Since its launch last year, Carrot TownGarage based in Cambridgeshire, has definitely made its mark on the American car scene in the UK. However, founder Stuart Davies is pretty sure there are still a few people out there who have not yet heard of them. We caught up with Stuart to find out more about their American Classic Car business.
So why call it Carrot Town Garage?
Well, we are based in March out here in the Fens, which is where most of the regions’ carrots are grown. Locals often call the town of March ‘Carrot Town’ so it kind of made sense. We do get a few giggles from the name sometimes, but most people think it’s great.
How did the business come about?
I wanted to create something involving American classic cars that everyone could get involved in. It started out as importing cars from America to sell. By chance I had bought a couple of cars from a friend in New York and they were really good, so I asked if he would work for us and go and source the cars privately. He agreed and he now sources the cars for us from private sellers so the quality of the cars we get is excellent. From there I started the Carrot Town Garage car club to create a community of like-minded people, we held coffee mornings, sold merchandise and so on, and it grew so quickly we’ve even started doing events and shows!
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