Meet the Team

Keeping it in the Family

by ARC on July 9, 2013

In the workshop today – ARC is an family-run business and here we can see Darren’s son Luke is a chip off the old block as he helps polish this Airstream.

Airstream polishing

Airstream polishing

Meet the upholsterers!

by ARC on March 14, 2012

James and Steve are ARC’s talented upholsterers they are busy creating another seating area for an Airstream interior. They have just finished an exciting project for Kensington Palace!

Airstream Upholstery

Airstream Upholstery

Airstream Upholstery

Meet the Team #7 – Terry

24 January 2012

This is Terry the American Retro caravans electrician. He has been working for the company since it started and has known Darren for years. Terry does all the electrical jobs on the caravans and really enjoys the work as the Airstreams are something different from the norm. He gets to work with several different types [...]

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Meet the Team 6 – Darren

14 November 2011

Pictured above – Kathy and Darren, owners of American Retro Caravans. Today we meet Darren: “My apprenticeship was in sheet metal work many years ago. Having completed my course and worked in this industry for a while I decided that I wanted to be more creative and work with wood instead. So I went to [...]

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Meet the Team 5 – Kathy

9 November 2011

Pictured above are Kathy and Darren, the owners of American Retro Caravans, in action. Darren’s blog piece coming soon – today we meet Kathy: “From a very young age I have always been obsessed with Art and Design and have never wanted to do anything else. Having gained a first class BA in Textiles at [...]

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Selena describes her inspiration for working at ARC

20 September 2011

At age 12 I saw my first bow top caravan, and wished with all my heart that I lived in one. By 16 I had earned enough to buy an old shepherds hut and an old wooden farm cart on which to build a bow top. Having no idea exactly how I might do that, [...]

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Meet the Team 4 – Selena

12 September 2011

Selena has been working at American Retro Caravans since January “I only came to help for a month as a stop-gap but I’m still here!” Selena finds working for ARC very exciting because the work is so varied and she finds herself doing something different every day – from speaking to clients on the phone, [...]

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Meet the Team 3 – Will

15 August 2011

Will is the newest member of the ARC team and started at the end of June. He has just graduated from Somerset College of Technology with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Will’s work at American Retro Caravans varies but is mainly focussed on fabrication and repairs. He loves working with his hands: “Anything to do [...]

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Meet the Team 2 – Dave

10 August 2011

Meet Dave Dave has been working at American Retro Caravans since April. He has been working for himself as a carpenter since he was 18, building kitchens, cabinets and various other bespoke woodwork projects. Since joining the team at ARC, Dave has taken the position of ‘King Laminator’ laminating the interior of the Airstreams, alongside [...]

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