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  1. Van Guard Contributing to the Coronavirus Effort

    Van Guard Contributing to the Coronavirus Effort
    In these testing times during the Coronavirus pandemic, Van Guard have worked in conjunction with fellow Exeter based fabricator DMA-PHE, in joining the fight against COVID-19 to help produce metal housings for ventilators for the NHS. In having to make the tough decision to close their manufacturing facilities following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 24th March, 48 hours later Van...
  2. COVID-19 Update

    COVID-19 Update
    Due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19 and yesterday's Government announcement, we have taken the decision to close the offices and manufacturing facilities with immediate effect, until further notice. Clearly, this has been a hard decision to make but is absolutely the right thing to do under the circumstances. Please note that you can continue to place orders through our...
  3. Van Guard to attend Coventry Tool Fair - 17th & 18th September 2020

    Van Guard to attend Coventry Tool Fair - 17th & 18th September 2020
    After a summer break from Tool Fairs, here at Van Guard HQ we are ready to hit the ground running. Up next, is Coventry! This will be our fifth year at Coventry Tool Fair and Elex Show. On the 17th and 18th of September we will be at the Ricoh Arena offering the tradespeople of Coventry 40% off our van...
  4. Van Guard to attend Harrogate Tool Fair - 14th & 15th May 2020

    Van Guard to attend Harrogate Tool Fair - 14th & 15th May 2020
    After a year off from Harrogate Tool Fair last year, we are back! Back, with new products and a new competition. On 14th and 15th of May we will be attending the Tool Fair, Elex and Professional Builder Live Show. The latest in power tools, hand tools and equipment will be on show for builders, plumber's and electrician’s at special...
  5. Van Guard to attend Exeter Tool Fair - 23rd & 24th April 2020

    Van Guard to attend Exeter Tool Fair - 23rd & 24th April 2020
    Excitement is building here at Van Guard HQ for the Tool Fair & Elex Show at Westpoint Arena, Exeter. With this show on our home turf it is always a great opportunity to speak to the local tradespeople within our community. We will be at Westpoint Arena on the 23rd and 24th of April, the doors will be open from...
  6. Van Guard to attend Manchester Tool Fair -12th & 13th March 2020

    Van Guard to attend Manchester Tool Fair -12th & 13th March 2020
    Following on from the successful Tool Fair at Alexandra Palace our team are heading to Manchester on the 12th and 13th March! EventCity in Manchester will host Tool Fair, Elex Show, Professional Builder, and Plumb Expo offering deals to the tradespeople of Manchester over the two days. We will be showcasing our new van security locks on our demo van...
  7. Van Guard Ladder Loader

    Van Guard Ladder Loader
    Are you concerned about your team getting on the roof of their vans to load and unload their ladders? Our new Ladder Loader is just the thing you need! The Ladder Loader is designed to make the loading and unloading of ladders from ground level as quick and easy as possible. The gas strut assistance will aid in minimising the...
  8. Throwback to Van Guard's History

    We have made many changes here at Van Guard over the past few years, from a complete redesign of our van roof bars and van roof racks upgrading them to an aerodynamic and lightweight design and even our building got a face-lift. When these images are placed side by side you can really see how far we have come. Van...
  9. Van Storage Ideas

    Van Storage Ideas
    Struggling to organise your van? Don’t know what will work with the space you have? Here are some van storage ideas to get you started! When your van is your ‘office’ it is vital that you make the space work for you and your requirements. There are many aftermarket products that can help you organise your workspace. Appropriate internal and...
  10. Van Guard 2020 Tool Fairs

    Van Guard 2020 Tool Fairs
    Come along and see Van Guard's range of roof bars, roof racks, internal van racking and van security locks at the 2020 Tool Fairs up and down the country.   Building Trades Expo inc. Toolfair, Elex, PlumbExpo & Pro Builder Live 29th - 30th January 2020 - Alexandra Palace, London Building Trades Expo inc. Toolfair, Elex, PlumbExpo & Pro Builder...

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