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Top garages for Bodyshop (7,801 found)
trade tyre and service centre
47 Jobs Completed
Alton
5.0 / 5

Trade tyre and service centre specialise in all makes of cars . We have dealer level trade technicians so you have total peace of mind when your vehicle comes to us . We are based half a mile from Alton town . Although we do offer a free collection and delivery service . Our reception has free WiFi and free coffee and tea facilities whilst you wait for your vehicle .

KP MOT Centre
7 Job Completed
Manchester
5.0 / 5

KP MOT Centre are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.
In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind. We cover Crawley, Gatwick and Redhill.

GR Auto Services Ltd
40 Jobs Completed
Bristol
5.0 / 5

We are one of the largest family owned independent garages in Yate, near Bristol. GR Auto Services have been servicing, carrying out MOT's and repairing most makes and models locally for over 20 years. We score highly with our customer service surveys. Our customer satisfaction rate can be seen on the Good Garage Scheme website and it averages between 96 - 97%. GR Auto Services received an award in 2012 from a major lease company for over 15 years of exceptional service to them and their customers. Our receptionist boasts both male and female staff, and we offer a collection and delivery service with in a 6 mile radius. We use 3 diagnostic computers so we are very strong on engine diagnostics with most makes and models.

Luton Automotive 1
1350 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.7 / 5

Hi

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO MINIMISING RISK DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING OUR CUSTOMERS A FREE COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH TO BOOK IN!

We operate from 3 locations : LUTON; MILTON KEYNES and OXFORD SO WE COVER BEDS. HERTS.BUCKS&OXFORDSHIRE. WITH TEAM MEMBERS AVAILABLE MOST TIMES IN DIFFERNT COUNTIES WE ARE ALWAYS ABLE TO HELP
We offer a pick up and drop off service for a small fee where we leave our vehicle outside your address and pick up your car and repair it then return it back to you.

We also provide you with mobile service where we can repair minor and quick repairs outside your address. subject to availability
We have a recovery truck with a small charge pick up cars that require a ramp and heavy work such as gearbox or clutches.
We are approved & experienced with:-

WINDSCREEN & BODY GLASS
WINDSCREEN CHIP REPAIRS
BODYSHOP REPAIRS
MECHANICAL & DIAGNOSTICS
ROADSIDE RECOVERY
AIR CONDITIONING
MOT's
Please call us as all work carried out is warranted.
17 years business portfolio
"Service without compromise"

http://www.lutonautomotive.com/

D&A Autos
23 Jobs Completed
Witney
4.8 / 5

D&A Autos of Witney offer an independent personal service backed up by over 40 years experience. Although we are well known as Volvo specialists within the Oxford/Witney area, we also deal with all other makes of cars. Offering a full service from MOT/Repairs to selling carefully selected used cars.

Our staff are hand picked and are also fully skilled. We feel we can offer you a service that is not only personal but highly skillful and professional. We have a good modern workshop with 4 bays fitted out by ourselves, and have daily deliveries from most franchises to cater for all makes. We also carry out diagnostic work and specialist work for other garages in the Witney/Oxford area and welcome trade enquiries.

The Garage Walton
153 Jobs Completed
Walton on thames
4.8 / 5

We are based in Walton on thames Surrey.

Mot £35 & save even more with a service!

We offer fixed price servicing starting from £85.95 meaning you can save up to 50% compared to the main dealer. The service parts we use are high quality original equipment so as not to void your vehicles warranty. All servicing and repair work comes with a 12 month or 12,000 miles warranty. Look through the service options below to find the right one for your vehicle.
Should you need help and advice choosing the right service for your vehicle please contact our team on 01932 244321 who would be more than happy to assist you.
Please note that some engines require fully synthetic oil, if your vehicle does require this oil (most vehicles after 2005) there will be a £20 inc. VAT surcharge.

R&B AUTOS REPAIRS AND SALES
125 Jobs Completed
kirkcaldy
4.8 / 5

R&B Autos is an independent garage located in the heart of Kirkcaldy, near the High Street. We are proud to provide the best car services for a wide range of mechanical work, accident damage repairs, high-quality respraying, insurance claims, bodywork, wheel alignment, suspension work and much more. We want our customers to drive away 100% satisfied and that's why we do our utmost to ensure you get fantastic customer service and outstanding repairs.

We also sell second-hand cars which have been hand-picked and are in excellent condition. Our team have many years experience in repairs and services and will always give you honest advice. Our workshop is open 7 days a week and we offer a local collection and delivery service for those within 3 miles. If you wish to wait around while we fix your car, we have a customer waiting room where you can enjoy refreshments and WIFI.

