Motorpoint

Motorpoint’s Sustainability Drive is Bolstered by HSG

Amongst its various green incentives, Motorpoint saw HSG as a key partner in reducing its water consumption and CO2 emissions, with the added benefit of utility bill savings and an improved washroom experience.

The Challenge

Motorpoint is a nationwide omnichannel, soon-to-be 20-branch strong retail network that has been operating for over 20 years. It is the UK’s market leader in providing cars under 4 years old with fewer than 30,000 miles.

Motorpoint is always looking for ways to improve its eco credentials and customer experience, and the sustainability manager saw the potential to achieve this by partnering with HSG.

Our Approach

We initially site-surveyed the Sheffield and Derby branches. Our findings showed that their urinals operated on a standard fill and flush system, which usually flush in 15-minute intervals, adding up to a massive 96 flushes per day.

The Ureco system reduces flushes to just 4 per day, potentially saving over 300,000 litres of water per year, per cistern. Furthermore, we discovered that urinal blockages were not unusual at Motorpoint’s sites, which could be eradicated by Ureco’s patented design.

Once these findings were at the attention of area managers, we worked closely with them to achieve a rapid installation to start saving water as soon as possible.

The Result

The initial success triggered a rollout across the entire group, with 76 Urecos and 46 Uretech water managers now installed across Motorpoint’s sites.

This has facilitated an annual reduction of 8.7 million litres of water, enough to wash over 85,000 cars, which equates to a massive annual utility bill reduction of £21,760. Furthermore, annual CO2 emissions have been reduced by 9.2 tonnes, which is the same as driving a petrol-powered car for 30,000 miles.

Alexander Charles-Roe, Sustainability Manager at Motorpoint, has said:

"We knew our washrooms were using lots of water, and Ureco looked to be an excellent system to reduce our water consumption.

"After the site survey, we were surprised to hear about the savings to be had. It has been a year since the Ureco was installed, and we are happy to say that it is living up to its promise.

"Furthermore, issues with blockages and odours in the washroom have been eradicated, which has undoubtedly improved the experience of our customers and staff alike."

Like it? Share it!

Toyota Manufacturing UK

HSG Supports Toyota to be a Driving Force for Sustainability

Read case study

University of Liverpool

Ureco is Playing a Key Role in University’s Net Zero Plan

Read case study

NHS Property Services

The Ureco is Still Going Strong at the NHS

Read case study

3 Hardman Square

Manchester Office Building Are Mad for the Ureco

Read case study

Apollo Theatre

Ureco Takes Centre Stage at The Apollo

Read case study

Leeds City Council

Maintenance Savings Across Leeds City Council Sites

Read case study

Halesowen College

Halesowen College Joins HSG’s Education Provider Portfolio

Read case study

Staffordshire University

Ureco Supports University’s Environmental Goals

Read case study

Bolton Wanderers FC

Bolton Wanderers FC Sign HSG

Read case study

Derby College Group

DCG Teams Up With HSG To Save Water, Money And Improve The Washroom Experience

Read case study

NHS Property Services

Healthy Return For Ureco Installation

Read case study

Derbyshire County Cricket Club

Derbyshire County Cricket Club Champion Ureco Environmental Credentials

Read case study

North West Ambulance Services

NWAS Benefits From Environmental and Cost Savings

Read case study

East Midlands Airport

EMA Flying High With HSG

Read case study

Premier Foods

New Contract Is Icing on the Cake For HSG

Read case study

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach Still Riding High With Ureco

Read case study

Stena Line

Stena Line has installed HSG’s innovative Ureco washroom water conservation system

Read case study

Birmingham Museum

Birmingham Museums Trust Reduces Water Usage and Environmental Impact

Read case study

Cadent Gas

High Service Standards Delivered for Cadent

Read case study

Celtic Manor Resort

Ureco Savings Soar At Celtic Manor Resort

Read case study

Shire Foods

Ureco improves the washroom experience for growing workforce

Read case study

The NEC

NEC Makes Olympic Savings Thanks to HSG

Read case study

University of Derby

Massive savings, improved washrooms and environmental accreditation makes Ureco a winner

Read case study

Seven Restaurant

Savings and Satisfaction Are Top of the Bill at Seven

Read case study

Pizza Hut

A nationwide solution for Pizza Hut

Read case study

Lancaster University

Water consumption and an improved washroom environment contributes to Green Lancaster credentials.

Read case study

Keep updated with the latest HSG news, offers & innovations

Awards