Common Questions

How long does a fridge van conversion take?

A fridge van conversion can take up from 7 to 10 days from the vehicle arriving at our manufacturing premises. Depending on manufacturing and stock availability it is possible to carry out a conversion in a shorter period. Please speak to our sales team to find out more.

What temperature can be attained in a refrigerated vehicle?

Our refrigerated vehicles can work from +21°C to -25°C depending on the refrigeration unit specified and the requirements of the produce being carried.

How thick is the insulation in a refrigerated vehicle?

In a refrigerated vehicle the insulated lining kit will be based on 50mm for a chiller van and 75mm for a freezer van.

What is an overnight standby function on a fridge van?

Overnight standby is an electrical plug-in extra facility which enables a fridge van to operate when the vehicle engine is switched off. This facility needs to be specified from the start as it cannot be added after a fridge van conversion is completed.

Do you provide shelving options for the inside of a fridge van?

We can provide a range of useful accessories which can designed to incorporate within a fridge van conversion to match customer requirements exactly. This includes a selection of shelving options, whether fixed or foldable.

Do you provide the commercial van as well as the conversion?

It is possible to source the complete package with the commercial van and the conversion. When ordering the complete package from us a selection of finance options is also available to assist with the purchase.

Is it possible to have a fridge van without the refrigeration unit showing at the top?

We work with industry-leading manufacturers of refrigeration units, which can also provide an under-bonnet option for the unit. Please talk to our sales team to find out more, as it does depend on the make and model of the commercial van in question.

What is the payload on a fridge van?

Payload on a fridge van details the maximum weight the van can carry, also taking into consideration the weight of a driver. Each make and model of vans will vary in payload. Also, whether you require a chiller van or freezer van can affect the payload capabilities. Please speak to our sales team about your requirements and they will be able to recommend the best make and model of commercial van to match your business needs.

What is the warranty on the refrigeration unit?

We offer a 12 months’ warranty on the refrigeration units provided with the conversion.

What is the London ULEZ?

To help improve air quality, an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be in place in central London from 8 April 2019. Most vehicles including cars and vans will need to meet new, tighter exhaust emission standards (ULEZ standards) or pay a daily charge to travel within the area of the ULEZ.

For more information take a look at our guide the the London ULEZ.