About Us

AutoLinks is a small, personal & friendly car sales, service & repair centre situated in the West End of the small coastal town of Stranraer in South West Scotland. Our team here consists of 3 members – Alex McGarva, William Sloan & Gibby MacIntyre . All team members have spent their entire careers working within the Automotive Industry in Stranraer and collectively bring more than 70 years of experience to the business !! Meet the team below:



Married to Lynn with 1 son – Alistair. Enjoys travel, holidays & quality family time. Likes all things motorcycles, watching football & reading crime fiction.


Alex, AutoLinks Team Member

Favourite Holiday?
Disneyworld Florida – I’m just a big kid at heart & it truly is magical !!
What World Event Would You Love To Witness – Past, Present or Future?
The discovery of a cure for cancer and the end of 3rd world poverty.
Favourite UK City?
Glasgow – love it and it’s close to home, it’s our wee piece of escapism.
To ride Route 66 from Chicago on a big bike (but NOT a Harley) with Alistair on pillion & Lynn waiting in nice hotel in L.A. for us.
Favourite Author?
I have 3 – Stephen Leather, John Grisham & Michael Connolly – I love all their writing styles.
Best Memory?
Being at the birth of my son.



Married to Lorna with 2 children – Boyd & Maisie. A keen golfer & football fan, William has been involved in the motor trade for 22 years.

William, Autolinks Stranraer

William, AutoLinks Team Member

If You Could Meet Any One Person, Past Or Present, Alive Or Dead, Who Would It Be?
Davie Cooper
Taste In Music?
Dance / Clubland
What Chore Do You Absolutely Hate Doing? Ironing
Favourite Movie?
Tango & Cash
Dream Car?
Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
Hobbies / Interests?
Golf, Football & Watching Motorsport / Rallying.
What Do You Miss Most About Being A Kid?
Having Time To Play Golf Whenever I Wanted !!



Married to Margaret with 1 son – Christopher. A proper car enthusiast, can almost always be found working on one of the family cars – most noticeably his own Subaru Impreza STi!!

Gibby, AutoLinks Team Member

Gibby, AutoLinks Team Member

Favourite Movie?
Marvel Avengers Series
Favourite Food As A Child?
Macaroni – Still Is !!
What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? Navy Fighter Pilot…
Dream Car?
Audi R8 Spyder, But It Has To Be White !!
Hobbies Away From Cars?
Gardening  &  Music
Favourite Actor/Actress?
Jason Statham,   Jennifer Aniston …. Mmmmmmm
Most Played Song On Your Ipod?
Taylor Swift –  ‘State of Grace’



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