More than 100 new jobs could be created as new Portsmouth car dealership is planned

MORE than 100 jobs could be created after councillors approved the construction of a new Guy Salmon car dealership in Cosham.

Thursday, 13th December 2018, 6:00 am
Updated Saturday, 13th July 2019, 7:50 pm
The Village Hotel in Portsmouth

A two-storey building comprising of a showroom, valet facilities, workshop and MOT testing along with car parking will be built on a 1.62 hectare site at Western Road between the Village Hotel and Lakeside Business Park.

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Portsmouth councillors unanimously approved the proposals at a planning committee yesterday, citing the need for more jobs in the city.

Tory Cllr Luke Stubbs commented: 'If the city wants jobs and growth then it is going to have to be flexible. We just don't need huge floor spaces and lots of workers these days. That's the choice we are seeing and this is a good scheme that will bring work for a sizeable amount of people.’