Welcome to The Hammonds Group

The Hammonds Group of Companies is a family owned business which was established in 1972. The group consists of Birway Garage (Total Vehicle Solutions) and Penham Excel (Enforcement Agents).

With a multi-million pound group turnover we provide bespoke packages tailored to clients specific requirements using cutting edge technology. Our long standing customer focussed team work in partnership with an extensive number of blue chip clients including; financial institutions, local authorities, car leasing businesses, property management companies as well as private individuals.

Our comprehensive and seamless service means we can save you time on the day-to-day running of your business. With a management team that has over 170 years of combined experience and with a combination of skills, we deliver an innovative and effective solution to your requirements.

The two companies seamlessly interlink providing unique, flexible and uncomplicated working practises which enable us to pool our resources together offering clients an efficient and time effective process.

Penham Excel is a professional certificated provider of enforcement services, previously referred to and commonly known as bailiffs, operating throughout England and Wales.

Penham provides a range of debt recovery services to Local Authorities, Commercial Property Owners and Housing Associations with market leading collection rates. The team of highly trained and certificated enforcement agents operating out in the field are equipped with the very latest technology and backed up by a sophisticated head office operation.

Through impressive collection rates and long-term customer satisfaction, Penham Excel is able to demonstrate that optimum results are achievable by supporting the traditional ‘agent on the doorstep’ with the very latest in communications and information technology. Indeed the company is leading the way within the debt recovery marketplace with innovative ‘out of the box’ thinking, working with local authorities and governing bodies to achieve maximum results.

Penham Excel’s services include:

  • Council Tax Recovery
  • Business Rates Recovery
  • Sundry Debt Recovery
  • Void Property Inspections
  • Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR)
  • Service Charge & Insurance Collections
  • Forfeiture
  • Removal of Illegal Encampments/Travellers
  • Removal Of Abandoned Vehicles
  • Evictions of Squatters
  • Road Traffic Debt Recovery & Persistent Evaders
  • Process Serving
  • Repossessions

Contact Penham Excel on 0844 871 0217


Birway is a Total Vehicle Solutions provider with over 40 years experience operating three key service provisions; Garage Services, Vehicle Transport Logistics and Employee Fleet Solutions to a wide range of customers throughout the UK.

We have contracts with over 30 of the countries leading fleet operators and our flexible ‘can do’ approach to everything we do ensures our customers keep coming back to us.

Our key services include:

Garage Services

  • Vehicle Maintenance & Repairs
  • MOTs
  • Servicing
  • Vehicle Security
  • Accident Bodywork

Vehicle Transport Logistics

  • Car & Van Transportation
  • Specialist Collections
  • No Keys & Non Running Vehicles
  • End of Contract Collections
  • Secure Vehicle Storage

Fleet Solutions

  • Logistics & Recovery
  • Fleet Re-allocation
  • Vehicle Administration
  • SMART Repairs
  • Used Vehicle Preparation
  • Vehicle Handover

Contact Birway on 01902 609579