See the interior of the Sussex workshop where YouTube star Joe Sugg’s custom VW camper van was built
Leigh Hicks is the owner of Combe Valley Campers Ltd, a motorhome conversion company.
Over the past two years, Leigh and her team have made over 150 YouTube videos teaching other van owners how to build their own motorhomes.
Leigh’s YouTube channel now has over 51,000 subscribers.
The videos, along with the podcasts, caught the attention of YouTuber, actor and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Joe Sugg.
Leigh, of Bexhill, said: “When Joe bought a motorhome in 2019 he contacted the Heritage Parts Center of local suppliers, based in Shoreham, and they put Joe in touch with the team at Combe Valley. Campers.
“As a result, Joe’s beautiful split-screen motorhome is getting a complete mechanical overhaul, along with some interior upgrades. Naturally, the whole project has been documented and can be watched serially on YouTube. “
Joe started posting videos to the ThatcherJoe YouTube channel, which currently has over seven million subscribers, in August 2012.
In 2018, he was a finalist of Strictly Come Dancing Series 16 and teamed up with professional dancer Dianne Buswell.
Over the summer, Leigh’s team hosted a series of RV-only events at the B Road Hunting Club in Bentley Lewes.
He said: “Out of four events, the show attracted more than 1,000 vans from across the country where guests were able to show their pride and joy, chat with like-minded enthusiasts and enter the Show and Shine contest.” people’s vote “.”
Leigh’s company is based in Hellingly.
Visit www.combevalleycampers.co.uk and Leigh’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/CombeValleyCampers.