Charles Hurst has been recognised as the top large motor retail group for customer care and service provision in Northern Ireland by Motability UK for the third successive year.

Northern Ireland’s largest car retailer provides Motability customers with access to eleven different franchises across seven locations, supported by eighty staff members who specialise in the successful delivery of the scheme.

The Motability Scheme, which provides worry-free motoring to those in receipt of Personal Independence Payment, undertakes extensive customer feedback throughout its affiliated dealerships across the UK in determining the results.

Colin McNab, Operations Director, Charles Hurst Group, said -

“Charles Hurst prides itself on supporting and facilitating an outstanding retail customer experience for all Motability customers. In addition to seeing an increase in new customers joining the scheme with us, the high levels of returning customers that our specialist team has achieved, year-after-year, is testament to the appreciation customers have to our professional approach.

“We continue to reinvest in our retail facilities across the group, ensuring ease of accessibility and comfort for all of our customers, allowing for a relaxed and enjoyable experience at our dealerships.”

Colin was presented with the award by Donna Wilson, Dealer Development Manager, Motability UK and Peter Wilson, General Manager, Dealer Relations, Motability UK as team members across the company were also recognised for their dedication at an event at Charles Hurst’s Head Office, Boucher Road, Belfast.

Donna Wilson, Dealer Development Manager, Motability UK, said;

“Charles Hurst continues to drive the way forward when it comes to providing the highest-quality customer care for those eligible to the Motability Scheme. The feedback we have received consistently rates the company’s excellent levels of professional care as the key decision-making factor for both new and existing customers; winning this award for the third consecutive year is proof of that.”

Charles Hurst Group is Northern Ireland’s largest car retailer. A division of Lookers plc, one of the UK’s principal automotive retail and distribution groups, Charles Hurst represents 21 automotive brands across seven sites, offering customers across Ireland the most comprehensive choice of new and used vehicles, parts and servicing.

Founded in 1911, its headquarters are located in Belfast on a 20-acre site, making it the largest automotive retail park in Europe.

With more than 850 employees, Charles Hurst Group is committed to delivering an exceptional standard of customer service with its overarching customer mission statement - "For You For Life".