Excellence is rewarded! The 2016 British Bodyshop Awards winners

Over 800 guests enjoyed an absolutely brilliant night for the UK Body Repair Industry on Tuesday 10th May at one of London’s most prestigious venues - Battersea Evolution.

28 winners were selected from over 103 finalists as 15 presenting companies - insurers, vehicle manufacturers, accident managers and independent networks – gave out their awards to top performers within their respective networks.

The Awards were once again supported by our Headline Partner - PPG Industries for the 5th consecutive year.

We thank PPG, our Diamond Partners – Audatex UK, Circle Leasing, Enterprise Rent-a Car, Farécla, Mirka UK, and U-Pol. Nationwide who sponsored the dodgems, which provided fun for many and Vision by Bluegrasscomms who sponsored the Victorian Stalls and food carts. We thank them all for their much valued support of the event.

The full list of British Bodyshop Awards winners:

Citroen Customer Service K&P Anderson Brothers, Hartlepool
Covéa Repairer Group of the Year Baldwins Group
Direct Line Group Best for Customer Site of the Year East Bilney Coachworks, Norwich South
Direct Line Group Speedy Repairer of the Year Sewards Accident Repair Centre, Bournemouth
Direct Line Group Best for Customer Individual of the Year Debbie Robinson (East Bilney Coachworks) Karen Thatcher (Fix Auto Henley) Paula Davies (DF Crash Repairs)
Fix Auto UK Cycle Time Performance Fix Auto Wrexham
Gallagher Bassett Best Customer Service M&M Vehicle Repairs, T/A Fix Auto Stoke on Trent
Innovation Group Repairer of the Year Taylors Vehicle Repair Centre, Hull
Innovation Group Customer Choice Rye Street Group, Braintree
LV= Best Loved Bodyshop Bennetts (Scotland), Ayr C&P Panelcraft, Croydon Twickenham Accident Repair Centre, London
National Accident Repair Group Member of the Year L&I Eaton
National Accident Repair Group Associate Member of the Year Howell Accident Repair Centre, Bangor
Nationwide Network Services Customer Service M&S Accident Repairs, Ashford, Middlesex
Nationwide Network Services Bodyshop of the Year North of England Coachworks, Newcastle
Peugeot Customer Service Woodlands Bodyshop, Newbury
Sopp & Sopp HGV Repair Bodyshop of the Year Spectrum Vehicle Repair Group, Sidcup and Thurrock
Sopp & Sopp LGV Repair Bodyshop of the Year Premier Bodyworks, Bury St Edmunds
Sopp & Sopp Car Repair Bodyshop of the Year AD Williams Coachworks, Emsworth
Thatcham Apprentice Mentor of the Year Glenn Pinder - Solus Accident Repair Centre, Warrington
Toyota Cycle Time Lancaster Toyota Wearside, Sunderland
Toyota Repair Growth (including Total Loss Avoidance) Jemca Toyota Croydon, Croydon
Toyota Estimating Excellence Arnold Guaci, Jemca Croydon
Vauxhall Bodyshop of the Year Tustain Motors, Ashington
Zurich Bodyshop of the Year Nationwide Crash Repair Centre, Benfleet


We thank all of those who supported and attended the British Bodyshop Awards and we look forward to presenting them once again on Tuesday 9th May 2017.