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About colin appleyard

About Colin Appleyard Limited

Established in 1971, Colin Appleyard is a family run business selling new and used cars and motorcycles along with associated parts, accessories and clothing. In the showrooms, on the telephone or online, we have long-serving, knowledgeable staff who understand our products and are ready to provide you with the best possible service and in 2021 we celebrated our 50th anniversary.

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    50 Years Experience

    We're the UK's longest-established Suzuki car dealer, so we have a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you choose your perfect car.

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    Feel like Family

    We are a family-run business for over 50 years, with a focus on high levels of customer service and we want our customers to feel like family.

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    Multi-Award Winning

    Our car and motorcycle dealerships have won multiple awards over the years, including the coveted Suzuki 'Dealer of the Year' award a record 7 times!

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    Large Bike Showroom

    Our motorcycle showroom is one of the largest in the North of England, boasting a wide range of road and off-road models from many franchises.


Feel Like Family

Colin Appleyard wants every one of our customers to feel like a part of our family. We welcome every new addition and hope everyone feels appreciated and valued from the moment they make contact with us or arrive in our dealerships. Our staff are focused on the small things which we know make a big difference.

Always hands-on, Colin put his heart and soul into the business every single day. We keep true to his ideals and you’ll see his passion and commitment thriving in everything we do. Colin’s spirit and drive will always be a valuable part of our business, setting the standards of all the goals we aim to achieve.

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Read what our customers have to say about us

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Professional service. Timings all to plan. minor fault discovered and fixed immediately. Thank you.

Posted 1 day ago

Great service thank you.

Posted 2 days ago