Welcome to Exploria

Exploria was founded in 2002 by myself; Graeme Hirst and created through my own need for custom leisure vehicles that no other company could offer at the time. My involvement in vans was an extension of my lifestyle and my participation in various sports, which is still evident today; whether it is using a vehicle to go windsurfing, mountain biking, snowboarding, motor biking and boating and that often means camping in the vehicle too. Our vehicles are not just limited to leisure but are also used for work, as a daily drive and for the more mundane household jobs such as collecting logs and shopping! This is why I understand the needs of many of our customers to have a vehicle that is practical, functional, comfortable and yet still stylish.

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The company started on a small scale in a relatively small workshop, with limited overheads and pressure, which enabled the trial of different concepts and builds – 'done different from the norm.' The focus has always been on Volkswagen Transporters and still is today; although we occasionally deviate now and again when interesting and exciting new projects arise – take a look at our Specialist Conversions page!

Over the 12+ years of trading we have grown significantly and now operate from a large dedicated workshop, showrooms and offices to offer you the widest choice and pleasurable experience, with the knowledge that you are in good safe hands. We have built up a range of great contacts and suppliers within the industry and this enables us to offer you some of the best products in the market-place. We are able to ensure products are available for our customers, at the right price, when and where they are needed.

About Exploria Van Conversions


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Over these years of trading it has allowed us to attain a wealth of knowledge and experience to ensure we 'get it right' regardless of the products or conversion you require. Most importantly, during this period, we have created a very knowledgeable, skilful, passionate team that is at the core of everything we do. It is this team that is vital to the conversions we produce. I believe this has been the key to our success and certainly attributed to the rapid growth of the company. Like me, my staff have a passion for the work they do. The majority of them all own transporters and all have first-hand experience and knowledge of what works and doesn't. They also use them as daily drives and are always out and about camping in their spare time.

The great thing about producing ‘lifestyle’ vehicles is that we often have a lot in common with our customers. So it's no surprise that a lot of our customers are some of our best friends who we actively see and spend time with pursuing our interests in the outdoor life and sports – take a look at our About Us page in the Gallery to see some of the sports and places we get to!

Unlike many new converters that have entered (and left!) the market due to the rising popularity and demand 'whilst the going's good'..... we are confident that we will still be here in another 12 years. Passionate about what we do and our reputation that follows is very important to us.

Graeme Hirst

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