335,000 miles later………..
David Cookson from Rainsford Timber Merchants near Ormskirk already had a 2015, L5, 350, 5200mm Transit drop side, but after 335k he thought it time to trade in and stay under the onerous 3500kg GVM operating licence legislation. As a timber merchant payload is equally as important as reliability and…
Monday 18th March 2024
The 5th April 2024 is coming and represents most companies tax year end, find out how we could help you save tax….. A van in the eyes of HMRC has the potential to qualify for a plant & machinery capital write down allowance, what this means in plain english, is…
Monday 4th March 2024
Certified for EV’s
We remain committed to our thirst for knowledge and pride maintaining the highest possible standards for our customers. Not only has every technician served their full apprenticeship with us, but they also have decades of Transit knowledge across the team, with 3 of the team now certified to level 2…
Monday 19th February 2024
Stepping on up !
Independent driver Yvonne wanted easy access into her Wheelchair accessible vehicle, Allied converted Independent, (rear ramp), RS mid mount, bought from us in November 2023. The answer was to squeeze a commercial duty automatic retracting step to the driver side cab door between the Ford Tourneo Custom “running board” style…
Wednesday 7th February 2024
Power, payloads & towing
Not one size Tipper fits all ! Let us guide you through ULEZ compliant power outputs, legal payloads and various towing axel options. Ford’s 130ps 2ltr Ecoblue produces 128hp or 96kw of power, in practical terms this is sufficient for a loaded 3500kg Transit 350 tipper with occasional towing requirements.…
Monday 22nd January 2024
10,000th Van sale celebrated!
We’re proud to celebrate our 10,000th van sale with Nigel Cunliffe, this is Nigel’s 4th 350 L2 170ps Magnetic grey tipper with air con and won’t be his last! Vans, trucks and tippers have been at the core of our business for 54 years and account for the majority of…
Tuesday 16th January 2024
Hello 2024 – Year of the Electric Van !
Did you know vehicle manufactures will be fined £9,000 per van in 2024 if they fail to meet their 10% electric van quota and £18,000 per van for their 2025, 16% quota! The EV quota continues to increase year on year towards 70% by the year 2030, so regardless of…
Tuesday 9th January 2024
Winners of van retailer fends off competition from 13,500 rivals to take the top gong at the Auto Trader annual awards. The retailer of year award is the highest accolade and awarded to those few that demonstrate the very best practices in their retail sector and consistently deliver top quality…
Thursday 9th November 2023
Customer service is at the forefront of everything we do. Congratulations go out to General Manager Jason Stevens who is now certified by Specialist Automotive Finance after completing voluntary training to offer finance customers an assurance they are receiving expert advice from a knowledgeable motor dealership.
Wednesday 30th August 2023
Switch to a NEW 100% Electric van, in stock NOW!
Save ULEZ charges today with the UK’s best value NEW EC35 electric van at just £18,495 + VAT & RFL, Alternatively save thousands and consider an ex-demonstrator Innovative Automotive EC35 from just £13,995, both are supported by us, as an appointed Innovative Automotive dealer with myth busting, pound saving, support…
Tuesday 29th August 2023
NEW or USED Electric van sales
Hertford based electric bike specialists; wanted an affordable Electric van to support the opening of their new shop in St Albans with a dedicated fully stocked electric bike showroom. The answer was our 2022 Nissan E-NV200 Acenta with 14,500 miles including Air con and camera options at only @…
Friday 18th August 2023
We are delighted to have been awarded Auto Traders prestigious Customer service award for the fifth consecutive year…… Special thanks to Jason our Sales Manager and all those customers who took the time to post their reviews. We are very proud of our customer support and reputation but we couldn’t…
Tuesday 8th August 2023
Tippers finally in stock and ready to work! We now have For Transit 350 L2 single cab tippers ready for delivery @ £35,745 following frustrating delays caused by the world shortage of semiconductors and the unprecedented demand following COVID. In September / October, we will have a handful of high…
Tuesday 1st August 2023
A NEW high-capacity van for just £33,450, must be an easy open & shut choice to contact us now about this slim line, low floor Renault Traffic with a load length of 3.55mtrs, 2.1mtr standing height and a 1,000kg load capacity with an easy low floor loading height. Power is…
Monday 24th July 2023
All Charged and ready to go for just £15,995 !
Save the planet & your balance sheet with our exceptionally low priced 2022, 14,000 mile, balance of 3/5/8 year warranty 100% electric Nissan e-NV200 Acenta with 705kg payload, 80KW motor & 40KWh battery with a 187 mile (wltp) range van. Electric van investment can be affordable and embraced confidently when…
Tuesday 11th July 2023
Bespoke Hospital to Hospital transfer solution designed and built in-house to transport medical lasers
Mobile Health are a long-standing customer who need to transfer medical lasers from hospital to hospital securely and safely. Roy Wood Transits suppy vans with a tail lift and heavy duty steel framed crate and suspended floor to allow a single operator to deploy a 300kg tail lift, simply push…
Thursday 6th July 2023
Tool pod tippers for landscaping
Synonymous with Landscaping the “tool pod” tipper is a pragmatic solution to conveniently store hand tools and equipment away from spoil, aggregates and materials. Typically built on an L3 dual rear wheel, rear wheel drive chassis cab a 600 – 800mm wide tool pod with roller shutters to each side…
Monday 5th June 2023
Day Van for business use?
