Bennetts Motorcycles

Established back in April 1949 by Benjamin John Bennett, Bennett's M/C has experience which other M/C companies can only dream of. Benjamin or Ben as he was known started the business shortly after leaving the R.A.F in 1949 his first venture was pedal cycles which he sold and repaired, most of them were for other local business who used cycles to make there deliveries. The first shop was opened very close to the current premises and after a short time sales had soared and a successful business was established. Ben was soon well known around the area and himself a keen racing cyclist set up many cycle races and trips from all over the north of England. This also added to the rise in business popularity and service. It was in the early 50s that Ben decided to look at motorised scooters or pedal assisted bikes such as the. With this came the interest of British motorcycle manufactures like Triumph and B.S.A who supplied Ben with parts so repairs could be undertaken.