Strand Motor Company Ltd
426 Jobs Completed
West Croydon
3.8 / 5

At Strand Motor Company, we are a Specialist Vehicle aftersales centre and offer car repairs in Croydon and further afield such as Thornton Heath, Wallington, Mitcham and beyond in the South London area.
We don't only just service cars; we cover everything to do with your vehicle! Therefore, we offer everything you need from a modern state-of-the art workshop - with transparent charges and excellent customer service at the heart of everything we do. Our team of dedicated service professionals are here to meet your requirements and give you and your vehicle the best possible service and care. As a Specialist Service and Warranty Centre in the South London area, all our servicing and repair work is carried out to the manufacturer's required standard and under the terms of your warranty.
Our experienced team of Aftersales Advisers will deal with the warranty company on your behalf and make all the necessary arrangements. As a specialist service centre, all work and repairs are completed to a high standard and you will receive a manufacturer's stamp in your service book. We use OEM quality parts for all your repairs. As a specialist service centre, with technicians who have worked all their lives on a large range of vehicles, you can be sure of the highest standard of workmanship. Faults can often be identified much more quickly by expert technicians who are used to working with your type of vehicle, taking less time to make repairs and costing you less money.
We are conveniently situated near west Croydon train station.
We have courtesy vehicles which are available upon request. However to ease the strain, we will also collect and deliver your vehicle from your home or place of work.
We look forward to giving you a warm welcome - and make sure to take a look at our latest reviews, too.

Duffys Motors
668 Jobs Completed
Gateshead
5.0 / 5

Gearbox specialist for 3 years before moving onto work at a number of different dealerships including Kia, Skoda, Audi, Fiat and Alfa. In 2013 I decided to fly solo and set up as a mobile mechanic. In 2016 i opened up a small garage to do biggger jobs. In September 2018 i moved to a bigger garage. I still do mobile work if required please just ask

15 Years experience in the motor trade from Vauxhall servicing to Ferrari timing belts no job is to big or small

We are only 300m from the metro centre. So you can drop your car off and get anywhere on the bus or do a bit shopping

All credit or debit cards accepted

Jay's Mobile Technician
3 Job Completed
Chelmsford
5.0 / 5

I'm a fully trained vehicle technician and I've worked with some of the best manufactures in the world such as Ferrari, Lamborghini , Bentley and Aston Martin throughout my professional career.
But I've also worked in various roles within volume manufactures such as Vauxhall, Ford, Alfa Romeo and Jeep.
I carry out simple repairs to diagnostics on your vehicle and with being mobile this will make it more convienient for yourself. No job is too big or too small from a bulb replacement, vehicle service right up to clutch replacement or engine change or it could even just a simple spare wheel change at the side of the road.
I pride myself in attention to detail and i aim to have 100% customer satisfaction on every job I undertake.

One Stop Service Centre
14 Job Completed
Newbury
4.0 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer

RSR Porscha
106 Jobs Completed
Bishops Stortford
4.9 / 5

Seventeen plus years in the automotive industry. City and Guilds Certificate achieved at Hackney College. Worked with UK Main Dealer's: BMW and Porsche. Worked in Canada for a BMW Main Dealer in Toronto and a Porsche Main Dealer in Edmonton Alberta. Returned to the UK 2009, continued in the Automotive Industry as a Freelance Certified Porsche Technician, working with Prestige Used Car Dealer's. Covering Marque's: Maserati Ferrari Lamborghini Aston Martin Porsche Rolls Royce Bentley BMW Mercedes and Audi , Also Convertible Soft Top Diagnosis Tech**********QUALITY is KEY**********

Newcastle Garage Services Brunswick
36 Jobs Completed
Newcastle upon Tyne
5.0 / 5

At Newcastle garage services are values.
we treat your vehicle with care and always fit protective seat covers.
Ensure your vehicle inspected by our trained technician.
All work will be quoted for before any repairs are carried out.
we will always keep you informed of any delays or complications.
We will also keep all old parts taken off your car for inspection if you so wish.

At Newcastle garage services we offer a full range of repairs
mots class four and class seven
full range of servicing
All repairs undertaken
We have tyre fitting equipment
We have the latest diagnostic equipment

At Newcastle garage services all our work is covered by our warranty
12 months or 12,000 miles on parts and labour

Auto Plaza Ltd
431 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

Hello and Welcome to our new place Unit C, 23 Aintree road, UB67LH, Auto Plaza ! To our new location ...

