Our Services

The Colin R Edwards team have an extensive background in the different services that they are able to offer. Below have been listed some of the key services that they offer. If you can’t find the service that you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

High Quality Repairs

services-repairsColin R Edwards are one of the number one choice in the area for repairs. We not only carry out the work to the RMI code or practise, they also meet the requirements of all of their customers and continuously have proven themselves as a garage with high standards of finish. The team carry massive combined experience and expert knowledge on all aspects of vehicle repairs.

All repair work is carried out by highly-trained technicians and with the latest in technology. If you’re in need of anything from a tire changing to an engine rebuild, CR Edwards are the team that can fulfill your needs. Colin Edwards now have two separate establishments, to see which is closer to you take a look on their contact page.

Brake Pad Replacement

services-breaksColin R Edwards understand it’s not always possible to get your car booked into a main dealer in time prior for to your MOT, or even if you do, it can be extremely costly.

Whether it’s checking your brakes prior to an MOT, a long journey, or part of an on-going maintenance routine, Colin’s team of highly trained technicians carry out brake diagnostics inspections that can determine when you will need to replace brake components.

This process begins by a full brake examination of the braking system and the conditions of all it’s components. C.R.Edwards will only provide you with the best quality parts of the highest standards.

Class 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7  MOTS

services-motsIf you’re vehicle is over three years old, by law, your vehicle will require an MOT Test and certificate to validate it for road use to prove that the vehicle is road worthy. Your initial MOT is due three years after the date your vehicle was first registered and then annually thereafter.

Colin.R.Edwards do not out source MOT’s to other garages like many others, but instead have their very own MOT Testing station on premises. This way the team at Colin Edwards can be sure the work is carried out in a proper manner the professional way.

An MOT only usually takes around an hour and often can be done whilst you wait. If your vehicle fails an MOT we will offer our services in the repair to make it roadworthy and re-test the vehicle for free. To book your vehicle in for an MOT contact us today!

Complex Diagnostics

services-diagnosticsAll diagnostics carried out by Colin’s team are fully trained technicians with years of experience within the diagnostics trade. You don’t have to go to a dealership to find out what’s wrong. A modern car can produce thousands of different fault codes. Having the correct diagnostics equipment is vital for identifying fault codes and warning messages.

Colin Edwards use only the most up-to-date technology of the highest standard with all our cars. Their range of technology stretches to cover almost every vehicle out there, and even the ones it doesn’t, they will more than likely be able to help you.

So, if your vehicle has any unusual warning lights appear or doesn’t seem to be performing as well as it should be, don’t take the risk. Bring your vehicle down to Colin Edwards for a reliable, affordable check-up.

Welding and Metalwork

services-weldingIt is important to spot rust on your vehicle as the longer the rust remains the larger it will become, spreading and destroying the body of your vehicle. The solution to the rust problem will be to either remove the panel and replace it with a healthy panel or fix the panel using welding.

Colin’s teams welding expertise ranges through TIG or MIG welding. From complex stainless steel exhaust systems to body corrosion or body panel replacement. Whether its basic corrosion or an entirely new exhaust system, there’s no job to big or small that they can’t help you with.

For any of your concerns, give Colin’s team a call for a no obligation quote.

Towbar Fitting and Wiring

services-towbarColin R Edwards fit and supply a large range of Towbars for your car or light commercial vehicle. We offer same day supply and fit for almost any vehicle and we can also offer specialist advice on the product that will best suit your requirements.  Colin’s technicians will fit your towbar to the highest standards and will install the electrics needed to connect your vehicle to your trailer or caravan.

When choosing a towbar, safety is paramount. A towbar has to be rated to the load it carries, and correctly fitted. Furthermore, as the trailer or caravan will obscure the towing vehicle’s lights, additional electric connection points may need to be added to ensure that the light cluster on the back of the towed vehicle operates safely and in compliance with the law.

This is why it’s vital to ensure your having your towbar fitted by a specialist like Colin Edwards, who knows what they’re doing and will use only the highest quality parts and equipment.

