Halifax Autocentre is a business which opened at the beginning of February 2013 by owners, John Dougherty and Daniel Clarkson, who have a wealth of experience in the motor industry. Both having served for a number of years as managers for Halfords Autocentres, they have a good understanding of customer needs and an excellent customer service record, matched with sound, honest advice.

Offering a full range of services, repairs and MOT tests for cars and light commercial vehicles at very competitive prices, all backed by a full guarantee being members of the Approved Garage Scheme and GAU Autocare.

Also specialising in timing belt and clutch repairs, diagnostics, tyres and exhausts.

Meet the team

John Dougherty


John is a full qualified motor vehicle technician and MOT tester and certified automotive engineer with a MIMI award.

Daniel Clarkson


Danny is also a fully qualified motor vehicle technician and MOT tester and has a wealth of experience on all makes and models of motor vehicles.

Tracy Wortley


Tracy is our receptionist with many years experience. She is precise, cheerful and ensures all our customers walk away happy.

Philip Mundy


Apprentice trained motor vehicle technician and mot tester and a timing belt replacement specialist.

Tony Smyth


Nissan dealership trained and former RAC patrol with a vast knowledge of all vehicle types, clutches, diagnostics, repairs and IMI Recognised.

Ben Aplin


Ben is only 16 but already on level 2 of his apprenticeship training.

The business was formerly trading as Shay Motors but has had a full refurbishment with the latest diagnostic and servicing tools being recently added.

We are here to offer our services to old and new customers and also supply credit facilities to fleet customers or local businesses operating multiple vehicles.