FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 – VAR (Video Assistant Referee)

8 June 2018, 12:30 pm

Remember Frank Lampard’s “Ghost Goal” from the 2010 World Cup? Moments like that have pushed goal-line technology and video replays into the top flight of football. VAR or Video Assistant Referee Technology will be used at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. It’s primary focuses are moments leading up to Goals, Penalty decisions, Direct red card […]

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 – Group Stages

5 June 2018, 1:17 pm

With the FIFA World Cup starting in a couple of weeks, teams around the world are heading to Russia for the Group Stages. 32 teams have qualified into 8 groups of four with 2 teams of each group progressing to the Round of 16. So here’s who we’re keeping our eye on: GROUP A – […]

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 – Stadiums

5 June 2018, 9:31 am

You can’t have a World Cup without stadiums. And Russia has delivered on creating 12 unique venues to host the 2018 World Cup. In order of capacity, here is your Anchor Guide to each stadium:   KALININGRAD Kaliningrad is the smallest stadium that is also geographically separated from the rest of Russia. Costing 257 Million […]

Anchor Vans Guide: Your Van – Use & Care

3 May 2018, 11:09 am

Here at Anchor, we like to think of ourselves as the fountain of all knowledge when it comes to vans. Not only will we answer all your questions when you are choosing and buying a van but we can also help when it comes the day-to-day use and care of your vehicle. With this in […]

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Origins: The Ford Transit, the World’s Most Wanted Van

20 March 2018, 12:17 pm

There’s no doubt about it, we love a Ford Transit here at Anchor Vans and we know the country does too. A British icon in the world of business transport, did you know that this tireless workhorse has been around for well over 50 years? ‘Backbone of Britain’ Keeping electricians, plumbers and builders on the […]

Vehicle Technicians Wanted

23 January 2018, 12:10 pm

Anchor Vans is an established family run business based on the A4 at Padworth near Reading. With more than 25 years’ experience, we are the UK’s largest van hypermarket; servicing, selling and delivering vehicles to all corners of the UK. We are a FORD Service Franchise for Cars and Vans and currently have 18 vehicle […]

We prepare to double operations with land regeneration plans

6 June 2017, 9:04 am

Anchor Vans is preparing to double in size by developing a new 2.5-acre site next to our existing base on the A4 near Reading. The proposed regeneration of a landfill site at Padworth will dramatically reduce our carbon footprint by finding a permanent home on site for our valeting services. Managing Director, Simon Joyce, said: […]

‘Tough Mudders’ at Anchor Vans raise nearly £3,000 for Prostate Cancer UK

25 May 2017, 1:42 pm

We’re immensely proud of our team who took on the London West Tough Mudder event on May 7th 2017, raising money for Prostate Cancer UK. Together, we raised a whopping £2,900 for the charity and we’d like to say thank you to all those who supported us. 14 team members, sponsored by MotoNovo Finance, faced […]

Ford to Trial Electric Transit in UK

7 March 2017, 2:44 pm

Automotive giant Ford will be introducing an electric version of our most popular van, the Transit. The new Transit plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) will be part of Ford’s global electrification strategy, which includes plans for 13 new electrified car and commercial vehicle models over the next five years. Mark Fields, Ford CEO: “As more and […]

Winter weather: how to stay on the road

24 January 2017, 2:21 pm

It’s a typical British winter, fairly mild if somewhat unseasonably warm one minute, with ice, snow and freezing fog the next. As usual, the change in weather conditions we have seen in the UK recently has caused chaos on our roads. As a country we are getting better at managing the cold snap, but we […]