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Lloyds Autobody Liverpool was established in 1987 and has grown to become a leading manufacturer approved repair centre in the North West, specialising in the repair and modification of high performance and prestige cars.

Over the last 30 years, the Lloyds Autobody Team has grown from strength to strength. From the workshop floor to the CEO, each and every member of our team plays a pivotal role in ensuring we provide the best standard of repairs and customer service levels possible.

Expert Car Repairs in Liverpool

With teams in both Liverpool and Manchester, over the next few weeks we would like to introduce you to the frontline staff dealing with your repair or modification when you entrust your vehicle with us, starting this week with our Liverpool Team.

Ged Lynch-Smith, CEO

For more information on Ged and the story of Lloyds Autobody, you can read a detailed account of our history here.

Equipped with the latest technology and factory trained technicians, we handle car body repairs for all leading insurance and accident management companies. We specialise in accident repairs and modifications for most of the leading vehicle manufacturers and are proud to maintain a close working partnership with all our dealership networks. 

High-end executive cars require a special level of service that takes into account the individual requirements of the car, the parts and materials used by the manufacturers. This dedication to quality and service has been recognised, such that Lloyds Autobody have been awarded Paint & Body Centre accreditations from such manufacturers as Bentley Manchester, Rolls Royce Manchester, Porsche, McLaren Manchester, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volkswagen Group and Jaguar Land Rover.


David Blevin, Vehicle Damage Assessor/Quality Control

John Gallagher, Customer Advisor

Neil McMillan, Vehicle Damage Assessor/Quality Control

Jan Evans, Accounts Manager

Lee Peet, Branch Manager

Josh Swift, Accounts Assistant

Our aims are to continually set new standards of quality control and customer care, by ensuring an accident repair service which exceeds all expectations whilst providing a fully guaranteed, quality repair to manufacturer’s standards. 

With one aim... quality without compromise.

Contact the Liverpool Team

For more information on the Liverpool branch of Lloyds Autobody or any of the comprehensive car body repairs that we offer for premium vehicles, please get in touch today.

Contact a member of the Lloyds Autobody team by calling 0151 933 3686 or by entering your details online

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Over the last 30 years, the Lloyds Autobody Team has grown from strength to strength. From the workshop floor to the CEO, each and every member of our team plays a pivotal role in ensuring we provide the best standard of repairs and customer service levels possible.

Expert Car Repairs in Liverpool

With teams in both Liverpool and Manchester, over the next few weeks we would like to introduce you to the frontline staff dealing with your repair or modification when you entrust your vehicle with us, starting this week with our Liverpool Team.

Ged Lynch-Smith, CEO

For more information on Ged and the story of Lloyds Autobody, you can read a detailed account of our history here.

Equipped with the latest technology and factory trained technicians, we handle car body repairs for all leading insurance and accident management companies. We specialise in accident repairs and modifications for most of the leading vehicle manufacturers and are proud to maintain a close working partnership with all our dealership networks. 

High-end executive cars require a special level of service that takes into account the individual requirements of the car, the parts and materials used by the manufacturers. This dedication to quality and service has been recognised, such that Lloyds Autobody have been awarded Paint & Body Centre accreditations from such manufacturers as Bentley Manchester, Rolls Royce Manchester, Porsche, McLaren Manchester, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volkswagen Group and Jaguar Land Rover.


David Blevin, Vehicle Damage Assessor/Quality Control

John Gallagher, Customer Advisor

Neil McMillan, Vehicle Damage Assessor/Quality Control

Jan Evans, Accounts Manager

Lee Peet, Branch Manager

Josh Swift, Accounts Assistant

Our aims are to continually set new standards of quality control and customer care, by ensuring an accident repair service which exceeds all expectations whilst providing a fully guaranteed, quality repair to manufacturer’s standards. 

With one aim... quality without compromise.

Contact the Liverpool Team

For more information on the Liverpool branch of Lloyds Autobody or any of the comprehensive car body repairs that we offer for premium vehicles, please get in touch today.

