History

 

We are

  • The UK's leading retailer of motoring and cycling products
  • A leading operator in garage servicing and auto repair in the UK
  • Cash generative
  • Focused on managing the assets we own and managing these for growth

We have

  • Many brands and product categories which hold number one market positions in the UK
  • Unrivalled scale and national coverage
  • A service-based specialist retail proposition
  • Powerful multi-channel capabilities

We plan to

  • Maintain and grow our leading core retail and car servicing positions
  • Source the best products and launch exclusive ranges extending the breadth and quality of our product ranges
  • Provide well-trained, enthusiastic and knowledgeable service expertise
  • Provide real value solutions, balancing high-quality products with a competitive combination of range, price and service
  • Increase multi-channel penetration
  • Maintain an efficient balance sheet across the financing cycle

The History of Halfords

1892


Founded in Birmingham

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1965


Becomes part of the Burmah Group

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1984


Becomes part of the Ward Group

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1989


WWG acquired by Boots

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2002


Acquired by CVC

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2004


Floated on LSE

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2010


Acquired Nationwide Auto-centres

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2012


Matt Davies joins as CEO

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2014


Halfords acquired the Boardman Bikes brand

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2015


Jill McDonald joins as CEO 

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2016


Halfords acquiried Tredz Limited and Wheelies Direct Limited

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