Roadside development creates 45 jobs next to Jaguar Land Rover’s plant

(From left) Noel Muscutt, partner at Bulleys; Philip Bartleet, acquisitions manager, Euro Garages; David Kay, director, Ask Developments, Bob Tattrie, managing partner, Trebor Developments

A new garage with a roadside store is creating approximately 45 permanent jobs next to Jaguar Land Rover’s i54 engine plant near Wolverhampton, in a deal sealed by Bulleys.

The leading commercial property specialist has attracted Euro Garages to the 0.4-acre site at The Gateway on Junction 2 of the M54 where it will develop a new petrol filling station and convenience store.

Noel Muscutt, a partner at Bulleys, said: “We’re delighted to have struck such a ground-breaking structure of a deal with Euro Garages, a premium operator in the roadside sector.

“We have previously brought a smart Porsche dealership and a busy Costa Coffee drive-through to The Gateway, and this deal with Euro Garages will now complete the redevelopment of what was formerly an eyesore patch of unused land.”

Phil Bartleet, acquisitions surveyor at Euro Garages, said: “This is exactly the kind of opportunity which Euro Garages like to develop, with plenty of passing traffic, nearby businesses and space.

“This EG development will be a destination for commuters and local residents to fill-up their tanks, make convenience purchases and enjoy our extensive Food to Go range.

“We aim to have completed construction by year-end and are looking forward to operating this new roadside development.”

David Kay, a director at land owner Ask Developments, said: “We are pleased that Bulleys, together with development partner Trebor Development, has brought such a prestigious client as Euro Garages to The Gateway, which has become a real gem in our portfolio in this region.”