The business was started in the early sixties by Mr Hugh Wilson and his wife Mrs Marion Wilson. For the first few years the main activity of the business was agricultural contracting based from a farm in Haughley, Suffolk, using machinery bought using money invested by Hugh's father Donald. This agricultural contracting developed into hay and straw dealing, This then needed transporting to customers, mainly in Wales. The business then had a need for a truck, to transport hay and straw to its customers. Its first, a Bedford O type with a 16ft body, was bought second-hand for £60. On return trips from Wales the Bedford came laden with quarry stone.
In recent years the company has invested heavily in various pieces of equipment including a Nooteboom 8 axle trailer on which our model is based.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.
When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.
Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.