About Us

SINCE 1939

Royal Tyres is an independent black-owned tyre business. We are a recognised leader in the tyre industry and one of the most successful companies in KwaZulu-Natal for over eighty years. The ethos of our Company is founded on the legendary business principles of integrity, customer service excellence, and competitive prices.

Our Company is segregated into two specialised divisions, Commercial and Passenger with a team of experienced personnel in the tyre industry, providing our customers with a highly skilled resource team who are able to provide expert service and value to our customers.


To consistently exceed customer expectations by leveraging technology and well trained staff to deliver a wide range of competitively priced products and services through a network of strategically located stores.


To lead the industry in the sales of passenger and commercial tyres, fitment and allied services in the province of Kwa-Zulu, South Africa.

Our Values

Our History


Royal Vulcanizing Station was established in a 20 square metre room on Prince Edward Street, hired for retreading tyres. Production was two tyres per day at the time.


Premises burned down and was relocated to Lorne Street, a bigger location with higher production.


In December we moved into a newly-built premises on 3 Epson Road with a filling station, tyre fitment, mechanical workshop and retreading facility.


In December, we were forced to relocate to Chatsworth due to Apartheid Policies.


In December, we established our branch currently situated on Umgeni Road.


Acquired entire premises at Umgeni Road..


Acquired adjoining building on St. Matthias Road.


Port Shepstone branch established.


Retreading plant relocated to North Coast Road.


Rebranded to Royal Tyres.


Royal Tyres Commercial Division established.


Royal Tyres Industrial & Bulk Division established.


Royal Tyres Commercial opens in Phoenix Industrial Park.