About Us

Platts Harris Ltd has been in business since 1913 and operates from two branches situated in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire and Darley Dale, Derbyshire.

Services provided include the sales, service and parts supply of Agricultural, Groundcare and Construction Machinery throughout the counties of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, West Lincolnshire and North Leicestershire.

Platts Harris are proud to hold main machinery franchises for a wide range of prestigious manufacturers including New Holland Agriculture, Ransomes Jacobsen and Iseki Professional groundcare machinery, Bomford Turner and Hardi.  The extensive parts portfolio includes Stihl, Honda, Westwood, Draper and Dickies.

Carrying an extensive range of new, used and demonstration machinery in stock, together with a large stock of fast moving and common parts ensures we keep our valued customers consistently operational all year round.  Open 7 days a week during the in-season periods with extended opening hours during peak periods, allows for first class customer experience.

All of our engineers and parts staff are fully trained to the very highest level and have all the latest technical equipment that is required to work on customers’ state of the art machinery.

Along with Charles Hurst and Taggart’s, Platts Harris has the added benefit of being part of Lookers plc. In business since 1908 this successful automotive retailer has grown to become one of the biggest within the UK. This allows access to key group resources as well offering a sound and stable financial foundation.

In business since 1911 Charles Hurst, Northern Ireland’s leading Motor Group became part of Lookers in 1996. The divisions impressive headquarters are located in Belfast on a 20 acre site; the largest automotive park in Europe. Every taste is catered for in motor vehicles with some of the world’s most prestigious cars on display, alongside a wide choice of more affordable models.

Meanwhile Taggart’s Motor Group, one of the most respected in the Scottish motor trade and originally founded in 1896 joined the Group in 2003. Taggarts has demonstrated impressive organic growth and now offers a diverse range of quality brands in state-of-the-art showrooms in Glasgow and Motherwell.  Taggart’s successfully covers the franchises of Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, Nissan, Hyundai and Peugeot along with a group bodyshop and parts wholesaling business.

In business for over 80 years and part of the Lookers family since 2004,FPS are experts in parts distribution and wholesaling. Originally focussing within the automotive sector, their expertise now spans Automotive, Travel & Leisure, Maintenance & Accessories and Retail sectors.