Shield Batteries Sponsor BSRFC Rugby Player Will Palombo

Shield Batteries Sponsor BSRFC Rugby Player Will Palombo

12th June 2019

Shield Batteries Sponsor BSRFC Rugby Player Will Palombo

We are delighted to announce that we are sponsoring rugby player Will Palombo at BSRFC. We wish the Bishops Stortford RFC team and Will all the very best of luck for the forthcoming 2019/20 Season.

A bit more about BSRFC

BSRFC are a community rugby club in Hertfordshire with 5 Senior sides, Touch Rugby, Ladies XV, ...

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Shield Classic Car Battery Winner

Shield Classic Car Battery Winner

5th June 2019

North Leicester MG Club - The Charnwood Caper 19th May 2019

We were delighted to award the star prize of a Shield Classic Car Battery to the winner of the Raffle at the 2019 Charnwood Caper, Jim Andrews and his MG VA 1937 Vintage.

ABOUT THE CHARNWOOD CAPER

Each year since 2004, there has been a nationally-advertised car run called The Charnwood Caper. The run takes i ...

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Here’s some Top Tips for National Camping & Caravanning Week 2019

Here’s some Top Tips for National Camping & Caravanning Week 2019

31st May 2019

This week we're celebrating #NationalCampingAndCaravanningWeek and 100 years of the production caravan by sharing a few top tips with you.

Whilst your caravan is in storage, it’s really important that you properly maintain your leisure battery, to ensure it’s ready for your next trip out. If you need any additional advice, a charger or a replacement battery then please give us a call or ...

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Success for Shield at Trade Shows

Success for Shield at Trade Shows

22nd May 2019

Success for Shield at Trade Shows

We have been busy here at Shield Batteries with two trade shows running concurrently. Our team have been talking all things Rail at the Railtex Show at The NEC in Birmingham, and again discussing battery power for the Access market at Vertikal days at Donnington Park in Derby.

Railtex

This 3-day show is something we have exhibited at ...

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Shield Batteries To Exhibit At VertiKal days 2019

Shield Batteries To Exhibit At VertiKal days 2019

7th May 2019

Shield Batteries Exhibiting at Vertikal Days, Donington Park for the 9th year

Vertikal Days is a specialist event with its core centred firmly around access platforms, cranes, telehandlers and associated lifting equipment.

Vertikal Days is a well-attended, two-day networking event for the access and lifting industry, with association and company meetings, seminars and worksh ...

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British Made Classic Car Batteries

British Made Classic Car Batteries

18th April 2019

Give the correct period look to your pride and joy!

Did you know that Shield batteries are the only UK Manufacturer of Classic Car Batteries? Our classic vehicle batteries fit a full range of classic vehicles including: Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Fiat, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lotus, Maserati, Porsche, Rolls Royce, TVR, Volkswagen, vintage trucks, vintage tractors and many more.

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Shield Batteries To Exhibit At Birmingham NEC Railtex 2019

Shield Batteries To Exhibit At Birmingham NEC Railtex 2019

13th March 2019

Shield Batteries & SEC UK

A British Battery Manufacturer & Distributor for the British Rail Industry

Founded in 1910, we continue to produce our rail batteries in the UK to original rail specifications & UK rail operator’s requirements. Our product range covers coach/carriage battery sets, plus diesel locomotive battery sets for vehicle fleets still very active on th ...

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SHIELD BATTERIES RECEIVES FEEFO GOLD TRUSTED SERVICE AWARD 2019

SHIELD BATTERIES RECEIVES FEEFO GOLD TRUSTED SERVICE AWARD 2019

14th February 2019

Shield Batteries has won the Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers.

Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine reviews and insights. Those that meet the high standard, based on the number of reviews they have col ...

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Another Successful Classic Car Battery Refurbished

Another Successful Classic Car Battery Refurbished

31st January 2019

Fully Restored 1951 Jowett Jupiter

Our customer Richard Keil brought us in his pair of 311 LBH batteries that power his 1951 Jowett Jupiter, we were delighted to be asked to refurb them from the ground up and Richard fitted them back behind the seat in his beautiful ‘Ferrari Red’ car.

The Jowett Jupiter is a British car which was produced by Jowett Cars Ltd of Idle, near Bra ...

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Stunning 1949 MG TC - Powered by a Shield Classic 242 73AH Battery

Stunning 1949 MG TC - Powered by a Shield Classic 242 73AH Battery

18th January 2019

The perfect “Classic Car’ ownership story, ever!

I had been looking to buy an MG for a number of years but couldn't find one that I could afford. I couldn't believe my luck when I found my perfect car on eBay for only £12.000. Unfortunately, I didn't notice it was in New Zealand. Too late; I'm the owner of a 1949 MG.

I told my wife, I've got a great idea let's go on holiday ...

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Happy New Year From All At Shield Batteries

Happy New Year From All At Shield Batteries

7th January 2019

As we start our 109th year of trading, we look back at the fabulous year we have had.

Our Head Office Sales Support, Web & Marketing teams have moved into a new office space

Our HQ team has grown with more focus on our Social Media and Marketing activities

We have partnered with more brands to give our customers greater buying choice

A Shield news post was sp ...

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Winter Survival Tips at Shield Batteries

Winter Survival Tips at Shield Batteries

6th December 2018

We have put together a list of useful tips to help take care of your battery and your vehicle

A battery is designed to work at an optimum temperature of around 25ºC and when the temperature falls to around freezing, the battery’s capacity is compromised by as much as a third. Therefore, keeping the battery warm is a Good Thing – always useful to keep your car tucked snu ...

