DAF Trucks UK held an official opening ceremony as the manufacturers moves into a new head office in Haddenham. The £20 million investment in the new HQ is described by Robin Easton, managing director of DAF Trucks, as “a demonstration of the commitment to further strengthen DAF’s leading position in the UK market”.
The new offices and training centre were officially opened by Mark Pigott, KBE, executive chairman of the board of directors of PACCAR Inc. The ceremony was attended by Simon Smits, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UK, along with staff from DAF Trucks, Leyland Trucks and PACCAR Financial. They were joined by local dignitaries from Aylesbury Vale District and Haddenham Parish Councils, as well as key representatives from the contractors who designed and built the state-of-the art facility.
The new 4.5- acre, three-story facility includes 50,000ft2 of office space, a sophisticated auditorium and an ultra-modern fourbay workshop that offers world class training facilities for the UK DAF dealers and their employees. The team at the new DAF Trucks UK headquarters supports the award-winning LF, CF and XF. From its new Haddenham location, DAF Trucks will enhance its industry-leading sales, marketing, after market support and vehicle financing for DAF’s customers and the 136 DAF Dealers throughout the UK and Ireland.