SKODA UK has named Yorkshire dealership Hayselden as its Fleet Retailer of the Year.

The event at London’s Tobacco Dock, showcasing the best dealerships alongside standout individuals, also featured a star performance by top singer Paloma Faith.

The awards highlighted the hard work and dedication of the Czech manufacturer’s 130-strong retail network across the UK, with 10 key categories.

Hayselden which has been established as an automotive retailer in Yorkshire since 1969 opened its Skoda dealership in Doncaster in 2001. Hayselden topped the Fleet Retailer category to claim this coveted prize at this year’s awards. The award is based on excellent performance throughout the year and takes into account various elements including sales, after sales and customer satisfaction.

Rod McLeod, director of Skoda UK, said: “We are proud to work alongside some of the best retailers in the UK. Our retailers continue to deliver fantastic service and value to customers and I’d personally like to congratulate the whole network for their results over the past 12 months.”

Mark Hayselden, director of Hayselden, said: "We are delighted to receive this prestigious award which is a culmination of the commitment and dedication of our Business sales team. The award not only reflects an excellent sales performance during 2018 but also delivering outstanding levels of customer service and we now look forward to building on this success in 2019"

Pictured receiving the Fleet Retailer of the Year award is Daniel Constable, Fleet Manager for The Hayselden Group.