I am an ex HGV1 and PCV British and European driver and have driven many miles in Europe. I was an MOD aircraft crash Fire fighter Driver for twenty years. I was then a Coach driver for four years Then back to The MOD as a driver of all things great and small from a corsa to a 60ft artic includeing driveing dignatories and station VIP's about the country and the station and emergency spares for aircraft and helecopters bound for all corners of the world
I have a black Volvo V70 used for small and urgent loads.
I also use it for towing up to it's maximum capacity of 1900kg.
If caravans contain items which would take them over my towing limit I will ask for the excess to be taken by the customer in thier car to keep things legal. That does not often happen The same applies to boats and dinghy's. Whilst I know it is not ideal and we would not normally want to haveing been a caravanner for 40 years plus I can mend most things mechanical around caravans and certainly the running gear and lights and when towing I always take the apprpriate tools with me just in case. I also expect the owners to supply security equipment for caravans and trailers where possible. especially the through wheel types that are used on the caravans with alloy wheels on them. I do not take on oversized twin axle European/American caravans due to all the problems that go with them in being over width and over length.
I always work on my own and so try not to take on large jobs unless I am told there is someone at each end to help load and unload.
I am self employed.
I prefer to do tasks on a same day or at worst only have things one or two days as I don't do storage at this time.
I try to do jobs at a price that is fair to customers so I will not always be the cheapest but I will try to be the best for any job I bid for.
I don't set routes I go where the work takes me
Any bank transfers done if at all possible on the day before due to problems in the past. The few spoil it for the majority.Otherwise cash is prefered
Recent Feedback for swampysnr
|2 berth touring caravan||birdfeeder1985||Great communication couldn't do enough for me |
Response:Excellent customer good communications good instructions. Happy caravaning Cheers
|Swift 18 on trailer||cordner232||What a fantastic person, I would have been really stuck if it wasn't for John. No problem was too big or small for him to deal with. It was a long day and the boat was safely delivered to it's new home. I would definitely use him again and would fully recommend him to anyone. Many thanks again John. Regards David.
Response:Thanks for the praise,but it's all part of the service as far as I am concerned. Cheers John
|Conway folding camper trailer tent||steve-680||Excellent service provided. Been looking for a reliable collection service for a while and i know i have found it.
100% be using Johns professional servoce again.|
Response:Thanks for the vote of confidence and look forward to your further work. Cheers John
|Luna Quasar FB touring caravan||mcforesters142||I cannot recommend John highly enough. I am a complete novice to caravanning and he was so helpful. I had every confidence that my caravan was in safe hands. Not only did John transport my caravan to it's destination speedily, for a great price and without any fuss, he spent ages ensuring that the caravan was sited and levelled safely not to mention the much needed help and advice about caravanning! Nothing was too much trouble and the service was first class. I would not hesitate to use them again. Thanks John!|
Response: Not a problem all part of the service. Happy caravaning. Cheers John
|Rowing dinghy with small out board||r.jseaman||What a brilliant service, 1st class, great attention to detail.and brilliant man to communicate with .|
Response:Thanks for that Robert you yourself had great attention to detail the only thing that slowed the job was the traffic Cheers John
|touring caravan||tra3||I would recommend John to everyone, what a lovely, helpful, friendly and professional man he is. He picked my caravan up from Bury for me and dropped it off at the campsite in Wales for me. He kept in contact with me to update me on what was happening and even left me a gas bottle to start me off on my first caravan Holiday, Everything went so smoothly, I think everyone should have a John in their life.|
Response:Not a problem nothing more than my usual standard of work but don't expect a gas cylinder every time as I have no more left . Cheers John
|Sprite 400||hay3ee||John was extremely reliable from arranging collection to the delivery. He knew what he was talking about and we felt the caravan was in safe hands. Would highly recommend, the delivery couldn't have been any easier, have never needed a courier before but I know in the future who to use!
Thanks again John :) |
Response:Thank you for those kind words. If you should ever need anything moving just let me know. Cheers John
|small caravan (not the car as well!)||h.found.10||Fantastic in every way. Really cannot fault them and highly recommend them. |
Response:Excellent customers will work for again if requested
|Wooden boat with trailer||yasmine-1||Very reliable and experienced - highly recommended.|
Response:Excellent customers, will work for again if requested
|Sprite Musketeer 4 berth caravan early 90s winter project||suttonrider||WOW,
John was the right choice for a delivery guy.
