Ad closing in seconds....

Major fire hits M&P Motorcycles

Published: 27 June 2011

Updated: 20 November 2014

A major fire has destroyed the Swansea headquarters of Europe's largest motorcycle parts and accessories company, M&P Motorcycles.

The company has temporarily re-located to nearby premises where they are currently holding a crisis meeting.

Firefighters were called to the premises in Gorseinon just before 11.30pm on Saturday evening and by midnight onlookers reported that three-quarters of the building was alight. The whole of the building was affected by the blaze, however, all customer bikes that were in the workshop were saved.

Fire Officer Steve Bryant said that the fire developed quickly and crews worked to protect nearby buildings, including an adjacent furniture company.

The fire at M&P Motorcycles was within close proximity of the old Mettoys factory in Fforestfach, where a serious tyre blaze has been burning since 16 June.

The aftermath of the fire can be seen here:

Bauer Media

Bauer Media Group consists of: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd, Company number: 01176085, Bauer Radio Ltd, Company Number: 1394141
Registered Office: Media House, Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA H Bauer Publishing,
Company Number: LP003328 Registered Office: Academic House, 24-28 Oval Road, London, NW1 7DT.
All registered in England and Wales. VAT no 918 5617 01
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd are authorised and regulated by the FCA(Ref No. 710067)