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Richard Hardie Newcastle and Sunderland sites join growing MG dealer network
Experienced dealer group boasts almost half a century of experience in automotive retail, delivering exceptional customer service across sales and vehicle maintenance
New sites increase brand representation and accessibility for customers in Tyne and Wear as MG maintains strong dealer network growth nationwide

New car buyers in Tyne and Wear are now even closer to the MG brand following the launch two new Richard Hardie MG sites in Newcastle and Sunderland. A firm favourite among customers in the North-East, the double launch complements Richard Hardie MG’s existing location in Ashington and further extends the marque’s presence in the area.

With the full MG line up available to explore in both Richard Hardie MG’s modern and spacious new dealerships, customers benefit from the knowledge and expertise of the group’s passionate team. Keen to deliver exceptional customer service throughout the MG ownership experience, both branches feature full parts, accessories and maintenance facilities to act as a convenient one-stop-shop for MG owners throughout the car’s life. Both outlets also boast full zero-emission infrastructure, with two electric vehicle charging points accessible in line with MG’s EV standards guidelines.

Nick Hardie, Director at Richard Hardie Limited, said: “Since the launch of our Richard Hardie MG Ashington site last summer, we’ve seen great demand for the marque’s value-for-money range that offers our customers quality, style and practicality at a very attractive price point. When the opportunity to take the franchise in Newcastle and Sunderland arose, we saw it as a great chance to further our relationship with the rapidly growing brand. We’re excited to welcome MG customers into our new showrooms and look forward to sharing our enthusiasm with a new audience of buyers.”

Offering customers almost half a century of experience in the automotive retail industry, Richard Hardie has established a strong following and a loyal repeat customer base. The group operates a portfolio of three brands at three different branches.

Giles Rayner, Network Development Manager at MG Motor UK, said: “We’ve been deeply impressed with the exceptional performance delivered by the Richard Hardie team in Ashington in such a short period. Awarding the dealer group the franchise in Newcastle and Sunderland was the next step in strengthening our partnership with them. We’re continually looking to further existing relationships and welcome new, high performing dealerships into our network to extend our brand awareness and accessibility in key locations across the UK.”

Richard Hardie MG Newcastle can be found on Bittern Close, Silverlink Business Park, Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE28 9ND. Richard Hardie MG Sunderland is located on Trafford Road, Southwick, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 2DA.