Balmers GM,
Manchester Road,
BB11 5PF

Tel: 01282 453 900



Balmers GM,
Units 13-14,
Monckton Road Ind Est,
Monckton Road, Wakefield,

Tel: 01924 679400


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The Prestigious History & Heritage Of Balmers Garden Machinery In Lancashire

Following on from our extremely exciting open day, we thought we’d take a journey back and discuss our company’s heritage and growth. ‘Burnley Garden Machinery Centre’ as we were once known was founded in 1979 by David Balmer who started the company in a shed in his mother’s garden! After an impressive start, we relocated to yet another shed, this time behind Vincent’s Garden Centre.

With the company going from strength to strength, David Balmer and Simon Phillips decided to apply more of a personal touch to the company and changed the name. Balmers Garden Machinery in Lancashire once more outgrew its pre-existing ‘shed’ and moved to an exciting new complex on Royal Road in Burnley. Beforehand, David and Simon were responsible for carrying out repair work on a variety of commercial equipment for customers within the local area including golf/cricket clubs. By 1984 after 5 years of establishing our company, more mechanics were sought to work for Balmers Garden Machinery in Lancashire.

From 1985 onwards, some really exciting changes took place for Balmers. We once again relocated but this time to a sizeable premises on Trafalgar Street. It is here that the reputation and name of Balmers Garden Machinery in Lancashire truly took off.

We’ve Grown To Be One Of The Leading Suppliers Of Used Tractors In Lancashire

As our company grew, so did our product range and services. By supplying products from the likes of John Deere, Stihl, Echo and more, we quickly became the leading company within the region for new and second hand garden machinery, perfect for those in need of used tractors in Lancashire. Trafalgar Street saw arguably some of the greatest moments of our history to date, though in the spring of 2011, we decided it was the right time to once again, grow and expand as a company.

By securing a new and exciting location in Dunnockshaw on Manchester Road in Burnley, we were able to take Balmers Garden Machinery in Lancashire to a much more picturesque and suitable home. Our new site opened for business on Monday the 6th of October and our official opening took place on Wednesday the 4th of February with a number of our wonderful dealers and customers in attendance. We’re extremely proud of our heritage and look forward to more growth and developments in the future.

Remember, if you’re in need of used tractors in Lancashire or any other ground care machines for that matter, look no further than Balmers Garden Machinery in Lancashire. 

Published: 18 February 2015 at 15:38

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More information on Balmers Garden Machinery and second hand tractors
Balmers GM are turf care machinery specialists catering to the demands of both the professional and domestic clients through the nationwide delivery of new and used garden machinery. Balmers supply a huge selection of used tractors across the North West, providing only the finest names in the ground care industry. With one of the largest collections of used John Deere tractors for sale in Lancashire, we truly have tractors to suit all.

Our technical sales staff are highly knowledgeable in all aspects of turf care machinery and are available to assist both commercial and domestic customers in deciding which models suit their immediate requirements. For more information about our extensive range of new and used garden machinery or if you are searching for second hand tractors, please make an enquiry online or call our Burnley store on 01282 453900.