Contact a member of the Lloyds Autobody team by calling 0151 933 3686 or by entering your details online

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Lloyds Autobody Blog Read More
2018-01-18
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Which Manufacturers Are Lloyds Autobody Approved to Repair?

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All Repairs Adhere to Manufacturers' Standards

Each manufacturer represented by Lloyds Autobody has a designated and exclusive online technical system. This system is restricted to authorised users only and we have access to online technical data with each system providing the latest information for every vehicle. This ensures the integrity of the repair and that we also comply with the manufacturer’s repair methods at all times.

Quality Control

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Book your car in with Lloyds Autobody

If you require paintwork repair for your luxury vehicle, we at Lloyds Autobody will be happy to book your car in for our manufacturer-approved service. If you have any questions or want more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our friendly, professional staff will be happy to discuss your particular requirements and give you any information that you might need about paintwork repair or any of the other services that we provide. Simply call us today on 0151 933 3686 (Liverpool) / 0161 437 9911 (Manchester) or contact us online

 
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High-end executive cars require a special level of service that takes into account the individual requirements of the car, the parts and materials used by the manufacturers.

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All Repairs Adhere to Manufacturers' Standards

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Quality Control

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Book your car in with Lloyds Autobody

If you require paintwork repair for your luxury vehicle, we at Lloyds Autobody will be happy to book your car in for our manufacturer-approved service. If you have any questions or want more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our friendly, professional staff will be happy to discuss your particular requirements and give you any information that you might need about paintwork repair or any of the other services that we provide. Simply call us today on 0151 933 3686 (Liverpool) / 0161 437 9911 (Manchester) or contact us online

 
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Lloyds Autobody Blog Read More
2018-01-04
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After qualifying as a paint sprayer and panel beater with both Vauxhall and Ford main dealerships, Ged only ever had one intention and that was to start his own business where he could specialise in what was quickly becoming his passion – the performance and prestige car market.

In his spare time, Ged pursued his interest in prestige and performance motor vehicle restoration and repair focusing on E-Type Jaguars and other similar marques. After building up an impressive portfolio and at the age of 22, Ged decided to take the plunge and opened his first premises specialising in repairing and modifying prestige and performance cars.

Open For Business

In 1983 the business had already outgrown the current premises and after pursuing several options Ged decided to take up an offer to enter in to a partnership with an existing company with larger premises. In 1987 after a further period of growth, Ged was now in a position to buy out his partner and take sole responsibility for the company.

Rebranding from Lloyds to Lloyds Autobody, Ged then set about achieving his dream of gaining approvals from the leading manufacturers. In the same year, Lloyds Autobody received their first approval from SAAB quickly followed by Porsche then Mercedes. Once again Ged soon realised that he was outgrowing his current premises so set about locating a plot and designing and building the current site in Liverpool. In 1995, during our high profile opening ceremony, the formula one racing driver Jonathan Palmer cut the ribbon in style and we were officially open for business.

Some images taken during the construction of our Liverpool Branch.

Jonathan Palmer opening the Liverpool Branch in style

In 1998, Lloyds Autobody achieved Porsche's Body Shop of the Year award, and in 1999 Ged achieved a fellowship in IMI for commitment to quality and service to the motor trade.

Ged receiving the Porsche Body Shop of the Year Award in 1998

Following on from the success of the award in 1998, Porsche requested that Lloyds Autobody open a branch in Manchester to serve its customer base in that area, and still today we provide the North West's best service for approved Porsche repairs. In 2000, Lloyds Autobody Manchester opened its doors for business and since then has secured manufacturer approvals for several other prestige and performance car manufacturers including Rolls Royce, Bentley, Tesla, McLaren, Aston Martin and Ferrari.

Some images taken shortly after a full bespoke refit at our Manchester Branch.

