A brief history of Advanced KFS Special Vehicles

Advanced KFS Special Vehicles was created in 2015 following a merger between Advanced Minibuses and KFS Special Vehicles; both companies manufacturing high-quality specialist vehicles that provide an excellent return on investment.

Advanced KFS have more than 30 years experience, manufacturing after-market, specialist vehicles for a variety of sectors, including:

Our vehicles are built on a wide range of major motor manufacturers’ base vehicles and supplied to many different industries, including; local authority, education, fleet and charity.

By combining our operations, Advanced KFS Special Vehicles are able to bring a wider selection of durable, high quality, customisable vehicles to market; ensuring our customers always have the right vehicles for the task in hand.

Stephen Phillips

Product Specialist - Highway & Utilities

Michael Sapsford

Product Specialist - Landscaping & Plant Hire

Simon Hill

Product Specialist for Car Transporters and Recovery Vehicles.

Sarah Dart

Group Sales Support

Robert Middleton

Finance Manager

Chris Parkin

ISO & Quality Manager

Mark Jones

Vehicle Approval Engineer

Dean Oram

General Manager ( Andover)

Becky Crockford

Production Co-Ordinator (Andover) (currently on Maternity Leave)

Amy Warbrick

Operations Co-ordinator (Andover)

Dominic Sampays

Design Engineer

Ian Knight

Chairman

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Beginning his career in the vehicle conversion industry in 1994, Ian has many years of experience in the field.

A time served Welder Fabricator, Ian’s wealth of knowledge & experience allows us to continually push the boundaries of what’s possible; creating innovative, high quality conversions.


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Andrew Hawkyard

Managing Director

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Andrew has over 30 years of experience in the commercial vehicle sector starting his career at Iveco Ford Truck Ltd.
Having worked in a cross section of roles from Production to Sales, Andrew brings wide range of knowledge and understanding to the company.


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Phil Simcox

Group Sales Manager

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Phil has been with AKFS for over 8 years and during this time he has gain a wealth of experience in the commercial vehicle sector. Having worked in a cross section of roles from Marketing to Sales.

Phil is full of enthusiasm and focused in giving all customers the best experience when dealing with us.


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