Servicing & Repairs

Our highly equipped in house workshop offers fast and efficient servicing for most makes of lawnmowers, garden tractors and garden equipment. 


Our Highly  trained technicians can diagnose your garden machinery when you are booking it in for its service so we can advise you on any extra costs before any work is carried out, giving you piece of mind. 

We can supply a high class service to leading brands of garden machinery using genuine parts so your product stays original from the day you purchased it.  We supply servicing to hedge cutters, chain saws, strimmers, brush-cutters, scarifiers, rotavators, tillers, leaf blowers, lawn mowers, lawn tractors, garden tractors, out front ride on mowers, robotic mowers, highway mowers commercial mowers, in fact all ground care products.   We also supply servicing to construction tools such as stone cutters, compactor plates, drills and many more.

We also offer sharpening for chainsaws as well as offering replacement chains and also sharpen hand tools such as shears. 

We are the main service agents for most major manufacturers such as Briggs and Stratton, Kawasaki, AL-KO , Gardencare, STIGA, , Westwood , Countax , WEIBANG, ALLETT, Lawn King, Rover Mitox, Truxta and many more. 

We use Aspen fuel in our workshop on all repairs plus we have it on sale, please talk to us about the benefits of using Aspen fuel in all your products. 

We offer a collection and delivery service throughout the year. 

Call us to discuss your requirements and to arrange collection if necessary on 01629 823783

Our  team of trained technicians are - 


Darek is highly regarded though out the midlands as one of best horticultural technicians  you will ever meet. With over 25 years experience your product is truly in good hands. Plus no one can service and repair a two stroke product like he can.


Stephen has a high knowledge of the garden machinery world and can assist you with any fault you may come across. Stephen has gone through a intense engine course with Brigs & Stratton, within which he has been awarded with a Master Service technician certificate.  A MST is not brought it has to be earned and kept up to date every year.  He is also trained in the agricultural world, leading the way for technical repairs and service to commercial products. 

Here at SGP we take the regular servicing of a product very seriously with a intense service program to ensure your product is in tip top condition throughout the season.

Here is just brief run down of what we carry out on a typical service to a ride on mower.

  • Book in and record any numbers related to the product so it can be efficiently tracked through our service department.

  • A quick assessment will be carried out to discover any faults outside the normal service.

  • Guards and covers are removed inc a removal and strip down of cutter housing on a ride on mower before a gentle clean with our pressure washer is carried out. Sometimes a tractor can take up to an hour to this point alone

  • Then it is brought on to our ramps and work benches to have its service carried out

  • The engine cowling (cover) is removed to allow access to the ignition and cooling aspects of the engine.

  • Cooling fins are blown out.

  • Ignition system checked and reset if needed.

  • Spark plug removed and checked for any signs of poor running.

  • Fit new spark plug.

  • Air filter housing removed. 

  • Carburetor removed. 

  • Carburetor striped.

  • Carburetor cleaned and rebuilt.

  • Replace fuel diaphragm if fitted.

  • Refit carburetor and reset.

  • Reset governor.

  • Valve cover removed ( 4 Stroke only ). 

  • Valves checked and reset. Valve cover seal checked. Valve cover re-fitted. 

  • Fuel system checked and fuel tank cleaned.

  • Replace fuel filter (and pipes if needed).

  • De-carbonize engine exhaust point (Two strokes only).

  • Re-fit engine cowling.

  • Replace air filter if needed.

  • Run engine to operating temperature.

  • Drain engine oil.

  • Replace oil filter.

  • Refill engine oil. 

  • Check PTO clutch.

  • Check drive belt, guide and idler pulleys. 

  • Check transmission oil level and quality.

  • Clean and reset brakes.

  • Check and lubricate all moving parts

  • Check steering and alignment.

  • Check for correct tyre pressure.

  • Carry out cutting system service.

  • Check belts drive and idler pulleys.

  • Check cutter bearing.

  • Sharpen & balance cutter blades or replace.

  • Lubricate cutter housing's moving parts.

  • Rebuild and refit cutter housing to the tractor.

  • Reset cutter housing level, side to side - front to back,

  • Run machine and test for correct operation.

  • Test all safety switches.

  • Reset service indicator.

  • Report and produce estimate for any other maintenance need.  

  • Spray with a protective and plastic preserver spray.