The Lloyds Autobody Team

Over the last 30 years, the Lloyds Autobody team has grown from strength to strength. Ged is a man that leads by example, he has a remarkable ability to see potential in people, identify and develop their skills, and lead them to achieve their highest possible standards of workmanship. This philosophy is echoed throughout the company and has helped Lloyds Autobody achieve one of the most experienced and skilled workforces the industry has to offer. 

As a manufacturer approved repairer, Lloyds Autobody is continually investing in their team to the required levels set by them, all employees are trained on a regular basis, from administration to technicians. This is to ensure the requirements and techniques of each manufacturer are up to date and the team are compliant with all manufacturers current repair methods and procedures. In addition to this, the Lloyds Autobody team are audited on an annual basis by the manufacturers to ensure continual compliance with their operating standards, providing proof our Liverpool and Manchester branches are the leaders for approved car body repairs in the North West UK.  

For more information on career opportunities available at Lloyds Autobody, then please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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In his spare time, Ged pursued his interest in prestige and performance motor vehicle restoration and repair focusing on E-Type Jaguars and other similar marques. After building up an impressive portfolio and at the age of 22, Ged decided to take the plunge and opened his first premises specialising in repairing and modifying prestige and performance cars.

Open For Business

In 1983 the business had already outgrown the current premises and after pursuing several options Ged decided to take up an offer to enter in to a partnership with an existing company with larger premises. In 1987 after a further period of growth, Ged was now in a position to buy out his partner and take sole responsibility for the company.

Rebranding from Lloyds to Lloyds Autobody, Ged then set about achieving his dream of gaining approvals from the leading manufacturers. In the same year, Lloyds Autobody received their first approval from SAAB quickly followed by Porsche then Mercedes. Once again Ged soon realised that he was outgrowing his current premises so set about locating a plot and designing and building the current site in Liverpool. In 1995, during our high profile opening ceremony, the formula one racing driver Jonathan Palmer cut the ribbon in style and we were officially open for business.

Some images taken during the construction of our Liverpool Branch.

Jonathan Palmer opening the Liverpool Branch in style

In 1998, Lloyds Autobody achieved Porsche's Body Shop of the Year award, and in 1999 Ged achieved a fellowship in IMI for commitment to quality and service to the motor trade.

Ged receiving the Porsche Body Shop of the Year Award in 1998

Following on from the success of the award in 1998, Porsche requested that Lloyds Autobody open a branch in Manchester to serve its customer base in that area, and still today we provide the North West's best service for approved Porsche repairs. In 2000, Lloyds Autobody Manchester opened its doors for business and since then has secured manufacturer approvals for several other prestige and performance car manufacturers including Rolls Royce, Bentley, Tesla, McLaren, Aston Martin and Ferrari.

Some images taken shortly after a full bespoke refit at our Manchester Branch.

The Lloyds Autobody Team

Over the last 30 years, the Lloyds Autobody team has grown from strength to strength. Ged is a man that leads by example, he has a remarkable ability to see potential in people, identify and develop their skills, and lead them to achieve their highest possible standards of workmanship. This philosophy is echoed throughout the company and has helped Lloyds Autobody achieve one of the most experienced and skilled workforces the industry has to offer. 

As a manufacturer approved repairer, Lloyds Autobody is continually investing in their team to the required levels set by them, all employees are trained on a regular basis, from administration to technicians. This is to ensure the requirements and techniques of each manufacturer are up to date and the team are compliant with all manufacturers current repair methods and procedures. In addition to this, the Lloyds Autobody team are audited on an annual basis by the manufacturers to ensure continual compliance with their operating standards, providing proof our Liverpool and Manchester branches are the leaders for approved car body repairs in the North West UK.  

For more information on career opportunities available at Lloyds Autobody, then please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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It has been agreed with The Office of Fair Trading and the British Board of Motor Insurers that as a motor vehicle policy holder you have the right to choose the repairer you wish to carry out the repairs on your vehicle regardless of the insurance company’s advice. You are not obliged to use only their approved repairer.

