Citroën Is Top Of The Table For WREN Kitchens
The UK’s number one kitchen retailer, Wren Kitchens, has invested in a new 134-strong fleet of multi-award winning Citroën Berlingo Vans. Ordered in either high specification ‘Enterprise’ or ‘Driver’ trim, the new fleet of LCVs will be used to visit Wren customers’ homes across the UK when designing and surveying kitchens.
In a move to upgrade its fleet of vans, Wren Kitchens has started taking delivery of 134 multi-award winning Citroën Berlingo Vans. Supplied and managed by Pendragon Vehicle Management, the new fleet of Citroën Berlingo Vans will be used for customer visits across the country. Manufacturing, designing and delivering over 2,000 kitchens per week, and with 84 showrooms across the UK, Humber based Wren Kitchens will certainly benefit from the comfort and efficiency that has long been synonymous with the Citroën brand.
Wren Kitchens has chosen high specification Berlingo Van models for its fleet, which are all standard length ‘M’ models. The fleet includes New Berlingo Van BlueHDi 75 manual 650 ‘Enterprise’, BlueHDi 100 manual 1000 ‘Driver’ and BlueHDi 130 S&S EAT8 Automatic 1000 ‘Enterprise’ models. The latter features the Citroën brand’s 8-speed automatic transmission for optimum long distance comfort.
The high specification Berlingo Van ‘Enterprise’ models are equipped with a wealth of standard of standard equipment, including air conditioning, rear parking sensors, cruise control with variable speed limiter and an alarm. On top of this, tyre pressure monitor, EXTENSO® modular folding passenger bench seat with pivoting table and load-through bulkhead, DAB radio with steering mounted controls, Apple Car Play™ and Android Auto also feature as standard.
In addition to the ‘Enterprise’ specification, ‘Driver’ variants are equipped with additional advanced comfort features, additional acoustic insulation, automatic windscreen wipers, 16-inch ‘Starlit’ alloy wheels and Citroën Connect Nav with a three-year subscription to TomTom® Live updates. To help keep the Wren Kitchens fleet in ‘as new’ condition, the ‘Driver’ trim also features innovative Surround Rear Vision, which includes front and rear parking sensors, and passenger side and rear cameras providing tri-function rear and nearside visibility via a 5-inch screen in place of the rear view mirror.
Commenting on their new delivery of Citroën Berlingo Vans, Wren Kitchens’ Transport & Logistics Director, Lee Holmes, said: “Customers are always at the heart of our business, and these vehicles offer maximum efficiency and reliability to ensure we adhere to our high level of service."
“We are delighted with our new fleet of Citroën Berlingo Vans. They offer top-spec. comfort and the very best technology for our hard-working teams that are out on the road for most of the day visiting customers’ homes.”
Marc Samuel, Director of B2B at Pendragon Vehicle Management, commented: “We were very happy to facilitate the relationship between Wren and Citroën. The strong presence of the Berlingo Van along with the technical innovations and adaptive comfort on offer were a natural fit with the hard-working Wren Kitchens fleet.”
Martin Gurney, Groupe PSA UK’s Fleet Director, commented: “Wren Kitchens has established and extensive expertise in the design, manufacturing and installation of innovative kitchens, with heritage dating back to the Hygena brand in the 1970s. Citroën’s history of innovation makes our vehicles a perfect fit for this conquest deal and we are exceptionally pleased to have won this business from Wren Kitchens.”
Finished in the distinctive Wren Kitchens brand colours, the new fleet of Citroën Berlingo Van’s feature livery supplied by Vinyl FX of Hull with all vehicles delivered via Evans Halshaw Citroën York. Pendragon Vehicle Management are the finance providers for the deal.