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2023 Christmas Opening Hours
🎄 Don-Bur's holiday hours: Closed 23 Dec - 2 Jan (Mossfield Rd & service locations). Boothen Old Rd Service Depot: Closed Christmas, limited hours 27th-29th, full reopen 2nd Jan. 🎅 Merry Christmas from Don-Bur! 🎁
Don-Bur Celebrates Founder Don Burton's 90th Birthday Milestone
Don-Bur celebrated a significant milestone today as they marked the 90th birthday of their founder, Don Burton.
Don-Bur Launches New Help Centre
Don-Bur launches new online Help Centre providing live chat, knowledge centre and tracked ticket system. Visit donbur.co.uk/help for expert support.
Happy Christmas 2022
It's that time again already where we would like to thank all of our valued customers and wish all of you and your familes the very best over the Christmas season.
Don-Bur Opens New Light Vehicle Service Centre
Don-Bur has just opened a new service site which will be dedicated to the recovery, repair, servicing, diagnostics and MOTs of all light commercial vehicles.
Queen Elizabeth II RIP
In a moving tribute, Don-Bur Managing Director David Burton expresses his personal grief at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who has been a constant pillar of stability and national identity for generations.
Don-Bur Awarded SafeContractor Accreditation
Don-Bur has just been awarded the coveted SafeContractor Accreditation for all of their service divisions including repair, maintenance, graphics, curtains, load restraint and after-sales.
Don-Bur Stands With Ukraine
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is abhorrent and every day we see evidence of atrocities, sacrifice, hardship and appalling tragedy on an unthinkable scale.
Don-Bur Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Don-Bur celebrates 40 years of innovative and durable commercial vehicle bodywork. From a 70-member team to a £50 million annual turnover enterprise.
Happy Christmas 2021 From All At Don-Bur
From everyone at Don-Bur, we hope you and your families have a wonderful Christmas and New Year. A big thank you goes out to all of our loyal customers.
Don Burton Receives Service To Industry Award at MT Awards
Don Burton has just been awarded the coveted Services to Industry award at the 2021 Motor Transport Awards.
2021 – A Year of Supply Chain Challenges
Supply chain shortages are continuing to challenge production targets and pricing structures.
International Womens Day - Our sit down with Vicki from Don-Bur
Vicki Worthington, Engineer at Don-Bur, shares her journey as a woman in logistics. Encourages women to pursue engineering careers. #WomensHistoryMonth
2020 Christmas Opening Hours
Don-Bur will be closing the factory and over the Christmas period from Today (23rd December 2020) @ 14:00 and will re-open on Monday 4th January 2021.
Happy Christmas 2020 from all at Don-Bur
We hope you have a wonderful Christmas break and I'm sure we're all looking forward to an easier and more rewarding 2021. Thank you so much for your support and understanding during a challenging year.
Don-Bur Strives to Become COVID-SAFE
Don-Bur has been working feverishly behind the scenes to become 'COVID-Safe' in advance of a cautious re-opening of their manufacturing facilities.
HSE Relax Enforcement of Testing (TE&T) of Plant and Equipment
Don-Bur has consulted with the HSE and, due to the current situation with the Covid-19 outbreak, they are relaxing enforcement "as a result of additional precautions people need to take to help reduce risk of transmission of COVID
Don-Bur Continues To Provide Service Support For Logistics
Our heartfelt thanks go out to our Service divisions, who remain operational to support essential logistics operations throughout the Coronavirus crisis.
Don-Bur Donates Face Masks To NHS
Today, Don-Bur are donating 200, high quality face masks to the Royal Stoke University Hospital as a gesture to alleviate some of the shortages now being faced by the NHS across the country as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Covid-19: Use E-communication Where Possible
In light of the recent Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, we are encouraging the use of our various E-communication channels.
5 Year "TTT" Top To Tail Guarantee
For the first time in the industry, Don-Bur has stamped a 5 year "TTT" (Top To Tail) guarantee on all of it's trailers and rigid bodywork.
Happy Christmas from all at Don-Bur 2019
Christmas is here again already and we would like to thank all of our valued customers and partners for their continued support.
