Whites (Engineering Services) Ltd


Whites ES Ltd is located in Oakley, Bedfordshire, we are your local supplier of garden machinery, with expert product knowledge.

We stock a wide range of lawnmowers, garden tractors, chainsaws, brushcutters and trailers, and can therefore give expert advice on the correct machine to meet your needs.

We also provide expert service, repairs and spares parts for all leading makes of garden machinery.

We are manufacturer approved sales centre for Mountfield, Stiga, Atco, Countax, Hayter, Toro, Lawn-King, Stihl, Westwood, Snapper, Alko, Billygoat, Simplicity, Rover, Alpina, Dolmar, MTD, Lawnflite, Cub Cadet, Victa, Agri-fab and can provide expert sales and service advice for the BobCat commercial range of mowers.

WHITES have been serving customers in the BEDFORD area for over 30 years with competitively priced products and service.

Service Centre

We offer full repair facilities for all machines that we sell and for most popular garden machinery.

We offer full warranty, service and spares for all the new machines we sell.

Repair Services

Ask our expert skilled and trained staff for advice and guidance.

All machines are repaired using genuine manufacturers parts. A collection and delivery service is available for larger equipment.

Parts Services

We offer a comprehensive range of spare parts and service kits for all machines that we sell, also covering most of the popular garden machinery.

New Machinery Sales

New Machinery Sales


We have the widest selection of walk-behind lawn mowers and garden tractors for miles around!

Whites Lawnmowers & Garden Machinery are the garden machinery specialists in the Bedford area.

Our showroom has on display some of the leading brands of petrol lawnmowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and brushcutters.

Our friendly and experienced team are here to help; we offer demonstrations on most of the machines we sell, we even offer a part exchange service.

Contact us for a demo today!

Used Machinery Sales

Used Machinery Sales


We have the widest selection of walk behind lawn mowers and garden tractors for miles around!

Whites Lawnmowers & Garden Machinery have got some great second hand lawnmowers and tractors for sale.

All of our used equipment is checked over and serviced in our workshops, they will provide many years of service at great prices.

We even offer a warranty on some second hand machines.


Parts Sales


Whites Lawnmowers & Garden Machinery stock a huge range of lawnmower and garden machinery parts for current and many older machines.

We sell spare parts for all leading lawnmower brands, give us a call or visit our showroom.

Our knowledgeable parts staff will be on hand to help with the correct parts identification.

Please make sure you have the make and model number of the machine or engine you require parts for.

Service & Repair

Servicing and Repairs


Whites Lawnmowers & Garden Machinery offer a full service and repair facility for all machines that we sell and for most popular garden machinery.

If you own a quality lawnmower, or any garden machinery, it is important that you feel totally confident in the ability of your service centre to service your lawnmower correctly.

All servicing is carried out in accordance with manufacturer’s service advice.

All repairs are carried out using genuine manufacturer’s spare parts, in accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines.

By adhering to these specific schedules, owners of lawn equipment can rest assured that your warranty rights are maintained.

Contact us to get your machine booked in for service or repair.

Please provide machine type, make and model in your enquiry. Thank you.


Contact us for an estimate - please have your make and model number to hand.


Gardening Calendar

What’s New in Gardening? The Flower Garden

Last month we took a look at what is happening in the world of lawns and developments regarding equipment and new grass varieties. This month I have taken as my subject what is happening in the flower garden, so let’s…

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Gardening Calendar

What’s New in Gardening? Battery Power!

Our features on future developments in gardening proved very popular with gardeners in 2023, so we have decided to continue for 2024. Look out for new growing techniques and plant varieties during the year to use in the garden, mostly…

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Chainsaw Quick-Start Guide

This is a generic quick-start guide for two-stroke powered chainsaws. Please consult the manual that came with your chainsaw for the correct fuel mixture that is supposed to be used and to familiarise yourself with the controls for your chainsaw….

