Yaxley Coachworks named Commercial Vehicle Bodyshop of the Year 2014

010714 Yaxley - Yaxley Key Team members with the award

Commercial Bodyworks sister company Yaxley Coachworks has beaten off stiff competition to scoop the prestigious “Commercial Vehicle Bodyshop of the Year “ title for 2014 at the recent British Bodyshop Awards.

Peterborough-based Yaxley Coachworks has built up a solid reputation of being synonymous with high quality repairs/refurbishment and painting along with a prompt turnaround to customers’ expectations. This was confirmed by the Award win  – Yaxley scored highly on the judges’ checklist for a whole raft of performance criteria including a prompt response to job instructions; meeting the original estimated completion date; good communications throughout the repair process; and of course, the quality of the repairs.

Managing director Graham Smith said: “Winning the Commercial Body shop of The Year award 2014 was an honour and is testament to the high quality of repairs and painting that our customers have come to expect from Yaxley Coachworks. We are really proud of the fact that we achieved this accolade – not only 18 months after we took over the business, but also with all the same staff. Our attention to detail and effective communication have enabled us to provide our customers with the excellent level of service they deserve.”

Director Andrew Carver, , added: “We were excited to be selected as a finalist in our industry’s most prestigious national awards but winning was a euphoric experience as recognition as the Best Commercial Vehicle Body Shop is the highest accolade we could achieve! This has been an ongoing team effort which will continue to ensure our future high standards.”
Yaxley Coachworks was originally set up over 25 years ago and grew to be one of the country’s most renowned CV body-shops, catering to a diverse and distinct customer base. It can handle repairs, incident damage, refurbishment and painting on vehicles ranging from trucks, vans, refrigerated bodies and trailers along with specialist plant
Widely regarded as the bodyshop event of the year, the British Bodyshop Awards is an industry-driven awards ceremony held at the Battersea Evolution, London. At the event, insurers, accident management companies, vehicle manufacturers and independent networks are given an opportunity to present their awards to the best performing bodyshops within their network.

A total of 32 winners were selected from over 140 finalists.