Northgate Vehicle Hire

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About Northgate Vehicle Hire

Northgate Vehicle Hire has shaped and defined the van hire market for over 30 years. Operating over 60,000 vehicles on rental through 60 locations, which include 56 workshops, 300 technicians and 56 mobile technicians operate within the direct service network.

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Amy Airey, Helen Bailey and Lizzie Marlow
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Northgate Vehicle Hire

Northgate invests in infrastructure with £300,000 Glasgow re-development

Market leaders in flexible vehicle hire and fleet solutions, Northgate Vehicle Hire, has this week unveiled its new look Glasgow depot after investing £300,000 in the existing infrastructure. To drive process efficiencies for customers and offer an unrivalled experience, the re-development has taken place over three months.

  • As part of Northgate’s £1.5m investment across the UK this year, the Glasgow site was the natural starting point due to the size of its market area
  • The Glasgow site will be used as the blueprint for all 62 depots
  • The dated and operationally unsuitable site has been transformed into a hub that boasts a dedicated reception area, two plasma TVs with information points, a refreshment and working area with Wi-Fi access, a new open plan back office and a canteen for colleagues
  • The new site is more in keeping with a retail environment and has a new dedicated customer parking area and entrance and a fully landscaped exterior


Simon Ridley, Northgate’s Operations Director North, commented:
The suitability of our existing sites has been an area we’ve wanted to review for a long time. The fleet has grown substantially over the last 15 years and it was time our facilities reflected the standard of service offered. We have spent around £300,000 reconfiguring the Glasgow site to make it more efficient. Alongside providing our colleagues with a working environment that allows them to carry out their jobs effectively, process efficiencies will improve significantly to ensure that our customers have an unrivalled experience with every visit.


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