Bowker begins HQ construction after planning approved

Bowker motor group will begin building a new group headquarters and motorcycle dealership after Preston City Council approved plans for a six-figure transformation of the former Preston Docks customs office.

As well as a new administrative and marketing hub for Bowker Motor Group, the ground floor has been earmarked for a new dealership - Bowker motor group’s tenth - and the home of the recently-acquired BMW Motorrad operation currently trading as Southport Superbikes.

Bowker Motor Group chief executive, Paul Bowker, said: “We’ve enjoyed an exciting period of exciting period of expansion over the last two years. This latest investment continues our ongoing commitment to the Lancashire motoring sector. Our new headquarters building will establish Bowker as the biggest motor dealer in the Preston area.

“We are very grateful to the authorities and the team of professionals who have helped us make it through the crucial planning stage.”

The proposed development, designed by Preston-based architectural and planning consultancy practice Cassidy + Ashton, features a first floor administration suite of contemporary offices for the group’s directors, training and marketing department.

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