About Us

Slidepods: Removable Campervan Kitchen pods and Van conversions- by Jonny and Jane

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Jonny and Jane love the outdoor lifelstyle. They bought their first VW T5 panel van so they could throw an airmatress in the back to crash on after a days surfing. Once they bought it they got the bug and so began the process of converting it into a camper van. Jonny, a master carpenter/joiner by trade, finished the van to such a high quality standard that it was featured in VWt magazine.

 

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Jonny and Jane soon realised they needed a van that was more than just a campervan, they needed it to function as a ‘best’ passenger vehicle too for their growing family. They made the decision to sell their beloved van and start again. This time Jonny chose a Caravelle and so the idea for Slidepods gradually evolved. They wanted a full width bed and the ability to fit 2 childrens seats into isofix so standard interior furniture was not an option. Jonny utilised his 15 years of joinery experience to develop the original Slidepod which is a high quality campervan kitchen pod with the flexibility of being removable to store or use as a stand alone kitchen in an awning.

Jane, Jonny and their 2 children used the original Slidepod (1st picture above) whilst travelling around Europe and the South West in 2015, they then took it to a VW show. The interest in the Slidepod was so great that they have decided to bring it to market and now produce high quality versatile campervan kitchen pods as well as a full conversion service for those who require more from their vehicle than just a campervan.

Our values

Jonny and Jane believe in producing a high quality product made with the best materials available so to combine style with functionality. They aim to provide an excellent service based on clear communication whether purchasing a standardised pod, fully customised pod or full conversion. Customer satisfaction is at the heart of our business ethos.