We are proud to be announced London and National TOP Performer Garage in West London. We will do our best to satisfy your needs whether is just annual service or any vehicle body repair.

We offer Collection and Drop off Service ( charge will apply)

For NON FAULT ACCIDENTS

If you had a non fault accident, we can help you! Whether you drive a car, a van or a motorbike, we will handle your claim; supplying you with a replacement vehicle, dealing with the other driver's insurers, and getting you full compensation for your injuries and other losses. Even if you only have Third Party cover, we will still lend you a courtesy car, and deal with all aspects of your car accident claim.

We file your car accident claim directly with the other insurers, so we save you paying any Policy Excess! We recover all uninsured losses, including lost earnings. Even if you were uninsured, we will recover repair costs, if there is an injury claim involved.We file your car accident claim directly with the other party's insurers, so we protect your No Claims Bonus and save you paying any insurance policy excess! We will recover all uninsured losses, including loss of earnings, and even if you are uninsured we will recover your repair costs, or car value, if there is an injury claim involved.

We will repair your car WITH ALL GENUINE PARTS FROM DEALERSHIP !

Facebook Fun Page https://www.facebook.com/AutoPlazaLtd
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Please read our reviews left by costumers, see what jobs we have done so far, what costumers think about us, then decide yourself.
Once we agree with terms/price, etc. & book you in, then please accept the job .We really appreciate your effort .
Our details are Auto Plaza Ltd, Unit C, 23 Aintree road, UB6 7LA,Perivale,London.

Auto Plaza Ltd (London) is a long established garage with a loyal customer base. We offer the best value garage services and our repairs are guaranteed for 24 months or 20,000 miles if we supply parts from our suppliers We specialise in all car brands; both classic and modern.
We are the premiere destination for customers that expect excellence.
Fully qualified mechanics that will only use quality parts and oils. We get it right first time, every time!
For convenience we are open 6 days a week. and for Sunday we need to book you in before to get parts .
Many years of experience in the motor repair industry means that we can offer you a wide range of knowledge on cars and their faults.
We do also car accident repair from little scratches up to huge collision involved .

If you have had a major accident we can offer a full repair service for both private and insurance customers. No matter how extensive the damage is, our highly qualified workforce can repair it to the highest standard using the latest technology and skills. If the accident wasn't your fault, call us and we can ensure you get the best possible outcome and not the insurance company, all at no cost to you. We deal with the entire legal process, storage, injury compensation and arrange a free like-for-like hire car ..

Had an accident and making a claim on your car insurance?

Then you need to make a call to us BEFORE you call your insurance company. We can take all of the stress and hassle out of the situation, getting you a better quality repair, much sooner than if you went through your

You have the right to choose!

The Office of Fair Trading agreed with the British Board of Motor Insurers that car insurance policy holders have the right to choose who repairs their vehicle. You do not have to go with the garage your insurance company are telling you to just because it is cheaper for them.

If your vehicle is unroadworthy, we will keep your car safely, and have a like-for-like replacement delivered to an address that is convenient for you. We will minimize the amount of time you are without a vehicle, and the disruption to everyday life that it would otherwise cause.

Then sit back and relax working with Auto Plaza ltd is easy, we do all the work to get your car back on the road as quickly as possible. We organise everything. We make all the phone calls and deal with the entire claim process. You won't be side tracked and pushed from pillar to post by the insurance company, which would otherwise delay your repair. We have the necessary contacts, and the knowledge and experience to avoid these situations. Just call us BEFORE you speak with your insurer.

We can repair and repaint all those annoying scuffs, dents, chips, rust patches or scratches that spoil your car, on all of your cars panels, including bumpers, bonnets, wings and doors. We also offer a first class same day service for appropriate repairs. Our many longstanding regular customers are testament to the quality, value and service that we provide. We also carry out dent and scratch repairs on fleet, hire, and Motability cars, saving you a costly return penalty.

