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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

I’ve got a van, what sort of conversion should I have?

It’s easy to be confused or get carried away when you have just got your new vehicle and want to get it converted into a camper van for the summer. First thing, don’t rush! It’s always worth taking your unconverted vehicle away for a weekend camping to get an idea of how you will use the vehicle in the future. Remember, chances are you will use your vehicle on a day to day basis as well as camping, don’t get carried away by the fun weekend use and over look the more mundane shopping trip or school run.

How much is a conversion likely to cost?

If you are trying to buy a vehicle and factor in the conversion into your budget, you really need to have an idea of the type of conversion you will be having fitted. Again this comes down to intended use of the vehicle – Do you want to tour Europe, travel in this country or just have weekends away. Our Conversion Option page will give you ideas of the prices and what you get for your money.

How long will a conversion take?

We try to keep the most poular of our modular campervan pod units in stock, this allows us to install basic facilities such as a seat and pod unit in a day or while you wait. For most other fitted conversions we would require the van longer usually between 1-3 weeks depending on specification. Give one of our technicians a call on 01271 373853 if you would like to discuss time frames in more detail.

What are your opening hours?

We are open Monday – Friday 9.00am – 4:00pm.

We do not open our shop at weekends.

What makes Clearcut Conversions the UK's largest self-build shop?

Clearcut Conversions takes pride in offering an extensive range of campervan conversion products, fitment services, and expert advice, making it the go-to destination for self-build enthusiasts.

Can I purchase campervan furniture and accessories online with confidence?

Absolutely! Clearcut Conversions ensures an efficient delivery service for almost all products available online, allowing customers to buy with confidence from the comfort of their homes.

Are personalised appliance packages available for self-builders and DIYers?

Certainly! One of our strengths lies in advising and creating customised appliance packages, saving our customers valuable time and money in the self-building process.

What base vehicles are recommended for campervan conversions?

Clearcut Conversions recommends popular base vehicles such as the VW T6, Ford Custom, and Renault Trafic for small to medium conversions, while the VW Crafter and Mercedes Sprinter are excellent choices for larger projects.

Does Clearcut Conversions have a physical showroom for customers to visit?

Yes, we have a large showroom where customers can explore a huge range on display. It serves as a source of inspiration and advice for campervan enthusiasts from all over the UK.

Does Clearcut Conversions offer bespoke campervan furniture?

Yes, we can adapt existing furniture or create bespoke designs. Our manufacturing roots are strong, with in-house CAD and CNC machinery ensuring conceptual designs undergo rigorous testing, resulting in high-quality campervan furniture and seating ranges.

What is the average lifespan of a campervan conversion?

With proper maintenance, a well-constructed campervan conversion can last for many years, providing a reliable and comfortable living space.

How difficult is it to maintain a converted campervan once it is complete?

Regular maintenance is key, but with a proper checklist and occasional troubleshooting, maintaining a campervan is manageable for most enthusiasts.

Can any vehicle be converted into a campervan?

In theory, yes. However, practicality and space considerations play a significant role. Smaller vans are often preferred for easier maneuverability while medium and larger vans are preferred for for more interior space and comfort.

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