Insurance Companies Will Direct You to Their Cheapest Option

Insurance companies direct their policyholders’ vehicles into their ‘approved’ repairers who are not necessarily approved by the manufacturer. This enables your insurer to keep costs down as they have agreed discounted rates with their network of repairers. Whilst the majority of accident repair specialists like us are professional companies, there are still many bodyshops who will repair your vehicle as cheaply as possible not taking your quality expectations, your safety or any sort of customer service into account. They will use non-genuine parts and will invalidate your warranty.

Your insurer may also request that you get two estimates completed before they proceed, again this is not the case. It is your vehicle and your right to have the vehicle repaired at a repairer of your choice.

Call Lloyds Autobody First and We Will:

  • Arrange vehicle recovery to a Lloyds Autobody Paint & Body Centre
  • Arrange repair estimates and approval
  • Arrange a replacement car for the duration of the repair
  • Assist in liaising with the insurance companies involved
  • Provide you with legal support for compensation queries and uninsured losses
  • Ensure your vehicle is repaired back to manufacturer’s standards with only genuine parts being used
  • Using our accident aftercare, we will assist you through the claims process ensuring you receive the highest level of customer service.

Why Choose Lloyds Autobody?

At Lloyds Autobody we continually set new standards of quality control and customer care, by ensuring our accident repair service exceeds all expectations and providing a fully guaranteed, quality repair to manufacturer’s standards.

We have been established for over 30 years and have a reputation for outstanding service.

In addition to the premier motor brands we service and our connections to local dealerships, we have long-standing relationships with a host of leading insurers and vehicle management companies

Dedicated to Excellence

As a manufacturer approved repairer, we are continually investing in our team to the required levels set by them. The investment does not stop there as specialist tools and repair methods are required to return your vehicle back to its pre-accident condition.

Manufacturer Audits

We are audited on an annual basis by the manufacturers to ensure that we comply with their operating standards. We simply do not compromise when it comes to quality.

Technical Support

Each manufacturer represented by Lloyds Autobody has a designated and exclusive online technical system. This system is restricted to authorised users only and we have access to online technical data with each system providing the latest information for every vehicle. This ensures the integrity of the repair and that we also comply with the manufacturer’s repair methods at all times.

Industry Trained Estimators

All of our estimators are Audatex trained and certified in the use of the estimating system as designated by the manufacturers and insurance companies. These are in place to ensure that only manufacturer agreed repair methods, parts and repair times are used. It is because of this that Lloyds Autobody has a reputation of consistency and providing our customers with accurate repair estimates, with a repair process of which you can stay up to date with from start to finish.

Manufacturer Trained Technicians

At Lloyds Autobody all our employees are trained on a regular basis, from administration to technicians. This is so we comply and are up-to-date with the latest requirements and techniques of each manufacturer. We particularly focus on making sure our repair methods, vehicle build and technicalities are all in line with manufacturer standards.

We pride ourselves on a thorough service set to the highest possible standard and you can be rest assured your car will be in the safest possible hands. Take a look at the diverse range of luxury car manufacturers Lloyds are approved to repair.

Lloyds Autobody Commitment to Care

Unfortunately, the nature of driving means there is always the risk of an accident. Whether it’s a minor bump in a car park or a more serious accident, you need to know that your vehicle will be repaired to exact manufacturer standards – and that you will be taken care of until you can get back behind the wheel. 

Lloyds Autobody is one of the UK’s leading bodyshops. If you are unlucky enough to be caught up in an accident, we are there to help. With branches based both in Liverpool and Manchester serving the entire UK, we can help you back on the road following a road traffic accident. Our replacement car and legal aftercare services help to take the stress out of the process. 

