CONSTRUCTION firm Greendale has started work on a major car showroom refurbishment.

Dorset chartered builders Greendale Construction Limited has started work on a £2 million revamp of Ocean Automotive’s Volvo Cars showroom in Ringwood Road, Poole.

The works will see the site transformed with a complete interior fit-out.

The workshop, showroom and office areas will all be upgraded with new workshop equipment, curtain walling and glazing, new mechanical and electrical installation including air conditioning throughout, and the roof will be replaced.

The company says the finish will be in-line with, and to the high standard of the Volvo brand, and will be overseen by Volvo Cars UK.

Chris Kane, director at Greendale Construction, said: “This is a major investment for Ocean Automotive and Volvo Cars, and Greendale are delighted to have been chosen to carry out the works which are due for completion in early 2018.”

Gail Ninnim, commercial director at Ocean Automotive, said: “Ocean Automotive is pleased to be working with Greendale on the new Volvo Cars Poole dealership in Ringwood Road.

"The showroom will be completed to the latest Volvo Retail Experience Corporate Identity, which will provide a relaxed, comfortable and premium feel for Volvo customers.

"We have worked with Greendale on previous projects and value the high quality of their work, so we are looking forward to relocating to our new home in early 2018."