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Construction has begun on major vehicle auction facility

harris cm is currently undertaking the construction of an interactive vehicle marketplace on Thunderhead Ridge in Castleford, for Yorkshire-based independent car auction giant, G3 Vehicle Auctions.

The £4.6m contract, located just off junction 32 of the M62 close to Xscape Yorkshire, involves the construction of an auction hall and office facility with a vast vehicle storage forecourt, alongside an adjacent de-fleet and refurbishment centre.

A further structure to house a preparation and inspection area completes the new 14-acre development.

In total, G3 Remarketing is investing £12m in the site, creating 30 new jobs in the community. Once it is fully operational, the facility will enable the company to re-market more than 50,000 vehicles a year.

The scheme has been designed by HTC Architects and Dudleys Structural and Civil Engineering Consultants is providing engineering services. Fulkers Bailey Russell is providing employer’s agent and contract administration services.