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Family-owned dealer celebrates 50 years with move to larger premises

 The new premises at Dumfries

Thewinner of New Hollands Large Dealer Award; Lloyd Ltd, has recently relocated to newpremises in Dumfries to enhance its facilities and its network across the northof England and the Scottish Borders.

Therelocation marks a special year both for Lloyd and New Holland as they simultaneously celebrateGolden Jubilees Lloyd Ltd for 50 years of business and New Holland for the 50thyear of its flagship tractor plant in Basildon, Essex.

Lloyd’s modern and expanded new outlet in Dumfries has opened at the DumfriesEnterprise Park on Tinwald Downs Road and replaces the smaller former premises onthe Newbridge Industrial Estate. It employs a team of 30 people.

Thenew site covers four acres and features a two-storey building incorporating ashowroom, a large workshop, ramps and parts department. Completing the improvedexperience upstairs, is a large equestrian shop and a caf, where visitors canrelax.

Inthe extensive showroom there is also a full-sized model cab for customers toexperience a simulation of the benefits of New Hollands satellite-guidedPrecision Land Management.

TheDumfries facility is part of the companys existing seven-strong network coveringthe region with outlets also at Carlisle, Penrith, Kelso, Newcastle, BishopAuckland and Alnwick.

Lloyd Dumfries dealer principal Stuart Dalton said: Were very happy with ournew branch in Dumfries. Its bigger, smarter, more modern, and lets us displayour New Holland range much more clearly.

Themost important measure of the new branch is feedback from customers and theyvebeen very positive. Its a much better environment to welcome people into andwork in I think it must be one of the best in the country!

Lloyd is a family-owned business which was founded in 1964 and over the decadeshas developed a strong reputation for professional experience and customercare.

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