Air Conditioning

services-airconColin Edwards have a well-equipped workshop and an extensive range of spare parts in stock for the vast amount of cars in the market. They offer a complete air conditioning recharge and general service for all car makes and models.

Don’t be caught out in the heat of the summer or a close spring day. Ensure your vehicles air conditioning is fully recharged and working to keep you cool and fresh.

To find out how much it would cost to have your vehicles Air conditioning recharged, contact Colin’s team today.

For your peace of mind the team work on all car makes and models, from Alfa Romeo’s to Volkswagen.

Windscreen Wiper Blades

services-wipersWindscreen wipers are a key component to the safety and on-going life of every motor vehicle, through from Winter to Summer. For this reason it’s worth investing it high quality wipers such as Bosch’s extensive range. Old and worn wipers can corrode windscreens and in some extreme cases, scratch or crack them.

Not only that, but many vehicles have specialised fitments that the majority of wiper blades will not fit. The team at Colin Edwards will always be able to source high quality wipers that will be guaranteed to fit any vehicle that you might have.

Should you buy any wipers through Colin R Edwards, they will always provide free fitment to save you the hassle and worry of fitting them yourself.

For an obligation free quote, get down to Colin R Edwards today.

Vehicle Recovery Service

services-recoveryColin R Edwards are not just your usual mechanics. They provide specialist equipment and services that many others garages cannot. One of these unusual sectors is Colins very own Vehicle Recovery Service.

Colin’s team like to go that extra mile for their loyal customers and quite literally will. Colin R Edwards offers an exclusive vehicle recovery service should you ever have any problems out on the road, they will collect your vehicle and bring it back to their own garage, where they will diagnose and repair the vehicle. For every instance, they have you covered.

This service isn’t like a lot of mainstream recovery services with a huge monthly charge. Colin only charges a small call out fee, which is often reduced if the vehicle is repaired at his own garage.

3D Imaging 4-Wheel Alignment

services-alignment3D imaging alignment allows Colin R Edwards technicians to perform the most precise wheel alignment on all types of cars. This is done by using 2 cameras to perform measurements for each wheel while integrated reference system with camber and inclination pendulums in each sensor head. This ensures accurate results without complicated calibration.

Incorrect alignment can result in rapid and irregular tyre wear and can even affect the handling and safety of the vehicle, which is paramount to roadworthy vehicles. Little known to most every day car users, irregular wheel alignment can cost vehicles an additional 5mpg. This is just one more reason to enquire about your wheel alignment today.

Wheel alignment is generally affected by hitting potholes in the road or by excessive wear to steering or suspension components.

This technology is extremely modern and advanced, which allows Colin Edwards team to stay ahead of other garages and continually able to provide you with the highest quality service available.

Vehicle Servicing

services-oilColin R Edwards provides you with the professionalism of a main dealer, combined with quality affordability making it the company of choice when it comes to having your vehicle serviced or repaired.

Colin’s technicians undertake continuous training as new technology is introduced and have access to the most up to date technical information available. This allows them to work on all types of vehicles and undertake every aspect of vehicle servicing or repairs.

Since the new Block Exemption law passed, you’re no longer obliged to have your vehicle services with the main dealer, instead you’re able to have the same quality of parts and extended expertise at Colin R Edwards with the same guarantees.

For a vehicle service quotation please get in touch.

Car and Motorbike Tyres

services-tyresIf your looking for quality tyres and quality prices then look no further. Not only will the team guide you through the best options of tyres for the condition and needs, but they will provide you with quality advice and a select range of options.

Colin R Edwards know that every motorist has their own unique driving style, so they recommend that when you buy a new tyre for your vehicle that you consider how it performs.

Whether you’re looking for a standard economical tyre, performance tyre, winter tyres or even racing tyres. Colin R Edwards will always be able to provide you with the best suitable option.

For quotes and sizing options, give Colin R Edwards a call today for no obligation quote.

Insurance Warranties

services-insuranceColin R Edwards are so confident in their exceptional service and quality parts, that they are involved in price and part warranties.

All major work carried out by Colin R Edwards team, involving certain part repairs, come validated with warranty, whether it be from 1 month to 1 year, they will always provide a fair and lasting warranty to keep you covered as long as you should be.

