With our extensive range of transport and recovery vehicles, backed up by highly skilled technicians and over 40 years of experience, we provide a world class professional service to the breakdown, transport and logistics industries

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Regardless of your vehicle type, fault or location, our fleet of more than 75 tracked recovery assistance vehicles are ready at a moment’s notice, supported by a comprehensive and trusted nationwide network of over 450 specialist UK-based subcontractors.

Our agents also attend to, and repair vehicles across Europe, or if repair is not possible, we can arrange repatriation of your vehicle to the UK, either immediately if time is pressing, or through our low-cost 10-day return policy.

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Alongside our breakdown and recovery service, our expertise in road transportation solutions has seen the evolvement of our own dedicated Transport & Logistics operation. Through this we provide specialist logistical solutions to our customers across the UK and Europe, operating 30 trucks and trailers on our International Operators License.

CMG provides highly-skilled and specialist drivers; all of whom hold a valid CSCS card for use in the construction industry, and are competent in operating all types of plant for the loading and unloading onto our vehicles.

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Established in 1972, Cowan Recovery Ltd (CMG) offer world class breakdown, recovery, transport and logistics solutions to customers throughout the UK and Europe. Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.

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CMG Updates

The latest news and developments from the team at CMG.

Please keep an eye on this update page for our latest service delivery status through this Coronavirus period:

Please note the New Opening times for our Depot compounds: (Appointment Only)

Newport Pagnell 

Monday: 10:00am - 4:30pm 

Tuesday - Friday: 9:15am - 4:30pm 


Monday: 10:00am - 4:30pm 

Tuesday - Friday: 9:15am - 4:30pm 

Wellingborough - Our Wellingborough depot is now closed. Please contact our teams at Northampton or Newport Pagnell.


Our Breakdown/Recovery service is still operating 24/7

- If you require our assistance, please call our 24hr control centre on 01908 610568 & Select option 1.  


For any payment/invoicing enquiries, please contact our accounts team via: 



In line with government guidelines we continue to implement the following procedures across our premises as part of the national fight against the Corona Virus Pandemic.

NHS Track & Trace

We will be displaying the NHS QR Code at the main entrance to all our buildings and on reception counters. We are asking all visitors to our sites to download the NHS COVID-19 App ready to scan the QR code on arrival & provide evidence of doing so to a member of our team before proceeding.  

Face Coverings

We are still asking all visitors to wear a face mask or visor when visiting our offices. 

Many Thanks for your understanding & continued support.