11 September 2023
Vara welcomes Government support for local haulage business

Shailesh Vara MP has welcomed the Government's announcement that R.D. Williams & Sons Ltd, which is based in the village of Easton in Huntingdonshire, will receive £12,500 in funding to improve washroom facilities at the site. 

The funding comes from the HGV Parking and Driver Welfare Match-Funding Grant Scheme, a £100 million joint investment between the public and private sector to enhance the logistics sector. 

R.D. Williams & Sons Ltd is a haulage company with its base of operations located on the A14 link road between the A1 and M1 junction in Cambridgeshire. 

Following the announcement, Mr Vara said:

“I am pleased that R.D. Williams & Sons Ltd have been awarded this funding. This is excellent news for them and the drivers who use their facilities. It is good to see that the Government has partnered with industry to invest in those connecting North West Cambridgeshire and the whole of the United Kingdom.”

Mr Andrew Williams, Director of R.D. WIlliams & Sons Ltd, added:

“I am very pleased that we have received government funding to upgrade our washroom facilities. This will make a massive difference to our facilities and for the HGV Drivers that use our site for overnight parking.”