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Meet the team

We pride ourselves on the great service we provide our customers, and that’s all down to the brilliant team of people below:

Tony Huggins

Managing Director

Together with wife, Liz, Tony established York Van Centre back in 1991 selling commercial vehicles. He has over 35 years’ experience working in the industry and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the business.

Email: tony.huggins@yorkvancentre.co.uk

Liz Huggins

Company Secretary

Together with husband Tony, Liz established York Van Centre in 1991. She has over 25 years’ experience working in the industry and is responsible for the accounting side of the business.

Colin Huggins

Sales Manager

Colin started working for York Van Centre in 1996 and has worked his way up to being Sales Manager. As well as full responsibility for all new and used sales, Colin manages the fleet hire.

Email: colin.huggins@yorkvancentre.co.uk

Chris Kay

Brand Specalist

Chris joined York Van Centre in 2009 after finishing his A Levels, He has worked his way up from valeting and is now a salesman and the ISUZU Brand specialist, you will often catch Chris at farm sales or the Murton Machinery sale.

Email: chris.kay@yorkvancentre.co.uk

Kevin May

Workshop Foreman

Kevin joined York Van Centre in 2013. He has worked in the industry for over 25 years, 15 years experience with the Isuzu brand and is our Master Tech. He is also responsible for all MOTs in the testing centre.

Danny Lowther

Bodyshop Manager

Danny joined York Van Centre in 2012 and has over seven years’ experience in body repairs. He works alongside Chris in the bodyshop on all aspects of crash and body repairs.

Tim Robbinson

Valeting Manager

Tim joined the company in October 2012 and works full time valeting vehicles prepping and prepping vehicles to an excellent standard.

Craig McGahan

Mechanic

Craig Joined York Van Centre in 2013. He started in the industry as an apprentice in 2006 and is currently undertaking a number of industry-related courses. He works alongside the mechanical team on servicing and repairs.

Nick Jeffery

Service Manager

Nick joined York Van Centre in 2011. He has over 23 years of experience in the industry, 13 of which have been spent with the Isuzu brand. He is responsible for all service and after sales requirements.

Email: nick.jeffery@yorkvancentre.co.uk

Callan Blackstock

Parts & service advisor

Callan joined the team in 2015 as parts & service advisor and has now passed his Level 3 Diploma.

James Huggins

Sales Advisor

James recently joined the team and has a background in the construction industry and is now a sales advisor.

Debbie Trottter

Receptionist

Debbie was welcomed aboard in 2014 as receptionist, accounts and administrator.

Chris Hopkins

Bodyshop Assistant

Chris joined the team in April 2017 and works alongside Danny in the Body Shop Centre.

Laura Huggins

Marketing Executive

Laura is involved in a varied role that essentially includes implementation of marketing projects to support York Van Centre.

Email: laura.huggins@yorkvancentre.co.uk

Paul Heaver

Mechanic

Andrew Hardcastle

Mechanic

Andrew joined a local garage in 1988 where he completed his NVQ and has been in the motor industry to the present day. Andrew Joined YVC in July 2017 working full time along side our mechanical team in our workshop.

Artur Domagala

Valeter

Artur works along side Tim valeting and preparing our vehicles to an excellent standard.

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