Cartwright Group subsidiary Cartwright Rentals has opened a new site near Leeds as part of plans to increase its national network. The new site, situated on the Bypass Park Estate near Leeds, covers the Yorkshire region and will be led by regional sales manager Jonathan Willacy. This is the latest investment by Cartwright Rentals in its portfolio of rental sites which includes Glasgow, Durham, Manchester, Rutland, Aldridge, Northampton, Newport, Avonmouth and Colchester. The Leeds site offers a range of Cartwright’s […]
Stobart Group has been granted permission for a 374,000 ft² distribution centre as part of its approved planning application to re-develop Carlisle Airport. Andrew Tinkler, Stobart Group chief executive, says: “The freight distribution centre will allow Eddie Stobart to attract new clients while providing the rental income required to develop Carlisle Airport and commence passenger operations.” Stobart bought the airport and associated land in 2009 and has been involved in a long-running battle with local residents to develop the site […]
Cartwright Group has gone into administration today resulting in 490 redundancies at S Cartwright & Sons (Coachbuilders) and Cartwright Fabrications and the sale of subsidiaries Cartwright Finance, Cartwright Fleet Service and Cartwright Rentals to Contract Vehicles, the commercial vehicles division of leasing and fleet management firm Zenith.