We have 50 years’ experience in the motor industry

Welcome to John Macadam and Son, the North West’s leading recovery, rescue and accident repair company.

We boast six successful depots across the area, including sites in Colne, Keighley, Blackpool, Morecambe, Carlisle and Ripon.

Macadams 50 years experience

24-hour professional recovery service

Our vision is to ensure your journey is as trouble-free and straightforward as possible, which is why we do everything we can do to make sure you are back on the road as quickly and safely as possible.

With over 50 years experience in the industry, our 24-hour professional recovery service includes HGV recovery, light commercial recovery, car recovery, and motorbikes; no recovery task is too little or too large and we are committed to providing a professional and unrivalled service for every customer, including the Emergency Services who rely on us daily.

Our trucks travel across the North West, recovering and rescuing broken down or damaged vehicles, servicing them on site, or even towing them to one of our industry awarded workshops to work on the repairs.

Accident Repairs

If your vehicle can’t be fixed at the side of the road, then it is transported to our state-of-the-art repair workshop. Our servicing and repair centre boasts some of the industry’s most highly trained technicians, offering professional services 24 hours a day.

We take pride in fixing vehicles of all sizes, servicing them and carrying out safety checks, as well as taking on HGV repairs.
Our customers are confident and feel safe in the knowledge that whether their vehicle needs repairing or recovery, it will be done so with complete professionalism and quality from the team at John Macadam and Son.

Join Thousands Of Happy Customers

“A big thank you to all involved in getting me home from Burnley to Abergele after my car was broken into on Saturday night.”

Alison Bird

“Great job from TJ this morning getting my sons BMW onto his recovery truck, he was a star”

Beverley Rothwell

“Huge thank you to Wayne from Blackburn who despite having to call for reinforcements professionally recovered my very dead car to the garage tonight.”

Elaine Jennings

“Many compliments to Macadams Rescue ( Morecambe branch ) for the excellent, polite and courteous service we received after breaking down on the M6 today.”

Joan Petty

“Great service from these guys. Car not starting, took wife’s car went to work. The guys who turned up where brilliant.”

Alastair Pyke

“A big thank you to John Scaife for coming to my rescue on the motorway – a true gent and credit to the company.”

Sanjit Kaur Atkar

“Thank you for fixing my disaster of a mistake. Macadams of Colne!!!”

Jax Ironside Hodson

Accreditations & Awards

Bodyshop of the year awards

Bodyshop Painter of the Year

In 2015 we were proud winners of the Bodyshop Painter of the Year award; testament to our expertise in the industry.

Kite Mark Standard

Kite Mark Standard

We carry the Kite Mark standard of quality and approvals from Mini, BMW, Suzuki and major insurance companies across the UK.

ATA accreditation

ATA accreditation

Our technicians boast ATA accreditation and we are pleased to offer a two-year warranty on all parts which we supply and fit. This leaves you safe in the knowledge that should there be a problem, Macadams will happily support you and fix it as quickly as possible.