bodyshop Awards finalists announced

The finalists for the bodyshop Awards 2018 have been named following jury day which saw eight industry leaders gather to cast their vote on nominations.

The bodyshop Awards 2018 finalists are:

 

Apprentice Paint Technician

Luke Bartlett, Reading Accident Repair

Bradley Booth, DLG Auto Services Barnsley

Joseph Birkin, DLG Auto Services Middlewich

 

Apprentice Panel Technician

Liam Hickman, DLG Auto Services Birmingham

Dafydd Hughes, Patersons Autos

Matthew Scholes, DLG Auto Services Heywood

 

Apprentice MET

Henry Angus, Solus Park Royal London

Ryan Briggs, DLG Auto Services Aldershot

Andrew Dodge, Nationwide Yeovil

Liam Morris, Solus Luton

 

Paint Technician

James Oakley, NCRC Portsmouth

Robert Thompson, AutoTech Slough Ltd

Steve Waite, Devonshire Motors ARC

Julian Woodstock, Colchester Institute

 

Panel Technician

Terry McNamara, AW Repair Group

Derek Nesbitt, Solus ARC Cumbernauld

Nicholaus Owen, DLG Auto Services – Orpington

Jason Shaw, DLG AUTO Services – Basildon

 

MET Technician

Gary Lefeaux, DLG Auto Services Crawley

George Roberts, Solus ARC Warrington

Stephen Stanford, DLG Auto Services Crawley

 

VDA

Chris Aplin, LV=

David Cromey, AXA Insurance

Christian Read, Balgores Faringdon

Russell  Taylor, Trustford

 

Education & Training Award

Nationwide Accident Repair Services

Riverpark Training & Development

Thatcham Research

 

Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year

Bentley Motors Ltd

Volvo Cars Ltd

Volkswagen Group

 

Work Provider of the Year

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

National Accident Repair Group

Vizion Network Ltd

 

Insurance Company of the Year

Covea Insurance

LV=

 

CV Bodyshop of the Year

Britcom International Ltd

C&C Vehicle Services

Commercial Contract Engineers

 

Small Bodyshop of the Year

Fix Auto Luton

Gemini Bodmin

Ipswich Accident Repair Centre

 

Medium Bodyshop of the Year

AW Repair Group Nottingham

iRG Hereford

Summers Motors Ltd

 

Large Bodyshop of the Year

Fleetline/Fix Auto Croydon

iRG Cardiff

L&I Eaton Edinburgh

Poole AR

 

Bodyshop Manager of the Year

Joel Cameron, Fix Auto Penzance

Mo Givian, Fix Auto Luton

John Rigby, Gemini Worcester

 

This year’s bodyshop Awards jury included:

Earle Avann, owner, Rainbow Bodyshops Ltd

Graeme Bennett, director, Devonshire Motors Ltd

Andy Beswick, manging director, Northern Accident Repair Company

Chris Brightmore, CEO, Chartwell (Derby) Ltd

Angela Henry, customer service & development manager, M&M Fix Auto

Matthew Penning, managing director, Pennings ARC

Peter Randhawa, group general manager, Baldwins Repair Group

Jade Rogers, operations manager, Fix Auto Weston-Super-Mare

 

Congratulations to all of the finalists.