Whitehorse Contractors wins new digger from Jewson

Published:  04 February, 2014

Jewson has announced the winner of its national competition to celebrate the launch of its civils offering.

Whitehorse Contractors – based in Abingdon, has scooped the 2.5 tonne JCB mini digger worth £30,000 after attending one of the merchant’s specialist civils launch days.

Jewson held 13 civils launch days between 18 June and 8 October 2013. The civils launch stretched across the country from Plymouth to Inverness. The events brought the merchant’s total number of specialist civils branches to 43.

Each event provided attendees with an in depth view of Jewson’s civils product offering and expertise, as well as the opportunity to enter a national free prize draw –the main prize being a JCB mini-digger.

With 13 additional regional draws, customers were also in with the chance to win a Makita petrol cutting saw worth £560. Furthermore, Jewson presented every customer who spent in excess of £500 on products at the launch events with a free Makita site radio worth £117 each.

However, it was Whitehorse Contractors that won the main prize worth £30,000. The JCB digger provides precision control, unrivalled service access and an exceptional operator environment. Additionally, due to its compact size, it is an ideal solution for restricted sites.

Gary Kneller, managing director at Whitehorse Contractors, said: “We are absolutely delighted to win this fantastic prize. The JCB digger will be an extremely useful tool for us and will no doubt become indispensable across a whole host of applications and sites.”

With 600 branches in the UK and a large fleet of vehicles, Jewson customers can now source civils and drainage products in bulk. In addition to this, Jewson can deliver directly to site and in a large majority of cases within 24 hours.

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