LUXURY car dealer Dick Lovett is to relocate its BMW franchise from Bath to Melksham next month.

The dealership will move into new state-of-the-art premises just off the A350 at Portal Road, Bowerhill, on Monday, October 17.

The new showrooms are directly opposite Dick Lovett’s Jaguar and Land Rover showrooms in Commercial Way on the other side of the A350.

The existing BMW centre on the Lower Bristol Road in Bath will close permanently at 6pm on Friday, October 7 before the new showrooms open in Melksham.

Dick Lovett is one of the South West’s leading prestige car dealerships, with Aston Martin, BMW/Mini, Jaguar/Land Rover, Ferrari and Porsche among its franchise brands.

A spokesperson said: “With over 50 years of BMW experience, we are committed to maintaining the highest possible dealership and customer service standards at all times.

“With this in mind, we are moving from our premises in Bath, to a large purpose-built centre in Melksham.  This new centre will feature the very latest showroom design from BMW, as well as all of the latest showroom and workshop technologies.  

“As a family-run business, we are always looking for fun, passionate and self-motivated individuals who strive to exceed these high standards to join our team. If you are the right fit for any of our open roles in Bath, we would be eager to meet with you and discuss the move to our brand new facility.”

The new Melksham showroom will feature state-of-the-art technology, a BMW servicing workshop, customer business suites to enable owners to carry on with their work whilst their car is being serviced, 19 electric vehicle charging points and much more.

The spokesman added: “Rest assured, our team will still be available to support you with all of your sales, servicing and parts needs until we open in Melksham on Monday, October 17.”

Customers on the Bristol side of Bath are being urged to used the Dick Lovett centre close to Junction 17 of the M5 at Cribbs Causeway.

It is understood that the BMW/Mini Centre site in Bath has been sold to a property developer for residential/commercial development.

Jobs on offer in Melksham include a BMW/Mini senior vehicle technician, BMW vehicle technician, BMW/Mini after-sales apprentice and BMW vehicle valeter.

Anyone wanting to work at the new BMW centre in Melksham should call 01793 458 888 for a friendly informal chat about the career opportunities on offer.