• Atkinson Vos

About us

Atkinson Vos is the world’s leading specialist in Unimogs, the iconic all-terrain vehicles manufactured by Mercedes-Benz.

Established in 1978 in Bentham on the border between Lancashire and Yorkshire, Atkinson Vos has exported custom and specialist Unimogs to almost every country on Earth.

The company has a reputation for outstanding service and unparalleled industry expertise for all things Unimog.

  • 1978 - Company founded by Frank Atkinson & Jaap Vos as Africa Link Ltd. Initially selling trucks & machinery into West Africa.
  • 1985 - 1st Unimog sale through a small advert in the Farmers Weekly.
  • 1991 - Operations consolidated in High Bentham.
  • 1998 - Adjacent land purchased for future expansion.
  • 2000 - Unimog accessory range launched and constantly added to and refined ever since.
  • 2001 - Simon Ward joined the business as salesman & workshop coordinator. Company Name changed to Atkinson Vos Ltd.
  • 2002 - Current workshop & offices constructed.
  • 2008 - Atkinson Vos became agents for Mitas tyres.
  • 2009 - Succession plan devised to enable Simon to start the process of buying the business.
  • 2010 - Jaap Vos retired.
  • 2014 - Workshop extended to create more working space.
  • 2015 - Dedicated dispatch area created and parts department expanded.
With a strong & dedicated team behind him Simon is taking the business forward into the next generation and building on the excellent reputation and strong supplier network built up over the preceding 3 decades. This will ensure that Atkinson Vos Ltd remain the worlds leading Unimog specialist. For many years to come.


Check out our current stock list. We ship Unimogs all over the world so if you see something you like we can get it to you - wherever you are.


We offer a huge range of new, reconditioned and used spare parts for every current and past Unimog model.


Do you dream of a Unimog built to your own specifications? Dream no more. Complete the wish list and we’ll help make your dream come true.

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Address   Wenning Avenue, Bentham, Lancaster, LA2 7LW, United Kingdom
Phone Number   +44 (0) 15242 62922
Email   [email protected]