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Contaminated  Fuel

This issue is often encountered if either of the following occurs: A mower is stored over winter without emptying it of fuel first If old fuel is used to top up the lawn mower It is important to use ‘fresh’…

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Draining the oil and fuel

From time-to-time, you may need to drain the lawnmower of oil and fuel, either to transport it, or as part of a regular service routine. The following instructions cover Mountfield and Honda engine walk-behind lawnmowers. What you will need –…

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Lawnmower care

Your lawnmower is arguably the most important garden tool in your shed or garage. Keep it in tip-top condition with our helpful care and maintenance guide: When you purchase your new lawn mower, make sure to familiarise yourself with the…

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Can I cut grass when it is wet?

It is not advisable to cut grass that is very wet. This is because wet grass doesn’t cut as well as dry grass and tends to produce larger grass clippings. These wet clippings then clump together and can block up…

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Can I mulch wet grass?

As with mowing and collecting grass, it is best to wait for the grass to dry before mulching. Wet grass will not cut as cleanly and is likely to clump together – so rather than being mulched and injected back…

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Does my battery self-charge?

Unlike a car battery, most ride-on mower batteries do not generate enough charge when in use to adequately recharge the battery. Therefore, it is necessary to recharge the battery regularly. Most ride-on mowers come with a charger – check with…

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Storing my mower in winter

If you have a petrol lawnmower, we recommend completely draining the machine of fuel. Petrol starts to go stale after 30 days from purchase. If left in your mower over winter, it could damage the carburettor and engine, causing your…

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What is the life of a battery?

The life of your battery will vary depending on the spec of the battery, how often it is used and how well it is maintained. Modern lithium-ion lawnmower batteries should typically last for around 600 cycles, equating to approximately 7…

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Grass bag keeps falling apart!

If it is a plastic clip-together model, make sure each part is correctly and fully clipped together (check your manual and assembly you-tube videos for help).  If your collector is a canvas bag model and comes with a metal frame,…

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Grass not getting picked up?

Check that the mulching plug (if your mower has this function) is not in place. The mulching plug blocks the grass chute to allow you to mulch and needs to be removed to collect grass via the chute. Mulching plugs…

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My mower blade has fallen off!

It is likely that your blade boss has sheared off. The blade boss sits behind the blade and holds the blade on with two metal pins – one either side of the centre of the blade. These pins are designed…

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What is mulching?

Mulching is becoming increasingly popular and used on a regular basis, is an efficient way to recycle your grass clippings back into your lawn. Grass clippings are cut into extra fine particles that are blown down into the lawn to…

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My self-propel no longer works?

If the self-propel on your lawnmower has stopped working, this will cause a loss of drive to the mower and is normally due to one of the following reasons: The clutch cable has lost tension through either stretching or loss…

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College Farm
Lovell Road
MK43 7RX

Opening Hours

Tues - Thurs: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Fri: 8:30am to 4:00pm

Sat: 9:30am to 2:30pm (phone to confirm)

Closed Sundays & Mondays

Get in touch with Whites (Engineering Services) Ltd

Whites (Engineering Services) Ltd Key Information

Get in touch today

Paul started in 1991 with Whites Engineering Services, offering all manor of on site agricultural repairs. This developed into the mower repair servicing and sales business in the early part of 2000.

We sell a comprehensive range of high-quality garden machinery suitable for gardens of all sizes, including country estates and to meet the needs of professional contractors.

Opening Hours

Tues - Thurs: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Fri: 8:30am to 4:00pm

Sat: 9:30am to 2:30pm (phone to confirm)

Closed Sundays & Mondays

  • New Year Deals!

    Start the new year in style with Whites Lawnmowers & Garden Machinery!

    Whites Lawnmowers & Garden Machinery are THE garden machinery specialists. Our showroom has amazing new year deals on leading brands of petrol, electric and battery lawnmowers, garden tractors, chainsaws, brush cutters, leaf blowers, strimmers, hedge trimmers, pole pruners and much, much more!

    Our friendly and experienced team at Whites ES Ltd are on hand to help; we offer demonstrations on most of the machines we sell to give you total peace of mind. And we even offer a part exchange service so you can trade in your old mower or garden machinery and upgrade with ease.

    For the perfect garden for 2023 pop on down to our showroom today.

    Whites ES Ltd - for all your gardening needs.