Welcoming Customers Back On-Site!

11 June 2020, 11:40 am

A brief flashback… 23rd March – Due to government restrictions we’ve now closed our Sales Department to the public. However, our ‘Virtual Showroom‘ and Service Department remain fully open to serve key workers and businesses – keeping them on the road. 1st June 2020 – After weathering the storm, Good Ship Anchor has come out the other end! Our forecourt […]

How to buy a van, during COVID-19 [Social Distancing]

20 March 2020, 11:06 am

Our Virtual Showroom   Collection and delivery, available for all our sales and service customers.   – If you are interested in purchasing a vehicle, we have some great tools to help you remotely.   – Call us, we can happily prepare a bespoke in-depth video of any of our stock. Once you have the […]

…another COVID-19 Statement

19 March 2020, 5:46 pm

“Stay Safe – All our services are deep cleaned”   Don’t come to us, we’ll come to you! – Collection & delivery, available for all sales & service customers.   To all our wonderful customers and staff. We just wanted to take the time to reassure you that as a group of businesses we are doing everything possible to […]

Anchor Vans Ltd receives 2020 CarGurus UK Top Rated Dealer Award

11 March 2020, 9:12 am

 Anchor Vans Ltd named among UK’s Top-Rated dealers by CarGurus. The Top-Rated Dealer awards recognise dealers who go the extra mile to deliver outstanding customer service The exclusive award requires dealers to achieve an average 4.5-star review or above CarGurus, the UK’s fastest-growing automotive shopping site* announced it has named Anchor Vans Ltd a 2020 […]

“No Tools Kept in Van Overnight” – Van Protection

8 October 2019, 2:49 pm

Van crime and tool theft in the UK is increasing. Figures published by the BBC say that van crime rose from 14,063 incidents in 2014/15 to 22,749 in 2016/17. Anchor vans offers advice on what can be done to protect your van. A recent report by Powertools2U claimed that a van has its tools stolen […]

Why everyone should clean their vehicle, every-other-weekend.

8 October 2019, 1:09 pm

Why everyone should clean their vehicle, every-other-weekend.   Other than the obvious visual benefits to cleaning and maintaining your vehicle. There are other benefits you may not have realised were equally as important, if not more so.   In the busy life that everyone lives in modern civilisation, cleaning vehicles has become a huge inconvenience. […]

The most expensive private plates…

30 September 2019, 11:12 am

Personal number plates are now considered to be like fine wines, classic cars – an alternative investment.   The values of top-quality examples are growing, worldwide. You may find it hard to believe that eight of the ten most expensive UK number plates have been purchased since the onset of the 2007/2008 financial crisis and […]

Can you go electric?

28 August 2019, 4:16 pm

What should you be asking yourself when thinking about the switch? First, weigh up the pros and cons and see which of each are more essential to your business. This will you’ll make the correct assessment on what you need and when you need it. But, most importantly for how much. The electric car (EV) […]

How to buy your kids their first car | Anchor Vans

6 August 2019, 11:03 am

How to buy your kids their first car For many young drivers, the cost of insuring their first car will be an important factor when choosing what to buy. The average premium for a 17-year-old in 2018 was £1,964, which is around 46% of what drivers in 2018 spent on average for their first car. […]

Anchor Vans Announces Expansion

6 September 2018, 1:13 pm

Following a steady period of growth, Anchor Vans, the UK’s largest independent commercial vehicle hypermarket, is pleased to announce the expansion of their flagship dealership on the A4 at Padworth, just outside of Reading. On 15 August, Anchor Vans acquired the 2 acre site adjacent to their existing Padworth site, previously owned by The Caravan […]