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Latest work May 2018 - Milk Delivery Vehicle Conversion

Ford Transit 350 "Quickload" shuttersided milk delivery vehicle

Osborne Motor Bodies have recently completed a Ford Transit 350 "Quickload" shuttersided milk delivery vehicle.

Based on the L2 MWB chassis the body is ambient split compartment. The front section is enclosed by narrow lath alloy side shutters with Hasp and Staple closure. A purpose made alloy and GRP racking module is fitted to accommodate poly milk containers as specified.

The rear section is also accessed through an alloy shutter. This load area is racked out with slatted alloy racking, which is robust and withstands pressure washing to maintain its hygienic and durable appearance.

Lighting to each compartment is provided by LED interior lights wired to a switch in-cab.

The body is finished in Frozen White to match the factory finish cab.

In this instance Osborne supplied both chassis and body, another example of how they provide a
One-Stop-Shop service to customer's exact requirements delivering the vehicle taxed and ready to go on the road.

For more details contact Osborne.

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Latest work April 2018 - Sleeper Pod Installation

Osborne Motor Bodies Ltd has completed the fitting of a new quality sleeper pod onto a MAN Cutainsider.

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MAN Cutainsider

The pod is a double berth, with fitted mattress and pillow. Fully lined with ventilation grilles, side opening windows, interior LED light and document holders.

This addition gives the operator the flexibility to increase the range of his vehicle, whilst complying with regulations for driver welfare.

For details contact Osborne.

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Dairy Delivery Vehicle Conversion

Osborne Motor Bodies Ltd has taken delivery of the latest model MAN 3500kg GVW chassis cab.

Dairy Delivery Vehicle Conversion

MAN 3500kg GVW chassis cab

This is a new venture for MAN in the N1 sector of the market.

This vehicle is to be converted into a bespoke Twinfloat dual purpose dairy delivery ehicle. Featuring  split ambient and insulated and refrigerated compartments for both doorstep and retail deliveries.

The end user is a rural dairy,so the 4 x4 capability will ensure that deliveries will get through whatever the weather.

Contact us to learn more about the options and benefits of our specialist vehicle conversions service.

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Vehicle Conversions

Ex-Tesco Home Delivery Vehicle

Ex-Tesco Home Delivery Vehicle

In addition to our range of new dairy vehicle bodies and vehicle sales, Osborne Motor Bodies can also convert former home delivery vehicles for dairy use.

In these tough economic times, these converted vehicles represent great value for money, while still offering the superb workmanship for which Osborne Motor Bodies has always been known.

We can convert your own vehicle or supply complete vehicles.

Former home delivery vehicles suitable for conversion arrive with a front ambient compartment accessed via a near-side shutter, frozen central compartment with door and a chilled rear compartment with shutter.

Ex-Tesco Home Delivery Vehicle (Front Ambient Compartment )

Ex-Tesco Home Delivery Vehicle (Front Ambient Compartment )

The conversion process is as follows:-

  • Existing alloy shelving is stripped out;
  • We cut out the shutter aperture and trim with alloy section;
  • Supply and fit narrow lath alloy shutter with lift bar handle and budget lock;
  • Mill alloy finish;
  • Alloy slatted shelving is fitted throughout;
  • Fit a full-length, full-width load compartment with central upstand divider;
  • Strip out existing alloy shelving in the rear compartments;
  • Reposition interior lights;
  • Fit two vents to intermediate bulkhead, trimmed with alloy and mesh pannelled;

Contact us to learn more about the options and benefits of our specialist vehicle conversions service.

Ex-Tesco Home Delivery Vehicle

Ex-Tesco Home Delivery Vehicle

Ex-Tesco Home Delivery Vehicle (Front Ambient Compartment )

Ex-Tesco Home Delivery Vehicle (Front Ambient Compartment )

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Latest Work - February 2018

Bespoke Estate Management Luton Van Bodywork to suit Nissan NT 400 double cab

Galvanised steel underframe, cross bearers and runners all flange fixed and bolted to the chassis by manufacturer approved brackets.

Plastic mudwings and rubber mudflaps fitted over the rear wheels hung on 3mm alloy brackets.

All alloy front, rear and side framework bolted and riveted together. 6mm ply full side lining.Vehicle Conversions

Two off lashing rails fitted along each side and across front. 15mm mesh patterned Wisa Deck plywood floor securely fixed to underframe, capped across the rear with alloy section.

12mm mesh patterned Wisa Deck plywood Luton floor supported on alloy crossrails.

Body panels ex 1.2mm hard alloy sheet bonded to intermediate pillars and riveted at 200mm centres, sealed on lap joints and riveted.

Light weight narrow lath alloy shutter to rear, transverse lock closure. Roof edges square Vehicle Conversionsalloy section, roof ribs radiused steel top hats bonded to opal skin.

Lightweight ramps and storage. 3 PPE storage drawers to Luton front. 10 No Hazard strobes fitted to body. Two LED worklights fitted to rear.

Type approved rear towbar with adjustable height coupling combination towjaw and 50mm ball. 13-pin electrics. 12 volt supply to tipping trailer via Anderson socket.

Mesh lightguards. Skirt mounted plastic tool storage locker to N/S rear.

FINISH: Clean alloy and galvanised steel




Vauxhall Movano

Mesh Cage Tipper for Grounds Maintenance Contractor.

Alloy tipping body with galvanised steel tipping subframe and underbody hydraulic ram.Vehicle Conversions

The smooth alloy plank floor ensures clean tipping.

Underhung 400mm alloy hollow plank dropsides and two-way tailboard hinged to swing and drop. Galvanised steel mesh extensions above to cab height, removable, double rear doors providing additional capacity for tree and shrub waste collection.

Front bulkhead protection timbers and hook-on ramp attachment angle at rear.

Clean alloy and galvanised steel finish.

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