Oakham-based machinery and vehicle dealer, C&M Retail Group, is embarking on a major expansion programme which will create up to 20 new jobs after agreeing a funding deal to enable the development of a purpose-built industrial and business hub, as well as the launch of a new vehicle sales company.
The deal arranged by SME funding specialist One Stop Business Finance provides the green light for C&M’s building phase at Hawksmead Business Park in Barleythorpe which is expected to be completed in around six months. The company acquired the prime site opposite the Rutland Showground earlier this year having outgrown its current town centre site, and it is now able to bring its plans to fruition alongside joint-developer Moores Estate Agents.
Best known as C&M Tractors, the company has been based on Station Approach in the heart of the town for 49 years. This part of the business