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The benefits of MOT and regular servicing

Is there a particular time of year you dread financially? No, we’re not talking about Christmas. The dreaded date when your MOT is due can be extremely expensive for some (and always seems to come at the worst time), however it doesn’t have to be with regular servicing. Here at The Bodyshop, Essex we can […]


Maintenance tips to get the most from your car

When you have a car you love, you want to get the most amount of time out of it, as well as the best mileage possible. However, getting your car to last you into the 200,000+ miles bracket takes a great deal of care and attention. Here are just some of the ways you can […]


Essex car repairs with over 30 years’ experience

Entrusting a car repair garage with your vehicle can be a little daunting, especially with some of the horror stories you hear from throughout the industry. It’s important to know that you will receive a professional service from experienced repairers, so here are just some of the reasons why the Bodyshop, Ilford are the perfect […]


Storm season is here: How can you drive safely in the rain?

With a couple of significant storms hitting the UK in recent weeks, it’s important to ensure you drive safely to prevent accidents and damage to your vehicle. Rain doesn’t just reduce visibility, but it also decreases the grip of your wheels on the road’s surface, increasing stopping distances and altering your car’s handling. While us […]


Getting you back on the road after an accident: Car Repairs in Ilford, Essex

Unfortunately for a large number of motorists every day, accidents do happen. Having an accident will undoubtedly leave you shaken up and unsure of the next steps in terms of getting back on the road. Here at the Bodyshop in Ilford, Essex, we ensure each of our customers is taken care of, from the initial […]


Brake caliper and wheel refurbishment, Essex

When you have scruffy looking wheels, it affects the entire appearance of your car. Alloy wheels can be an expensive item to replace and they are easily scuffed and damaged, however this can be rectified for far less than the cost of the replacement wheel. Here at our Essex garage, we offer full alloy wheel […]


Bodyshop car repairs and restorations in Essex

When your bodywork takes a knock, it can not only damage the appearance of your vehicle but can also reduce the resale value of your car when you come to sell it on. Ensuring you get any minor dents and dings fixed quickly is essential to prevent further damage in the form of rusting, which […]


Professional Valet and Detailing Services

With our busy daily lives, it can be hard to make time for looking after your car. A complete valet and detailing service by specialists can therefore take this off your hands, while providing a professional and meticulous service. Here are some of the services we provide here at our Ilford garage. Exterior care Over […]

The Bodyshop, Ilford: Established 1985

The Bodyshop, Ilford was started in 1985 by Fred Kauter, as a modest car repair and modification garage. 32 years on, the business has gone from strength to strength and has grown and branched into a whole range of services, modifications and personalisations.

The Bodyshop, Ilford: Your Local Repairer

When something goes wrong with your car, it can be extremely stressful trying to find the best local repairer to look after your vehicle and get you back on the road.