Check our legitimate reviews on Who Can Fix My Car
https://www.whocanfixmycar.com/service/auto-plaza-ltd
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Always happy to help

The team of Auto plaza

Many Autos
1202 Jobs Completed
Reading
4.6 / 5

About Us

Many Autos is an independent car repair business and has been serving the community since 2001. We deal with all vehicle makes and models, so whatever the issue, Many Autos can get you back on the road. We also offer a free collection and delivery service from your home or work address.
You may need anything from just a bulb to a full engine change or the common repairs such as brakes, clutch, exhausts or new tyres. We can help with all kind of repairs and regular maintenance.
We offer exceptionally competitive prices for our service plans and ensure your car is serviced in accordance to (or even better than) your manufacturer’s guidelines. In addition you can rest assured that our servicing does not affect the manufacturer warranty as we make sure our work and parts meet the stringent standards required. How do we do this? All our service, repair and diagnostic work is carried out to the highest of standards using only OE (original equipment) parts and engine oil.
We maintain a strict standard of work that means we can carry out service and repair work even if your vehicle is within its manufacturer warranty. This saves you a trip to the manufacturer for the service and also saves you a lot of money.
Not only do we have highly skilled technicians in the workshop, we also have all the latest servicing, wheel alignment, diagnostic and hybrid car servicing equipment.
There are several car maintenance measures that you must do to keep your car at its best, it is important to bring your car to the nearest Many Autos Centre and have it checked.

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Frequently asked questions
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What do Car Body Shops do?

Car Body Shops will typically do the following: assess damage (including for insurance companies), remove scratches and dents, replace entire body panels and glass parts, alloy wheel refurbishment, paintwork respraying and overall chassis realignment.
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How do Body Shops fix dents?

Body Shops fix dents with skill, experience and a variety of tools, used to push and pull (or 'suck') dents out of body panels. Filler paste is sometimes used and smoothed down for a perfect finish.
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How do Body Shops match paint?

Over time, a car's paint (or clear coating) will fade or become oxidised, so an 'off the shelf' manufacturer's colour won't match exactly. Body Shops will therefore closely examine the condition of your paint in multiple light conditions and order a closely matching 'known variant' of the original colour. Finally, when applying the paint, they will 'blend' it to draw the eye away from any slight difference in colour.
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Can Body Shops fix rust?

Most Body Shops will repair rust. A small patch can be ground down to the metal, smoothed and resprayed. Larger areas need to be cut out, and a new section of metal welded in, smoothed and resprayed.
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How much does car body repair work cost?

The cost of Body Repair will vary hugely depending on the work required. Localised dents can be removed for well under £100, whereas any respraying work will cost at least double that. Quotes for accident repairs or chassis realignment will be much higher, but may be covered by your insurance company.

Average rating for  Bodyshop  bookings

4.80

247 reviews

How much does Bodyshop cost?

The cost of a Bodyshop can vary depending on your car due to differences in labour time and parts needed. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Bodyshop Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£430.07
Audi£393.71
Volkswagen£416.16
BMW£463.91
Vauxhall£437.14
Mercedes£389.12
Toyota£371.59
Citroen£473.10
Renault£455.86

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 08/04/2020 and 07/07/2020.

Car Bodyshop

Body work repair covers a wide range of job types which means the cost will vary greatly as well as the length of time it will take to carry out. Car dent repair is only one small part of the work a bodyshop does as we'll prove to you here.

Car Panel Beating

Panel beating is a job carried out by specialist bodywork technicians who are able to utilise specific tools and techniques to reshape the metal on the body of a car.

If you are involved in an accident, it will often be the body that takes the brunt of the damage as panels on a car are designed to absorb impact and reduce the force of a crash by cushioning the blow.

Even though a car may have suffered a huge impact, it doesn’t always mean that the panels need to be replaced.

Panel bashing involves using a huge variety of tools to manipulate the metal and get it back to it's original shape.

Depending on the extent of the damage, the amount of time and money spent will vary, however the cost is likely to be less than replacing an entire panel.

Car dent repair cost can vary but the only way to get an accurate car dent repair cost is by putting your detials in the box above.

Car Respraying

Getting a respray is a quick and easy job which most specialist body shops will be able to carry out.

Depending on the facilities at the body shop you choose, the time the job will take will vary.

Some specialists will have state of the art spraying booths and work with classic and high end cars, these facilities will be able to deliver the highest quality of respray work as the paint and delivery system will be the best avaliable.

However the job is likely to be more expensive than a conventional body shop.

The time taken and cost of the serivce will depend on the type of paint and the size of the area requiring respray.

Car Vinyl Wrapping

Wrapping a car can help protect the paintwork from weather, chipping and rusting as well as UV rays which can fade the paint on your car.

Furthermore if you happen to scratch or scuff your car, the wrapping will take the brunt of the damage and so protect the underlying paint.

You can have your car wrapped to display specific graphics if you are interested in changing the aesthetic of your car.

If you want a stripe on your car or other shapes, you can make the request from a specialist who will provide you with a quote.

Before a vinyl wrap is applied; all of the lights, door handles, trims and badges will be removed from the body of the car.

