About Us

Motor Parts Direct opened its first branch in Kettering in 2000. Eighteen 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 2018 will become the UK's largest independent Motor Factor.

2018/2019 Update

  •  Watch this space as Motor Parts Direct continues to expand in 2018.

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

  • Opening Soon - Newtown! which now takes the branch network to 113 branches.
  • Opening Soon - Scunthorpe!
  • Now open Truro October 2018
  • Now open Kidderminister October 2018
  • Opening Soon - Aberdare!
  • Opening Soon - Cardiff!
  • Opening Soon - Newport!
  • Opening Soon - Chepstow!
  • 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 36 Million Pounds.

  • Turnover in excess of 80 million Pounds.

  • We are able to offer our staff training which goes towards a NVQ qualification. Since 2008 we have 147 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.


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

These are just a few of our Suppliers:

TRW braking, Sachs clutches, Bosal Exhausts, Gates, NGK Lambda and Spark Plugs, ADL and Solid for Japanese applications, and Lucas lighting,

We have just added a 20,0000 sq ft Distribution centre at Maidenhead, this will enable Motor Parts Direct to replenish the branches stock, making our availability one of the best in the industry. Maidenhead is also strategically placed to help Motor Parts Direct expand their Branch network. And more importantly we will be able to bulk buy products direct from Europe and pass the savings onto our customers.

We pride ourselves on our customer service. Our experienced staff are always willing to help customers with their day to day parts requirements. Our up to date computer system enables us to quickly identify parts from the vehicle registration, quickly and efficiently ensuring our customers complete the work and keep their customers happy.


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