Planet Trim Company Limited T/A Lodge farm Leisure is a family business established in 2000 and features three generations working together!
Peter has worked in the motor industry for over 50 years - since leaving school - when he became a mechanic, then panel-beater, painter and finally ran a bodyshop for VW for 20 years. He has also caravanned for over 40 years. Needless to say Peter does all our repairs and damp work, both large and small, for insurance company & private individual alike!
Peter's son, Chris is a C&G qualified Electronics Service Engineer, CITO/NCC C&G qualified Caravan Service Engineer, ACoPs / STGW Certificated Gas Engineer, holds C&G qualification in Electrical Testing & Inspection, holds C&G in Electrical Maintenance - LV & ELV Systems & Circuits, and has caravanned for over 30 years. He does the servicing with Joe, does fault finding, helps with stock control, runs the web site and helps with the invoicing and accounts.
Joe, Chris' son and Peter's grandson, is also a CITO/NCC C&G qualified Caravan Service Engineer, ACoPs / STGW Certificated Gas Engineer, holds C&G qualification in Electrical Testing & Inspection and has worked in the family business since leaving school in 2009. Joe does the servicing with Chris and Jade, and helps with the invoicing.
Jade, our newest member of staff, is Chris & Marie's daughter, Joe's sister and Peter's granddaughter. She joined us at the start of 2021 as a Trainee Engineer - she has learnt on the job alongside her father and brother. She is now a NCC Qualified Caravan Service Engineer and also holds ACoPs / STGW Certificated Gas Engineer qualification - welcome to the family business!
Marie is Chris' wife and does the general book-keeping, runs our online presence, works in reception and answers the phone.
We have several family cats who like to introduce themselves. Abbi and Stella are sisters and have been around since 2007, while Loki and Piper have settled in well after arriving in 2020.