​Greenhous Commercials acquires existing DAF franchise in Telford.​

Greenhous, one of the leading independent automotive companies in the UK, is delighted to announce the addition to its Greenhous Commercials division of Telford based, Halesfield Truck and Van Ltd.Renamed Greenhous DAF Telford, the DAF franchise adds to the existing Greenhous DAF franchises in Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton and central Birmingham.Greenhous Commercials extends its geographical footprint to serve commercial vehicle customers from the West coast of Mid-Wales, through Shropshire and Staffordshire and into central Birmingham.

Greenhous Commercials will bring the values, standards and quality of customer service that it is renowned for to the Telford area.Investment in the infrastructure will follow on from a detailed assessment of the existing facilities and offer to customers.Greenhous Commercials has many years of experience as a DAF sales, service and parts partner and it will bring this experience and expertise into Greenhous DAF Telford to establish it as the premier authorised service and parts centre for DAF trucks in the region.

Pictured are left, John Turley, Service and Operations Director and Kevin Comerford, Managing Director of Greenhous Commercials.

John Turley, Service and Operations Director of Greenhous Commercials, says of the new venture: “We see great potential for growth in the Telford area.We will deliver the highest standards of customer service to all of the businesses who presently use the workshop and those we will attract. We carry over £3 million of DAF genuine parts and TRP alternative parts across our sites and we will grow the parts stock here in Telford where businesses can come in and collect, or they can access our very regular parts delivery van service into the Telford area from our Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton depots. Workshop customers will benefit from the increased parts stock, as more vehicles will be fixed first-time.

“There is room for growth at this site, so we will be reviewing opportunities to extend opening hours and testing days on the ATF lane.Businesses that operate HGV’s depend on a reputable company like Greenhous to ensure their vehicles remain compliant, and we will welcome their business.”

Greenhous is a company that has its roots in Shropshire and the securing of this business in Telford cements its position as a leading employer in Shropshire. Telford is a growing business community and the increase in the number of companies moving into the area has been significant in recent years.Geographically, Telford is ideally placed adjacent to the M54 motorway and it has a number of industrial and enterprise parks that represent a multitude of manufacturing and service industries.

Greenhous Commercials had a very successful 2018 picking up four major awards from DAF. These were Managing Director’s Dealer of The Year, a Silver Award for Truck Sales at the DAF International Dealer Conference, the National Fleet Dealer of the Year and the UK PACCAR Financial Dealer of The Year.