Mayor of Manchester opens new Halfords Autocentre in town

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The Mayor of Manchester, Councilor Elaine Boyes, took time out of her busy schedule to officially open a new business in the town. Six jobs have been created in Northenden when the new Halfords Autocentre opened and the new garage on Palatine Road is the latest garage to be opened by the national car repair, servicing and MOT network.

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We’re working hard to lower the cost of motoring by providing main dealer quality at more affordable prices, something that is resonating strongly in these tough times.

The Mayor of Manchester, Councilor Elaine Boyes, took time out of her busy schedule to officially open a new business in the town.

Six jobs have been created in Northenden when the new Halfords Autocentre opened and the new garage on Palatine Road is the latest garage to be opened by the national car repair, servicing and MOT network.

In addition to creating jobs in the town Halfords Autocentres is making a six-figure investment in acquiring and equipping the centre, and the company is set to spend a further £15,000 per month with local suppliers, further boosting the region’s economy.

The company is also seeking to bring clarity for motorists by eliminating the jargon frequently spoken by mechanics. With nine out of ten car owners saying they are left bewildered by terminology used by garages, Halfords Autocentre is championing the use of ‘plain English’ and its Glossary of Garage Speak – an easy to understand guide of motoring industry terms – is available free of charge from the garage.

Chris Travis, Regional Manager, Halfords Autocentres, comments: “We have a terrific opportunity here to build up the business, offering even more Northenden motorists a trustworthy, friendly and value for money alternative. It puts us in the very best position to meet the demand created by Northenden motorists looking for a better deal. We’re working hard to lower the cost of motoring by providing main dealer quality at more affordable prices, something that is resonating strongly in these tough times.”

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Halfords Autocentres

With over 260 centres nationwide, Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading independent car servicing, repair, tyre and MOT network. Now part of the Halfords group, our name may be new, but our centres have been a feature of the towns and cities of Britain for a decade or more.

Halfords Autocentres provides dealership quality work at affordable prices to around 650,000 customers every year, with over 8 out of 10 saying that they would recommend us to a friend. Our expert service is backed with both a quality and price guarantee: work is guaranteed for 12 months or 12,000 miles, and we promise to match any price quoted locally like for like. See website for terms and conditions.

http://www.halfordsautocentres.com/

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