SMH invests £16m in new site

One of the UK’s largest financial investments in vehicle fleet management, logistics and support services, is being undertaken by SMH Fleet Solutions.

The new 40,000sqft facility represents an investment of some £16 million and building work is currently underway at a green field site at Thurleigh in Bedfordshire. It is anticipated that up to 200 new jobs will be created.

The new facility is on track to become one of the most advanced and modern refurbishment centres in Europe and in addition to providing vehicle inspection, repair, logistics and refurbishment, it will also provide secure storage space for some 4,500 vehicles.

Martin McAuley, managing director at SMH Fleet Solutions said, ‘Our investment is a reflection of the confidence and commitment that we have in the fleet business in the UK. We believe that our existing and future customers, deserve the best possible, class leading service, utilising the most advanced technology available.’

The new SMH Fleet Solutions vehicle refurbishment centre is schedule to become fully operational by October this year.