Contact Us Now

Our phone lines are open 24/7, 365 days a year so please contact us if you have an enquiry. One call to Lloyds Autobody Accident Aftercare and we will take all the hassle and inconvenience away by dealing with your claim on your behalf! Call our specialists today on 0161 437 9911 (Manchester), 0151 933 3686 (Liverpool) or enter your details and contact us online

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Insurance Companies Will Direct You to Their Cheapest Option

Insurance companies direct their policyholders’ vehicles into their ‘approved’ repairers who are not necessarily approved by the manufacturer. This enables your insurer to keep costs down as they have agreed discounted rates with their network of repairers. Whilst the majority of accident repair specialists like us are professional companies, there are still many bodyshops who will repair your vehicle as cheaply as possible not taking your quality expectations, your safety or any sort of customer service into account. They will use non-genuine parts and will invalidate your warranty.

Your insurer may also request that you get two estimates completed before they proceed, again this is not the case. It is your vehicle and your right to have the vehicle repaired at a repairer of your choice.

Call Lloyds Autobody First and We Will:

  • Arrange vehicle recovery to a Lloyds Autobody Paint & Body Centre
  • Arrange repair estimates and approval
  • Arrange a replacement car for the duration of the repair
  • Assist in liaising with the insurance companies involved
  • Provide you with legal support for compensation queries and uninsured losses
  • Ensure your vehicle is repaired back to manufacturer’s standards with only genuine parts being used
  • Using our accident aftercare, we will assist you through the claims process ensuring you receive the highest level of customer service.

Why Choose Lloyds Autobody?

At Lloyds Autobody we continually set new standards of quality control and customer care, by ensuring our accident repair service exceeds all expectations and providing a fully guaranteed, quality repair to manufacturer’s standards.

We have been established for over 30 years and have a reputation for outstanding service.

In addition to the premier motor brands we service and our connections to local dealerships, we have long-standing relationships with a host of leading insurers and vehicle management companies

Dedicated to Excellence

As a manufacturer approved repairer, we are continually investing in our team to the required levels set by them. The investment does not stop there as specialist tools and repair methods are required to return your vehicle back to its pre-accident condition.

Manufacturer Audits

We are audited on an annual basis by the manufacturers to ensure that we comply with their operating standards. We simply do not compromise when it comes to quality.

Technical Support

Each manufacturer represented by Lloyds Autobody has a designated and exclusive online technical system. This system is restricted to authorised users only and we have access to online technical data with each system providing the latest information for every vehicle. This ensures the integrity of the repair and that we also comply with the manufacturer’s repair methods at all times.

Industry Trained Estimators

All of our estimators are Audatex trained and certified in the use of the estimating system as designated by the manufacturers and insurance companies. These are in place to ensure that only manufacturer agreed repair methods, parts and repair times are used. It is because of this that Lloyds Autobody has a reputation of consistency and providing our customers with accurate repair estimates, with a repair process of which you can stay up to date with from start to finish.

Manufacturer Trained Technicians

At Lloyds Autobody all our employees are trained on a regular basis, from administration to technicians. This is so we comply and are up-to-date with the latest requirements and techniques of each manufacturer. We particularly focus on making sure our repair methods, vehicle build and technicalities are all in line with manufacturer standards.

We pride ourselves on a thorough service set to the highest possible standard and you can be rest assured your car will be in the safest possible hands. Take a look at the diverse range of luxury car manufacturers Lloyds are approved to repair.

Lloyds Autobody Commitment to Care

Unfortunately, the nature of driving means there is always the risk of an accident. Whether it’s a minor bump in a car park or a more serious accident, you need to know that your vehicle will be repaired to exact manufacturer standards – and that you will be taken care of until you can get back behind the wheel. 

Lloyds Autobody is one of the UK’s leading bodyshops. If you are unlucky enough to be caught up in an accident, we are there to help. With branches based both in Liverpool and Manchester serving the entire UK, we can help you back on the road following a road traffic accident. Our replacement car and legal aftercare services help to take the stress out of the process. 

Contact Us Now

Our phone lines are open 24/7, 365 days a year so please contact us if you have an enquiry. One call to Lloyds Autobody Accident Aftercare and we will take all the hassle and inconvenience away by dealing with your claim on your behalf! Call our specialists today on 0161 437 9911 (Manchester), 0151 933 3686 (Liverpool) or enter your details and contact us online

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