Wasted opportunities are so frustrating to witness – whether they’re our own or those of others. The ball sent well wide of the open goal. Kodak’s refusal to develop the digital technology it had itself invented. In the world of automotive retail, wasted opportunities can often be found in abundance. We don’t call back. We […]

As I cycled to work this morning, I moved over to let another cyclist pass on a narrow bit of bridleway. There was a smile, a ‘thank you’ and exchanged comments about how nice it was to have a cooler morning, and we went on our ways. The social element of cycling is one I […]

There are, doubtless, many people who abide by the maxim that past performance is no guide to the future. It’s certainly a good rule when thinking about investment, but what about past experience? Is there a danger of a ‘blindside’, where ignorance of ideas which may have been a little ‘out of time’ might prove […]

Recently completed, this ambitious £8 million new-build project for Helston Garages involved the design and development of two distinctive dealerships for premium brands Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo. Meda acted as Architect and Project Manager during the 72-week development of the dual-brand flagship site, which is situated on Toneway in the historic Devon town of […]

A Jaguar Land Rover panel architect, Meda was appointed by Roger Young Land Rover to provide Lead Design and Architectural Design services for the refurbishment of its existing facility in Saltash, near Plymouth. Built over a 35-week period at a cost of approximately £2 million, the refurbished facility opened in May 2018 and provides an […]

Like us, you probably spend a good deal of time considering the many challenges facing the automotive retail industry, and how they are continuously evolving. The increasing complexity of the product landscape, the importance of getting online right and growing expectations of customers are all raising pressure on our retail networks and those who work […]

A recent trip to the waste and recycling centre served as a reminder that a huge number of items are thrown away for want of a spare part. Vacuum cleaners in need of a handle; a piece of furniture in need of a new joint; a radio-controlled car in need of a new wheel: mass […]