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Donnelly Group unveils plans for new £6m Dungannon showroom

Building work starts this month on the Donnelly Group's new £6 million Jaguar Land Rover showroom in Dungannon

THE north's largest family owned vehicle retailer has announced plans for a new £6 million showroom in Co Tyrone.

Building work is set to begin this month on a new 50,000 sq ft Jaguar Land Rover showroom for Donnelly Group at its flagship site in Dungannon. The development, which is set to create a number of new jobs, will include 100 customer parking spaces and space for 16 show cars and 75 used Jaguar Land Rover vehicles.

Terence and Raymond Donnelly, the sons of Peter Donnelly who founded the Donnelly Group in 1947, said it was fitting work on the new showroom would commence in the year the firm celebrates its 70th anniversary.

“We are delighted to welcome the Jaguar brand to the Donnelly Group as our 19th manufacturer as a result of our longstanding relationship with Land Rover."

“Since our foundations in 1947 until today, our ethos has always been to provide unrivalled service, value and choice to our loyal customers. This state-of-the-art Jaguar Land Rover showroom, with its significant focus on customer experience, reaffirms these values and our commitment to our customers," they said.

Currently being rolled out across Jaguar Land Rover's entire global network, the new-look showroom design will be the only one of its kind in mid-Ulster.

UK managing director of Jaguar Land Rover, Jeremy Hicks added:

“What the Donnelly Group has in store with its this new showroom is really exciting, and we can't wait for our customers to experience this brilliant new Jaguar Land Rover location.”

During building work, the existing Land Rover showroom in Dungannon, which is one of eight Donnelly Group sites across Northern Ireland, will continue to operate as normal. The Donnelly Motor Group is the largest family owned new and used car dealership in Northern Ireland and employs more than 700 people, selling over 18,000 vehicles a year.

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