Mercedes-Benz dealer Northside Truck & Van has reopened its Sheffield branch following a £1.5 million redevelopment.
The dealership features a new showroom aimed at retail van customers, while the office and staff welfare accommodation at the facility in Ambereley Street, Attercliffe, has also been refurbished.
Repair and maintenance capacity has increased by 25% through a workshop extension that created space for two new bays.
Meanwhile, the service department, which remains open round-the-clock, seven-days-a-week, has introduced tachograph calibration and testing, as well as an MOT service covering vehicles in the Class 4, 5 and 7 categories.
Depot manager Lee Snowball said: “The investments we have made at Sheffield reflect our determination to keep vehicle downtime to an absolute minimum, and our commitment to providing operators with the ultimate ‘one-stop shop’.
“The new showroom, extended workshop and refurbished facilities mean that not only is the branch a more attractive place for customers to visit, it is also more efficient and comfortable for staff.
“The fact that our technicians work through the night also allows van and passenger transport operators to get their MOT tests carried out, and truck operators their tachograph work done, at times that suit them, so their vehicles are always available for work when needed.”
Northside Truck & Van sells and supports Mercedes-Benz vehicles and FUSO Canter light trucks from a network of seven branches across Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.
In February the company was crowned Mercedes-Benz Van Retailer of the Year at the manufacturer’s annual Van Academy awards, where it also won no fewer than five of the remaining 11 awards.
At the corresponding Truck Sales Masters event Northside won the Mercedes-Benz Truck Sales Dealer and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Dealer prizes, while Tony Birtwistle and Dave Brindle picked up the awards for Truck Sales Master and Used Truck Sales Manager respectively.