September 25, 2020 5.17 pm This story is over 38 months old

New car supermarket opening in Lincoln

It will create 25 new jobs

A new car supermarket will open in Lincoln in early November after an extensive refurb.

Taylor Lindsey are putting the finishing touches to the refurb at the Newark Road site, which was formerly occupied by Evans Halshaw, who blamed Brexit for creating “challenging market conditions” before its closure last October. is a trading style of Motordepot, who are based in Hull. The firm currently has 11 sites and the Lincoln branch will supplement the existing ones in Scunthorpe and Grimsby.

James Howarth, Car Supermarket’s Lincoln Branch Manager, is currently recruiting the team who will work alongside him and this will create 25 new jobs, ranging from sales to admin to servicing.

He said: “We will have 300 cars on site and 3,000 available through our wider branch network. We have been looking to bring our brand to Lincoln for some time and look forward to opening very soon.”

Dan Race, Development Director with Taylor Lindsey, said: “We have comprehensively refurbished the building both internally and externally and look forward to seeing the signage erected and the site open and trading very shortly.

“We are pleased with the updated appearance of the building and we are confident that they will trade very successfully from this very prominent site.”