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A bodyshop will tackle anything from Paintless Dent Removal to a full Accident Repair, but it's important to know you're getting HIGH-QUALITY work, at the RIGHT price. We can help. Tell us what's needed, and our friendly specialists around Bristol will competitively quote for your repair or respray.

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Top garages for Bodyshop in Bristol (45 found)
Monster Dent Garage
276 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.9 / 5

We are an independent 5 star garage with high experienced technicians that will take care of your vehicle, we cover a wide range of repairs like:
MOT repairs
Servicing
Air Con Regas
Air Con Recharge
Brakes
Clutches
Timing belt / chain replacements
Welding
Diagnostics
Engine repairs / replacement

Drive in with no appointment. If you wish to wait while your car is being repaired we have a luxury waiting area with TV, Wi-Fi and free hot drinks. Our garage is a comfortable place for you and your vehicle.

Dents R Us.
5 Jobs Completed
Bristol
5.0 / 5

Dents R Us – Car and Van Bodywork and Smart repair company based in Bishopsworth, Bristol right next door to Advantage4Vans, boasting brand new state-of-the-art spray booth and the very latest high tech paint schemes, ensuring your vehicle is repaired to an exceptional standard.

We are also proud to announce that heading up the operation is the very skilled kenny Peacey, kenny has joined us to bring a wealth of skill and experience to our brand new and exciting business.

kenny s hands-on and has extensive knowledge of every aspect of vehicle repair, after working solely in the car restoration and crash repair industry since 1989.

Fully ATA accredited to ensure your vehicle is repaired to an industry recognised and approved standard.
Fully VDA accredited to ensure all accident damage is assessed correctly and repairs are carried out in line with strict BSI Regulations.
Fully skilled in all aspects of accident repairs, whether it be a minor cosmetic scuff or scratch to any extensive collision repair.

24/7 Auto Repairs Ltd
180 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.9 / 5

When we say 24/7, we mean it. Our engineers are available all hours of the day, even on Sunday.

Our mechanics in Bristol are efficient, friendly and hard working. You can access affordable repairs in no time.

At 24/7 Auto Repairs Ltd, we are committed to providing customers with an all-round, easily accessible mechanic service.

MPS Services
14 Jobs Completed
whitchurch
5.0 / 5

To be completed

AJ Taylor Collision Repair Centre
4 Jobs Completed
Bristol
5.0 / 5

AJ Taylor Collision Repair Centre was formed over 30 years ago by Tony Taylor and Paul Allen and we still occupy the same premises in Fishponds, Bristol as when we first started!

Honesty, quality and excellent workmanship are the ingredients to our success and we believe that to achieve the best you must invest in the best; in our staff training and high quality tools.

We employ 8 personnel and all of our experienced technicians are ATA accredited or are working toward it.

We are a PAS 125 accredited body shop which not only allows us to display the BSI kitemark but also assures you that your car will be repaired to a very high standard and returned to you as it was before the accident.

We have a very friendly reception/office to deal with all of your queries, so get in touch today!

AP Autocare Ltd
57 Jobs Completed
bristol
4.9 / 5

"Celebrating over 40 years of Business in 2016, We have also just opened our new on-site bodyshop, just pop in for an estimate. Located within walking distance of Bristol City Centre and Temple Meads Train Station, AP Autocare Ltd. Established in 1976 as a French car specialist for Peugeot, Citroen and Renault. Over the years we have grown to become one of the most reputable MOT Service, Repair and Diagnostic centres in Bristol. Over recent years our customers have followed market trends and purchased different manufacturers vehicles. Following these changes we have responded by employing dedicated staff and investing greatly to become specialists for these manufacturers. AP Autocare is dedicated to becoming Bristol's largest independent multi manufacturer specialist. We are now capable of carrying out dealer level work to the highest of standards for Porsche, BMW, Mini, VW, Audi, Skoda and Seat but it doesn't stop there: With recent investments we have purchased state of the art diagnostic equipment, as you would find in a dealership. Allowing us to carry out the most advanced diagnostics, which other independents are not able to do. This also includes carrying out the latest control unit software updates on your vehicle. We are able to diagnose, replace and re-programme the most sophisticated control units on the latest modern vehicles which would normally be main dealer repairs only. With our continual investments, dedicated staff and training programmes all backed up with a huge range of specialist tools and equipment that gives us the leading edge when it comes to vehicle repair."

