Quick Lane opens new Colchester centre
Quick Lane Tyre & Autocentre opened its new Colchester branch today as the brand continues its UK and European growth.
The new facility covers a space of 6,000 square feet and is situated on Peartree Road Retail Park, close to Colchester town centre and the Tollgate shopping park. It is the fourth in the UK to follow the franchise model and the second that has TrustFord behind it as the franchisee.
Quick Lane centres service all makes and model of vehicle across 13 core maintenance and light repair services. According to the company, “centres focus on giving customers back the thing they value most – time”. In addition to the new Colchester site franchisee TrustFord, also has a Quick Lane centre in Prestwich, Manchester.
John Dines, UK operations director, Quick Lane commented: “Our new Colchester Quick Lane centre is situated in an ideal location with high retail footfall. It fits with our mission to provide convenience with confidence, delivering highly professional and transparent automotive servicing and maintenance that fits around our customers’ busy lives. By employing the very best local talent to offer a seamless customer journey, we are proving that Quick Lane really is brilliant at the basics.”
Stuart Foulds, chairman and chief executive of TrustFord, the investor behind the new Quick Lane centre, commented: “We fully support the Quick Lane ethos to provide professional service and maintenance repair services with high availability and easy accessibility. Our Colchester centre is ideally located for motorists, allowing them to combine vehicle servicing with other important daily duties, in a convenient and hassle-free way.”
Quick Lane currently has more than 15 sites across the UK and over a thousand licensed and franchised centres worldwide. The franchise has ambitious expansion plans that will see it continue to grow its footprint throughout Europe over the next few years.