Brindley Group has been given a inexperienced mild to redevelop its current Wolverhampton Kia dealership to satisfy the Korean carmaker’s newest company identification (CI) requirements.
Wolverhampton Council’s planning committee gave the go-ahead to plans to demolish the dealership, positioned on the A449 Penn Highway, and exchange it with a “trendy, single-storey alternative”.
An announcement submitted alongside the applying by architects Design to Construct stated: “The premises is positioned on the junction with Ablow Avenue and at present consists of a automobile showroom, elements retailer and workshop on the bottom flooring, but in addition homes redundant second flooring places of work above the principle showroom.
“The corporate needs to demolish the prevailing showroom and places of work and construct a contemporary single-storey alternative to adjust to the present Kia franchise requirements for automobile showrooms – thereby permitting the continuation of the Kia franchise to function from the positioning.”
One of many UK’s stand-out progress manufacturers, Kia is focusing on a document 100,000 new automobile registrations in 2022.
In a current manufacturer profile feature, the brand’s UK president and chief executive Paul Philpott instructed AM that now was the correct time to introduce a redesign of its automobile retail community.
Kia’s franchised retailers delivered record profitability in 2021, delivering a mean 2.7% return on gross sales.
AM paid a go to to Kia’s newly upgraded Bolton dealership earlier this yr to get a style of the brand new CI.
Brindley Motor Group at present represents Kia in Wolverhampton and Tipton. Its different franchised manufacturers embrace Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Maxus, MG, Nissan and Volvo.