An Auto Camper Day van is a multi-purpose vehicle with workplace potential, and business use reclaimable VAT along with possible tax write down advantages. Registered as a van and with 3rd row windows omitted, the Auto Campers day van is available in two body lengths and three roof options combined…
Wednesday 10th May 2023
Not just Vans !
Commercial vehicles come in all shapes, sizes, and variants, we have decades of experience to supply Tippers, Luton’s, trucks, Kombi & Tourneo people carriers and specialist application vehicles such as plant vehicles, caged / high sided tippers and tippers for waste management and arboriculturists. Let us use our wealth of…
Tuesday 2nd May 2023
An affordable & quick solution initiative was found for Arborculturist Anthony by fabricating aluminium side extension that fix to a modified ladder gantry and retro fitted engineered corner posts. Versatile double barn doors sit over the one stop shop tipper tailgate and hinge 270 degrees to clip into the side…
Friday 21st April 2023
Practicality meets style for Andy & Catherine who found our Transit Custom 6 seat double cab in van, but it didn’t stop there!
Andy wanted to add style and explore options on how we could personalise without compromise and once seen, accept nothing less than the “full fat” Predator Apex body kit, including 20” alloy wheels, colour coded Grille, front valance, side sill skirts, wheel arch trims, rear valance and rear roof spoiler.…
Friday 14th April 2023
Thinking electric & want a national icon ?
Think LEASING and the best value iconic LEVC VN5 van leased from ROY WOOD VAN LEASING Alternatives to Diesel-powered commercial vehicles could now be a viable consideration for your business and promotes you and your company as forward thinking and proactive about protecting our environment. The Iconic VN5 “taxi” silhouette…
Friday 17th March 2023
NOT just Transits !
Believe it or not, we recognise there are alternatives to a Transit, and we want to help you find out more about your choices! Roy Wood Leasing is a new venture giving us a competitive platform to provide the same exceptional service we strive to give all our customers. With…
Monday 13th March 2023
Small enough to manoeuvre, but large enough to carry your load, can become an important consideration when working in busy urban environments. Car derived vans, or pick ups can be a great solution for management who need to optimise efficiency with the capacity to drop off tools and equipment short…
Wednesday 8th March 2023
Supplementary security locks are a robust and practical deterrent to protect your tools and equipment, however they can be easily taken for granted and necessary maintenance can be overlooked with the convenience of central locking. Security locks should be lubricated each month with a lubricant containing PTFE – Silicon not…
Monday 27th February 2023
New ULEZ scrappage scheme Now Open
From the 30th January 2023, The Mayor of London offers up to £7,500 grants to support Londoners prepare for the enforcement of the expanded ultra low emission zones effective from the 29th August 2023. The grants are for vans on the scrappage scheme and subject to conditions, let us guide…
Tuesday 21st February 2023
2023, a new dawn for Roy Wood Transits
Van Leasing now available from your trusted Independent Transit specialist, but not just Transits! With the advent of Electric vehicles and the higher capital costs of vans, pick ups, trucks and tippers, we now offer Leasing alongside our traditional outright purchase and hire purchase options to finance your next vehicle.…
Tuesday 14th February 2023
Goodbye 2022, Bring on 2023!
As 2022 comes to an end, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all our valued customers, supporting us through the loss of our Queen, three Prime ministers, an industry wide shortage of vehicles and forever increasing fuel prices and inflation. Vehicle Stock remains and will continue to…
Tuesday 13th December 2022
British Endurance Championship Aston Martin GT4
Team MKH’s class winning British Endurance Championship Aston Martin GT4 will soon be towed by a 185ps Transit L3 H2 limited, Roy Wood Transits thank Peter Montague for the business and wish Mikey & the team more success in 2023.
Tuesday 15th November 2022
Workshop Manager Paul has been in the workshop this week helping Rob & his wife by fitting a telescopic linear mobility tail lift to their new Auto Campers Hi-line Day van, along with Wheelchair & occupant restraints for safe comfortable journeys without the need to transfer on shorter journeys and…
Monday 14th November 2022
Highly Rated on Auto Trader
We are absolutely delighted to be awarded “Highly Rated” dealer on Auto for the fourth year in a row, a huge thank you for the team here at RWT, and new and returning customers, great stuff and very proud.
Thursday 21st July 2022
New Wheelchair Accessible vehicle
New Wheelchair Accessible vehicle owner Jane and her Mum optimised the bespoke storage we designed and fitted on there recent trip to Devon.
Sunday 10th July 2022
Room for 5 bikes and the riders
Ford Transit Custom L2 DCiV has enough room for 5 bikes and the riders. Rubber load liner makes sweeping out a breeze when you get home.
Friday 8th July 2022