Multi-million pound site expansion brings new jobs to Bentley

Bentley has announced the biggest site development in the company’s history. This expansion is the latest step in preparing the infrastructure to bring the world’s first luxury SUV to roads in 2016. A £40 million investment will expand its headquarters in Crewe early next year, creating 300 roles within engineering, manufacturing, quality, sales and marketing and project management.

The new centre will include a dedicated styling studio, research and development offices and a technical workshop.


Continuing our commitment to excellence

Wolfgang Dürheimer, Chairman and CEO of Bentley Motors, commented:
“With Bentley's new research and development centre, we will develop a new generation of Bentleys, which will continue our commitment of luxury, performance, quality and engineering excellence. Bentley is the number one luxury car manufacturer in the world and driving more investment into our headquarters and attracting talent is key to continuing our success.” 


New site creates new jobs

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne said:
“Bentley is an iconic British Brand that exports around the world. Their decision to create another 300 jobs in R&D on a new site providing close to 1,000 new jobs is fantastic news for Crewe and for Britain.

“These highly skilled jobs in this export industry are exactly the kind of opportunities we want to see created which is why in yesterday’s Autumn Statement I provided further incentives for R&D in the UK.

“The investment will not only create jobs at Bentley, but support many more through suppliers across the UK.
I want Britain to be a country where companies want to invest and create jobs, as Bentley is doing today.”


Committed to Crewe

his expansion, the latest in a string of investments, further underlines Bentley’s commitment to Crewe and the UK. These include a new apprenticeship training facility, where the largest apprentice intake in a decade will learn, a new flagship showroom, an expanded engine production facility and paint shop. Bentley is also playing a pivotal role in bringing the first University Technical College to Crewe.

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