About Us

We are a family owned main Vauxhall Dealer based in West Bromwich for over 45 years, serving Sandwell and the Black Country.Our friendly knowledgeable staff are hear to ensure you peace of mind at all times, so you can buy your next Vauxhall in confidence.

Many customers have returned to purchase their 2nd, 3rd and even a 4th car from us. We are also available to provide affordable after sales care. Our Manufacturer trained technicians carry out all servicing, maintenance and repairs to the very highest standards.


In 1929 A Franks & Sons Ltd, established their business selling & repairing cars at their petrol station at Stone Cross, West Bromwich. Geoff Franks was a director of that company for over 40 years until his retirement. Following in the family tradition and in their fathers footsteps Geoffs three sons Roy, Robert & Michael Franks established their own motor business Sandwell Garages Ltd in 1969.

The Vauxhall/Opel franchise was acquired in 1978 supplying new cars & light commercials in the West Bromwich, Oldbury and Smethwick areas known as the black country. They are still actively involved in the company ensuring personal attention to their customers at all times. The aim of the company is to provide a wholly satisfied customer experience. The positive result of their objective is reflected in consistently high Vauxhall customer satisfaction index scores. We take pride in the knowledge that we have customers & their families who have been loyal to the franks family business for over 70 years.​

Why Choose Sandwell Garages

Sandwell Garages was established in 1969 and since then, our business has been built on the basis of excellent customer service and attention to detail.

As the main Vauxhall retail facility in West Bromwich, Smethwick, Oldbury known as part of the black country. All of our staff have been factory trained to a very high standard on the product that we supply, repair so you will find us ready, willing and able to satisfy all your motoring needs.​