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Stanley & Alan Cartwright opened their first workshop in Wythenshawe, Manchester, building high quality and strong timber framed vehicle coach and body work.
First body shop
The first Cartwright body shop was set up by Stanley Cartwright. This was the beginning of things to come as the reputation spread for the building of high quality and strong body work.
Second body shop
Increased demand for Cartwright bodywork required investment in a second body shop.
Third body shop
A third body shop and paint line were added to cater for increased production.
Additional Production Line
Focussing on Trailer Chassis manufacturing and Demount installations.
This time we implemented our own Paintshop & started a PDI department.
Move Into Specialist Builds
Trailer body shop for Specialist builds and Double Deck Trailers.
Demand For More Space
Vehicle storage yard created for rigid bodywork department.
In House Panel Manufacturing
We open up trailer chassis piping & wiring, body shop production lines & of course a panel manufacture department.
Wythenshawe trailer rental & repair facility created to handle the newly formed Rentals department.
Success for the Rentals department lead to the opening of a central Northampton site with Avonmouth trailer rental site opening 2 years later to service the South West and South Wales.
New game changing Tri-Temp Trailer launched
Cartwright Conversions Ltd launched
Winner of Motor Transport’s Apprenticeship of the Year
New panel production plant
£1.5m onsite, purpose built insulated panel production plant opened in Altrincham
Fleet Services Expands
New CFS Isuzu Dealership launched to enhance Cartwright Fleet Services