Paul Winter

Paul Winter – Managing Director

The Turner Group is delighted to announce that Paul Winter has been appointed as the Managing Director of its newly formed Vehicle Rental Division which incorporates Turner Hire Drive and TCL Tanker Rental.  Since joining Turner Hire Drive in July 2017 Paul has driven organisational and structural change as well as significant growth in rental volume.

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Bespoke Vehicle Conversions

Bespoke Vehicle Conversions

Commercial Vehicle Accessories

At Turner Hire Drive we make sure we do everything we can to provide our customers with everything they require, along with exceptional service standards. We offer bespoke vehicle conversions to make sure we can meet all of your business requirements through our range of commercial vehicle accessories.

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Festive Opening Hours

Christmas Opening Hours

As we approach the beginning of the festive period, we want to make sure that all of our customers have the information they need for all of our branches. Below you can see the opening hours and dates over Christmas and New Year so that you can plan your vehicle collections and drop-offs in advance.

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Winter Driving Tips

Winter is here… and as the long nights draw in, it’s important to take care and stay safe out on the roads. So here are some of our top tips for driving in bad weather to help keep you safe over the festive period.

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People Carrier Rental

Vauxhall Zafira – People Carrier

Travel in Comfort and Style with the Whole Family

We’ve added the new Vauxhall Zafira to our ever growing fleet of cars and the new design looks better than ever, with an all-new front exterior.

The new Zafira still provides it’s most popular feature – flexible rear seats – allowing the whole family to travel in comfort. With plenty of room in the bright interior, everyone’s happy. It’s the perfect excuse to get everyone out and about.

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Vauxhall Astra Rental

Brand New Vauxhall Astra

Yes, it’s an Astra

We’ve added some brand new Vauxhall Astras to our fleet of cars, and the feature list may take you by surprise. The striking new design captures the dynamic potential of this car, while its premium interior and distinctive wheels further enhance its overall appeal. You can see the full specification and more images below.

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Highway Maintenance Vehicle Rental

Highway Maintenance Vehicles

Hiring For Highway Maintenance

We’ve recently added a number of new Highway Maintenance vehicles to our fleet, which are all available on Flexible Hire! These vehicles include Mercedes Benz Citans, Mercedes Benz Sprinters, Vauxhall Combos and Ford Transit Customs.

However, we can custom fit any of our vehicles with Chapter 8 Livery, beacons and reversing cameras along with a whole host of other features, as and when required. Just get in touch via info@turner-hiredrive.co.uk for more information.

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Mercedes Sprinter Hire

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter boasts class-leading fuel economy and a wealth of unique innovations. The Sprinter is also widely respected for outstanding driver comfort and unrivalled build quality. In addition, the Sprinter is available in six variants. Each variant comes with a wide range of engines and options. Therefore, wherever your business is going, there’s a Sprinter to take you there.

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Vehicle Terminology

Understanding Vehicle Terminology

Overwhelmed By Vehicle Terminology?

Whether it’s a weekend hire to help you move some furniture or for long term business use; hiring a vehicle from Turner Hire Drive is always a smooth and simple process.

However, when viewing our vehicle guide it may be that you are struggling to understand some of the commercial vehicle terminology. This could lead to confusion when looking to hire the most appropriate vehicle for your needs.

Therefore, this guide to the common terms and phrases you will come across when hiring a vehicle will ensure you are able to select the best vehicle for your needs.

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Hire vs Purchase Commercial Vehicles

Hiring vs Purchasing Commercial Vehicles – Turner Hire Drive

Is It Better To Hire Or Buy Commercial Vehicles?

When maintaining a fleet of commercial vehicles, it is crucially important to understand the most cost-effective methods in doing so.

In fact, a booming economy and a growing business is still not enough to make this an easy task. However, against the backdrop of Brexit, depreciating value of the pound and a shift to more short-term contracts in industries like construction, this challenge has become even harder.

However, there can be one certainty. Under the current political and economic environment, fleet managers are finding planning for the future much more difficult. This has led to many finance directors considering their decision of whether to hire or buy commercial vehicles.

