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Dunlop Motorsport closes Birmingham tyre plant

The latest on the closure of Dunlop Motorsport Europe's tyre plant in Erdington in Birmingham.

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Dunlop production goes to other European plants

The Dunlop factory in Hanau, Germany. Credit: PA

Dunlop Motorsport Europe has announced its closing its plant in Erdington in Birmingham with the loss of 241 jobs.

The tyre maker says it's moving production to other plants in its European Manufacturing network.

The firm's lease expires on the site near Jaguar Land Rover's Castle Bromwich plant in September.

A consultation process with Trade Unions will now start.

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