Many other garages, will provide no guarantees and send you on your way after work, this is where Colin’s team differ. They will provide a quality service with a promise, that the service and part will last as long as the manufactures.

For further information on the length and detailed specifications on Colin’s warranty policy. Please call them today.


services-batteryColin R Edwards provide a huge range of different batteries. A good quality working battery is key to a safe, roadworthy vehicle and paramount for long journeys. It’s very important to find a battery with a long warranty, and high CCA (cold cranking amp) and long AH (amp hours). Purchasing the correct battery for your vehicle can be a very daunting experience and many customers often order the wrong battery due to ill advice.

Colin R Edwards will do all of the leg work for you, doing a full vehicle check, match and comparison to find the best possible battery to fit your budget and your needs.

On top of that, if you buy a battery through Colin R Edwards, they will even fit it for free. Colin R Edwards will always go the extra mile, whether its testing your battery or supplying and fitting they are here for all of your vehicles needs.


services-windscreenColin R Edwards can get your windscreen replacement or repair onsite, or collect your vehicle from your home and repair it on site. A broken windscreen is dangerous and against the law. If yours needs replacing then we can arrange for that replacement to be carried out on your insurance. Most of the time it won’t even affect your no claims bonus.

Should you have a windscreen with a crack in and not need to be completely replaced. Colin’s team can also arrange to have to crack or chip filled, often costing very little and in some cases, free on your insurance, this process takes very little time and can even be done whilst you wait.

This is just another feature which Colin and his team will offer. For more information on his windscreen repair, contact them today.

Courtesy Car

services-courtseyColin R Edwards alongside there technical expertise and vehicle recovery also now offer the option of a courtesy car should your vehicle need recovering or just be in for a long term repair.

This is another feature which Colin and his team feel necessary to help go the extra mile for the their loyal customers.

Many insurers will allow you to drive another car on your policy, making this transition very quick and easy and often extremely affordable, Colin R Edwards understand that without a vehicle, day to day tasks such as getting to work and shopping are almost impossible.

For this reason, if the worst case scenario should happen and your left without a vehicle for a short period of time, Colin R Edwards will always try to ensure a courtesy car is available and at your disposal.

Refurbished Headlights

services-headlightsOxidisation is a naturally occurring event that can create an absorbent surface layer that will trap road debris such as dirt and oil. These additional contaminants can turn the plastic headlight surface from clear to brown.

Colin R Edwards can refurbish your headlights at a fraction of the cost of replacing them. Providing you with much better night time illumination, and also prevent the lights from failing an MOT.

The team are fully trained and have all the equipment and technical knowledge to refurbish your headlights, affordable and quickly, often while you wait.

If your headlights are looking dirty, smeary or slightly brown, give Colin’s team a call and enquire about a cheap and friendly refurbish service.


services-exhaustColin R Edwards and his team are specialists in exhaust repair and fitment. If your exhaust is blowing, making rattly like sounds or causing your vehicle to under perform, Colin’s team will be able to provide quick diagnostics and repairs.

Whether the exhaust requires a new catalytic converter, welding part of an existing exhaust or a complete exhaust replacement, Colin’s team provide an excellent service.

Colin and his team also offer fitting of custom stainless steel exhaust systems, should any of the customers be looking for an exhaust system with a bigger bore size for added performance or sound, Colin’s team have strong technical expertise in re-fitting and replacing old systems, with brand new, aftermarket stainless steel exhaust systems.

To find out more about what Colin can do to help you with your query, call the team today.

Valeting and Cleaning Service

services-valetingIf you’ve recently had a repair or service at Colin R Edwards, you will already know that the team provide a complimentary valet as part of their already fantastic service.

Aside from this, Colin’s team provide a showroom standard professional valeting service. Ranging from a quick rinse around, to a full mop, polish and buffer service.

This added service offers the final finesse to Colin Edwards all around Automotive solution. If you have a work event, wedding, personal event or even just want your car looking fresh and new, give Colin’s team a call to enquire about their valeting service. Better yet, just pop by and see for yourself!