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Picking The Right Vehicles

Essential Tips For Picking The Right Vehicles To Suit Your Business

How to Pick The Right Vehicles for Your Business

Picking the right vehicles is essential for many businesses. Whether you are a small or a large business, it is likely that your dependency on an efficient vehicle fleet is constantly increasing. However, the smaller your business is, the less likely you may be to have a designated transport or fleet manager. Therefore, the management of your fleet may become more complex and financially constraining.

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Ford Transit Jumbo Rental

Ford Transit Jumbo

Your Office On The Move

Light, bright and easy to drive, Transit sets the standard for vehicles in its class. With exceptional levels of finish and refinement, smart driver-oriented technology, plus a range of practical and thoughtful features – like a fold-down table that’s integrated into the dual front passenger’s seat and large enough to hold a laptop computer – it’s your office on the road.

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Car Hire For Business

Why Choose Car Hire For Business?

Why Choose Car Hire For Business?

In recent times, buying cars for your fleet has become less and less financially viable. Such a decision places constraints on your capital and presents losses through depreciation. Additionally, it takes up time in dealing with maintenance and admin. The process is then repeated when another vehicle has been purchased.

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Vauxhall Vivaro Hire

Vauxhall Vivaro

Vauxhall Vivaro

Designed to look good and work hard, the new Vivaro’s style matches it’s high performance levels and comes packed full of features that make everyday working life that little bit easier.

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Movano Tipper Hire

Vauxhall Movano Tipper

Vauxhall Movano Tipper

The Movano Tipper features a five-stage chrome-plated under-floor ram and 50° tip angle. The tipping mechanism employs a high-performance, 2kW electro-hydraulic power pack which can be easily operated by one person, using hand-held controls on a wander lead.

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Vauxhall Movano Dropside

Vauxhall Movano Dropside

Vauxhall Movano Dropside

The Vauxhall Movano dropside conversion builds on Movano’s in-built flexibility with a host of practical additions. The totally flat load platform – with a load length of up to 4470mm, low loading height and zero wheel arch intrusion – features load restraint lashing eyes and an anti-slip resin finish.

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Vauxhall Movano Luton Van

Vauxhall Movano Luton Van

The Vauxhall Movano Luton van has been specifically designed for the transport of dry freight or secures loads. What’s more, the extensive use of aluminium construction methods gives the conversion an outstanding payload capacity while the body structure and shutter have been designed to meet the very latest in European design standards.

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Used Vehicles Sale

Used Vehicles from Turner Hire Drive

Did you know that we sell all of our used vehicles?

As part of our commitment to provide our customers with the highest standard of hire vehicle available, we are constantly refreshing our fleet. Therefore, we frequently have a number of used vehicles available for purchase. Moreover, all of our used vehicles have been owned from new and are sold with a full service history. In addition, most of which average 38 months old.

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Fleet Operators

Why Van Hire is Perfect for Fleet Operators

Fleet Operators

There are multiple factors that can encourage fleet operators to choose van hire. The associated low cost or potential tax benefits may be desirable. Alternatively, organisations may view van hire favourably due to its flexible characteristics. The greater choice of brand new vehicles available for hire may be enticing. Furthermore, the promise of avoiding maintenance costs as well as reducing the amount of time vehicles are off the road.

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Transit Custom Crew Cab Rental

Brand New Ford Transit Custom Crew Cab

Our brand new Transit Custom DCIV 6 seaters have arrived and are available for short & long, contract & flexible hire.

The Transit Custom offers 1406mm of internal load height, can tow up to 2 tons fully loaded and has an overall length of 4.97m. It ranges from 2700kg to 3325kg to provide 776kg to 1328kg of payload.

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Ford Mondeo Rental

NEW Ford Mondeo Zetec

NEW Ford Mondeo Zetec

It is essential to us that we are able to provide our customers with the highest standard of vehicle. In doing so, we hope that our customers will be able to enjoy an excellent level of service from the moment we first meet to beyond when they return the keys. Importantly, the new Ford Mondeo ticks all the boxes.

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