Yorkshire based Riverside Motor Group has acquired Harratts Group’s Honda site at Calder Park Wakefield for an undisclosed sum. The deal includes Harratts’ Honda dealership and assets at Calder Park, their former Kia showroom, and a lease of premises at Darton, Barnsley for a period of 10 years.

Riverside will represent Honda for Wakefield and Barnsley and the Honda dealership will continue to operate from Calder Park in Wakefield. Riverside are retaining all existing staff.

Honda becomes the fifth franchise to join the growing Riverside family as the Group also represents Volvo, SEAT, CUPRA, and Mitsubishi.

Schofield Sweeney’s corporate and commercial property teams advised Riverside on both the acquisition at Calder Park and lease of the premise in Barnsley.

Mark Denton, Managing Director, Riverside Motor Group said: "Despite the Covid restrictions, the team at Schofield Sweeney were on hand throughout. Acquiring the Honda site has given us the opportunity to further expand our footprint in the region. We will continue to invest in the business and build on our well established reputation."