• 1975 - Founded by Father and Son, John and Gary Lorton

  • 1981 - John's son Kevin Snr joined the business

  • 1995 - John retired leaving brothers Gary and Kevin Snr in control

  • 2001 - Kevin Snr's son, Kevin Jnr joined the business

  • 2005 - Gary's son, Robert joined the business 

  • 2007 - The business moved from Cowper Road to Tribune Drive

  • 2013 - Won Customer Service award at Swale Business Awards

  • 2015 - Employed Luke Stephens, first non-family manager

  • 2016 - Sittingbourne Mechanical Centre opens

  • 2016 - Finalists at Swale Business Awards

  • 2016 - First Commercial Van went on the road

  • 2017 - Finalists at Swale Business Awards

  • 2018 - Expanded it's Wholesale containers

  • 2018 - The company purchased Motamart Sheerness

  • 2018 - The company purchased PTS Tyres at Detling

  • 2019 - Moved Wholesale to Cullet Drive

  • 2021 - Took on Unit S1 at Cullet Drive for storage

  • 2023 - Hit milestone of 70 employees

  • 2023 - Amanda Salt and Ryan Jones joined as Business Development Manager

  • 2023 - Took ownership of Iwade Garage

Wheel Balancing

Helps to eliminate vibration, gives a smoother ride, evens out tyre wear and increases the life of your tyres
Wheel balancing is included with all tyre purchases at A2 Tyres, including our mobile fitting service.

Wheel Alignment

Wheel alignment problems can be caused by hitting a kerb, driving into a pothole in the road or by excessive wear to steering or suspension components. A2 Tyres offer a complete 4 wheel alignment.

Puncture Repairs

A2 Tyres carry out tyres puncture repairs to British Standards. These are defined limits to the location, size and number of repair. A2 Tyres can repair your tyre at our workshop, your home or workplace.


Servicing proactively maintains your car, reducing the risk of a breakdown. Servicing can help maintain your cars value. At A2 Tyres we provide a range of affordable service packages to suit your needs.

Customer Cars

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MOT and Servicing

Did you know that A2 Tyres now offer MOT testing, and servicing for all makes and models of Car and Van. Please contact us for a quotation and availability

Mobile Tyre Fitting

If you require a Mobile Fitting service, please call 0333 315 70 22 to arrange for one of our technicians to come and fit your car with new tyres, or repair a puncture.

A2 Tyre Supplies Limited offer a mobile tyre fitting service, at your home, place of work or at the roadside. With access to a wide variety of tyre brands and sizes, we can accommodate all vehicles and situations. We cover all of Kent, and being based in Detling, we are ideally located for quick response when you need us most.