About us

FW Thornton is the Engine Parts division of the NBC Group Ltd, a family owned business, located in Telford, England.
FWT was founded in 1922 & has grown to become one of the leading UK suppliers of internal engine components for vintage, classic and modern motor cars, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, stationary engines, agricultural and competition specifications.

Our stock holding comprises one of the widest ranges of products in the industry (Pistons, Cylinder Liners, Piston Rings, Engine Bearings, Gaskets, Valves, Valve Guides, Valve Seats, Valve Springs, Oil Pumps, Starter Ring Gears & more) in addition to stocking a comprehensive range of more popular items, we can also source or re-manufacture difficult to obtain parts for a wide variety of vehicles no longer in production.

We stock all the recognised leading brands including original Hepolite, Glacier, Vandervell, AE, Payen, Karl Scmidt, Nural, Goetze, Wellworthy, ACL, Mahle, TRW, JP, PHC, Clevite.

We can also supply Cylinder Heads & remanufactured Engines.

Our sales staff have well over 100 years of combined experience - one of us should be able to work out what you need!

We are ISO 9001 : 2015 Quality Accredited giving you the comfort of knowing you are dealing with a credible supplier.

We are experienced in supplying to customers worldwide - where you are located is not a barrier to you buying from us.

A Century of Engine Parts...We welcome customers large or small!

Our Facilities
Our Facilities
We have over 100,000 square feet (9,000 sq m plus) of warehousing over three sites in the Telford area which are packed with stock of a vast range of...
Our History
Our History
FWT was established in 1922 in Wellington, Shropshire (UK). The company originally traded in a varied array of motor factor components ...
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