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About David Hayton

  • 1966

    David Hayton Group established in 1966, by David & Eleanor Hayton is a family owned and operated business, with locations in Carlisle, Penrith, Kendal, Lancaster and Southport.

  • 1978

    This year saw the start of the relationship with Peugeot Motor Company in a small village town of Bolton nr Appleby.

  • 1989

    The company moved to Penrith and proved to be the perfect partner for the Peugeot brand and in the 10 years that followed this lead to the acquisition of the second David Hayton site Kendal.

  • 1999

    David Hayton Kendal, previously Volvo and with fantastic location proved to be an ideal sister site to Penrith.

  • 2005

    David Hayton Lancaster came on board in 2005, providing the 3rd location along the M6 further cementing the Peugeot relationship and proving to be ideally located outside the more rural areas serviced by the existing locations.

  • 2008

    In 2008 the opportunity to move into Carlisle arrived, the previous site, due to its location suffered badly with flooding, lead to a move to a nearby industrial estate, with fantastic motorway access and a huge potential due to space available. David Hayton Carlisle Peugeot was further complemented at launch by the addition of David Hayton Prestige brand. David Hayton Prestige dealing at the exotic end of the market has lead to fantastic exposure in areas previously unavailable to the group,

  • 2012

    David Hayton Lancaster added the Nissan franchise to the adjacent land next to the Peugeot Dealership.

  • 2013

    2013 saw the group expand further with acquisition of David Hayton Southport, this brought Mazda to the group along with the 5th Peugeot site, further complementing the groups commitment to the success of the Peugeot brand.

  • 2015

    The Prestige side of the business added Lotus to its showroom in Carlisle. Over the years the reputation for great value and exceptional customer care has enabled us to build a trusted service that our customers have come to rely on. Our dedicated teams are here to provide the highest level of expertise and advice when finding the right car for you and are on hand for any questions you might have.

  • 2017

    David Hayton Autostore. Cumbria's first Car Supermarket brings the choice of over 300 quality hand picked cars from the family with a 50 year reputation for quality and excellence in customer service. David Hayton Autostore... From Our Family To Yours.

As a Mazda main dealer, we have specialist facilities throughout the North West able to assist with all your motoring requirements. We look forward to welcoming you into the David Hayton group, where we invite you to experience our reputation.

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