Woodlands Farm already had a number of agricultural buildings converted to industrial use, these included extending business and an independent garage had expanded sales and workshop.

The Mercedes garage had expanded to include second-hand sales and needed a suitable building in which to display the cars.  An existing redundant agricultural building at the entrance to the site had been disused for a number of years and was ideally situated for this purpose. Planning approvals were granted to demolish the existing building and replace with a new modern showroom designed to complement the existing agricultural buildings in terms of its form and style