17 Jul 2024
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Top Garage 2022 finalists announced

The finalists for Top Garage 2022 have been announced. The businesses will face the judges in the final on Saturday 1 October, being held at the Delphi Technical Training Centre in Warwick.

Business vying for the title will be doing so in five groups, based on their size.
Businesses with 1-3 employees
Rowes Honda, Devon
A&J Fleetcare, Leeds
The Garage Warmington, Warwickshire

Businesses with 4-6 employees
Fergie’s German Vehicle Specialists, Berkshire
Fife Autotech, Kirkaldy
CSN Autos, Norfolk
CT Cars, Surrey
Direct Garage Services, London
Billingborough Cars and Commercials, Lincolnshire

Businesses with 7-9 employees
Cleevely Motors, Gloucestershire
Cardoc, London
Millers Motor Services, Cornwall
Stedmans Garage, West Sussex
Bryan Swales Auto Repairs, Castle Douglas
Robert Cockings Motor Repairs, Devon

Businesses with 10-plus employees
Oldfields Garage Services, Herefordshire
QCD Autocentres Milton Keynes
Jackson & Phillips Automotive Services, Bedfordshire
AAK Autos, Kent

Multi-site businesses
CCM, West Sussex/Surrey
HallCraft, West Midlands
Hunters of Linlithgow, West Lothian
Shaikly Motor Company, Essex
Manheim Vehicle Solutions

Alongside the main Top Garage classes, a number of staff members from garages will be competing in a new category; Top Service Advisor.
The finalists for Top Service Advisor are:
Barrie Stirling: Hunters of Linlithgow, West Lothian
Nicole Hughes, Rent-A-Tech, Bridgend
Mikey Wilson: CT Cars, Surrey
Michael Francis: Jackson & Phillips Automotive Services, Bedfordshire

The garages and service advisors will face a team of judges drawn from the event’s sponsors and from across the wider industry. Winners will be announced at the Top Technician and Top Garage Awards Evening being held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Coventry later that night.

The winners for Top Technician will also be announced that evening, as the Top Technician final is also taking place at the Delphi Technical Training Centre on 1 October. Congratulations to all five Top Garage finalists, as well as the Top Technician finalists, and thank you to everyone else that has taken part so far.

Top Technician and Top Garage 2022 come to you in association with the Garage Equipment Association (GEA), the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF), the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and are sponsored by Snap-on, VARTA, Blue Print & febi bilstein, TechMan, Motul and TPS.