01367 700500


01235 765676

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01367 700500


01235 765676


1st Choice Car & Body Repairs

We specialise in classis car restoration and the sale of classic and period cars. With an unrivalled and vastly experienced team, we can undertake all manner of restoration works.


Covid 19 Virus (Coronavirus)

1st June 2020

Car Sales

Due to the latest government advice, our showroom is now open for business.

Customers do not need to make an appointment to visit our showroom.
However to view a specific vehicle we are still operating by appointment only.
So please get in touch if you wish to see or discuss a specific vehicle with us. Call our main sales line 01367 700500.

Our Bodyshop is closed to the public, please call to discuss any aspects of Bodyshop work required on your car.
Please contact us by phone on 01235 765676 or via email to [email protected].

Keep safe everyone
1st Choice Car and Body Repairs Ltd

Classic Car Restoration and Sales

1st Choice Car and Body Repairs is run by a team who are passionate about and have a genuine love for classic vehicles of all kinds.
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Classic/Performance/Prestige Car Sales

Always a selection of Classic, Sport, Prestige and 4×4 vehicles available for sale.
All hand picked by experienced buyers and prepared to the highest standards.
Car sales opening hours: Mon-Fri 9-5.30pm, Sat 9-5pm, Sunday by appointment only. Call us on 01367 700500 or email [email protected]

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Highly Skilled & Experienced Technicians

Our enthusiastic team of highly skilled craftsmen and technicians offer many years experience, and undertakes all aspects of restoration work, from simple repairs to complete restoration our knowledge and vast experience cover mechanical, electrical and bodywork restoration.

All projects are carefully overseen and managed by our very experienced workshop controller and our dedicated team with several hundred years of experience between them. All work undertaken is recorded in detail by the staff member whom carries it out. This enables the owner to be fully informed about the work completed, and the record of the restoration indeed we can send weekly photos and suggest weekly visits if required to see the progress this can then form an important part of the car’s historical documentation.

Recent Restoration Projects

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Featured Projects

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In our workshop we can undertake any engineering service, including full engine strips and renovations plus full electrical rewiring.

Vehicles can be completely over hauled either with period correct items or with considered modern upgrades according to the customers requirements.

Any part of your vehicle can be rebuilt or upgraded during your restoration including engine, gearbox, brakes and suspension to cope with the requirements for driving in today’s traffic.

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Our body shop has a state of the art paint shop, including computerised paint matching.

And with our metal fabrication shop, panels can be made as a example please review our Datsun 260z in our cars restored page both doors on this vehicle were beyond repair our very skilled technician made new doors and moulded them to the shape of the car what is now on the vehicle are doors that match the original.

Our trim shop allows any work from small repairs to full leather re-trims and bespoke carpet fitting.

We also can offer a polishing service and can take your engine items and fully polish often a grubby engine lets the car down after our team has done a bespoke polishing and detailing it transforms the engine bay.

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Maintenance and Servicing

We can offer anything from a minor service of your classic car to a full engine rebuild.

We have a large facility with 2 x ramps and skilled technicians at hand.

Any questions?
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1st Choice Car and Bodyworks Ltd also offer:

Alloy wheels repairs

Interior trim repairs

Smart repairs

Dent removal we have a team of highly
experienced dent removal experts

Scratch repairs up to full repaints

Indeed there is very little we cannot do…