This is only brief example of what we do to a ride on mower which is in for a service. 


We use genuine and high quality OEM after market parts. Our Stens service parts come with 1 Year manufactures warranty to insure you only receive the best parts available

we recommend genuine parts where possible but if you're on a budget then we recommend Stens after market parts for high quality and 1 year parts warranty as standard


Can your service department guarantee parts warranty for 1 whole year? 

Estimated service cost

Effective from Dec 22nd of Dec 2018

Hand held products                                      


Blower / vac service   

Back pack blower                                                   

Domestic Chain saw service up to 30cc           

Standard chain saw up to 60cc

Commercial chain saw (Electronic Carb and EFI)

PETROL Hedge cutter

PETROL Hedge cutter inc sharpen

Domestic strimmer bent shaft 25cc

Medium strimmer straight shaft up28cc

Large strimmer straight shaft up to 38cc

Commercial strimmer straight shaft up to 50cc

Stone cutter 

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Electric and battery - (NO DRIVE)

Electric and battery - With drive

Standard push mower. (NO DRIVE)

Standard SP mower. (WITH DRIVE) 21"MAX

Standard SP mower. (WITH DRIVE) LARGE 22" +

Premium mower with drive SMALL UP TO 17"MAX

Premium mowers with drive MID-LARGE 18"+

Commercial mowers with drive inc Honda -

- HRH and such like.

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Service only

Domestic electric cylinder mower Qualcast QC 

Domestic petrol cylinder mower Qualcast QC 

Domestic cylinder mower  bolt in cylinder type.

Commercial Cylinder mower (Dennis/Ransomes)


Domestic electric cylinder mower Qualcast QC 

Domestic petrol cylinder mower Qualcast QC 

Domestic cylinder mower  bolt in cylinder type.

Commercial Cylinder mower (Dennis/Ransomes)


Qualcast cassette type sharpen 


Per inch cylinder

Per inch bottom blade

Total for cylinder and bottom blade per inch 

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Tractor / Ride-on mowers


Small rider - up to 27" cutter

Small tractor - up to 30" cutter

Medium - Large tractor - up to 48" cutter

Commercial tractor

Countax / Westwood C & T series 

Countax / Westwood A & V series 

Countax / Westwood B & F (4 wheel drive) series 

Countax / Westwood Sweeper service (PGC)

***Size of cutter is only a guide***

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£60 - £140 



14" £68

14" £60

14" £42                                   


Out front mowers

Small out-front mowers - up to 36" cutter

Medium - large out-front rider - up to 48" cutter

Commercial out-front rider

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All other products will be charged at our hourly rate of £69 plus vat

Peace of mind - No repair will be carried out until any inspection has been carried out on your machinery by our team of trained Technicians to identify the work and parts needed and provide you with a quote. 

Should you choose for any reason not to go ahead with the repair or if the machinery is deemed beyond economical repair, there will be a token/charge payment of £20 inc VAT handheld machinery, £30 inc Vat for walk behind lawnmowers and £60 inc VAT for ride-on lawnmowers. This can be redeemed if you were to buy a new item from us in a form of store credit 


  • The prices shown on this page are only a guide and may be a lower or higher charge.

  • Commercial means the spec of a product NOT the intended use. 

  • Cutter size is only a guide. 

  • Any other maintenance needed will be quoted and charged at our hourly rate. 

  • We reserve the rights to amend prices shown but not if your product is already booked in.  

  • Repair Quotes may be under or over estimated by 10% of the total value. 

​Many thanks from all of the team at SGP

How to find us

SGP Garden Machinery Ltd

Unit 1-2 Kingsfield Industrial Estate





Opening Times 

Monday - Friday - 8.00am - 5.00pm

Saturday - 8.30am - 1pm

Sunday - Closed 

Tel: 01629 823783


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SGP Garden Machinery Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Company Number: 09971293. VAT Number: 234227333. All Rights Reserved

Telephone number - 01629823783

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Some of the areas we cover in the UK: Wirksworth, Ashover, Allestree, Alton, Alfreton, Ashbourne, Buxton, Belper, Bakewell, Claycross, Chesterfield, Duffield, Derby, Darley Dale, Dronfield, Hope Valley, Matlock, Mansfield, Quarndon, Sheffield.


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