Why everyone should clean their vehicle, every-other-weekend.

8 October 2019, 1:09 pm

Why everyone should clean their vehicle, every-other-weekend.   Other than the obvious visual benefits to cleaning and maintaining your vehicle. There are other benefits you may not have realised were equally as important, if not more so.   In the busy life that everyone lives in modern civilisation, cleaning vehicles has become a huge inconvenience. […]

The most expensive private plates…

30 September 2019, 11:12 am

Personal number plates are now considered to be like fine wines, classic cars – an alternative investment.   The values of top-quality examples are growing, worldwide. You may find it hard to believe that eight of the ten most expensive UK number plates have been purchased since the onset of the 2007/2008 financial crisis and […]

Can you go electric?

28 August 2019, 4:16 pm

What should you be asking yourself when thinking about the switch? First, weigh up the pros and cons and see which of each are more essential to your business. This will you’ll make the correct assessment on what you need and when you need it. But, most importantly for how much. The electric car (EV) […]

How to buy your kids their first car | Anchor Vans

6 August 2019, 11:03 am

How to buy your kids their first car For many young drivers, the cost of insuring their first car will be an important factor when choosing what to buy. The average premium for a 17-year-old in 2018 was £1,964, which is around 46% of what drivers in 2018 spent on average for their first car. […]

Anchor Vans Announces Expansion

6 September 2018, 1:13 pm

Following a steady period of growth, Anchor Vans, the UK’s largest independent commercial vehicle hypermarket, is pleased to announce the expansion of their flagship dealership on the A4 at Padworth, just outside of Reading. On 15 August, Anchor Vans acquired the 2 acre site adjacent to their existing Padworth site, previously owned by The Caravan […]

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 […]


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 […]