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VAN GUARD ACCESSORIES LIMITED

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VAN GUARD ACCESSORIES LIMITED (01263262)

VAN GUARD ACCESSORIES

Phone: 01392 368 351
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ABOUT VAN GUARD ACCESSORIES LIMITED

Put simply ‘Quality Commercial Kit’ is exactly what we offer. Hitting that quality mark is why we are in business and our commitment to the highest standards has made us into a market leader that has been around for over 30 years.

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Van Guard – as the name suggests, means we are at the forefront of the commercial vehicle accessory market.

Integrated design and manufacturing reacting quickly to market changes and future proofing products.

Member of the Made in Britain campaign and are proud that our products are made in the UK.

Based at Exeter Airport Business Park, with excellent transport links to the whole of the UK.

A recent survey of tradesmen found 75% would buy the Ulti Bar over its biggest competitive premium product

Cheaper than premium competitor products

The Ulti Bar is on average 60% cheaper than our biggest competitor's premium product

copy of the plant list to SWEB, which would result in some exciting developments in the coming years. In the meantime though, the company pressed on with projects including designing and manufacturing scaffolding and staging for British Aerospace.

The SWEB order for ladder racks was merely the start. A company experiencing difficulties with vehicle break-ins assigned GK Land to design and manufacture rear window grilles to protect their vans. Safe to say, the grilles were (and still are) a great success resulting in the company discussing the possibility of marketing the grilles to a wider audience.

– GK Land began developing a range of products for light commercial vehicles, these included the now famous window grilles as well as roof racks (roof bars), internal van racking and tool stores under the name of Van Guard.

– Shortly after the Millennium and having amassed over 50 years in the business, Gerald Land retires and his son, Mark, becomes Managing Director before appointing Clive James to the position.

– With over 20 years experience making roof bars for vans, in 2013 we developed what we and many others consider to be the ultimate van roof bar – The ULTI Bar. Stronger, quieter, more fuel efficient, more adaptable and probably the best looking heavy duty roof bar on the market, the ULTI Bar has revolutionised the light commercial vehicle market. Find out more about the

– From our beginnings as L&P Engineering, we have always been proud of our British background as well as supporting our local community and in 2014 we have embraced this fully by signing up to the ‘Made in Britain’ campaign. The campaign is accredited to businesses that sell goods manufactured in the UK, like the ULTI Bar. Find out more about the

– Throughout our history we have been at the forefront of technological advances and in September we acquired a Bystronic Fiber Laser Cutter machine to improve the quality of our products whilst increasing the speed, flexibility and capacity of production. More on this exciting new machine can be found

The growth and success of Van Guard as a company does not just lie with us, but our distributors, customers and staff, thank you. 2014 has been an exceptional year for Van Guard and we can’t wait to see what the future holds. Watch this space…

Here at Van Guard, we are very much a family business. Our ethos and personnel have made Van Guard the company it is today.

But who is behind the company’s success? Click the profiles below to find out more about some of the people that keep the company moving forward.

Renowned for our Award winning Van Roof Rack and Roof Bar systems, we design and manufacture a range of high quality, hard wearing van accessories to help keep your van kit safe and secure.

Van Guard Accessories Ltd, Exeter Airport Business Park, Exeter, Devon EX5 2UL

Company Registration No: 1263262 VAT No: GB 142 8660 64

KEY FINANCES

Year
2016
Assets
£1099.48k ▼ £-39.62k (-3.48 %)
Cash
£99.15k ▲ £1.29k (1.32 %)
Liabilities
£687.29k ▲ £120.46k (21.25 %)
Net Worth
£412.19k ▼ £-160.09k (-27.97 %)

REGISTRATION INFO

Company name
VAN GUARD ACCESSORIES LIMITED
Company number
01263262
VAT
GB142866064
Status
Active
Categroy
Private Limited Company
Date of Incorporation
16 Jun 1976
Age - 43 years
Home Country
United Kingdom

CONTACTS

Website
van-guard.co.uk
Phones
01392 368 351
08000 191 930
Registered Address
EXETER AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK,
FAIR OAK CLOSE,
CLYST HONITON, EXETER,
DEVON,
EX5 2UL

ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES

25990
Manufacture of other fabricated metal products n.e.c.

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LAST EVENTS

25 Jan 2017
Total exemption small company accounts made up to 30 April 2016
22 Dec 2016
Director's details changed for Andrew Thomas Woodward on 20 December 2016
12 Aug 2016
Confirmation statement made on 30 July 2016 with updates

CHARGES

1 September 2014
Status
Outstanding
Delivered
2 September 2014
Persons entitled
National Westminster Bank PLC
Description
Contains fixed charge…

15 December 2003
Status
Satisfied on 4 December 2009
Delivered
18 December 2003
Persons entitled
Hsbc Bank PLC
Description
The f/h property at land and buildings on the south side of…

9 April 2003
Status
Satisfied on 4 December 2009
Delivered
19 April 2003
Persons entitled
G K Land Engineering (Holdings) Limited
Description
F/H land and buildings on the south side of the road…

