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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 Cardiff will competitively quote for your repair or respray.

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Top garages for Bodyshop in Cardiff (57 found)
M.R.Car Sales
227 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.8 / 5

M.R Car Sales is your local garage that is run by a team of experienced and skilled car mechanics. We understand every aspect of vehicle repair, hence no job is too big or small for us. One of the most common reasons for our positive feedback is our free on-call consultation. Not every vehicle issue needs to be addressed at a garage. With years of experience, our car mechanics propose resolutions for minor vehicle trouble over a phone call.

The Scratch Master
6 Jobs Completed
Llanbradach
5.0 / 5

We are a mobile body shop bringing the body shop to you. Our service gets rid of all the inconvenience using a standard body shop can cause, leaving you stranded at a garage or without a car for days on end. We are 100% mobile, we come to your home or place of work to carry out all body work repairs from bumper corners to complete sides. We also take on commercial body repairs and smart repairs.

We take great pride in our work and provide our customers with a guarantee for all work completed, no matter how big or small the job. We will not be beaten on price!

City Service Centre
90 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.8 / 5

City Service Centre is a vehicle repair and servicing garage in the centre of Cardiff, we are conveniently located within walking distance to the city centre, with bus & train services near by. Our experienced staff have over thirty years of experience working with cars and vehicles. This expertise means that they can undertake a wide range of repair and servicing jobs with skill and speed.

The repair services that we offer include wheel balancing and alignment, engine diagnostics and battery servicing. We carry out on site MOT testing, and we can also arrange Class 7 & Motorcycle MOT testing if requested. We also offer a free initial consultation. We are your one stop shop, we cater for ALL of your motoring needs.

Hutchings Hyundai
3 Job Completed
PONTYPRIDD
5.0 / 5

Fifth generation family run business . Hyundai Franchised Dealer for the sale of new & pre-owned vehicles. All make servicing and repair. Hyundai diagnostics.

Tssst
14 Jobs Completed
Ely
4.8 / 5

"We are a family run garage which prides itself on offering high quality work at a reasonable price. Our services include welding, respraying, bodywork damage, vehicle restoration and valeting. You can have a look at some of our previous work on our you tube channel which is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8C9CQYE-psNUZffUHBKftAYou can find us on facebook and twitter"

K & J MOTORS
2 Job Completed
pontyclun
5.0 / 5

Karl and Jayson have, between them, over 30 years of experience in both the dealer and independent motor trade. Providing an honest, trustworthy garage for all car repairs in Pontyclun and the surrounding area.
We pride ourselves on our customer service; delivering thorough servicing, maintenance, repair and MOT's.

We use the latest dealer computers for all diagnostic work, ensuring we provide the same technical expertise as a dealer; but at a fraction of the cost.

Fairwater Garages
Member since 18 July 2019
Fairwater

Fairwater Garages

Wessex Garages Limited
Member since 25 April 2017
CARDIFF

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities.

We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake of being different, but because it makes us better. And for us, that starts with you.

We're dedicated to providing a full spectrum of aftersales care, including maintenance and servicing. And naturally, all work is carried out to the highest standard by our team of Hyundai trained technicians, using only genuine parts.

Motorline Toyota Cardiff
Member since 06 July 2015
Cardiff

Motorline Toyota Cardiff offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensure you and your Toyota receive the best care possible, and we will only ever use Toyota genuine parts on your Toyota.

Wessex (Cardiff)
Member since 11 May 2016
Cardiff

The role of our Corporate & Small Business Department revolves around achieving two principle objectives. The first is to contact new and existing customers offering a dedicated corporate support team enabling our customers to get the very best levels of service available to them. Our second objective is to work alongside our customers and establish long and mutually rewarding relationships. Our success can only be measured by continually ensuring that our customers receive the same high quality of service. From the initial vehicle quotation or service request, through its ordering or workshop processes and, very importantly, upon the vehicles final delivery to you. We are passionate towards making the entire Wessex experience as quick and efficient as possible time and time again. - New and Used Vehicle Quotations - Contract Hire / Leasing Quotations - Vehicle Specifications and New Model Information - Vehicle Availabilities and current Lead-Times - Test Drives / Vehicle Demonstration Requests - Efficient Dynamics, and how can this can save you / your business money - New and Used Vehicle Servicing

Glamorgan Accident Repair Centre
Member since 11 August 2017
Penarth

Our commitment to quality and value for money has meant we are the accident and repair centre of choice for a wide range of corporate and individual customers. We are recommended by major insurance companies including Saga, Liverpool Victoria and the RAC.

