Our Company

About Us

We are a family run agricultural machinery dealership holding the John Deere franchise, alongside many others including JCB, Bailey Trailers, Kverneland, Opico, Martin Lishman, Dal-Bo, Honda, Spearhead, Sumo and Vapormatic.


We operate from our head office at Gonerby Moor, Grantham (conveniently located at the side of the A1) and through our four other branches at Melton Mowbray, Stamford, Lowdham and Pytchley (Kettering).  Sharmans stock an extensive range of both new and used tractors, combines and agricultural machinery of all makes.  We supply genuine John Deere parts, parts for all other makes, lubricants, batteries, accessories, toys, clothing for leisure and work as well as safety boots.

Our highly skilled Service Departments are extremely well equipped and have experienced service technicians. We invest heavily in regular service training and use the latest Service Advisor laptop diagnostic technology to ensure your downtime is kept to an absolute minimum.


Our Parts Departments are extensively stocked with a comprehensive range of genuine parts for all of our major franchises.







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 (Leicester Road) 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.