Douglas Compton

Douglas Compton

5 star rating 164 reviews

Rear of 100b Beckenham Lane, Bromley, BR2 0DW


02084 604058
02084 604058

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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
  • Auto Transmission Fluid (if applicable)
  • Spark Plugs (Petrol - Mileage dependent)
  • Fuel Filter (Mileage dependent)

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
  • Auto Transmission Fluid (if applicable)
  • Spark Plugs (Petrol - Mileage dependent)
  • Fuel Filter (Mileage dependent)

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
  • Hybrid

Opening Times

Mon 08:30 - 17:30
Tues 08:30 - 17:30
Wed 08:30 - 17:30
Thur 08:30 - 17:30
Fri 08:30 - 17:30
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

About Us...

Welcome to Douglas Compton

Douglas Compton is a family run business with over 40 years experience. We get most of our business through word of mouth and recommendations from our regular customers. We also specialise in Volkswagen and Audi, but will service most makes and models, we also have brake testing equipment.

We can cater for all your needs and all our work is guaranteed.

Opening Times

Mon 08:30 - 17:30
Tues 08:30 - 17:30
Wed 08:30 - 17:30
Thur 08:30 - 17:30
Fri 08:30 - 17:30
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

Services

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

About Us...

Welcome to Douglas Compton

Douglas Compton is a family run business with over 40 years experience. We get most of our business through word of mouth and recommendations from our regular customers. We also specialise in Volkswagen and Audi, but will service most makes and models, we also have brake testing equipment.

We can cater for all your needs and all our work is guaranteed.

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Latest customer reviews

23 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Douglas Compton are always reliable and provide excellent communication throughout a repair such that the final bill is never a surprise and their charges always appear reasonable anyway.

22 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Called garage in morning with starter issue. They were able to run a diagnostic and determine a new battery was required. Ordered and fitted later the same day. Caring and efficient staff.

21 Sep 2021

5 star rating

I've been coming here for years and never had a bad thing to say about their work. They're very reliable, on time and pricing is very good too. A trusted garage.

16 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Garage very kindly collected & returned my car & it sounded good when it was driven. Have found this a very helpful & reliable garage.

14 Sep 2021

5 star rating

As always the service provided was second to none. Problem identified and fixed.

13 Sep 2021

5 star rating

I found this garage to be the traditional, reliable business.Well established & reputable. They have seemed to have solved our Air Conditioning system @ a fair price. Thank You, Michael

13 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Old school service & treats the customer as an individual. Full explanation of works carried out when collecting car. Price very competitive. Excellent communication throughout.

13 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Efficient, friendly, very dependable & trustworthy.

13 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Douglas Compton provide a very high standard of service. They are always ready to help when customers have the slightest worry with their cars of whatever age.

08 Sep 2021

5 star rating

I have no complaints at all about this garage. All the staff are very pleasant and obliging. I highly recommend them.

06 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service, quick, reliable, do what they say. No hidden extras.

06 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Completely reliable and fairly priced.

02 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Great service. Keep my cars running perfect.

02 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Fast and efficient service.

02 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Keep my cars running lovely. Good service.

02 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Pleasant people, knowledgeable. Good service.

31 Aug 2021

5 star rating

I have been a customer of this garage for over 18 years and have received excellent service throughout. This small family business has seen to all my needs, MOT, services, minor repairs and friendly advice. They are the best.

24 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Really pleasant to deal with. Trust their advice. Efficient and reasonably priced.

24 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Everyone is really friendly and helpful. Reliable, trustworthy, no nonsense and reasonably priced. Went out of their way to fix a tricky problem with the air con and found a sensible, less expensive repair.

24 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service. Updated regularly and consulted on the day.

24 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Prompt and efficient. Helpful as usual.

20 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Fair prices, good customer service & confidence in their experience, skills & knowledge.

19 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Douglas Compton are a family business who give excellent service. They go the extra mile to ensure their customers requirements are met.

16 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Very good service, no fuss, just a professional job with good information and feedback given. First time using this garage, but will definitely use again.

16 Aug 2021

5 star rating

No nonsense, straight to the point. Great service. Would recommend.

16 Aug 2021

5 star rating

We have used this garage for 30+ years and they have always been excellent, honest and trustworthy.

06 Aug 2021

5 star rating

I have lived in the area since 1995. Douglas Compton have been there since I can remember. They will do their best to fit you in and give me excellent value for money. I trust them to be honest and fair in their pricing. Highly recommend them.

04 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Very knowledgeable and helpful. Professional and good customer service.

