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About the Bowker Motor Group

About the Bowker Motor Group

Back in 1919...

Founded in Lancashire, in 1919, the Bowker Motor Group has grown rapidly to become one of the UK's premier transport specialists with a reputation for the highest levels of service. We conduct business with integrity and enthusiasm strongly influenced by the philosophies of a well established family business.

Bowker Motor Group’s brand portfolio includes BMW, MINI, Maserati, BMW Motorrad and Harley-Davidson in Preston and Blackburn. Bowker offer Car Lease deals in the North West and have used car Centres in Preston and Blackburn.

At Bowker, on the Docks in Preston and Trident Park, off Whitebirk Drive in Blackburn, we pride ourselves on offering a unique BMW ownership experience whether you are searching for a New or Approved Used BMW or are an existing owner. At Bowker BMW we have a wide range of new BMW models and exclusive BMW offers for you to choose from, whether you’re looking for a BMW for personal or business use. As an Authorised BMW Workshop covering Lancashire and the North West, we are perfectly equipped for all your BMW service and repair needs.

Our two MINI dealerships located adjacent to our BMW dealerships in Preston and Blackburn offer all of the New and Approved Used MINI range, including the recently launched MINI 5-door Hatch. Bowker MINI can also help you to finance your adventures, insure against the unknown and dress you and your MINI in the latest MINI accessories from Blackpool to Preston and Blackburn to Burnley. Bowker are here to help when your MINI needs some love and attention and with special offers on MINI servicing, taking care of your MINI will be no trouble at all.

Bowker Harley-Davidson® has one of the UK's largest and best selections of New and Used Harley-Davidson® motorcycles, and our Factory Trained Technicians are dedicated to keeping your Harley-Davidson® in tip top condition. In addition to routine maintenance such as tyres and MOT, we are also able to offer a wide range of fixed price menu services, and customisation . Visit our Harley-Davidson® online store for our dealer t-shirts, clothing and collectables, and stop by The Diner instore for a warm welcome and freshly prepared hot and cold food.

Bowker Ribble Valley specialises in retailing all makes of prestige and sports cars with full aftersales facilities offering servicing to all makes and models of cars, including MOT and tyre bays.Bowker Ribble Valley is run by managing director Chris Eccles who will operate the site in conjunction with his role at Bowker BMW and MINI in Blackburn, it is the ninth member of Bowker Motor Group already including MINI and BMW dealerships in Blackburn and Preston, Preston Car Centre, Blackburn Car Centre, and the Harley-Davidson® dealership in Preston.

In 2013, Bowker opened the North West's first and only Maserati dealership. Within the first 12 months of opening, they were announced as the number one solus dealership in the UK for sales. The dealership showcases the full Maserati model range with an aftersales facility complete with factory-trained Technicians.

At our Car Centres in Blackburn and Preston, we have many years experience of satisfying customers with part exchange vehicles from our prestige dealerships at competitive prices. We specialise in 4x4, Classics, Prestige, Hatchbacks and Convertibles. All of our cars come with an optional warranty and are ready for immediate delivery.

The acquisition of Southport Superbikes was the newest addition to the Bowker Motor Group in August 2014. Southport Superbikes has been a mainstay of the BMW Motorrad brand in the north west for 34 years, offering new and used sales and a full aftersales service. In Summer 2015, the dealership was relocated from Southport to state of art premises on Preston Docklands in 2015.