belmont-gallery-2-540

Children transform garage into a gallery for MG car dealership

Belmont Garage, an MG Motor UK car dealership based in Epsom Downs, has transformed its showroom into an African sunset silhouette, thanks to a little help from the local community.

More than 70 colourful canvasses, designed by budding ‘Picassos’ from Shawley Primary School, will be displayed at the dealership until the end of April. Organised in partnership with Tattenham Corner Community Events, the initiative aims to bring local businesses and schoolchildren together to celebrate the region’s talent and creativity.

The initiative has already captured the attention of parents and customers alike. In fact, the exhibition has been so successful, the dealership has agreed to host a similar event for A-Level students later this year.

Ian Williams, Dealer Principal at Belmont Garage, commented: “We believe that engaging with the local community should be a key priority for any local business. We’re known across Surrey as a friendly, welcoming car dealership – a reputation based on knowledgeable and honest customer counsel, alongside fun and engaging initiatives such as the Shawley Primary School African art display.

“Our relationship with Tattenham Corner Community Events started in December 2016, when we hosted a carol service for the local primary school. It was a great event and brought hundreds of local parents into the dealership, which allowed us to state our claim as a cornerstone of the local community. As relationships with local residents are key for the business, we wanted to maintain this partnership and, as such, have continued to host events and exhibitions ever since!”

The artwork was completed as part of a class project about Africa. The children also held an African drumming workshop, made African masks out of clay, learnt about the wild animals of Africa and compared life in Kenya with that in England.

Matthew Cheyne, Head of Sales and Marketing at MG Motor UK, added: “MG Dealers strive to be an integral part of their local communities. And Belmont Garage’s art exhibition has been an excellent initiative, bringing residents together and helping to introduce more drivers to the MG brand.”

The latest MG models are both currently available with a selection of special offers to make an already affordable range even more appealing. The stylish MG3 supermini is available with either:

• 0% APR (available from just £111.99 per month with a 20% deposit)
• £900 deposit contribution when financed on a personal contract purchase (PCP)
• Personal and business contract hire packages from just £99 per month

If you’re after something for the whole family - whether embarking on a road trip or braving the school-run - the striking MG GS is the perfect companion. Alongside a five-year/80,000-mile (whichever occurs first) full manufacturer parts and labour warranty, deals include:

• £660 deposit contribution when financed on a personal contract purchase (PCP)
• 0% APR with just a 20% deposit monthly finance option

  

MG3  
  

21st May 2018

MG showcases future at London Motor Show

MG Motor UK will be exhibiting its full range of cars at the London Motor Show from the 17th until the 20th May. On show...

25th Apr 2018

MG X-motion concept unveiled at Beijing Auto Show

This morning in Beijing, the MG X-motion concept car premiered at the Beijing Auto Show. The X-motion follows the MG brand design philosophy of Emotional...

24th Apr 2018

MG’S CECIL KIMBER COLLEGE TRAINING ACADEMY ACHIEVES IMI ACCREDITATION

Following significant investment in its Longbridge Training Venue, MG Motor UK has announced that the Cecil Kimber College has now been accredited by the Institute...

6th Apr 2018

Record sales month for MG!

  MG has achieved a record sales month with the March 2018 SMMT figures confirming a 49% increase in registrations compared to the same month...

View All Latest News