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Dick Lovett prepares for Bath BMW and Mini dealership relocation

Dick Lovett is recruiting staff ahead of its move to a new BMW and Mini car retail site in Melksham next month.

The Swindon-based AM100 car retail group looking for new team members ahead of the relocation of its Bath franchise to the purpose-built facility on off the A350 at Portal Road, Bowerhill, on Monday, October 17.

Dick Lovett’s new showroom is located opposite its existing Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) dealership sites.

A spokesperson for the group told the Wiltshire Gazette and Herald newspaper: “We are moving from our premises in Bath, to a large purpose-built centre in Melksham.

“This new centre will feature the very latest showroom design from BMW, as well as all of the latest showroom and workshop technologies. 

“We can’t wait to welcome all of our customers to our exciting new location in Melksham, said head of business Leon Vitti.

“The facilities we can offer from this new Centre will go above and beyond what we’ve been able to offer previously.”

Plans to redevelop Dick Lovett's BMW/Mini dealership in Bath as housing and student accommodation were passed by planning offcials in August last year.

The group's move from the site is not alone in its plans for dealership upgrades.

In July AM reported that the business had submitted a planning application to create a new flagship Porsche Centre in South Wales.

Among the jobs on offer at Dick Lovett’s new BMW dealership in Melksham are a BMW/Mini senior vehicle technician, BMW vehicle technician, BMW/Mini aftersales apprentice and BMW vehicle valeter.

The new showroom will feature new customer business suites to enable owners to carry on with their work whilst their car is being serviced and 19 electric vehicle (EV) charging points.

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