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Established 1927

Frank Ratcliffe and Son Ltd have been a family owned business for over 90 years. It was formed by Frank Ratcliffe in 1927 and to this day still operates from the same location beside (The Great North Road) which became the A1 and is now the A1M motorway run by our third and fourth generation. It's a proud legacy of determination, grit and very hard work and we intend to keep it going for many years to come.

“We are a proud family business that has been operating for over 90 years. We pride ourself in providing a second to none service, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to meet the demand of the transport industry/ agricultural and plant hire section and the private motorist. We are on hand to provide a service to you at any time.”

Frank Ratcliffe | Founder 1927

Present Day

As a company we have had to embrace all the changes to enable our rich in history family business to continue and flourish. We constantly invest in the most up to date Recovery Vehicles, Equipment and technology that sets us aside as industry leaders in our profession. This is clear to our customers who have been using us over these many many years since 1927. Onwards and upwards!