We're here to help you. Our longevity and success is just reward for hard work in the vending industry and our customer-centric approach. Graddons is your vending partner.
Founded by Victor Harold Graddon in 1940, our business was originally one of the first companies in the UK to vend milk. After converting the bottling machine at his dairy to fill milk cartons, he sold these cartons in refrigerated vending machines in public areas around Plymouth, pioneering vending in the South West.
Since then, we have evolved into a vending industry leader, operating out of our depots in Bristol and Plymouth. We still pride ourselves on being a pioneering company, ensuring that we're always up-to-date on the latest advancements in the vending industry.
A FAMILY HISTORY OF VENDING EXCELLENCE
Established over 80 years ago, we are still a proud family business.
Better for the environment, better for you.
All of our Teas, Coffees and Hot Chocolates are certified by either Fair Trade or the Rainforest Alliance. So you can enjoy your hot beverage with peace of mind.
Fair Trade and Rainforest Alliance
In 2020, we introduced compostable and recyclable paper cups. We increased our canned drink range by 300% and delisted all single-use plastics from our cold drinks range.
Less Plastic with More Choice
Surplus food is offered to local charities in the first instance, making a true difference to local communities. The leftover food we have is sent to anaerobic digestion to be used for energy.
No More Landfill Food Waste
Televend is a AI-powered system that gives us insight into machine usage and demand, providing us with real time data and insights that optimises our service routes and help us implement sustainability initiatives at different locations.
Televend: Automated Retail
100% of our machines are professionally refurbished for reuse or recycled at the end of their life. As technology advances, we ensure past machines don't hurt the environment.
Recycled and Reused Machines
Using electric and hybrid vehicle for many of our services helps us cut down on our carbon emissions; thereby decreasing the overall footprint of your business.
Electric Vehicles for Non-Core Work
Televend provides us with real-time data on our machines that help with stock management, service scheduling and promoting sustainability.
Avoiding your stock getting depleted, while reducing unnecessary visits. Televend gives us an accurate insight into when and where machines require a visit, creating efficient routes that minimise our environmental impact.
In addition to making environmental friendliness intuitive, Televend also empowers you to find purchasing patterns in your product sales, identifying trends that make your machine(s) profitable.
We have a diverse range of cutting-edge vending solutions.
Our offerings span from cashless and contactless vending, delivering the latest in payment technology, to expansive promotional media screens that keep you connected with your staff, customers and other visitors.
We're committed to providing all of our clients with innovative, advanced vending solutions that redefine the vending experience.
We cover the whole of the South West, from Penzance in Cornwall all the way up to Cheltenham, Swindon, Bournemouth and across to Wales.
We are a member of the Wise Vending Group; which allows us to negotiate the most competitive discounts within the vending industry from our suppliers.
We pass on these savings to you and can provide a service to any location throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland when you get in touch with us.