I have been in the towing industry for over 55 years I started our own business with my long suffering wife Aileen 46 years ago we have 3 fine sons and 7 grand children (to our knowledge) 2 sons, Matthew and Graham are in key roles in the company, We have always concentrated on Quality service and Customer care No job is too difficult..... just get it done, no matter how challenging !!! We strongly believe the customer is King !!
We have merged the operational side of the business with Boarhunt Garage making them largest heavy recovery operator on the south coast.
I am now concentrating on our business of exporting trucks and trailers throughout the world, developing industrial property,
I have the privelege of working on the Recovery Group for the Road Haulage association, being involved in national policies and on various working parties, to try and improve best practice, standards and safety systems for the Recovery Operator and the industry as a whole,
Co / organising Recovery demonstrations and commentary at The European Tow Show and various Trucking Events throughout the year, I am also a lifelong honoury member of the Association of Vehicle Operators.
I was very honoured to recieve the Prestigious Cobra Lifetime Achievement Award for services to the UK Recovery Industry recently.
I was very honoured to be awarded a Fellowship of the Institute of Vehicle Recovery for services to the Recovery Industry,
I have travelled to other countries and met other operators, discussed their issues.
We have several truck restoration projects on the go and need to be finished. I enjoy going to the Trucking Shows and Music Festivals with Aileen and our family in our Peterbilt Show truck and Toy Hauler Every day is a blast !!!
I have not Retired ....Just changed direction .....I only work 6 days a week now and dont keep my phone by my bed anymore.