12 December 2018
Scania has opened a new £5.3 million brand centre in Somerset, to provide a wide range of servicing, repair and maintenance as well as new and used truck sales.
The centre was opened by Sweden’s ambassador to the UK,Torbjörn Sohlström, last week, along with Scania’s UK Managing Director, Martin Hay.
The three-acre site, which employs 27 staff, is strategically placed near junction 23 of the M5 motorway and includes 11 work bays, a purpose-built recycling centre, as well as secure parking for 42 HGV’s and 51 cars.
Martin Hay, said: “This opening is especially personal for me, as I was involved with the very first opening of Bridgwater in September 1995.
“I’m extremely proud to see how it has developed. It shows that through loyal customers and dedicated staff just what can be achieved.
“We have every confidence that Scania Bridgwater will continue to provide a fantastic service in the future.”
Scania Bridgwater General Manager, Nigel Champion, added: “Our new location will enable us to continue to achieve the high levels of customer service that we are associated with.
“The new location will provide more space for vehicles to manoeuvre and reduce congestion and enable us to not only keep up with service demand, but grow the business too.”