Special car wrapping surface cleaner will then be applied to your car before the wrap is applied.

The car wrap will can then be applied to the properly.

Once more, the time taken to complete the work depending on the size and shape of the piece.

Car Welding

Welding is an important part of bodywork car repair as it is essential for fixing different pieces of metal together.

Welding is a highly skilled job and should not be attempted unless you are a trained professional.

There are a huge amount of uses for welding on a vehicle as new parts can be created and existing ones can be repaired.

Many different parts of a car can be repaired with the help of a welding expert so do not think your car is written off if something falls out of the engine!

Car Accident Repairs

If you have been in an accident, we hope you're ok!

When it comes to having your car fixed after an accident it can be a toss up as to how much it will cost and how long the car will take to be repaired as the extent of the damage will be completely different from one to the next.

It's can be impossible to understand the extent of the damage to your vehicle after an accident so it's vital that you get more than one quote, as the cost could vary by hundreds of pounds from one garage to the next.

Rust Removal

Rust removal can be a job completed without the need of a mechanic, however it depends on the extent of the damage and the area which is affected.

Rust forms when an anode, cathode and electrolyte combine.

The metal in your car acts as the cathode and anode which reacts with water (the electrolyte).

Even if your car is under cover, rust will form as a result of these elements coming together if the climate is humid enough.

You can buy specific products online which can help remove rust which are effective at repairing damage, however its effectiveness will vary on the extent of the damage.

The cost of a rust repair will once more depend on the extent of the damage.

Paintless Dent Removal

Paintless dent removal is a typre of repair which has only been introduced into the automotive aftermarket in recnet years. The work is self explanitory as the process of removing sents, scratches and scrapes can be completed without the need for buffing or the removal of car paint during the process. A paintless dent removal is usually carried out by specialists who have the right tools for the job.

Having a paintless dent removal carried out means that you will not have to pay for as much work, however, this will be dependent on the extent of the damage.

Car Scratches and Scruffs

Getting a scratch or scruff is common for cars in the UK however they can be perfectly removed with the right technical knowledge, tools and materials.

It’s important to remember that even if you have suffered from extensive scratching or scuffs, a trained professional has the ability to remove them with precision.

Removing a scratch is far cheaper than having an entire body piece replaced like a bumper so always check with a body shop to see if they can remove a scratch before replacing anything.

On average it doesn’t take too long to have your body work repaired when it comes to scratches and scruffs.

It’s important that you get a car scratch removed as soon as possible as it may get worse over time and the value of your vehicle will reduce!

Having a scratch removed by an expert is the best option unless you are a trained professional, as there are a variety of materials and techniques involved in the process.

The cost and time taken to complete the work will depend entirely on the extent of the damage to the body work so make sure to get as many quotes as possible to avoid paying over the odds.

The mechanic will apply the paint to the car scratch, or car scuff, as part of the bodywork repair.

The Paintwork repair required for removing car scratches and car scuffs shouldn’t vary in time or cost greatly, from garage to garage.

Car Restorations

The bodywork required on a car restoration will be significant as whole panels are likely to require replacement and the ones which stay as part of the original vehicle, will need to be welded, have rust and scratches removed.

A full restoration make take years and they often do, as mechanics and hobbyists use their spare time and money to build their own cars.

A huge amount of car body work will be required on restorations as all of the components will be required to be removed and fixed back into place during different stages of the work.

Car Dent Repairs

Dent repair is one of the biggest parts of body work repair and is essentially the same as panel beating or panel bashing which is covered at the top of this guide.

SMART repair

SMART repair (Small, Medium Area Repair Technology) is a type of service offered by mechanics which is includes the use of specialised tools, paints and materials to provide your car with a good as new finish on an area which may be damaged.

Before the technology existed, if a panel was damaged, the entire piece would have to be replaced meaning more money and time would have to be spent on car maintenance.

The advances in technology mean that the speed and effectiveness of body work repair is significantly improved.

According to YouGov research, 65% of cars in the UK are carrying damage which could easily be repaired using SMART repair.

The specific jobs included in this type of body work are;

  1. Bumper repair
  2. Alloy wheel repair
  3. Scratch repair
  4. Dent Repair
  5. Alloy wheel refurbishment
  6. Bumper repair
  7. Exterior trim repair

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we simplified the process.

We work with a network of 15,143 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive MOT deals for you.

To find the best car body shop in your region;

  1. Enter your car registration number
  2. Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  3. We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best car bodyshop deals in your area, before booking into a bodyshop using WhoCanFixMyCar!

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