In this blog post our resident reporter Graham Curry went to Belfast Truck & Van Ltd, a sister company of GUS Commercials who on the same day celebrated their 10th Birthday with a family fun day and asked director Billy Miskelly to give us a insight into the dealership…
Where are you based?
22 Central Park
Tel: 028 90 831774
Fax: 028 90 847136
How long have you been in business?
Belfast Truck and Van Ltd were formed in February 2016 to handle the all new LDV franchise. It is a sister company of GUS Commercials who have been in business for 10 years.
How many staff do you have across your business?
We have 25 staff.
Generally how many vehicles do you have on site?
There are four variants on the same model of LDV V80 and we generally have all of them on site.
Do you specialise in a particular type of vehicle?
Yes, Belfast Truck and Van are the LDV Dealer for Belfast.
Do you offer any other vehicle services?
Through GUS Commercials we offer Commercial Vehicle Hire, Contract Hire, Repair and Maintenance, Sales and Parts. This gives the customer competitive leasing options on the LDV range.
Our most expensive LDV at present is the V80 LDV long wheel base, high roof van at £15,000 + VAT approximately. [Read the Used Cars NI review of this van]
What’s the most special vehicle you have ever sold?
We have sold a Scania 730 Tractor Unit, fully kitted out with light bars, exhaust stacks, alloy wheels – very tasty!!
What’s the best tip for someone looking for a vehicle at the moment?
Shop around and don’t under estimate new Manufacturers. They have a lot to offer and seem more confident than established Manufacturers with the Warranties they offer.
What would be your dream car and why?
Aston Martin Vanquish.
Why? Everything about it.
What is your favourite car movie?
What do you like to do when you’re not at work?
What is the key to your success?
We haven’t had any success yet with LDV, but we hope hard work will bring success and with faith in the brand and a good team around us this will come.