With Glamorgan Accident Repair you are in safe hands. We have a highly trained team of engineers, a state of the art workshop and have been awarded the BSI Kitemark standard of BSI10125. We provide a five year guarantee on all repairs (or the remainder of the manufacturers’ warranty).

Our workshop is in easy access of the M4 corridor, allowing fast response and pick up times. We have Penarth train station on our doorstep, providing regular direct shuttles to Cardiff Centre and Central Station. (Our customers often enjoy shopping in the capital without the cost of parking whilst their car is being repaired!)

Xpress Centres - Cardiff
Member since 10 May 2018
Cardiff

Xpress Centres are located at Tesco Extra stores across the country and specialise in the same-day repair of bodywork damage.
We repair dents, bumps, scratches, scrapes and scuffs on any panel of your vehicle, including bumpers, wings, doors, boots, tailgates, bonnets, roofs and headlights.
Most repairs take less than half a day and work is carried out to a first-class standard by experienced, trained technicians using the latest specialist equipment and approved paint. All work is covered by a lifetime guarantee.
While we get your car back to looking its best, you have access to a premium courtesy car so that you can carry on with your day.
With prices starting from around £100, Xpress Centres is the perfect solution for damage which falls under your insurance excess.
You can even spread the cost of your car repair over four months with no interest and no fees.
We also hold a BSI Kitemark for vehicle damage repairs, that shows our customers that we are committed to vehicle safety and high quality repairs.

--- Why Choose Xpress Centres? ---
• All repairs are carried out in less than one day and come with a lifetime guarantee
• We are conveniently located at your local Tesco Extra store
• A premium courtesy car at every centre
• Repair Now, Pay Later

--- What Our Customers Say ---
• "My car looks like new again"
• "The service was outstanding"
•"A real showroom finish"
• "Absolutely amazing!"
• "Great repair work. Looks brand new."
• "I would highly recommend you"

Griffin Mill (Pontypridd)
Member since 26 May 2017
Pontypridd

Griffin Mill Motability based in south Wales can help you find the perfect car, taking care of everything for you, so you can enjoy the freedom to drive. We have a great selection of Peugeot, Kia, Fiat and Skoda cars which are regularly updated. Griffin Mill is your premier dealer for new cars and approved used cars in South Wales, servicing Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd, the South Wales Valleys and Bridgend — we are easy to find, just north of Cardiff off the A470. We are an official dealership for Peugeot, Skoda, Kia and Fiat and approved aftersales centre for Renault. As main dealers for Peugeot, Kia, Skoda and Fiat and additionally, an after sales service provider for Renault, whether you are a private or a business customer, Griffin Mill has an extensive selection of models for you to choose from. Further, if you require, a range of finance deals are available including our exclusive Ticket2Drive package. At Griffin Mill it is our mission to provide you with a friendly, professional, value-for-money service. Please browse this website to see our latest deals on new and used cars. Stock is updated daily, guaranteeing great choice and service.

Fordthorne Motor Park
Member since 26 February 2015
Cardiff

Fordthorne is first for Ford in Cardiff. Fordthorne holds the Ford Main Dealer Franchise for the West of Cardiff, including the towns of Penarth, Barry and parts of the Vale of Glamorgan. It is a successor to the original Ford Franchise holder in Cardiff, which was established in 1922. The company has won numerous 'Customer Satisfaction' awards from Ford Motor Company and we are proud to be national award winners nine times.

It is essential to take care of your vehicle with regular servicing and maintenance. This will ensure your vehicle is kept in the best possible condition and protect its resale value.

We use original parts, designed and engineered to fit and perform perfectly with your vehicle. Our trained technicians will ensure you receive the best service possible. Here at Rapid Fordthorne we hold the official kite mark stamp of quality to ensure your receiving the very best for your car.

Alliance Cars
Member since 28 November 2019
Cardiff

Alliance Cars is South Wales's largest and fastest growing Jaguar and Mercedes Specialists. With experience of over 50 years combined, we are confident that we are able to supply the services you require at a reasonable rate. Our purpose built building will impress the hardened driver or even an enthusiast. Our workshops are custom designed to ensure that waiting time is minimal and your vehicle is easily accessible for viewing while is in with us.

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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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