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Bournville Village Trust revamps fleet with Transporters

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Bournville Village Trust, one of the oldest housing associations in the UK, has updated its service and maintenance fleet with a delivery of 36 Volkswagen Transporters.

Bournville Village Trust is using the vans for its service and maintenance team.

Bournville Village Trust is using the vans for its service and maintenance team.

The Trust provides housing and estate management services to over 8,000 properties across Birmingham and Telford, and has put the Transporter vans to use to carry out repairs and general maintenance work on properties from Birmingham to Telford, a distance spanning over 30 miles.

Paul McNamara, support service manager at the Trust, said: “Our old fleet was in definite need of a revamp and, as Volkswagen is well known for its reliability, it was the perfect choice for our new commercial vehicles.

“We have been able to customise the vehicles to our needs, with features including bespoke bulkheads and telematics technology. And by opting for the Transporter, the size of the load compartment means we can reduce the number of times the team has to shuttle to and from locations, while at the same time ensuring drivers have an enjoyable experience behind the wheel.

“From start to finish I have been impressed with the professional service we have received from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and hope to work with them for years to come.”

The Transporter vans were supplied by Birmingham Van Centre and are funded by Volkswagen Financial Services Fleet on contract hire.

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Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 14 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. Natalie works across the magazine portfolio and updates the company websites with daily news, interviews and road test content.