Don-Bur Invests £4 Million To Manufacture “Standard” Products
Don-Bur is investing £4 million in new plant, software and training to mass-produce a range of standard product types.
Amber Gregory Demonstrates Trailer Safety Features at CV Show 2018
Amber Gregory was among many representatives on the Don-Bur stand at this year's CV Show, demonstrating various innovative safety features.
Don-Bur at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2018
At this year's CV Show on stand 5A50, Don-Bur are launching a host of innovative products and features that not only excite the imagination of cost-conscious Fleet Managers, they can be applied to fleets in a practical way.
Happy Christmas From Don-Bur 2017
The Don-Bur Christmas Card is back with a festive view on the recent demand for our Wedge double deck trailers. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Happy Christmas From Don-Bur 2016
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. From all the team at Don-Bur.
Don-Bur Gets Hearts Racing With Defibrillator
As part of their regular health and safety improvement drive, Don-Bur now have an in-house defibrillator which could save lives both at their main manufacturing plant and in the surrounding neighbourhood which includes a large number of domestic properties.
Online Chat Proves To Be A Popular Tool
Don-Bur's online chat, launched in Feb 2016, handles 4,954 messages. Rapid, documented communication with a 15s wait time. Customers appreciate the convenience.
E-chat Improves Communication
Enhance customer interactions with Don-Bur's online chat. Quick, customized responses, file sharing, and secure screen sharing. Explore e-communication at donbur.co.uk/chat.
Don-Bur Newsletter April 2016
Don-Bur Q1 Highlights: Teardrop for Jacksons Bakery, CV Show, Portola Packaging, Website Updates, Fuel Economy, Trailer Builder, Lasercutters, Curtainsiders for Hireco, EN12642-XL Presentation, Coach House, and 24/7 Assistance.
Don-Bur Releases Preview Images Of CV Show Trailer
Don-Bur unveils futuristic tech at the Commercial Vehicle Show. See a glowing purple slip-stream and a mysterious electrical glow. Stand 5A50, hall 5.
Happy Christmas From Don-Bur 2015
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. From all the team at Don-Bur.
Don-Bur Cut Fabrication Time in Two with New Laser Cutter
Don-Bur boosts production with £1M laser cutter. New machine handles materials up to 6500 x 3100 x 20mm with 0.05mm/m accuracy. Visit donbur.co.uk
Don-Bur Quarterly Newsletter September 2015
Don-Bur excelled in 2015, securing major orders, investing in the production line, introducing innovations like 'Aeris,' and participating in industry conferences.
Don-Bur Launches New HD Website
Don-Bur has just launched a completely new website, complying with all of the latest standards and offering some cutting-edge interactive 3D Models.
Don-Bur Develops Dedicated CV Show Website
In the run-up to the Commercial Vehicle Show 2015, Don-Bur has developed a dedicated mini-website to offer potential visitors everything they might need, both before and during the show.
Don-Bur Returns to the Commercial Vehicle Show in 2015
After six years of absence, Don-Bur is making a dramatic return to the Commercial Vehicle Show, bringing with them a unique exhibit that will demonstrate several brand-new innovations.
Happy Christmas From Don-Bur 2014
The 2014 Don-Bur Christmas Card - A witty take on EN 12642-XL. Click to view.
Don-Bur Quarterly News Oct 2014
Don-Bur Soars in 2014 with Investments, Innovation, and Market Share Gains. Invest in the future with Don-Bur's cutting-edge trailers. Visit donbur.co.uk
Don-Bur Builds New Reception And Conferencing Facilities
£100,000 has been spent on a contemporary design reception and well-equipped conferencing facilities to cater for the ever-increasing number of road-based clientele who need somewhere to hold internal meetings or speak to their suppliers.
Don Burton Celebrates His 80th Birthday
Happy 80th birthday to Don Burton, founder and chairman of Don-Bur! His leadership and innovations have shaped the success of the company in the commercial vehicle industry.
Merry Christmas From Don-Bur 2012
We hope you have a great Christmas and a refreshing New Year break.
Don-Bur Hold Their First Fuel Saving Forum
Entitled 'Fuel Is Costing Us The Earth', Don-Bur has just hosted its first fuel saving forum on 16th September at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent.