Shelbourne to create 60 jobs in £5m investment

Sales director Richard Ward with finance director Caroline Willis and  Paul Ward, sales director launch the anniversary project for Newry
Sales director Richard Ward with finance director Caroline Willis and Paul Ward, sales director launch the anniversary project for Newry

Portadown base motor dealer Shelbourne Motors is to invest £5m in a new complex in Newry creating 60 new jobs as the family owned business marks its 45th anniversary.

The new facility is due to open in early 2019 with an additional 100 jobs during construction.

The 50,000sqft design from Clarman Architects, includes four new car showrooms, car handover bays and a lounge-style waiting area with cafe as well as the first drive-thru service centre in the province featuring a 28-bay service workshop.

“Over the past 45 years we have prided ourselves on being a family run business that has continually strived for expansion, built upon an ethos of delivering exceptional choice and excellent customer service to our strong and loyal customer base,” said director Paul Ward.