Surrey and North Hampshire Business News Extra (March 2011)
Hundreds of jobs are being created at McLaren’s headquarters in Woking as construction of a new £40 million pruduction plant nears completion.
The McLaren Production Centre will be the home of the world famous company’s new supercar – the MP4-12C. The manufacture of the top of the range vehicle, which will go on sale for more than £150,000, started at the adjacent McLaren Technology Centre last month and will transfer tot he new site later this year.
Up to 350 skilled engineers, technicians and supervisors are being taken on in a move that the car firm hopes will be a big boost to the local economy.