Colin's Garage

Colin's Garage

5 star rating 82 reviews

Unit 5, Pethericks Mill, Bude, EX23 8TF


01288 354616
01288 354616

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Your full service includes the following checks:

  • Change Oil and Oil Filter.
  • Check Coolant Level
  • Check Washer Bottle Water
  • Check Brake Fluid
  • Check Clutch Fluid - if applicable
  • Check Auto Transmission Fluid
  • Check Fan/Alternator Belt tension
  • Check wipers
  • Check operation of Lights
  • Check adjust Brakes
  • Change Spark Plugs (Petrol)
  • Change the Air Filter
  • Change the Fuel Filter

Your full service includes the following checks:

  • Change Oil and Oil Filter.
  • Check Coolant Level
  • Check Washer Bottle Water
  • Check Brake Fluid
  • Check Clutch Fluid - if applicable
  • Check Auto Transmission Fluid
  • Check Fan/Alternator Belt tension
  • Check wipers
  • Check operation of Lights
  • Check adjust Brakes
  • Change Spark Plugs (Petrol)
  • Change the Air Filter
  • Change the Fuel Filter

Your interim service includes the following checks:

  • Change Oil and Oil Filter.
  • Check Coolant Level
  • Check Washer Bottle Water
  • Check Brake Fluid
  • Check Clutch Fluid - if applicable
  • Check Auto Transmission Fluid
  • Check Fan/Alternator Belt tension
  • Check wipers
  • Check operation of Lights

Your interim service includes the following checks:

  • Change Oil and Oil Filter.
  • Check Coolant Level
  • Check Washer Bottle Water
  • Check Brake Fluid
  • Check Clutch Fluid - if applicable
  • Check Auto Transmission Fluid
  • Check Fan/Alternator Belt tension
  • Check wipers
  • Check operation of Lights

Your MOT includes the following checks:

  • Lighting and Signalling Equipment
  • Steering (including suspension)
  • Brakes
  • Tyres and Road Wheels
  • Seat Belts
  • Body, Structure and General Items
  • Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
  • Drivers View of the Road

Online bookings must be made with a minimum of 3 days’ notice, however if you require work more urgently please contact the garage as they may have availability.

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Services

  • Car Repairs
  • Car Service
  • MOT
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tyres
  • Exhausts
  • Brakes
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Diagnostics
  • Clutches

Opening Times

Mon 08:00 - 17:00
Tues 08:00 - 17:00
Wed 08:00 - 17:00
Thur 08:00 - 17:00
Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

About Us...

Colin’s Garage is the one stop shop for all repairs in Bude, North Cornwall.

In June 2016 we moved Colin’s Garage from Kilkhampton where we had been based for six and a half years. Colin Stretton teamed up with Steve Townsend, who Colin worked with in Basingstoke, and took over A J Motor Services at Pethericks Mill. They now bring over 50 years of combined expertise to Bude. Colin’s Garage is modern yet built on traditional values and service.

Opening Times

Mon 08:00 - 17:00
Tues 08:00 - 17:00
Wed 08:00 - 17:00
Thur 08:00 - 17:00
Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

Services

  • Car Repairs
  • Car Service
  • MOT
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tyres
  • Exhausts
  • Brakes
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Diagnostics
  • Clutches

About Us...

Colin’s Garage is the one stop shop for all repairs in Bude, North Cornwall.

In June 2016 we moved Colin’s Garage from Kilkhampton where we had been based for six and a half years. Colin Stretton teamed up with Steve Townsend, who Colin worked with in Basingstoke, and took over A J Motor Services at Pethericks Mill. They now bring over 50 years of combined expertise to Bude. Colin’s Garage is modern yet built on traditional values and service.

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Latest customer reviews

14 Jul 2020

5 star rating

Great service again always a pleasure

09 Jul 2020

5 star rating

This garage is absolutely brilliant nothing was to much bother, very polite staff from the owners to the mechanics nice clean & tidy garage one of the best I've been to.

07 Jul 2020

5 star rating

Mr car was waiting for part during lockdown. the receptionist kept me frequently updated as to eta of part and promptly prioritised repair due to time car off road.

07 Jul 2020

5 star rating

Mr car was waiting for part during lockdown. the receptionist kept me frequently updated as to eta of part and promptly prioritised repair due to time car off road.