9 April 2003
Status
Outstanding
Delivered
22 April 2003
Persons entitled
G. K. Land Engineering (Holdings) Limited
Description
By way of legal mortgage all f/h and l/h property now…

1 July 1996
Status
Satisfied on 4 December 2009
Delivered
9 July 1996
Persons entitled
Midland Bank PLC
Description
.. fixed and floating charges over the undertaking and all…

1 July 1996
Status
Satisfied on 16 April 2003
Delivered
9 July 1996
Persons entitled
Midland Bank PLC
Description
Land and buildings on the south side of the road leading…

26 May 1982
Status
Satisfied on 11 October 2003
Delivered
11 June 1982
Persons entitled
Midland Bank PLC
Description
Plot 33 (to be known as 18 fulford way) woodbury golden…

23 July 1980
Status
Satisfied on 11 October 2003
Delivered
30 July 1980
Persons entitled
Midland Bank PLC
Description
F/H land & premises at:- plot 1 factory 25 exeter airport…

13 November 1979
Status
Satisfied on 11 October 2003
Delivered
20 November 1979
Persons entitled
Council for Small Industries in Rural Areas.
Description
F/H land & workshop buildings at exeter airport industrial…

26 September 1977
Status
Satisfied on 5 November 1998
Delivered
3 October 1977
Persons entitled
Midland Bank PLC
Description
Floating charge over the. Undertaking and all property and…

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VAN GUARD ACCESSORIES LIMITED DIRECTORS

Angela Land

  Acting
Appointed
01 April 1999
Role
Secretary
Address
32 Salterton Road, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2EF
Name
LAND, Angela

Angela Land

  Acting
Appointed
01 September 2007
Occupation
Company Director
Role
Director
Age
57
Nationality
British
Address
Falklands, 32 Salterton Road, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2ED
Country Of Residence
Uk
Name
LAND, Angela

Mark Kelly Land

  Acting
Occupation
Engineer
Role
Director
Age
57
Nationality
British
Address
Falklands, 32 Salterton Road, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2ED
Country Of Residence
United Kingdom
Name
LAND, Mark Kelly

Alison Mary Watson

  Acting
Appointed
23 February 2000
Occupation
Director
Role
Director
Age
56
Nationality
British
Address
78 Withycombe Village Road, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 3AG
Country Of Residence
United Kingdom
Name
WATSON, Alison Mary

Andrew Thomas Woodward

  Acting
Appointed
06 April 2014
Occupation
Company Director
Role
Director
Age
60
Nationality
British
Address
4 Priddis Close, Exmouth, England, EX8 5PG
Country Of Residence
United Kingdom
Name
WOODWARD, Andrew Thomas

Barry John Woodward

  Acting
Appointed
01 March 2005
Occupation
Director
Role
Director
Age
57
Nationality
British
Address
22 Veitch Gardens, Alphington, Exeter, Devon, EX2 8AD
Country Of Residence
United Kingdom
Name
WOODWARD, Barry John

Maureen Valerie Land

  Resigned
Resigned
01 April 1999
Role
Secretary
Address
64 Hulham Road, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 3JZ
Name
LAND, Maureen Valerie

Nigel Burn

  Resigned
Appointed
01 March 2010
Resigned
29 July 2016
Occupation
Company Director
Role
Director
Age
52
Nationality
British
Address
10 Burniston Close, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, England, PL7 1PQ
Country Of Residence
England
Name
BURN, Nigel

Timothy David Cutler

  Resigned
Appointed
25 June 2009
Resigned
30 November 2009
Occupation
Director
Role
Director
Age
47
Nationality
British
Address
4 Elms Meadow, Winkleigh, Devon, EX19 8JU
Country Of Residence
United Kingdom
Name
CUTLER, Timothy David

Cilve James

  Resigned
Appointed
04 August 2000
Resigned
31 July 2012
Occupation
Works Manager
Role
Director
Age
70
Nationality
British
Address
47a Langaton Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3SP
Country Of Residence
United Kingdom
Name
JAMES, Cilve

Raymond John James

  Resigned
Appointed
10 September 2002
Resigned
31 July 2012
Occupation
Director
Role
Director
Age
72
Nationality
British
Address
6 Sanders Close, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom, EX5 3HE
Country Of Residence
United Kingdom
Name
JAMES, Raymond John

Gerald Kelly Land

  Resigned
Resigned
16 September 2006
Occupation
Engineer
Role
Director
Age
99
Nationality
British
Address
Rose Cottage, School Lane Withycombe, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 3AF
Name
LAND, Gerald Kelly

Maureen Valerie Land

  Resigned PSC
Resigned
16 October 2005
Occupation
Secretary
Role
Director
Age
84
Nationality
British
Address
Rose Cottage, School Lane Withycombe, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 3AP
Name
LAND, Maureen Valerie
Notified On
6 April 2016
Country Registered
United Kingdom
Nature Of Control
Ownership of shares – 75% or more
Place Registered
Companies House

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