About Us

NPA - The Northeast's Largest Independent Motor Factor

We are a Rapidly Expanding Motor Factor who Specialise in Supplying Quality Automotive Vehicle Components, Accessories, Car Care Products, Hand Tools, Garage Equipment and Workshop Consumables to the Automotive Trade Industry and Retail Sector.

We pride ourselves in offering:

  • Original Equipment quality components for cars & light commercial vehicles
  • Extensive off the shelf product availability
  • An efficient delivery service to account holders
  • A competitive and consistent pricing structure

Our Business Development Team is dedicated to building business relationships with our customers. If you would like to arrange a meeting to discuss our services please contact your local NPA branch to arrange.

New customers can also apply for a trade credit account by submitting the online request form.

Investment - Availability And Service - No Limitations!

Established in 2002 NPA Motor Factors are the largest independent distributor of car & light commercial vehicle parts in the North East of England. Throughout our network of trading locations based in Ashington, Newcastle, Chester Le Street, Sunderland, Hartlepool, Newton Aycliffe, Stockton on Tees and Richmond. The latest branches added to our expansion programme are Carlisle,  Ryton and Workington. Our hub branches based in Stockton, Sunderland and Ashington (situated close to all the major road networks) allows to offer numerous inter-branch deliveries throughout the day enabling an unrivalled stock range and availability throughout the North East and Carlisle.

The organisation is co-ordinated from our head office in Stockton.

Our strategically located network of branches, currently 11, and our fleet, in excess of 85 delivery vehicles enables us to service all areas of the Automotive Aftermarket, comprising of garages, workshops, local councils, fitting stations and accessory shops. Our overriding strength is the ability to supply from stock quality car parts and spares for all makes of cars and vans from quality OE manufacturers, many of whom are already manufacturing for all the main car suppliers. We are able to supply a comprehensive range products to the Automotive Aftermarket, please follow this link to see the range in more detail. We can also provide some vehicle parts that you would normally consider main dealer items.


The Group’s main business since its opening in 2002, is supplying the motor trade in the North East of England from its now 11 key branches, each trading under the NPA Motor Factors banner.
All branches offer a fast and friendly delivery service to trade customers within a specified area. We also offer a counter collection service during normal opening hours.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 8.30am until 5.30pm

Saturday morning 8.30am until 12.30pm

Our staff are highly trained and motivated to help, this should make dealing with NPA a pleasurable and easy experience.

View the branch locations


We aim to provide our customers with a comprehensive range of quality components, equipment and consumables from original equipment manufacturers. Any parts within our range not in stock (at a individual branch) can be quickly available via our hub branches. We aim to deliver our products quickly and efficiently with friendly staff available for any further queries. With all returns credited the same day. Our five times daily inter branch delivery coupled with our daily service from sister companies in the R.A.P.I.D. Group ensure that even the most obscure part is close at hand.


We offer a range of premium quality, value for money products, sourced from some of the largest O.E, OEM, & aftermarket manufacturers in Europe and Asia. This range allows for flexibility when choosing products to suit the vehicle.
The range is under constant review and currently we have some exciting new additions to this brand, shortly to be announced.
Products in the current range include - Neox Suspension, Pro+Power Lubricants, PPF Braking PPC Cables, Regal Exausts, Teckmarx Clutch, Volt Ignition, SEMA Wipers, Aquatex Cooling, Camber Steering, EBT (European Bearing Technologies). More information

We are founder members of R.A.P.I.D one of the UK’s leading buying groups and members of the largest international buying group TEMOT. This gives us additional buying power enabling us to have a good pricing structure to remain competitive within the market.

NPA prides itself on being independent and our main strength is in trading with like minded independent garages who value trading with real people, rather than national corporate machines who may consider you just a number.

Rapid Buying Group & Temot International

We are founder members of the Rapid Buying Group (Regional Automotive Parts Independent Distributors)
This enables us to implement a carefully selected alternative range of popular components sourced from OE Quality Manufacturers at very competitive prices, without jeopardising quality. This range allows for choice and price flexibility when choosing the appropriate Parts to suit the vehicle. Components are covered with a One Year No Quibble Warranty.


We are shareholders in Temot International a leading Strategic Value Network operating in the Automotive Aftermarket industry. TEMOT International shareholders, among the best and brightest automotive aftermarket organizations, provide a comprehensive range of products, services, systems, and concepts.