UK leading car parts and tools specialist

A family run business celebrating 65 years in the motor trade. Bennetts has been a family owned business for three generations. The company may have grown over time, but it’s stayed true to its founder’s principles of value and customer service. Today the L Bennett and Sons Group’s principal business is firmly rooted within the automotive industry, satisfying the demand for car parts and tools to both trade and public, garages, main dealers, performance specialists and individual vehicle specialists.

With branches across the UK, we’re well placed to help with enquiries of any size, ranging from a simple fuse to a MOT station and four post life install. Our internet site has been providing public and trade tools for a decade and we distribute tools to every continent to help customers service and maintain their cars and motorcycles.

Car Parts

The brands featured below are just some of the automotive suppliers we distribute from our 27 UK based stores.

Number Plates

We have a wide selection of number plates in different sizes and styles to suit all types of vehicle. We’re a DVLA registered number plate supplier and can make plates while you wait at any Bennetts store (necessary documents required).

SGS Welding Gas

We supply gas cylinders rent free, only a deposit is taken.  The deposit is fully refunded once the SGS unit has been returned. Keep the cylinder for as long as you wish and you will not be charged any other cost, simply return your bottle when empty and we will refund your deposit.

  • CO2/argon mix – pure argon – oxygen – nitrogen
  • R134A refrigerant gas (compliance certification is required for purchase)
  • Pro Fuel CO2/argon mix -SGS gas stock 10L, 20L refillable bottles of both
  • 5% CO2/argon mix and 15% CO2/argon mix.
  • SGS CO2/ argon mix  5% ideal for car, bodywork, and steel approx 6mm.
  • SGS Nitrogen, used for pressure test automotive air conditioning systems. (A legal requirement since the mid 2010 due to environment legislation).
  • SGS pure argon for TIG welding we have 10L, 20L bottles of pure argon available.
  • SGS Oxygen available in 10L, 20L refillable bottles.  These industrial grade cylinders are perfect for use with acetylene or the newer Pro Fuel
  • SGS Pro Fuel, a new SGS product which replaces Acetylene and burns at a similar temperature.
  • Pro Fuel can be used for gas welding, cutting, heating or brazing. Acetylene primary flames reach 3100°C, Pro Fuel is lower at 2950°C, compared to propane at 2600°C. The Profuel secondary flame burns twice as hot as acetylene and is a much safer gas to use.

Automotive Tools

Bennett’s tool suppliers offer a comprehensive range to cover all your automotive needs. Sealey has grown to become one of the largest tool and equipment suppliers in the UK and are recognised as a leading brand by professionals and enthusiasts alike. Sealey provide an extensive range of over 9,500 product lines. Draper Tools started in 1919 by its founder, Bert Draper. Today Draper has 535,000 sq.ft premises in Chandlers Ford Hampshire. Draper Tools continues to thrive on a mixture of inward investment, active support for the independent stockist, striving for operational efficiency and all underpinned by the golden rule since 1919 – Guaranteed Quality.

Diagnostic Tools

Autel and Hella are among the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of professional diagnostic tools, equipment and accessories in the automotive aftermarket. Both brands are committed to creating maximum long-term product solutions for customers. Anyone employed in a workshop with an ever-increasing number of different brands, vehicle models, and technical innovations needs a diagnostics system that helps them to keep an eye on everything. Hella Gutmann launched the world’s first real-time repair concept with the Mega Macs 66, many workshops have been able to get to grips with the ever-growing number of electronic components and control units in vehicles. Mega Macs 66 reads and interprets fault codes in seconds, provides all the key vehicle parameters at a glance and accurately records all measurement data. Autodata is the online tool to meet your workshop needs, providing comprehensive technical information for vehicle service, maintenance, diagnostic and repair procedures

MOT and Workshop Equipment 

We are main distributors for Liftmaster, Hofmann and Bradbury. Bennetts have a dedicated team that specialises in the installation of all classes of MOT Class 1 & 2, 4, 5, & 7 in all types i.e. 4 post, scissor, and pit installations. We also supply and specialise in all other types of equipment, including; lifts, tyre machines, wheel balancers, tracking, diagnostics and air conditioning. In addition we have contacts with all major UK manufacturers. For initial enquires, please contact: Guy Le Mar 07785522885 or email your wish list to:

Car Care

Bennetts  are proud suppliers of Power Maxed and Autoglym car care products. 2015 saw Autoglym celebrate its 50th Anniversary. Fifty years of continuous innovation across a range of products meticulously designed for a lasting shine. To celebrate Autoglym teamed up with motorsports partners to develop Wheel Protector, a super-hydrophobic, durable barrier which minimises brake dust adhesion so your wheels remain cleaner for longer. When Power Maxed make a product only the very best is good enough, that means they source and use the very best ingredients and then with years of experience behind them, they blend them to what they believe to be the best recipe so you end up with the results you expect at a price you can afford.

Diesel Diagnostic Workshop

Our diesel diagnostic workshop can offer friendly technical advice to customers along with diagnostics for Delphi, Bosch and Denso. Most makes of cars and light vans are covered, including exchange pumps and diesel Injectors testing and supplied. With over 40 years experience on diesel vehicles our workshop will get to back on the road as soon as possible.

UK leading car parts and tools specialist
UK leading car parts and tools specialist

Opening Times

  • Mon 8am - 5.30pm
  • Tue 8am - 5.30pm
  • Wed 8am - 5.30pm
  • Thur 8am - 5.30pm
  • Fri 8am - 5.30pm
  • Sat 8.30am - 4pm
  • Sun Closed

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