Typical Professional Tradesmen Professions and the vans they drive

Typical Professional Tradesmen Professions and the vans they drive

Profession Van Reason
Builder Transit 280 SWB They can carry 1 ton
Carpet Fitter Citroen Relay L4 H2 or Ford Transit Jumbo They can carry 4m in length
Electrician Citroen Berlingo Economical and perfect for carrying all electrical items
Plumber Vauxhall Vivaro Sportive You can fit a hot water tank in this model and 2m of copper pipe
Painter Vauxhall Combo It is compact and carry a ladder
Estate Agent Vauxhall Vivaro Sportive Great for fitting for sale signs in
Delivery driver Ford Transit Custom Very reliable, spacious and Britain’s no. 1
Plasterer Ford Transit SWB Low Roof The smallest van that still carries 8 x 4 sheets


Typical weights that some of our van drivers carry

Citroen Relay L2 Dropside

Vauxhall Vivaro

Substance Measurement/Length Van
Standard pallet of house bricks 1000kg Peugeot Boxer 35 L3
Sand (dry) 1330kg per cubic metre Transit SWB Dropside
Rubble 1050kg per cubic metre Citroen Relay L3 Tipper
Building Bricks 2.3 – 2.5 tonnes per 1000 bricks
Bag of Cement 51kg Vauxhall Movano
Plywood (per sheet) 2440mm x 1220mm Transit Custom LWB
Plaster (per bag) 25kg Citroen Berlingo
Cement (per 1 bag) 25kg or 5okg
Gravel (loose) 1635 kg per cubic metre Transit MWB Tipper