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  1. Christmas 2017 Opening Times and Order Deadlines

    Christmas 2017 Opening Times and Order Deadlines
    We will be closing for the Christmas & New Year break at 12:00pm on Friday 22nd December. We will return for business as usual on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. The order cut off time on the Friday 22nd is 10:30am with all orders received before this time dispatched for delivery on Wednesday 27th December. An AM Delivery Service for Saturday...
  2. Exeter College Apprentice joins Team VG

    Exeter College Apprentice joins Team VG
    Did you know that our Managing Director, Barry Woodward, started out as an apprentice at Van Guard (formerly GK Land Engineering) back in 1979? Van roof racks and van accessories may not have been on the horizon at that time, but Barry has worked his way up the ladder to the deserved role as Van Guard’s Managing Director and co-owner...
  3. VW Crafter & MAN TGE Van Roof Bars/Racks Now Available

    VW Crafter & MAN TGE Van Roof Bars/Racks Now Available
    VW Crafter Roof Racks *UPDATE 26-06-2018* - Our award-winning aluminium van roof rack, the ULTI Rack, is now available for the current VW Crafter & MAN TGE models. The innovative design of the Van Guard Gallery Roof Rack makes fitting quicker and easier than any other van roof rack on the market. Complete with rear roller to help with the loading/unloading...
  4. Survey: Websites for Tradespeople - Best tradesman website - What's the best?

    Survey: Websites for Tradespeople - Best tradesman website - What's the best?
    Best tradesman website is... We are conducting a series of mini-surveys which will hopefully unlock which online marketing tools for Tradespeople are the best and those which are worth a rest. Our surveys will take less than a minute to complete and once we have received a suitable number of entries we will post back results and illuminate their findings.
  5. Petition: Stronger punishment for perpetrators of tool thefts from tradesman's vehicles.

    Petition: Stronger punishment for perpetrators of tool thefts from tradesman's vehicles.
    There unfortunately seems to be no let up in the relentless rise of Tool Theft across Britain. How many more vans have to be broken into for things to change? How many more tools stolen? Everyday we hear first hand accounts of new tool theft cases and as I am sure you will agree, something must be done! Please join us...
  6. NEW Van Racking at Toolfair & Elex Show – Coventry – 21st-22nd Sept 2017

    NEW Van Racking at Toolfair & Elex Show – Coventry – 21st-22nd Sept 2017
    After our successful debut at last year’s ToolFair & Elex Show at Ricoh Arena, Coventry, and the same show at Alexandra Palace, London, earlier this year, we are excited to head back to Coventry on Thursday 21st- Friday 22nd September! New Van Racking We will be showcasing our brand-new Trade Van Racking – crash tested, lightweight, aluminium, internal van racking...
  7. Love Your Van Winner Announced - Congratulations Eliot Mortimore

    Love Your Van Winner Announced - Congratulations Eliot Mortimore
    Congratulations to Eliot Mortimore you are the Winner of this Year's Love Your Van competition. Eliot's entry wowed the Van Guard team as not only did it combine a fabulous picture of Eliot looking rather content in his van but he also wrote a fantastic punchy poem.   Key in the ignition, we’re on our daily mission Sliding door, reinforced...
  8. Win a £500 B&Q Gift Card with our #LoveYourVan Competition

    Win a £500 B&Q Gift Card with our #LoveYourVan Competition
    Do You Love Your Van? Fancy winning yourself £500 to spend at B&Q? To enter all you have to do is send us a photo of your van and tell us why you love it so much via the form below. It's really that simple. So what are you waiting for? Get snapping! Love your Van Competition 2018 is now...
  9. Celebrating the best in Devon

    Celebrating the best in Devon
    Friday night saw the great and good of Exeter’s business community gather to celebrate some of the region’s very best. From tourism and hospitality, to small businesses’ and the highly-anticipated Excellence in Manufacturing (created and sponsored by Van Guard), the awards night showed just how diverse Devon’s industries are. Mark Land (Chairman) presenting the Manufacturing Excellence Award After several awards...
  10. CV Show - That was the week that was

    CV Show - That was the week that was
    I can’t believe that it is nearly a week since the CV Show finished. Where did the time go? After all that build up, planning and attention, and it’s gone in a blink. Needless to say, we loved it! We were absolutely delighted with our debut and couldn’t have asked for it to go any better. The stand was so...

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