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Over 70 Yrs Experience

Friendly, expert parts advisors

Local, Independent family run business

Click & Collect

About Us

Founded shortly after the end of World War 2, Automotive Parts Distribution - APD - started life as an independent brake re-lining specialist serving commercial vehicle customers in the city of Bath. Over the past century our company has adapted and evolved to the changing market trends and demands for petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric vehicles. Throughout that time APD has remained an independent, family run business whose focus is on quality product and great service at affordable prices. Over the years we have grown and evolved and added sites in strategic locations in the North, East and South West of the UK.


APD now have 5 divisions within the business: Car Parts, Truck Parts, Oils and Lubricants, Tools and Gases, Mot Workshop and Diagnostic Equipment. We operate in all customer segments: Retail shops, Business to Consumer Click and Collect locations. Click on line delivery service, Business to Business UK and Export services.


APD distribute over 1 million car parts to over 100,000 customers each year. We have a team of people dedicated to shipping 500+ small parcels each day to online consumers through our websites and Ebay shops. We use our own fleet of 40+ vans to distribute hourly to our local garage customers varied demands for car, van and truck part requirements. Our aim is to assist our customers in getting their vehicles off the ramp and onto the road. Each day we export bulk car, van and truck parts to our network of distributors throughout Europe and the World.


APD stock over 3,000 different tools to fix cars and trucks, 50,000 replacement car parts across 400 different product groups from oil, air, fuel, cabin filters to brake fittings, pads. discs, shoes, drums and wires. We stock over 200 different specification oils from 1 litre top up sizes to 205 litres barrels. If you need anything for your vehicle, we will be glad to assist you. Just ring the number below with your vehicle registration and requirements and we will do our best to assist:

01225 82 00 21


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