Our History
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Our History

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R W Crawford Agricultural Machinery was founded by Bob Crawford in October 1980, buying and selling used farm machinery. Our Head Office is located in Essex, just on the outskirts of Chelmsford in Writtle.

In 2001 R W Crawford proudly took on the Massey Ferguson Franchise. With the Massey Ferguson franchise being a success, in 2003 R W Crawford took on Challenger. Following further success with Challenger, R W Crawford felt that the ongoing growth and success of the company meant that we were able to take on a further AGCO Franchise, Fendt. By 2016 R W Crawford had took on a further AGCO franchise, Valtra.

With the recent merging of Challenger into Fendt in the UK, we can now offer customers three of AGCO’s finest franchises to our name, allowing us to supply you a tractor that can suit your every need.

In 2018 we moved into our state of the art, purpose built premises in Writtle, Essex.

Not only do we cover Essex and have state of the art premises there, we also cover Kent and East Sussex with our newly developed premises based in Charing Nr Ashford, located just off Junction 8 of the M20.

R W Crawford started off running the Challenger Franchise in Kent from our Essex Depot. With the Fendt franchise taken on in 2005, a decision was made that to maintain the extremely high standard of service that we provide our customers in Essex, and to reciprocate that successfully in Kent and East Sussex, we would need to build a depot in Kent On Wednesday 26th June 2013, the newly built state of the art depot opened! Check out our range of used fendt tractors

Following the success of our new depot and solid foundations formed we felt we were in a position to take on two more franchises. At the beginning of 2014, R W Crawford proudly announced that we had taken on the Valtra and Isuzu Franchises.

Starting off with just 6 staff based at the new depot, R W Crawford has rocketed up to over 25 staff now working in the Charing Depot.

As well as the AGCO franchises we provide sales, service and parts for the following franchises:

R W Crawford has found that by listening to our customers business requirements we can tailor our support and provide their business with justified solutions to improve their business. Excellent service has always been our objective at Crawfords, and we are proud to be able to provide a specialist service for all our core products.

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Essex Branch

16 Fox Burrows Ln,

Tel: 01245 322733

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Kent Depot

Little Hook Farm,
Hook Ln,
Charing, Ashford,
TN27 0AN

Tel: 01233 714123

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West Sussex Depot

Newbridge Road, 
West Sussex,
RH14 9HZ

Tel: 01403 330030