Ken Sheppard, U-Drive MOT Tester, Retires After 28 Years at the Auto Centre in Poole, Dorset

4th March 2024 |

U-Drive Auto Centre in Poole, Dorset, bids a fond farewell to one of its most dedicated and experienced team members, Ken Sheppard, who retires this week after an impressive 28 years’ service.

As the stalwart MOT Tester, Ken has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of the Auto Centre, which boasts one of the largest MOT Test Centres in Dorset. His expertise and dedication have been instrumental in establishing U-Drive as a trusted destination for the testing of all classes of vehicles.

As a token of appreciation for his invaluable contribution to the company, U-Drive’s Founders and Owners, Dave and Gill Hamblin, presented Ken with a distinguished watch, a bottle of Champagne, and a celebratory cake.

Dave Hamblin expressed his deep appreciation for Ken’s outstanding service, remarking, “Ken Sheppard has been the cornerstone of U-Drive’s MOT Centre for nearly three decades. His expertise and dedication have been instrumental in shaping our reputation as a leading provider of MOT and automotive services in Dorset. We are immensely grateful for his contributions and wish him a happy and fulfilling retirement.”

Gill echoed these sentiments, stating, “Ken’s professionalism, expertise and genuine passion for his work have left a lasting impression on our business. We extend our warmest wished to Ken and his family as he embarks on this new chapter of his life.”