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Garages Used by our Members

Please note that the Gloucestershire MG Owners club is listing these businesses as they have been proven as either good suppliers or services as measured by members of the club. The idea of this page is not to list suppliers recommended by the club but just to show where members have in the past received good service.

There are many members in the club that have a pool of knowledge about local businesses and experiences with their cars. Although the list below is NOT recommendations it does reflect that pooled knowledge. Anyone wishing to use this list should use it as a start point and make their own decisions. The club will not be held liable for any issues arising from their use.

Having said that, individual members have had good experiences with these below.

 

B P Motors

Jacob Engineering

Andy Jennings

Krych Trimmings

Martin Pollard

Moss-Europe

Nigel Scotford

A E Wilcox

Mikris Finishers

Allcap

Equinox

Just Right Autos

College Motors

 

Nigel Scotford Ltd

Nigel Scotford Ltd, Units 1 & 2, Station Road, South Woodchester, Stroud, GL5 5EQ.  Tel: 01453 873787
Nigel runs a very busy and therefore popular garage in Woodchester that caters for all vehicle types but he especially welcomes classic cars to work on as he and his colleagues are true mechanics who enjoy working on vehicles that require that extra bit of mechanical knowledge and experience to work on. .
The garage also carries out MOT tests which means that most of the requirements you need to keep your MG on the road can be done under one roof. Also the garage is open from 0800 in the morning until at least 1800 in the evening which allows you to drop your car off before and after work (very useful for those of us who are still earning a crust!).
In addition to their mechanical expertise, all of his team are friendly and approachable so I trust them implicitly with all aspects of maintaining my MGA. . Nigel has even talked me through an ignition problem I had with the "A" on the end of a mobile 'phone when I was stranded at passport control at Dover last year!
In his spare time Nigel takes part in hill climbing events around the country in his highly adapted cars, demonstrating his and his team's mechanical expertise and enthusiasm for motor sport.
I therefore have no hesitation in recommending Nigel and his team.

 

Nigel carries out MOTs for the Club for the heavily discounted price of £35.00. He will also offer Club Members a discount on parts and labour”. It might also help to include some directions…”Take the turning, signposted South Woodchester, that is almost opposite Dennis Brown’s wood yard on the A46 south of Stroud. After 50 metres, turn left into the an industrial estate. Go past a garage on the right and drive right to the end and turn left around the end of the industrial units. Nigel Scotford’s is the first unit on the left”.

 

Steve Wood

 

B.P Motor Body Builders

The seat frame snapped on the B, I called into B.P Motor Body Builders, The Runnings, Runnings Road, Cheltenham, GL51 9NJ  01242 245698 and asked if they would be prepared to take such a small job on, without hesitation the proprietor Lee Kedward said that he would do the job himself. On my return he had not only welded it but painted it as well.

In conversation I also found out that he was currently repainting an MGB and had preformed heritage shell swaps and other MG restoration work.
The quality of the paintwork that I saw was superb.

Gethin. 

 

Lee has done a great job of rust removal on my MGB. While this was relatively straight forward matching the colour was not and Lee spent much time ensuring a good match could be achieved before starting the work. Lee has also adjusted, painted and fitted a new valance for my car. All the work was done efficiently and with care, the car was kept inside and looked after. Very happy to recommend Lee and BP Motors in Cheltenham who last worked on my car in November 2012.  

Tim Brock February 2013

 

 

Krych Trimmings

Hoods & Upholstery

The Trim Shop
Car Trimmers and Upholsterers
Address:
Bonnymount Farm, Siston Hill, Avon, Bristol BS30 5LT
Phone:0117 967 6060

e-mail : krychtrimming@hotmail.com
Web: www.krychtrimming.co.uk

Rob Ayland

Equinox Trimmers

     Keynsham. Bristol,  

Unit 14, The Lays Business Centre, Charlton Road,Keynsham. Bristol, BS 31 2SE

TEL: 0117 9866880
Email : equinoxcustominteriors@yahoo.com

 

Jacob Engineering
Engineering & Restoration

Jacob Engineering
Mark Davies
The Grange
Solomon's Tump
Huntley
Gloucester
GL19 3EB
Tel: 01452 790111
Fax: 01452 790112
Mob: 07973 879177
Web: www.jacobengineering.co.uk

Rob Ayland

 

Mark at Jacob Engineering helped me greatly with my car not long after I had bought it. His experience and knowledge of the MGB and a feeling that he cares about the heritage and value of original machinery is reassuring. Mark guided me as he adapted the car for basic use at Prescott and he did so in a way that would not modernise it in anyway. I value Marks opinion and recommend him to anyone interested in historic racing cars. Mark last worked on my car in the summer of 2012.