He towed our caravan without fuss or complication and for a great price.
He's a smashing chap and i can't thank him enough for the job he did but also the free help and guidance he gave re owning a caravan was worth money!!
10/10 couldn't fault him.
Response:Thanks for the feedback Damon but I consider it to be all part of the service. Cheers John
|Lark dinghy||cab.duncan||Excellent, a very competent and friendly service.
Would definitely ask John to do another job if the need arose.
Response:Excellent customer would defenately work for again if requested
|Coachman Amara 380/2||gbooker45||Good service|
|lunar solaris 2 twin axle caravan||colin.newman23||John provided an excellent service very professional. I would certainly recommend A & J couriers to anyone and would certainly not hesitate to use John Spong again.|
Response:Excellent customers but I only did what I consider a proper job Cheers John
|4 berth tourer||ceeyote||Absolute wonderful man and his wife..nothing was too much trouble...thank you both of you for getting our caravan to us safely.|
Response:Not a problem it is what you pay for and I believe in a good service for all
|ifor williams trailer Tipping trailer NEW MODEL 2015 FULL CAGE 8X5 ELECTRIC||melvin.doughty||Very good efficient service|
Response:Thank you for the good feedback you yourself were very good also. Cheers John
|21ft single axle caravan from Tiverton, devon to Caerarfon, wales||tonyhawkins||Excellent no nonsense service. John goes above and beyond what I'd expect. Great communication along the way. I will be using again and recommending to friends and family. Thanks again|
Response:Thanks for the excellent feed back Tony. See you again in the future. Cheers John
|2011 Pennine Quartz 4 Folding Camper||matt.causon||Quick replying to questions -
Response:Thank you Matt
|Sterling Eccles Sport 584 single axle Caravan||lcarter-1||This is a great service! John brings a wealth of experience with him and nothing is too much trouble. John - it was a pleasure to meet you and your wife and thanks for doing a great job towing our caravan safely to its new home.
Les and Sylvia. |
Response:Thanks for the feedback it was also a pleasure to meet you and Sylvia and I hope to work for you in the future. Cheers John
|16 ft caravan||delviv69||Great|
Response:cheers Derek, Thanks for the positive feedback the same applies for you. Cheers John
|17ft tourer||andy.cocker||Very good excellent service|
Response:thank you for your feed back, will work for you any time again. cheers John
|RS feva - laucnh trolley only||apercival1||Great caring service delivering my RS Feva from Southhampton to Kent!
Great communication, good price and everything went as planned.
Will definitely use again.
Response:Thanks for the feedback just ask next time you want some thing moving again. Cheers John
|lunar chateau 470 touring caravan||joshtr33||Brilliant service and extremely trustworthy.|
Response:Thanks for your feedback just let me know if you need another movement. cheers john
|Fishing boat/launch project with trailer, spares or repair||dalensophieunderwood||Hi very friendly and delivery was spot on thanks |
Response:thank you for the feedback and I look forward to working for you again. Cheers John
|Gull sailing dinghy on launch trolley||rayhatton||First rate service! John was very professional and took great care of my boat. There was no rush, everything was carefully checked to ensure a safe journey. John ensured everything was "ship shape" at the delivery end before he left. On top of that he's a very nice guy who inspires confidence. It was a pleasure to do business with him.|
Response:Thanks for that Ray will work for again anytime . Cheers john
|Bailey Senator Indiana 2008 single axle caravan||mjohn59655||Did what he said on the tin at the agreed price. Nice chap very helpful and flexible. Would not hesitate to recommend |
Response:That's what the job is all about give me a good set of instructions and let me get on with the job. Happy caravaning. Cheers John
|Rapido folding caravan,about the same size as a folded trailer tent||monkeymagic||Top bloke to deal with,great communication and a pleasure to deal with.Great price for the distance.Thanks again John,hope to do business with you again.|
Response:Great customer to deal with. Great instructions. great communications. I hope to deal with you again. Cheers John
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