BCA has entered into session with employees over enterprise restructure plans that contain the closure of its car preparation centre closure at Higher Heyford.
The Constellation Automotive-owned remarketing big is known to be planning to shut the Oxfordshire website on the finish of March as a part of a transfer which is able to see companies from the ability moved to Corby – nearly 60 miles away.
Round 270 jobs are believed to be in danger because of the deliberate closure.
In a press release issued to AM, BCA stated that the relocation of the Fleet Providers operations and buyer base from Higher Heyford to BCA Corby Baird Street had come about “as a result of finish of a leasing association”.
It stated that the Corby facility, presently a retail preparation operation, can be “repurposed to ship the companies required”, including: “There are not any proposed adjustments to any of BCA’s different present Corby places.”
Information of the session associated to BCA’s Higher Heyford facility comes six months after it emerged that the enterprise was consulting employees at its Derby, Peterborough and Sandwich amenities forward of a deliberate restructure following a evaluation of the “scale and functionality” of its UK operations, nevertheless.
On the time BCA wouldn’t affirm whether or not the websites had been destined to shut and insisted it will proceed to take a position closely within the scale and diversification of its bodily property.
In its newest assertion issued to AM, BCA stated: “BCA continues to evolve its working mannequin according to the altering exterior surroundings and desires of our clients to make sure we proceed to offer market main service and assist.
“BCA continues to take a position closely within the scale and diversification of our bodily property, creating amenities and constructing additional functionality in areas reminiscent of beauty and mechanical enhancement in addition to constructing remarketing functionality throughout our Automobile Preparation centres.
“Till session with our individuals has concluded, BCA is unable to remark additional presently.”