C.T Garages Ltd
31 Jobs Completed
Bedminster
4.3 / 5

Professional garage services in Bedminster, Bristol.
C.T Garages Ltd provide professional vehicle repairs and maintenance in the Bristol area.We offer competitive prices for a friendly and efficient service. With our excellent reputation and qualified mechanics, we guarantee you will not be disappointed. We work on all makes and models of vehicle, including light commercials.

BTA GARAGE
11 Jobs Completed
Bedminster
5.0 / 5

Local independent garage with competitive prices

PD Cars Bristol
2 Jobs Completed
Bristol
5.0 / 5

"PD Cars has been an established business for more than 20 years in the Bishopston/ Henleaze area. Over time we have built up a reputation for being a reliable and trustworthy business, offering a high quality of service. We have a loyal customer base and a great reputation amongst the local trade who often call on our expertise. We use genuine Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, and Skoda parts to service and repair your car, at competitive prices. We have fully equipped workshops with facilities to handle anything from a light bulb to engine replacements, and technicians with specialist knowledge in repairing your car. We also have a variety of servicing schedules, giving you more choice when servicing your car. We can also MOT all makes and models. With modern vehicles becoming more electrically complex, the need to have the latest diagnostic equipment has increased. Therefore we use the latest VAG diagnostic equipment dedicated to aid in troubleshooting any problems that may arise with your vehicle. Using the latest VAG technology gives the most accurate solution to your cars problem rather than wasting time and money on an incorrect diagnosis. We can also supply and program spare keys and modules to your vehicle at competitive prices."

LoveYrMotor
23 Job Completed
Bristol
5.0 / 5

LoveYrMotor is an accident repair centre based just off the A4174 in Kingswood. We have over a decade worth of experience in body and accident repairs. With fully qualified technicians, you can be sure your vehicle is in good hands!

Priding ourselves in being the better route to your vehicle body repairs, we offer top quality repairs, with a 5-Year Warranty.

Why not ask us about our payment options? We offer 0% finance, as well as being able to pay your insurance excess so the repair costs you nothing! We are also able to offer a same day courtesy car if you’re not at fault.

We have a 5* rated service on Google and TrustATrader, so you can be sure of a factory finish repair, and excellent customer service!

Paint Tec.
3 Job Completed
Bristol
5.0 / 5

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PC Motors.
Member since 22 July 2019
Bristol

PC Motors

Wessex (Bristol)
Member since 30 December 2015
Bristol

Wessex Kia - Bristol. We can service/MOT any make of vehicle to a high standard. All of our technicians are competent in there work & are trained to a high standard with on going training to maintain high standards, we have great facilities on site with a massive choice of new & used vehicles

Drive Vauxhall Bristol Central
Member since 14 November 2014
Bristol

Here at Drive Vauxhall in Central Bristol, we promise the highest industry standards and a hassle-free, great value experience every time. Jason and his team provide the best advice, care & special offers to keep the maintaining of your Vauxhall as easy as possible.As an award-winning authorised repairer and approved MOT centre, we have Vauxhall-trained technicians, the latest equipment & technology and we'll use genuine Vauxhall parts every time. We'll also do a free full Vehicle Health Check, that way you can be confident that your car is in the best condition whenever you visit us.While your car is getting some TLC in the workshop and its free wash & vac, we'll look after you with longer opening hours, flexible booking times and complimentary tea, coffee & wifi.Also, let us know if you need a while-you-wait appointment, free local collection & delivery or a hire car to keep you on the road.We cannot wait to work on your vehicle!

Karly Kars
Member since 19 January 2015
Redland

Karly Kars is a family run business with over 30 years experience. based in Redland, Bristol we pride ourselves on an honest and clear approach to our customers. We offer a comprehensive service from MOT's and servicing to major engine and transmission work as well as specialising in modern vehicle electronic management systems.
Our promise to you is that you will never be charged for something you weren't aware of.

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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.

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Bodywork Repair Prices

Hopefully our FAQ section has answered some of the questions you may have about bodywork repair. However, if you would like more information, we have the produced the following guide to help you understand the subject in greater detail.

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.

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.

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 available.

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

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Dent

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

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