Major Expansion At's Stockport HQ

Home / News / Major Expansion At's Stockport HQ – the UK’s No.1 vehicle provenance website – has saved millions of people from making an expensive used car mistake. The brand continues to grow strongly and parent company CDL recently announced plans to create 150 new jobs over the next two years.

To accommodate this significant expansion, CDL has acquired a four and a half acre site adjacent to its headquarters in Stockport, Cheshire, and submitted plans for 100,000 sq. ft. of new office space.Work is expected to start on the first phase – a 30,000 sq. ft. scheme – early next year.

Tom Hogg, Managing Director of CDL, commented: “CDL has maintained consistent growth on the back of innovative, robust and powerful software solutions that enable clients to increase their efficiency and profitability. We are seeing significant activity around the fast-growing telematics and mobile sectors, and the time is right to invest in the future. We are delighted to have secured this deal, which will allow us to expand the company further on our existing site with maximum business continuity.”

, Divisional Head at CDL Vehicle Information Services (which owns, added: “All the data that powers our system is collated and processed in Stockport, so having extra capacity there can only be a good thing as we develop the MyCarCheck, MyTextCheck and MyMotorcycleCheck brands. Strata House is a fantastic building with all the latest video conferencing facilities to keep in touch with our call centre team in Glasgow and our valuations team in Skipton. Being right next to ‘the pyramid’ on the M60, it is in a great location too. From the look of the plans, these new facilities will be every bit as impressive.”

Over the last couple of years, and MyTextCheck delivered around 4.5m consumer checks. Parent company CDL performs over 1m vehicle data checks a day for companies including AutoExpress, CompareTheMarket, Go-Compare, Moneysupermarket, Swiftcover, Tesco Compare and WhatCar?.

It uses up-to-the-minute information from the Police National Computer (PNC), the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and major finance houses including Lloyds TSB.

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