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Road Hero

Road Hero is a real life saver for many people who suffer unfortunate damage to tyres which are too severe to be temporarily fixed by inflation gels or run flat technology which could still leave you stranded by the roadside. Road Hero's space saver wheel kit is designed to eliminate the danger of being stranded and to get you home safely!

Vehicles manufactured after 2012 are no longer required to provide a spare wheel, due to regulation changes. Don't get caught out - Get Road Hero ! For your interest it was recorded in 2016, that the two major breakdown services, the AA & RAC attended almost 180,000 breakdowns, due to a flat tyre and a lack of spare wheel, thats almost 500 per day across the country. The Road Hero Space Saver Kit stops the everyday motorist from getting stranded and to ensure they get home safely. As previously mentioned that In 2012 vehicle when the regulations were changed so that manufacturers were no longer required to provide a spare wheel, it seemed like a great option to provide run flat tyres or reinflation packs to help motorists get home or to the nearest tyre depot. However with road surfaces deteriorating in many ares it has led to a sharp spike in motorists getting caught out and stranded.

Since then, breakdown recovery companies have noticed a rise in breakdowns due to punctures and other tyre related problems. Road Hero was manufactured to help ease this issue and to help you get home safely.

Road Hero is a product manufactured to meet all international regulations by a company with strong roots in the automotive business. Road Hero has been supplied in steel and alloy options to the motor trade fpr almost 40 years and has a proven track record of delivering exceptional quality and value. The range is available through a network of approved retailers.

We cater for the majority of vehicle makes and models including but not limited to; Abarth, AC, Alfa Romeo, Alpina, Aston Martin, Audi, Austin, Bentley, BMW, Bristol, Bugatti, Cadillac EU, Chevrolet EU, Chrysler EU, Citroen, Dacia, Daewoo, Daihatsu, Dodge, DS, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Koenigsegg, KTM, Lada, Lamborghini, Lancia, Land Rover, LDV, Lexus, Ligier, Lincoln, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, Mclaren, Mercedes, MG, Mini, Mitsubishi, Morgan, Nissan, Noble, Opel, Pagani, Peugeot, Porsche, Proton, Range Rover, Renault, Rolls Royce, Rover, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Spyker, SsangYong, Subaru, Suzuki, Tesla, Toyota, Trabant, Triumph, TVR, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Volvo & Yugo Zastava.

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We are a family business established for over 40 years with a wealth of experience and knowledge in the automotive, commercial, agricultural and industrial tyre industries.

Whilst with us, feel free to take advantage of our comfortable child friendly waiting room offering refreshments, magazines, toys and a washroom.

We endeavour to cater for all requirements with special emphasis on safe driving in our Safety section. However if you don't see what you need please feel free to contact us. Enjoy browsing the site, it's packed with useful information on all your vehicle needs.

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The name Reg Greenwood has been associated with Pontefract for over 70 years. Owned and operated by Reg, the Company began as Potato Merchants delivering up and down the country. The Company diversified into the supply of Agricultural Tyres with its locally known ‘On the Farm Service’, adding Car and Commercial Service along the way. After owner and founder Reg Passed away his son-in-law Reg Thompson ran the company until his untimely death in 1981.

The company was purchased in 1981 by Ken Clarke, owner of Ossett Tyre House (Ken Clarke Ltd), who had been trading since 1974.

The company name Reg Greenwood (Tyres & Exhausts) Ltd remained as it was (and still is !) a household name for miles around the Pontefract area.

1996 the company decided to invest in a complete overhaul of the facilities taking the site away from the stereotypical “back street garage” image and making it “customer friendly” especially for families and professional people wanting efficient, clean surroundings.

The Company has continued to look to add new ideas to its portfolio in all aspects of the car and commercial industry.

Reg Greenwood (Tyres and Exhausts) Ltd now offers their customers a lot more than it did over 35 years ago with the introduction of new services such as 4-wheel alignment, vehicle diagnostics, Servicing and security.

Our Branch

  • Reg Greenwood
    78 Knottingley Road
    West Yorkshire
    WF8 2LB
Tel: 01977 702317
  • Monday
  • 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday
  • 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday
  • 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday
  • 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Friday
  • 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday
  • 8:30am - 12:30pm
  • Sunday
  • Closed