JCT600 has completed work on a new Audi dealership in Hull after three years in development.
The building has a management control system that enables its energy usage to be controlled and closely monitored. It also has a weather station on the roof to automatically control the window blinds.
The showroom roof is covered in solar photovoltaic (PV) panels which generate electricity and any surplus back to the national grid.
Energy and water consumption is closely monitored and daily reports are provided to check on overuse or wastage. The sustainable design also features almost all LED lights, including external lighting
The new expanded facilities include a 12-car showroom incorporating, featuring g vehicle configurators.
The new Hull Audi also has display space for 70 used vehicles; a 16 bay workshop with MOT facilities; and new five bay valeting facilities.
Steven Kirby, head of business at JCT600’s Hull Audi dealership (pictured), said: “The popularity of the Audi brand meant that we had simply outgrown our former premises.
This has been a huge and complex project which has created a fantastic, spacious and high tech showroom for Audi customers which will greatly improve their experience when they visit us. As well as bringing 15 new jobs to Hull, it has also added a stylish modern building to a high profile gateway into the city.”
Mark Taylor, group property director at JCT600, said: “After almost three years from planning to completion, we are proud to have completely transformed a run down, vacant site into a truly eye-catching building.
Complete with Audi’s latest innovative ‘Terminal Architecture’ design incorporating striking exterior perforated aluminium panels, Hull now boasts one of the most modern, high tech Audi dealerships in the UK.
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