02 Aug 2021

4 star rating

Had a service which was carried out satisfactorally, good communication from the Garage, Good Covid arrangements

02 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Excellent customer service with the job carried out at a great price.

02 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Have been using this business for more than 30 years. Friendly and reliable.

30 Jul 2021

5 star rating

I have been using Douglas Compton for a lot of years to repair my car. I have never had any trouble and always fair with the bill. Jo who is my first contact with the garage is so helpful.

29 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Service as usual was excellent

27 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Very good & personal service over both phone & email. The works were good value & I felt that the staff cared.

23 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Carried out inspection service and MOT - passed. Efficient and friendly service.

22 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Alan, Jo and all the staff at Douglas Compton take great care to ensure the safety of their customers due to covid protocols. Ensure that your vehicle leaves the garage in the best roadworthy condition possible.

21 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Courteous service & good communication.

19 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Very good service & MOT completed. Very helpful & pleasant staff.

15 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Excellent air con service carried out and codes reset. Highly recommended.

14 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Service was friendly and cheerful. Mechanics knowledgeable, efficient and reliable.

12 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service, honest and professional garage, had engine trouble that was speedily resolved and picked up my car same day. Car drives great, couldn’t be happier.

12 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Staff of Douglas Crompton are always supportive, professional and know their jib. I am their customer for over 8 years, and will not go to anybody else. They are honest and their communication is excellent. I will recommend this garage to anybody who needs any car repairs.

12 Jul 2021

5 star rating

I've been going there for well over 20 years. First class service and smiles. Have recommended them to many friends.

06 Jul 2021

5 star rating

They always keep me informed about what need doing & give helpful advice. Reasonably priced & good customer service.

01 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Douglas Compton use common sense which combined with good technical knowledge means that I have continued to use their services for many years. They are also reasonably priced.

01 Jul 2021

5 star rating

The work is always 1st class. The prices are very good. I have been using this repair shop for the last 18 years.

22 Jun 2021

5 star rating

This garage give an outstanding service, they go the extra mile to help customers.

22 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Very helpful, quick, efficient repair to an old car, to keep it on the road.

21 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Professional, skilled and helpful and they are always friendly and polite.

17 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Really friendly service and super quick great work. Fitted us in last minute and couldn’t be more helpful. Would definitely recommend.

17 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Very efficient and professional. Would highly recommend.

08 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Small family run garage, good, friendly helpful service.

08 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Professional first class service

04 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Very quick, organised. Explained the work well & was transparent about pricing.

02 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Excellent as always.

01 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service, polite & efficient.

27 May 2021

5 star rating

Good service and great to deal with.

26 May 2021

5 star rating

Lovely people to deal with.

26 May 2021

5 star rating

Very nice people, very helpful.

26 May 2021

5 star rating

Swift work

24 May 2021

5 star rating

Their service as always is above and beyond.

24 May 2021

5 star rating

Very efficient, transparent and friendly

20 May 2021

5 star rating

Helpful as always. Great service and great price.

20 May 2021

5 star rating

Friendly and professional. High quality of work and information

19 May 2021

5 star rating

Always excellent service by this garage.

17 May 2021

5 star rating

Always do a good job. They don't find other little things to bump up the price. Always pleasant and very helpful.

17 May 2021

5 star rating

Great personal service and kept informed on the work progress and most importantly the cost of repairs very reasonable

14 May 2021

5 star rating

Everytime I take my car into their garage I always find they are calm and willing to go out of their way to sort and repair my car the very best they can. I always walk away happy knowing that I can trust them again.

13 May 2021

5 star rating

I have used this garage for about 20 years - would recommend them to any potential customer.

12 May 2021

5 star rating

Quick efficient repair to my vehicle at a reasonable cost.

07 May 2021

5 star rating

Have used Douglas Compton for years. Always ready to advise and help. No job too small. reliable competent and friendly. reasonable charges too.

06 May 2021

5 star rating

Good service at an affordable price. Work carried out was completed on time & I was immediately contacted to come & pick up the vehicle.

06 May 2021

5 star rating

Excellent as always

06 May 2021

5 star rating

Have used this garage on and off for many years with various cars and have recommended to friends and family. Have always been very satisfied with the work done and the service I have received.

05 May 2021

5 star rating

We have been using this garage since 1999. Very very good customer care and always give good advice.

05 May 2021

5 star rating

Always the best!