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Business Growth Sees Exciting Move Into New Office

Business Growth Sees Exciting Move Into New Office

12th November 2018

We are delighted to be settling into our wonderful new open plan office here at Shield HQ In Bishops Stortford

Designed to amalgamate the Sales, Marketing, Transport and Back-office support teams into one new purpose-built space.

The office is bright, airy & designed with the Shield brand considered throughout & ‘Team Shield’ are enjoying the new working environment. ...

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Rapier Sunbeam H120 Fitted with Shield Classic Car Battery

Rapier Sunbeam H120 Fitted with Shield Classic Car Battery

22nd October 2018

Classic car battery completion winner Sharon wasted no time in putting her new Shield battery to good use. Here we can see it about to be fitted in her 1973 Rapier Sunbeam H120, and then in situ in the engine bay

We think you’ll agree the Sunbeam looks great – a true classic

This car has been in Sharon’s family since 1983, and although it was mechanically sound it n ...

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Shield hit the headlines for highlighting a worrying find in the battery industry

Shield hit the headlines for highlighting a worrying find in the battery industry

28th September 2018

FEATURED IN SCOTS AUTO SCENE - THE MOTOR PROFESSIONALS MAGAZINE

We are delighted to have been approached by the editor of Scots AutoScene magazine as they were so impressed by our news post on our website in July highlighting the issue of imitation batteries found in the UK, they wanted to feature it in their hard copy & digital magazine.          ...

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Shield Leading The Way In Customer Service

Shield Leading The Way In Customer Service

14th August 2018

We LOVE receiving customer feedback like this...........

Manchester

"I Just bought a battery from your Manchester shop this afternoon. The customer service of your team was excellent both with my initial telephone enquiry and when I went to purchase my battery. Brilliant blokes. Harry" Well done to the fabulous team, at our Manchester Battery Centre, excellent cu ...

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Beware Of Imitations

Beware Of Imitations

10th July 2018

There are times when one is given information that is so staggering that one has to blink, rub one’s eyes and re-read the information as the content is utterly unbelievable. Word reached us recently via our recycling partners of batteries sent to them for recycling that have been fitted with a false bottom and contain a lump of granite.

There is no reason whatever to do this, b ...

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Ford Model T Keeps On Going

Ford Model T Keeps On Going

27th June 2018

Shield has been keeping Britain moving since 1910, so we were pleased to see that this comparative youngster of 93 years will be kept on the road using a new Shield battery to replace the one that’s been in there since September 2009.

Shield make these bespoke hard rubber batteries by hand and the care and attention to detail involved in building these important products is a joy to wat ...

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Shield Batteries supplies customers around the world with hard rubber batteries

Shield Batteries supplies customers around the world with hard rubber batteries

26th June 2018

One of our customers in France was kind enough to share pictures of the 183 type battery that is now fitted to his glorious 1957 Ford Thunderbird.

Shield supplies customers around the world with hard rubber batteries. These hand made batteries are made from tooling that goes back decades, are a staple of the classic car market and a “must have” for the owner that wants his pride and jo ...

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Important UK Announcement: New regulations will change the way motorcycle and hard rubber batteries can be sold

Important UK Announcement: New regulations will change the way motorcycle and hard rubber batteries can be sold

8th June 2018

From July 1st 2018 all motorcycle & hard rubber batteries must be filled by the retailer before being sold to a member of the public in the UK who does not possess a valid EPP licence

New changes to government legislation mean that from July 1st 2018 it will be illegal for a member of the public to purchase a motorcycle or hard rubber battery that is supplied with a s ...

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Winter Survival Tips at Shield Batteries

Winter Survival Tips at Shield Batteries

This winter has been unusually cold and we’ve seen more than our usual share of snowfall, so we have put together a list of useful tips to help take care of your battery and your car.

A battery is designed to work at an optimum temperature of around 25ºC and when the temperature falls to around freezing, the battery’s capacity is compromised by as much as a third. Therefore, keeping ...

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Victron Energy at Shield Batteries

Victron Energy at Shield Batteries

18th October 2017
Access to the Victron range of battery accessories enables us to offer you many solutions for marine and off-grid use. As what is probably recognized as one of the best known and trusted manufacturers of chargers, inverters, on-grid and off-grid power solutions, we are confident that by working alongside us we can find a solution that meets your requirements.
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Shield Batteries has another new van to join its fleet!

Shield Batteries has another new van to join its fleet!

21st September 2017
Shield Batteries would just like to say thankyou to Absolute UK Signs Ltd for sign writing another one of our vans. This one is now ready to join our fleet and is on the road delivering batteries from today (21st September). This is the fourth new van purchased in 2017 and will help keep our customers supplied and happy.
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Staff Training at Duracell Automotive factory in Europe.

Staff Training at Duracell Automotive factory in Europe.

25th September 2017
On Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th of September 10 members of the Shield team from across the country travelled to Duracell Automotive. When there, they had a look around the factory and saw how the batteries were made, as well as had a direct Q&A session with the manufacturers. The team were lucky enough to be shown the city via Segway. Our team are now fully prepared to answer your questions as ...
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Shield Batteries recognized in an international publication.

Shield Batteries recognized in an international publication.

25th August 2017
Best Magazine Article Download

Shield Batteries were recently interviewed to be featured in an international publication. The article was on how we compete as a small independent battery manufacturer and how we have survived and flourishes when the odds were against us. We have attached a copy of the article above! ...
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