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Merry Christmas from SH Bodyworks

and wishing you a happy new year.
Merry Christmas from your local body shop
Christmas Greetings from all the team at SH Bodyworks.


We would like to wish all our customers and staff a Merry Christmas also a happy new year. Furthermore a big thank you to our employees for all their hard work throughout this year, and to our customers who have entrusted us to take care of their vehicles repairs.

We have seen some amazing cars come through our doors through 2016, not only for accidental damage repair also for re-paint / re-spray or colour change, body kit upgrades and modification, wheel repairs the list goes on, you can find details and images of work we have carried out on or portfolio page.

What’s in store for 2017?

We are looking forward to 2017 and what it has to bring.

Our aim for the upcoming year is to bring once more the best price and truly first class car and van body repairs to the Essex area, surpassing our competition, [...]

Car Body Repair in Basildon Essex.

Your local car body repair centre.
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Finding a good, reliable and local car body repair centre can sometimes be a daunting task, not only do you need to know your car will be repaired to the original specification, but also that you are not paying over the top prices for your car repairs.Here at SH Bodyworks we find that our clients are not only looking at our workmanship, our price also play a big part in our customers search for their car body repairs.By using the latest software to calculate each and every part of the repair process ( this is the same system that is used when we deal directly with insurance companies ) you can rest assure that the price we quote is as accurate as it possibly can be without dismantling all required parts first,  every part of your car's repair will have a full breakdown, this includes all known parts that are required to complete the repair as well as the time needed to complete the work, furthermore  the price for every inch of the repair.In some cases, we may find that your vehicle has sustained damage that our estimator could not possibly [...]
white-car-body-repair-and-paintPanel repair @ S H Bodyworks Basildon Essex


This car came to us with significant damage to the driver’s side of the vehicle, not only was there damage to the driver’s door but also to the inside and underside of the door frame.

As well as this car’s door and the frame having a dent in, it was also severely scratched, scuffed and buckled.

This vehicle had a full inspection by to one of our estimators, and an estimate was given to the customer, as well as being sent over to the client’s insurance company for authorisation.

Once we were given the go-ahead by the owner’s insurance company, the car was processed ready for repairs to commence, and the repair process began.

We stripped the car ready for the panel department. The car required [...]

Bumper repairs – Dented, scufed, scrached

We can repair your car van or light commercial vehicle's bumper matching the original colour and spec.
Car bumper repairs can be carried out at our Basildon based repair centre; SH Bodyworks offer a free no obligation quote on all of the services we provide.Has the bumper on your car been damaged?Looking to have this repaired back to manufacturers specification?Or just looking for a price?Look no further give SH Bodyworks a call today the repairs team are happy to advise you, furthermore; SH Bodyworks repairs team will issue you a full breakdown of the price leaving no hidden costs or surprises when it comes to collecting your car. In some cases, when dealing with car bumper repairs, it is possible to pick your vehicle up the same day.Repairing car bumper scratches, scuffs, paint chips and buckled bumpers is what we do here at SH Bodyworks.Our bumper repair team will assess the damage your bumper has sustained, giving a free no obligation quote listing every detail on the repair and price.Do you have a dent or crease in the bumper of your car?The repair team at SH Bodyworks can remove dents and creases from your bumper at a very affordable price or this can even be done via your insurance company. [...]
Car accident repair is a big part of what we do at SH Bodyworks, this can be anything from a small fender bender to a full-on collision, our team pride themselves on being able to repair damaged vehicles back to manufacturers specification in a timely and professional manner.With state of the art equipment and a team of highly qualified, experienced and enthusiastic sprayers, panel beaters and assessors, you can rest assure that your vehicle is in good hands when being repaired with us.So whether you have had a small bump or heavier collision give our car accident repair team a call today for a free no obligation quote Furthermore our repairs team can work with directly with your insurance company to pay for the repairs carried out, you do not have to use your insurance companies own repair shop.Our assessor will give you and your insurance company a full report of the work that needs to be carried out; this would include a full breakdown of items needed along with the price for each part of the repair process.Our aim is to give yo [...]

Insurance approved repair centre in Essex

Vehicle body repair association approved repair centre
Getting your car repaired after an accident can be a daunting thought; that’s why here at SH Bodyworks we can take the task of repairing the damaged vehicle off your hands; dealing directly with your insurance company leaving you with the task of recovering from your accident.There is no need to use your insurance company’s chosen repair centre that could be miles away (this could add to the cost of your claim) you have the right to choose a local repair centre.SH Bodyworks are a vehicle body repair association approved repair centre what this means to our customers is that our codes, practices and workmanship are constantly being assessed to assure we offer repairs that are to manufacturers specification every time.We are an insurance approved repair centre, based in Essex.We offer a free quote and guarantee no hidden costs to you or your insurance company.The way we do this is by using an insurance approved system that calculates every inch of the repair process; this report is then sent to the insurance company for approval before any repairs start.

Alloy Wheel Repair – in Basildon Essex – repairing damaged wheels

Damaged Alloy Wheels? SH Bodyworks can restore your wheels to manufactures specification.
Alloy wheel repairHave you dented, scuffed or buckled your alloy wheel or wheels?  We have all scraped against a kerb, or hit a huge pot hole on the road, even ran into a traffic island with a missing cone.It happens and not only can this leave defects in your wheels and tyres as well as leaving your vehicle looking tatty; sometimes these type of accidents can leave hidden cracks or damage that will affect the handling of your car.SH Bodyworks have the facilities to repair all types of alloy wheels whether they are scratched, scuffed, buckled or cracked. Prices depend the type of repair needed as well as on the size of the wheel.   Please call us to arrange a quote. Crack without tyre1 Crack -  £35.002 Cracks - £45.003 Cracks - £55.00Crack with tyre1 Crack -  £60.002 Cracks - £80.003 Cracks - £100.00StraighteningWithout tyre -  £35.00With tyre - £45.00

With tyre price's include:- Tyre taken off, Chemical test, Tyres back on and balanced.

VBRA approved Vehicle Builders and Repairer Centre.

SH Bodyworks proud to be a VBRA approved Bodyworks company

We are a bra registered bodyworks and accident repair company VBRA approved SH Bodyworks have been approved by the Vehicle Builders and Repairers Association (VBRA). We are extremely proud of this and feel it sets us apart from other bodyworks & repair centres who do not hold this approval.   What this means for our customers   Our current and future customers can rest assured that SH Bodyworks have the knowledge and best practices in place to repair their car, van or light commercial vehicle to its original specification.   Who are the VBRA?   VBRA are a trade association ensuring high standards among vehicle builders, car body repairers and vehicle builders for more information on the vehicle builders and repairers Association; please visit them  VBRA.   Going forward SH Bodyworks strive to better serve our customers; not only with vehicle [...]

Are the brakes on your vehicle squealing or noisy when used?

Have you noticed or feel like your stopping distance has increased?
It may be time to get your brakes checked.

Brake system

Your brakes are one of essential systems on your vehicle.

No matter what you use your car for, your braking system should give you the means to take on any journeys in the utmost safety.

When problems with your braking system become apparent, diagnosing the problem and getting it fixed so you can return to the road is not an easy fix. Like most parts of a vehicle the brakes are in constantly and need to be maintained on a regular basis and can be checked by one of our mechanics free of charge. Do not leave your brakes and brake system [...]

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