Bobcat appoints new dealer

Published 30/12, 2020 at 09:27

From 1 January 2021, Versatile Equipment Ltd will be the new authorised Bobcat dealer in the South East of England.

Ewen Gilchrist, network development manager UK & Nordics at Doosan Bobcat EMEA, said of the appointment: “We are excited by the expertise, experience and enthusiasm that Versatile Equipment will bring to the role of the new authorised Bobcat dealer for Greater London and the South East. Versatile Equipment is well established and offers knowledge of the compact equipment and telehandler market that is second to none and is matched by a strong familiarity with the expanding Bobcat product range and an outstanding parts and service back up for new and existing customers in the area.”    

Lee Chater, sales and marketing director at Versatile Equipment, said: “We are very proud to be appointed as Bobcat’s authorised dealer for London and the South East. To meet customer demand, we have complemented our successful track record in the compact market, with strong investment in our facilities both at our headquarters in Borough Green near Sevenoaks in Kent, and at our partner business, Hydraulics Plant Services, in East Grinstead, close to Gatwick Airport.  We are looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Bobcat, helping to significantly increase the company’s share of the construction, rental, landscaping, agriculture, industrial, recycling, waste management and other markets in London and the South East.”

As well as sales of the entire Bobcat range of machines and attachments, Versatile Equipment will be offering a full selection of genuine Bobcat accessories and parts to support both new and existing Bobcat customers in its area. This will be backed up by a stock of both brand new and second hand Bobcat machines for sale. Customers will also benefit from Versatile’s onsite service network, covering everything from emergency repairs to routine maintenance.  

For general hire and more specialist applications, Versatile Equipment operates a rental fleet of compact loaders and attachments, which is one of the largest in the UK. The company has a team of experts who are on hand to offer customers advice they might need regarding the best machinery to hire for their project.  Lee Chater added: “Not only do we offer one of the UK’s largest rental fleet of compact loaders, we also have a huge fleet of attachments to increase the versatility of the machines.” 

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