its dealerships operate predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Vertu Motors and Macklin Motors brand names.

Vertu Motors plc was established in November 2006 with the strategy to consolidate the UK motor retail sector. It is intended that the Group will continue to acquire motor retail operations to grow a scaled dealership group. The Group’s acquisition strategy is supplemented by a focused organic growth strategy to drive operational efficiencies through its national dealership network. The Group currently operates 156 franchised sales outlets and 4 non-franchised sales operations from 120 locations across the UK.

Vertu’s Mission Statement is to “deliver an outstanding customer motoring experience through honesty and trust”.

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