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Charles Warner Limited

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Charles Warner Limited

"CHARLES WARNER LTD. LINCOLN is a third generation family-owned motor dealership which started out as Bull & Warner, as near as we can say, 100 years ago, selling mainly American brand motor cars such as Chevrolet, Buick, GMC & Bean etc. By the 1960’s Charles Warner’s were already long established as a leading Vauxhall & Bedford main dealer. Throughout the turmoil that was the motor trade in the 80’s Charles Warner’s were thriving, moving their car showrooms from the original site on the corner of Wragby Road, close to the iconic Lincoln Cathedral, to join the Bedford side of the business at the extensive site on Outer Circle Road, about a mile away, where they are today. Vauxhall remained constant, but with the demise of Bedford, other franchises appeared in the new millennium. With Vauxhall the main brand as always, additional smaller brands were taken on to fill the huge showrooms on the 3 acre site. Diahatsu offered a small range of small cars with engines Toyota based, but, although they were the first Japanese brand to appear in the UK in 1964, still had no real foothold on the market. This was replaced after only a few years when General Motors took over the virtually broke Daewoo Motor Company & offered the franchise to their Vauxhall network as an easy way to get the new GM Daewoo onto the market. Charles Warner’s snapped up the opportunity. The profile of this brand ramped up in January 2005 when GM changed the name to its top selling marque – Chevrolet. Hopes ran high for the evocative American name, but GM failed to deliver new products quickly enough & was using old technology too long & became a budget brand. GM pulled Chevrolet from Europe at the end of 2013. Always willing to invest in new & developing companies, Charles Warner’s took on MG Motor UK in 2012. Now owned by the Chinese company SAIC with money to invest in the Longbridge plant, a long term plan developed. A brief encounter with Mitsubishi didn’t fit well with the Charles Warner profile, & with the unfortunate loss of the Vauxhall franchise at the end of 2014 it was time for change. While MG remains & flourishes, the Charles Warner owned site proved too big without Vauxhall & the decision was taken to lease half to a large group. This is now completed & Charles Warner’s remain completely independent & still run by the Warner family, that’s the way they like it. Family values & customer service are the most important factors at Charles Warner Ltd. The opportunity to join the Subaru brand came along in 2016, & we were established as a full main dealer in June of that year. "

Customer Rating

5 out of 5

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    5(18 reviews)
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Customer Reviews (18)

  • The best ever deal from a car dealer .

    By STEVE S on 29 Jul | VERIFIED PURCHASE

    Just had 3 new M G cars from them over the last few months and the sales men were the top dogs .The two sales men who I not allowed to name are the tops,no hassle,no pushing ,just so easy to deal with , The rest of their work force from parts to servicing where also so helpful too.This made a change to what we have had in the past from some so called dealers .(One )so called dealer gave us so much grief when we had a car from them it was unbelievable.Again many thanks to all at Charles Warner limited of Lincoln.They even sent someone with my mobile to Newark after I left it in the show room .

  • Great company

    By SAM P on 22 May | VERIFIED PURCHASE

    At Charles Warner, the staff was very friendly and did not pressure you in buying, great company will be buying from them again. 10 out of 10 very good

  • Great service. A pleasure doing business.

    By KENNETH S on 01 Apr | VERIFIED PURCHASE

    No pressure sale. Great service sorting out manuals, parcel shelf and spare wheel. Very polite. Great car with no problems. Always find Charles Warners great to deal with.

  • Car purchase

    By CHRISTINE V on 31 Mar | VERIFIED PURCHASE

    Friendly professional and were willing to take all time needed to help with car purchase

  • Service levels very good

    By JOHN H on 29 Mar | VERIFIED PURCHASE

    A very pleasant car buying experience. Nothing was to much trouble for them. They sorted out a couple of little faults in a quick and professional manner. Would recommend this garage to anyone