About McKee Tirecraft Collingwood
McKee Tirecraft is conveniently located at 4359 County Road #124 Collingwood. If you are travelling south on #124 from Collingwood go south of Poplar Sideroad about 1km and we are on the left (east) side of the road as you start to come into Nottawa. From Stayner head west on Highway #91 out of town past the Tim Hortons until you come to the stop light in Duntroon. Turn right (north) onto County Road #124. Head north for about 7kms and as you pass through Nottawa we are on the north end on the right (east) side of the road.
Mckee Tirecraft has been selling and servicing tires in the Collingwood area since 1956. Bob McKee first opened the business as a two bay Shell gas station. Bob focused the business on service right from day one. He did mechanical repair and tires however gas was the mainstay of the business. The business continued to grow and in 1958 Bob’s brother Hugh joined the business. Hugh started to grow the tire business beyond just car and light truck tires. Hugh saw an opportunity to service the truck tire industry and the large market of farm tires so close at hand. By 1970 when Hugh left the business McKee Tire was the place to go to for all your tires need servicing Simcoe, Grey and Dufferin Counties.
With Hugh leaving Bob’s other brother John partnered into the business.
Bob’s son Tom had started working at the gas station pumping gas and helping when he was 8 years old. By the 70s Tom could work on and fix any tire in the area. In 1974 John’s son Tim came to work at the shop. Both Tom and Tim (cousins) started assuming more responsibility for the general operation of the business. In 1982 John retired from the business and by 1984 the shop underwent and expansion to serve the growing customer base.
Tom and Tim took over the business as partners and expanded their on road mobile service network which now covered Collingwood, Orangeville, Shelburne, Alliston, Barrie, Dundalk, Meaford, Bradford, Midland and Orillia. Customers who had their farm or truck tires serviced by McKee Tire knew they could count on fast reliable service at a fair price. This in turn brought more customers from all over the area to Collingwood for tires on their cars and pickup trucks.
In 1992 Collingwood decided to provide mechanical services once again. They offered services for alignments, brakes, suspension shocks and struts, oil changes, exhaust and mufflers and tune ups.
By 1999 a second location was opened south of Barrie in Innisfil at 2252 Bowman Street. This shop focused on the commercial truck tire traffic that travelled highway #400 plus the growing fleets in the Alliston, Barrie, and Bradford area. They started selling and servicing passenger and light truck tires from the shop but the clientele was primarily based on the numerous commercial accounts in the area. Farm tires were also a big part of this new location’s business and two mobile trucks serviced the area. In 2001 Tim went over to manage the Innisfil location. What had started out as a satellite location with 2 trucks, had grown so rapidly that it needed to operate as a standalone business.
In 2005 Mckee Tire joined the Tirecraft banner program. Today they are still the premier dealer in the area for automotive repair and all your tire needs. McKee Tirecraft has grown with the community and been there as it evolved and changed. They have remained rooted in the community and customer focused since 1956. Give us a call we will be glad to look after you with the same old fashion values and service ethics that we built our business on.
Community Support: Collingwood Minor Hockey, Collingwood Fair Board, Canadian Breast Cancer, Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood Collegiate Institute High School Coop Program.
My recent experience with purchase of tires for two vehicles (MGB, Lexus) was totally positive. Pleasant staff, prompt service, good follow through… We had a small problem with electronic sensors. That was dealt with and corrected promptly and professionally. You will have my repeat business and referrals.
-D. McLeod,August, 2016
First rate, as always
2008 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 02/26/2015
Always a pleasure to deal with the people at McKee Tire Collingwood!
2008 TOYOTA RAV4 02/12/2015
2014 ACURA MDX 02/12/2015
Excellent staff, service and advice. May you always be there to help
2014 BMW 320I 01/02/2015
Great shop, fantastic staff, positive experience. Will be back for sure!
2001 AUDI A6 QUATTRO 12/27/2014
Excellent sales and service with quick turnaround!
2012 HONDA CR-V 12/18/2014
I liked the service where you call early in the day and get a time for an appointment. Upon arrival I was in and out in under 30 minutes. Brought a coffee and a book–didn’t get to finish the coffee!
2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 11/27/2014
This is the third or fourth time I’ve bought tires at McKee. Your prices have always been very competitive which is very important to me, but I’ve always enjoyed the way I’ve been treated on the phone, always been given a convenient appointment, and always been in & out quickly. Frankly, I can’t remember any of my dealings over the years that you haven’t been very helpful, knowledgeable and professional. Thank you.
2012 HONDA CIVIC 11/20/2014
Five stars. I was treated fairly and with a short amount of time. Great job will continue dealing with Mckees
-Gray Landscape Construction
2011 MAZDA CX-9 10/17/2014
Wayne has asked me to express his deepest appreciation to you for your efforts in contacting Scotia Tire on his behalf. The repairs were completed timely, allowing our tractor to return promptly, to its snow removal duties. This has been an extremely challenging winter season.
It’s wonderful to know today, we have a business associate who takes pride in looking out for his clients.
We truly appreciate your dedication to service.
Thank you very much.
-G.W. Treanor Enterprises Inc.
I have been using McKee tire for over a quarter of a century. The staff has always been there for me and looked, after all, my tire needs. I recently sent my son there and the team looked after his flat tire on the spot. Great local business and service.
“I came in to book a time for an oil change and they were able to take me right away! Courteous service, well priced.
-Annette MacMaster, 09/25/2014
“I was extremely satisfied with the service I received. While changing my tires they checked over my vehicle and suggested other things that should be done right away and also told me of the things that could wait. They were friendly and polite and nobody was pushy in trying to upsell me anything.”
-Ronald Leblanc, 09/25/2014
“I had quick and excellent service from Luke McKee when I had a flat tire last week. Thanks, tons.”
-Sue Underhill, 09/25/2014
“I was very pleased with the speed of the service, the pricing and the pleasant manner of the employees. Will certainly be back.”
-Mary Lou Simonato, 09/18/2014
“Good, Friendly Service”
-Joan O’Connell, 09/18/2014
“Had a leaky tire fixed – on the spot and courteous service.”
-Andy Mitrowski, 09/12/2014
“Told you were the best for front end align. I now know that you are the best. Thank you. No upsells and work done for what you said it would be.Very nice for a change.”
-Murray Harding, 08/22/2014
“These folks gave me the absolute best service. Thanks.”
-Howard Allen, 07/24/2014