Tim Brock February 2013

 

Moss-Europe

Moss-Europe (Have most parts (inc washers nuts & bolts) on the shelf but can get within 3 days)
1-3 Elton Street
Bristol
Avon
BS2 9EH

Tel: 0117 923 2523
Fax: 0117 942 8236
e-mail: Bristol@moss-europe.co.uk

Web: www.moss-europe.co.uk

Rob Ayland

Andy Jennings

Andy Jennings Second Hand Spares (Had the parts I needed (no longer available as new) and posted them next day at very reasonable price)

Tel: 01489 790611
Mob: 07710138262
e-mail: mg@andyjennings.co.uk

Rob Ayland

A E Wilcox & Son Ltd

As far as the garage question is concerned, I would wholeheartedly recommend A E Wilcox in Wickwar as below:

A E Wilcox & Son Ltd
Wickwar Garage
High Street
Wickwar
Chipping Sodbury
Gloucestershire
GL12 8NG
Tel:  +44 (1454) 294465

A E Wilcox (John (Service) and Tim (Sales)) were ex MGR dealers and although they now have a Citroen and Daihatsu franchise continue to offer an outstanding level of service to any and all MGR cars.  The have an excellent reputation within MGF and Z series circles and were one of the 'Division One' dealers of MGR.  They have many contacts within the world of MG and still seem to be able to source virtually any part.  Their reputation is such that other dealers and workshops will take cars to Wilcox when they have been unable to diagnose or effect repairs themselves.

From a personal perspective, a persistent overheating issue (but only when driving, not when stationary) with my MGTF following a head gasket repair earlier this year proved extremely problematic.  Wilcox's didn't give up on the car and although it eventually took six weeks to resolve, the car is now running like a dream and hasn't missed a beat since.

They looked after my original MGF, my ZS180 and now my MGTF.  I would have no hesitation in recommending them for work on any modern MG (noting that they also have their own bodyshop).

Hope this helps.

Mike H

Martin Pollard

Panel beating and spraying

Telephone 01452 740025 and email martinpollard@hotmail.co.uk

Unit 9
Frampton on Severn Industrial Park
Frampton on Severn
Gloucestershire GL2 7HG

These people have been used by John Rose and he is the man to contact for more info

 

Mikris Finishers

Is it possible to list this company in the Garage services area  http://www.mikris-finishers.co.uk/ they do grit blasting, painting , powder coating
ect, as they say ‘if it dosent move we can paint it’ I have used them for many years form bike frames to wheels to radiators and there prices
are good.

Geoff Wakefield

 

Allcap
Address: 34 Bristol Rd, Gloucester GL1 5SD
(Opposite old Match Factory drive into industrial estate)
Phone:01452 525800
Hours: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm 
www.allcap.co.uk

For all fastenings and fixings, nuts, bolts etc this is the place to try first. Ask for Barry who is in charge of the auto parts, very enthusiastic to help in anyway. Has large stock of soon to be obsolete kit. Much cheaper than screwfix where comparable and you can buy any quantity 1+

Recommended
Peter Vielvoye

 

Just Right Autos Witney

Martin at Just Right Autos has looked after our MGF Steptronic for the last four years after I bought a "cheap" car.
He has rebuilt engine, gearbox, brakes and suspension, recommended various modifications. He is an agent for and has fitted a new hood with heated rear screen and has always carried out the work promptly and at a reasonable price.
He specialises in MGF and MGTF cars and has a good stock of parts as an X Part agent.
He only sells MGF/TF cars that he has fitted with the latest head gasket, water pump and timing belt.
Several club members have used his services, he has joined the club and supports the Caper with full page advert and donates raffle prizes.
He has a web site and can be contacted on 01993 778060

Gethin

 

College Motors

College Motors are situated on the A40 just to the east of the Burford roundabout at Sturt Farm Industrial Estate  OX18 4ET.


Simon the owner has vast experience in repairing the modern MG Z seriesof cars and carries a huge stock of spares for these and also F & TF models.


He also specialises in breaking the same models and must have one of the largest stock of second hand parts both used and new around. The parts are already stripped and on the shelf ready for use.
Simon is very helpful and happy to give advice.


College Motors also supports the Caper with advertising.

Gethin.

 

 

 

 

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