There are various categories of membership as shown below. The types of repair undertaken by those other than specialist associate and supplier are shown in the ‘find a member’ guidance notes whereby motorists can determine the type of repair most suited to the damage their vehicle has suffered..
Car and car derived van Body Repair
Please also see the notes on grading. Not all members undertake all types of work. Some specialise in ‘structural’ repairs whilst others concentrate only on cosmetic work or restoration. Many of these repairers also provide smart or rapid (same day) repair facilities. Some repairers also undertake motorcycle repairs and motor home/caravan repairs
The term Smart embraces a huge variation in services. The key aspect here is their concentration on small areas of work only. Some operate on a mobile basis from vans or demountable workshops whilst others operate from fixed workshop facilities. To be sure you get the right repairer for your needs please refer to the guidance notes in the find a member area of the website. Within their scope some may undertake motorcycle and motor home/caravan repairs
Vehicle Body Building
Bespoke or mass production, as you need it. Most include a design service. This sector covers small vans through to large commercials, tippers, box and curtain-siders, trailers from goods to vending. You name it, it’s available, new, refurb’ or modification.
Commercial Vehicle Body Repair
What it says in the title. If it’s damaged or needs renovation or modification these members can provide the service you seek.
Some repairers also undertake Smart repairs (to CVs) and motor home/caravan repairs
Supply and fit specialists such as trimmers, refrigeration engineers, windscreen replacement, tyre and exhaust services
A wide range of supplier members able to provide a host of services and products to the sectors we represent. All supplier
members agree to operate ethically towards members and many provide exclusive products, services or pricing structures.
For more information or to apply for membership
please contact Su Bradd at Head Office.
Vehicle Builders and Repairers Association
1 Howley Park Business Village,
Tel 0113 253 8333 Fax 0113 238 0496