Peterborough named Motorpoint Site of the Year

Peterborough has been named the Motorpoint Site of the Year for a second successive year

Staff at the five acre site, which is located on Edgerley Drain Road on the Boongate Industrial Estate in the city, scooped the honour again at a special awards ceremony hosted by the UK’s largest independent car retailer at the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel. The 50-strong site was once again singled out by the company’s directors for their continued hard work over the last 12 months. Motorpoint opened its Peterborough site on the Boongate Industrial Estate in December 2006 as part of a drive to grow its presence in the East of England. Purpose-built, Motorpoint stocks over 500 new and lowmileage used cars from over 30 different manufacturers – all available to drive away on the same day. Ideally located for customers from areas such as Cambridge, Kings Lynn, Peterborough, Rutland, Spalding and Wisbech, Motorpoint is open seven days a week, and until 8pm weekdays. There is also ample parking, free Wi-Fi for all visitors plus a Cafe serving a wide selection of hot and cold foods.

‘We are absolutely thrilled to have been named the Motorpoint Site of the Year for 2017,’ explained Tom Stanton, the recently appointed General Manager of Motorpoint in Peterborough. ‘It’s fantastic for the whole team in Peterborough to be recognised once again by the directors and a great endorsement of the team’s continued hard work and effort.’ Tom and the management team from Peterborough travelled to Palma in Majorca for a three-day allexpenses paid trip as part of their prize. Motorpoint, which was recently named one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies to Work For for a third successive year, is currently one of the principal sponsors of Peterborough United Football Club. It has the naming rights for the 2,500 all-seater Motorpoint Stand at the ABAX Stadium as well as its logo on the League One outfit’s first team training kit.

Motorpoint backs Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice in Peterborough
A celebrity car wash is just one of the many ways that Motorpoint in Peterborough is set to raise funds for Motorpoint’s new charity partner Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice. Motorpoint, has decided to support the hospice’s work over the next 12 months. The 20-bed facility, which is based in Longthorpe, cares for people over the age of 18 from in and around the city who are living with a variety of life-limiting illnesses. The team at Motorpoint are already busy brainstorming ways in which they can raise money for the charity. These will include a number of community-related events at the Motorpoint site as well as potential partnerships with Peterborough United Football Club over the coming 2017-18 season.

Tom Stanton, General Manager of Motorpoint in Peterborough, said: ‘We are extremely proud to have adopted Sue Ryder as our official charity partner in Peterborough. The amazing work that they do at Thorpe Hall is appreciated by everyone in the city and it will be a privilege to work with them over the coming weeks and months to support their fundraising efforts.’ Nilesh Patel, Community Fundraiser at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall, added: ‘I am extremely grateful to Motorpoint for adopting us as their official charity partner in Peterborough and at the same time helping to raise greater awareness of the work we do as an organisation among the Motorpoint customer base.’

Motorpoint has a new General Manager in place in Peterborough. Tom Stanton, formerly Sales Manager, has been promoted to the role after his predecessor Chris Goodison returned to his native Derby to oversee the company’s branch in the East Midlands. Tom, who recently celebrated the birth of his first child, has been with the company for just over four years, during which time he has undertaken a variety of sales management roles. A former Fireman, who also spent time working as a model on TV, he is keen to extend the branch’s reach in the local area ‘through ever greater community involvement.’ ‘We are striving to provide a car buying experience that is second to none in Peterborough,’ he explains. ‘We pride ourselves at Motorpoint on being customer centric, delivering a nonintrusive, non-pressurised service that is tailored to the needs of our customers while at the same time working hard to develop the team onsite so that together we can continue to deliver the awardwinning levels of service for which we are so well-known in the city.’ Tom is supported by Lee Watson, Sales Manager and James Astill, Sales Controller.

With 7,000 plus new and nearly new low mileage cars in group stock at any one time, from over 30 different car manufacturers, you are quite literally spoilt for choice when it comes to buying your car from Motorpoint VALUE With an average saving off UK list price for a new or nearly new low mileage car of £7,000 what more reason do you need to come and buy your car from the UK’s largest independent car retailer

Not only do we deliver when it comes to the choice of cars available and their value off UK list price but we provide an award-winning level of service that is second to none within car retailing. It’s the reason why our hassle free, haggle free model was recently awarded Gold Trusted Service by Feefo. What makes this all the more special is that it’s based solely on feedback from customers – past and present.

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