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Our History

The evolution of Sharmans Agricultural Ltd

1981

Harry & Roger Barclay purchased Sharman & Ladbury Ltd, which consisted of a Ford Car dealership and a Ford Agricultural dealership in Melton Mowbray.

1984

August, Harry & Roger Barclay purchased Elbar at Grantham and Sleaford.

1987

Sold Elbar at Sleaford and purchased T.C Harrison depot at Barnack Road, Stamford.

1990

11th April, John Deere franchise taken on at Grantham in place of Ford New Holland and consequently at Melton and Stamford.

2000

Sharmans expanded with two further depots at Pytchley, near Kettering, and Brackenhurst College, Southwell, to service a larger area.

2005

Sharmans moved from rented premises at Brackenhurst College, Southwell, to owned premises at Lowdham on the Old Epperstone Road.

2014

In February, Sharmans of Stamford moved from their premises of 27 years on Barnack Road, to new premises in Easton On The Hill.

2015

In April 2015, Sharmans took on the JCB franchise at Melton Mowbray and Pytchley (Kettering).

2017

Major investment at Sharmans Head Office, Grantham, with a brand-new workshop facility and additional undercover machinery shed.

2018

Further investment at Head Office taking place for the Parts Showroom and stores and planned office development.

2019

Completion of our Grantham head office Showroom and Office development.

2020

‘Brutal’ decision made by John Deere that Sharmans are not to be part of their future Growth Strategy and advised that we will not continue to be John Deere dealers effective 31st October 2020.  April 2020 marks Sharmans 30th year as a JD dealer. #DealerMakesTheDifference

2020

May 2020 Sharmans become Case IH main dealers across all five depots.

Sharmans Of Grantham

College Farm
Gonerby Moor
Grantham
NG32 2AB

Sharmans Of Melton

Beler Way
Leicester Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0DG

Sharmans Of Stamford

Stamford Road
Easton on the Hill
Stamford
PE9 3NS

Sharmans Of Lowdham

The Old Grain Store
Old Epperstone Road
Lowdham
NG14 7BS

Sharmans Of Pytchley

Pytchley Lodge Farm
Isham Road
Pytchley Kettering
NN14 1HA