About Us

Motor Parts Direct opened its first branch in Kettering in 2000. Nineteen years on and MPD have gone from strength to strength, with new branch openings and acquisitions. MPD has become the UK’s largest independent motor factor supplying quality car parts to the Independent Garage industry. We have an experienced team in every branch ensuring expertise in supplying the right part for your car. With Motor Parts Direct expansion plans for 2019 will become the UK's largest independent Motor Factor.

2019 Update

  •  Watch this space as Motor Parts Direct continues to expand in 2019.

  • We could be coming to a city/ town near you!

  • Opening Soon - Bognor Regis! which now takes the branch network to 118 branches.

  • Opening Soon - Tewkesbury!

  • Opening Soon - Tiverton!

  • Opening Soon - Soham!

  • Opening Soon - Barnstaple! ​​

  • Now open Newtown December 2018

  • Now open Scunthorpe December 2018

  • Now open Truro November 2018

  • Now open Kidderminster November2018

  • Now open Aberdare November 2018

  • Now open Cardiff December 2018

  • Now open Newport December 2018

  • Now open Chepstow December 2018

  • Now open Bristol South September 2018 - which now takes the branch network to 105 branches.

  • Now open Filton September 2018

  • Now open Gloucester September 2018

  • Now open Sompting August 2018

  • Now open Glastonbury July 2018

  • Now open Yeovil July 2018

  • Now open Bridgwater July 2018

  • Now open Andover June 2018

  • Now open Basingstoke March 2018

  • Now open Weston March 2018

  • Now open Blandford September 2017

  • Now open Taunton September 2017

  • Now open Swindon June 2017

  • Now open Redruth Cornwall July 2015

  • Now open Farnham April 2015

  • Now open Eastbourne March 2015

  • Now open Southampton September 2014

  • Now open Maldon September 2014

  • Now open Sudbury September 2014

  • Now open Weymouth September 2014

  • Acquisition C F Parkinson, with 7 branches, Motor factor and diesel specialist taking branch network to 88 branches.

  • Acquisition of CAS Central Auto supplies in April 2014 with 19 branches and will take Motor Parts Direct's network to 81 branches.

  • New branch opened in Clacton 2nd January 2014

  • Acquistion of ALS Motor Parts October 2013. With their five branches in Exeter and Devon will take the total number of Motor Parts Direct branches to 62.

  • Acquisition of Kevin Cooper Motor Factor Ltd: Fifteen Branches in the South West (Devon & Cornwall) this will take Motor Parts Direct to 57 branches in their network.

  • Acquisition of Interpart Distribution Ltd Folkestone: One branch December 2012

  • Acquisition of CAT Components: Two Branches Hastings and Tunbridge Wells November 2012

  • Now open in Fakenham (Norfolk) November 2012

  • Now open in Saffron Walden 1st October 2012

  • New branch open in Carterton in Oxfordshire on 1st February 2012

  • New branch open in Beccles in Suffolk 2nd January 2012

  • From Norwich in the East, to Roche in Cornwall the west and Grimsby to the north.

  • Thirteen distribution centres.
  • 1,200 employees.
  • 700 vehicles.
  • Stock holding of 40.5 Million Pounds.
  • Turnover in excess of 110 million Pounds.
  • We are able to offer our staff training which goes towards a NVQ qualification. Since 2008 we have 150 staff achieved a NVQ qualification.

Due of the size of Motor Parts Direct, we are able to supply leading brands to the Motor Trade at competitive prices.

Suppliers

Our Trusted Suppliers either supply to the original equipment manufacturers, or their products meet or exceed the original equipment specifications.

These are just a few of our Suppliers with OE pedigree:

TRW (BRAKING), LUK (CLUTCH), NGK (IGNITION), SACHS (CLUTCH), VALEO (ROTATING, CLUTCH), REMY (ROTATING), KYB (SUSPENSION), GATES (ENGINE), FEBI (MULTIPLE), SOGEFI (FILTERATION), BOSCH (MULTIPLE), DENSO (MULTIPLE), DELPHI (MULTIPLE), HELLA (MULTIPLE)

To name a few ………………For a full supplier list refer to main website..

ALL our products are fully guaranteed so you can fit with complete peace of mind.

We carry in excess of £40 Million pounds of current up to date stocks all available same or next day.

Every branch has access to the company’s total stock portfolio via our network of central warehouses replenishing all branches twice daily. 

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