02 Jul 2020

5 star rating

I have used Colin's garage for a few years now. The service and work carried out has always been to a high standard. The staff have always been friendly and polite. Very adaptable when required. Work always to a high standard.

02 Jul 2020

5 star rating

Being significantly disabled I was fortunate to be directed to Colin's Garage and offered sound advice and arranged collection and return of my car. the staff were courteous and the work was executed satisfactorily. Top Gear!

02 Jul 2020

5 star rating

Very efficient kept me up to date with progress and carried out the repair in one day, Great Service

30 Jun 2020

5 star rating

Work was to be carried out in April. I was phoned as soon as the garage opened. All precautions taken , l found the garage and all the staff helpful and efficient

30 Jun 2020

5 star rating

Fast and efficient work.. Friendly service and helpful

26 Jun 2020

5 star rating

After some very difficult times Colins garage did everything to service my car as required by Kia. Excellent!!

25 Jun 2020

5 star rating

Excellent customer service and a proper job done! Thankyou so much

25 Jun 2020

5 star rating

I was impressed by the way they went out of their way to help me and the speedy resolution of the problems with my car. The bill for the work was also less than I expected so I was very happy

19 Jun 2020

5 star rating

Colin could have charged me £180 for two new headlamps instead he charges me £20 to polish/clean the existing headlamp lenses so that they were clear and my car could pass its MOT

05 Jun 2020

5 star rating

Excellent service as ever. Wouldn't go anywhere else. Totally puts my mind at rest.

05 Jun 2020

5 star rating

Very good friendly service, fitted me in at very short notice. Will be using again.

21 May 2020

5 star rating

Colin and his wife Maggie are always very courteous and accommodating when booking my car in for service/MOT/or just pop in with a query. Garage is always clean,neat and tidy.

20 May 2020

5 star rating

Very prompt, helpful service.

03 Apr 2020

5 star rating

No unnecessary work - fitted us in despite being busy.

17 Mar 2020

5 star rating

First class service.

05 Mar 2020

5 star rating

Absolutely faultless, great service, no hassles and superb value for money. Would recommend.

05 Mar 2020

5 star rating

Excellent service as always. Great people in this garage.

05 Mar 2020

5 star rating

Colin's garage could not be more helpful. Excellent.

27 Feb 2020

5 star rating

Excellent work, service MOT quick and efficient, very polite . Thank you Colin and Leanne.

25 Feb 2020

5 star rating

Luke & Dave are highly personal & professional. Excellent customer service. 5 Stars. Highly recommend.

29 Jan 2020

5 star rating

Everything explained before & after work done. Good standard of work & completed on time. No nasty shocks with the bill. fantastic place to go for classic car repairs.

27 Jan 2020

5 star rating

Booking appointment was easy. Staff very friendly and efficiently explained the work carried out.

23 Dec 2019

5 star rating

Every time I go to this garage they are polite, helpful and nothing is too much trouble, even down to checking my tyres- thanks.

23 Dec 2019

5 star rating

Quick and friendly staff no hanging about waiting in the office, work done to a high standard on time and verify reasonable rates.

17 Dec 2019

4 star rating

always polite and friendly

16 Dec 2019

5 star rating

Always helpful and work carried out promptly and to a high standard at reasonable cost

16 Dec 2019

5 star rating

Good service again, was able to source an 'awkward part to find',

02 Dec 2019

5 star rating

Car taken in for MOT. Test carried out efficiently and verbal description of advisories given at end of test. Receptionist friendly and helpful.

27 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Always friendly, helpful and fair, would recommend to anyone,

25 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Turned up at this garage with a very poorly running car. Was looked at immediately and diagnosed. Part ordered and car repaired and back on road in afternoon of same day - Wonderful service!!!!

21 Nov 2019

5 star rating

The garage is well organised, consequently works very efficiently. Ensuring that all customers are satisfied with the work done without complaints

18 Nov 2019

5 star rating

The garage is always clean and tidy. The staff are always helpful. They always do a fast clean job. I would not go any where else.

18 Nov 2019

5 star rating

We were on holiday when a valve became faulty. Colin was able to squeeze us in and the job was completed to a very high standard. Thank you very much.

14 Nov 2019

5 star rating

This is the second time I have used this garage and I would recommend it to anyone. The staff are friendly and the service is efficient.

