First Carcraft Showroom

First Carcraft Showroom

First Carcraft Showroom situated on Molesworth Street, Rochdale.

Photo from Harold Howarth

First Carcraft Showroom


 Rochdale Past, Present & Future. Is this the first Carcraft garage?
30 August 2013 at 08:59


  Javed Chowdry Yes. They also had that Motor spares shop on Entwistle Road near the Texaco petrol station before they got big headed.
30 August 2013 at 09:01


  Ian B Graham Frank wasnt big headed, just a shrewd business man !
15 September 2013 at 23:17
  Mark Wild Sorry what do you mean “big headed”?


  Mark Wild I now live in Florida but remember carcraft and Saw them get bigger, ate they still going?
30 August 2013 at 11:32


  David Garside Ditto previous comments !!!
30 August 2013 at 10:25



  Jean Hiles I think it looks like Molesworth St, the Brewery up on the left hand side with the chimney?
4 September 2013 at 09:28


  Mark Smith I used to work here at Carcraft in the 80s, they moved to Castleton and the McKee family sold out. They have branches all over the UK now. Noel and Darren McKee, the sons of Frank now own
2 September 2013 at 15:49


  Ian B Graham My wife Anne was the first car sales woman in Lancashire as Frank was so proud to announce…..
15 September 2013 at 23:15


  Gillian Prowse yep they still going… got bigger and bigger – got quite a few branches now.
30 August 2013 at 20:08


  Neil Edwards my mum worked at bescos making cleaning cloths
30 August 2013 at 20:01


  Jim Buckley Bet those VW Kombi vans are still going!
30 August 2013 at 14:40


  Kathryn Fallows Jack Baron had the servicing at the Esso garage.
30 August 2013 at 13:43


  Nichola Ashton molesworth street?
30 August 2013 at 09:15



  Bryan Clark used to work in that mill at the back
30 August 2013 at 15:17


  Darren Eves yes!
30 August 2013 at 09:01

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