Ford & Slater, one the UK’s largest DAF dealership groups, is opening a new state-of-the-art facility in Birtley. The new 2.5-acre site will open its doors to customers on May 3rd 2022.
The Dealership features 24-hour opening, 5 workshop bays, 19 DAF trained technicians, Tachograph Calibration Centre, £800,000 parts stock holding of Genuine DAF Parts and TRP all-make truck and trailer parts, and free parts delivery to anywhere in the North East.
Huw Teasdale, Regional Director at Ford & Slater, commented: “We can’t wait to start working with and supporting customers throughout the North East. We’ve got a fantastic team here ready to deliver the levels of quality and service which the Ford & Slater name is synonymous with throughout the transport industry”.
The opening of Birtley takes the number of Ford & Slater sites in the UK to 13, following the opening of the new Chesterfield location in January 2022, along with 11 existing dealerships throughout Central and Eastern England.
Ford and Slater Joint Managing Director, Tim Strevens, concluded: “We have a long and proud history representing the DAF brand and we’re delighted to be further expanding our network. I’m incredibly proud of all the team involved making Ford & Slater Birtley possible and we’re looking forward opening our doors to existing and new customers in the region.”
Ford & Slater Birtley’s opening hours are Monday 07.00 to Saturday 19.30 24 hours. Sunday 07.00 to 19.30.