Nov 19, 2013
Pulman Volkswagen are celebrating their 15th
anniversary this November. Mike Pulman launched the first Pulman dealership in
1998, moving to its prime location in Durham, the fantastic purpose built
building behind the Arnison shopping centre.
There were 17 employees in total that launched Pulman.
Fifteen years later Pulman has grown to over 100 employees. In 2008 Pulman
expanded by opening a Pulman Volkswagen retailer in Sunderland. A year later
Pulman became and authorised repairer for Skoda at the Durham site.
In 2010, Pulman expanded its retail sales operation into the
fantastic SEAT brand, by opening the first Pulman SEAT in Sunderland for which
they have since been names dealer of the year on two occasions. Finally this
year (2013) Pulman became an authorised repair for Volkswagen Commercial
Vehicles at the Durham location.
Volkswagen Durham employees. Jan Dodds and Carol Fearn holding the balloons.
Jan Dodds and Carol Fearn have been with Pulman from the
start, Jan comments “I joined Mike Pulman when he launched Pulman Volkswagen in
1998 and fifteen years on it’s still an absolute joy to work with Mike.”
Carol Fearn comments, “In the fifteen years that I have been
here, there has never been a dull moment! I am very proud to say that I have
been here from the start and still enjoying every minute.”
Pulman Volkswagen has become a landmark in Durham and has a
built a strong name for customer service, with their company goal to deliver a
fantastic customer experience.
Mike Pulman comments “Fifteen years is absolutely fantastic!
I want to thank everyone, amazing staff and our loyal customers for making this
possible. They have made Pulman what it is today.”
Pulman Volkswagen is located behind the Arnison shopping
centre in County Durham, for more information visit www.pulmanvolkswagen.co.uk