About Gardner & Wake

Gardner & Wake is a family run business that has been established since 1977, we serve the North East of England.

Derek had passion for cars from the age of 12, became a motor mechanic at 15, then turning his hand to all aspects of the garage trade, went on to run service departments and car sales departments before taking the step to start our business in Rowlands Gill in 1977 at the age of 32.

Andy became an apprentice mechanic at the garage in 1991 at the age of 16, his interest and knowledge for cars grew and he became business partner in 2008.

Michelle left school with other career plans but fate would soon see her working for the family business. Since 2001 she has worked in the office handling the accounts and general day to day running of the business along side Andy & Derek

Our garage has been running successfully for over 40 years with our small family team, who all have a passion for cars, and we strive to carry on for many years to come.

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