13 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Consistent quality care. Have used this garage for years - Never disappointed.

11 Nov 2019

5 star rating

The work is always of a high standard. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly. They always explain everything in detail before starting the work. Good value for money.

11 Nov 2019

5 star rating

easy to book, kept informed of progress, economical-all with a smile.

11 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Work carried out to a high standard. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Always explain things in detail before carrying out the work.

11 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Consistent excellent care all round.

11 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Always friendly, helpful and fair, would recommend to everyone.

07 Nov 2019

5 star rating

A good old fashioned business able to deal with work on all types of vehicle. very competent and helpful.

07 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Staff very knowledgeable in the older car. Very accommodating after removing the rear springs. They stored the car in the garage whilst the springs were sent to be refurbished. Collected the springs when they were ready. ( I was on holiday). Refitted the springs and kept the vehicle safe until I returned and was able to collect it. Great service and good job done.

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

We dropped in to Colin's on the off chance that he would be able to help. He certainly was! Service was excellent, all staff were very friendly, and pricing was very competitive too. The car is running perfectly now. Thanks to all at Colin's!

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Easy to book in with, keeps in touch about costs and progress and a smile to boot.

29 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Excellent service, quick to respond, prepared to answer questions.

29 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Have always used Colins. Best in the area.

24 Oct 2019

4 star rating

Efficient, friendly and trustworthy

23 Oct 2019

5 star rating

As a new customer. excellent service. Honest quote with no hidden costs. All in all, cheaper than other garages in the area with a better service. I will use this garage from now on.

20 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Knowledgeable on the older car. very friendly staff. very accommodating.

16 Oct 2019

5 star rating

I found the garage very efficient and friendly. the garage is well run & very clean too.

15 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Great service friendly well informed staff

14 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Very good service all round. The text message sent a few weeks before my MOT ran out was a life saver. Great idea. I really like the garage does not round up it's prices for parts. Seeing the odd pence on the invoice makes me smile.

14 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Very good quick service. Always pleasant to deal with.

10 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Fantastic Service as Usual

09 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Very good and would use again.

09 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Very good and would use again.

08 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Great service. Text messaging me when the mot is due is definitely a plus. I really like that you don't round up the prices for parts. Seeing the odd pence makes me smile. Thank you.

03 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Always helpful with our everyday car and our old classic

30 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Excellent. I have been using Colin's garage for some time and they have always proved to be polite, efficient and capable. Also importantly very fair.

30 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Excellent service. Car was ready prior to the stated date. New exhaust was fitted.

27 Sep 2019

5 star rating

No complaints, they are honest and reliable. Good service.

27 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Always provide a friendly efficient service.

24 Sep 2019

5 star rating

First visit for MOT. Superb reception/ Booking. If needed an offer of transport me home whilst car was being MOT'd. Quick, efficient MOT. Will certainly make it my regular garage.

24 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Needed car fixings fast. They fixed it fast for its MOT. Very happy.

19 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Very good

19 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Very satisfied with the service and the work carried out.

19 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Excellent service and very good value, excellent cups of coffee

19 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Garage was most helpful following a breakdown. Repair was carried out promptly, as per estimate

13 Sep 2019

5 star rating

First time I've used this garage. They rang me regarding progress on my MOT and again for consent to do some work and order parts. Staff were friendly too.

05 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Colin's garage has given us excellent service for approx. 10 years - always reliable and trustworthy.

04 Sep 2019

5 star rating

All staff were very friendly and helpful. The mechanics did an excellent job and even mended a couple of things for no charge.

04 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Friendly, fast, efficient and fair priced.

04 Sep 2019

5 star rating

Most obliging- feel safe leaving vehicle with keys prior to service. Confident that garage servicing ensures car is fit for purpose.

23 Aug 2019

5 star rating

The garage dealt with my enquiry in a friendly and professional manner. Repairing my car fully within a few hours. I highly recommend this garage and will definitely use it in the future. Thanks guys.

23 Aug 2019

5 star rating

Superb garage, very helpful and not expensive.

21 Aug 2019

5 star rating

We had our boot fixed while on holiday and the team were very helpful. the service was excellent and the price very reasonable - thank you!

15 Aug 2019

5 star rating

Very prompt & helpful. Kept me informed at all times.