Higgott wins garden machinery dealer of the year award 2006

Higgott wins garden machinery dealer of the yearIbstock-based garden machinery dealer Higgott Ltd has won the prestigious Garden Machinery Dealer of the Year Award. The Award was presented to Andrew and Lynda Higgott at an industry conference and lunch held at London’s Savoy Hotel on 17 April 2007 by the incoming president of the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA), Harry Handkammer, managing director of Countax Ltd, one of the country’s leading garden tractor manufacturers.

Family-run business, Higgott, was founded over 40 years ago, and holds franchises for a number of leading brands including Countax, Honda, Hayter, John Deere, Lawnflite and Stihl. The cornerstone of the business is service, and the company prides itself in providing expert back-up support to the machinery it sells from a team of fully qualified technicians.

The Dealer of the Year Awards are organised by leading trade magazine Service Dealer, and this years awards were sponsored by Briggs & Stratton, Hayter, Husqvarna, John Deere and Kubota.

Chris Biddle, editor of Service Dealer said “Higgotts, along with all the finalists , illustrates the high level of expertise and customer satisfaction provided by the network of specialist garden machinery dealers across the UK. They provide expert advice and a level of technical support for the machines they sell that is unrivalled in the market”

Runners up in the Garden Machinery Dealer of the Year Awards were Congleton Garden Machinery; Lawnmower Services Lincoln; Lawnmower Warehouse Stanleys, Stockport; Leigh Park Garden Machinery, Trowbridge and Marshalls Garden Machinery of Dunning, Perthshire.

The Dealer of the Year Awards also covered three other categories, Farm Machinery, Professional Turfcare and ATV/Quad.