05 May 2021

5 star rating

Really fast but thorough service. Would recommend to anyone

30 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Once again Douglas Compton came to the rescue. A broken fuel pipe required that I get the tank emptied and the vehicle recovered. Vehicle was repaired as soon as it fitted into the schedule.

30 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Very communicative, friendly. Looked at all the issues and did their best to make MOT cost effective.

23 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Very professional

23 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Technically expert responsive, reliable personal service whether routine or urgent. great team.

23 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Very happy with the service. honest reasonable prices and very friendly staff

20 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Keith and his colleagues have serviced my cars for some 40 years and have kept me on the road through thick and thin. The care they have shown has always been exemplary and I'm very grateful that they will always come to my rescue when I have a problem as well as remind me when routine work is due. Douglas Compton has become a very busy business over the past few years yet still Jo and Alan on the front line find time to welcome me and my elderly vehicle with kindness, courtesy and efficiency.

16 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Efficient caring service for my ageing car, keeping it on the road. They treat it as though it was their own car.

16 Apr 2021

4 star rating

Received an excellent service at an affordable price. work was completed on time at the agreed price with no further charges.

14 Apr 2021

5 star rating

This garage is rub by honest and fair people. As a first time user I was impressed by their great communication and expert assessment of my car. They did not do any unnecessary work and overall the standard of service exceeded my expectations. Thank you.

14 Apr 2021

5 star rating

1st class service

12 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Car was booked in for air condenser unit charge and regas. Never used the garage before but very efficient booking in process. Work done as expected at a reasonable price and ready the same day. Very polite service.

09 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Good service. Excellent service at your garage and I truly appreciate it.

09 Apr 2021

5 star rating

1st class service.

09 Apr 2021

5 star rating

This garage is reliable, straight-forward to deal with and reasonably priced

09 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service and repair work carried. very easy to book my car in, courteous service. would use again.

08 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Very friendly, helpful & efficient.

06 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Great garage. Always do a great job and explain the cost. I have been using them for 20 years. I suggest you try them.

06 Apr 2021

5 star rating

As always the service this garage provided was amazing. Super people.

30 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Helpful and friendly. Very efficient.

29 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Fantastic and friendly service as usual.

29 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Alan the mechanic and the receptionist are an absolute pleasure to deal with. Polite and professional. A fantastic local business.

29 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Always very helpful and explain work done. All work is completed promptly and to a high standard.

26 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Used this garage for all cars I have owned in the last 20 years. Always polite and excellent standard of service and work. Recommend this garage to anyone.

24 Mar 2021

5 star rating

I've used this garage for 17 years & always found I could rely on good advice & service.

19 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Efficient, honest & easy to talk to the people doing the work/service & road test.

19 Mar 2021

5 star rating

As always, friendly but professional service.

15 Mar 2021

5 star rating

The people who work here go the extra mile. My car wouldn't start on the morning it was due to go for a service. They came round, diagnosed the problem and took the car to the garage. Always cheerful.

15 Mar 2021

5 star rating

My car went in for a service and MOT. the standard of customer service is first class. All staff are friendly and explain clearly any issue. I wouldn't use any other garage.

15 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Absolutely brilliant, good price and work.

12 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Very good service and kept me informed.

11 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Good service, kept informed at all times. Reasonable prices. Kept to promised time scales.

10 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Garage premises are clean and tidy. Staff polite and observed covid regulations throughout payment transaction. Progress on work given during day, cost reasonable and detailed on bill. Would recommend.

08 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Having no further need of main dealer servicing, I found this garage on approved garagesco.uk The service was friendly and professional and I was very pleased with the standard of work carried out. I shall definitely be a repeat customer.

08 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service. Punctual, organised, polite. Work done efficiently.

08 Mar 2021

5 star rating

I felt very privileged that my car was repaired within a day after breaking down, despite the garage having a heavy workload. As a customer of over 40 years, I'm lucky to have great personal service.

05 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Friendly and helpful staff, they always check with you before carrying out work.

05 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Good booking arrangements, Does a very good job, polite and professional.

04 Mar 2021

5 star rating

They were very helpful and managed to book me in quickly, they dealt with the Warranty company and completed the the to a high standard.

02 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Fantastic, very knowledgeable and friendly staff who go above and beyond what is needed. Highly recommended! A++

26 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Very helpful, trustworthy, respectful organised.

26 Feb 2021

5 star rating

easy booking my 1st visit for service and MOT which went well, helpful staff and reasonably priced.

26 Feb 2021

5 star rating

great service and friendly staff.

26 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Alan and Jo are the best neighbours in the world, we are so lucky to have this wonderful garage on our doorstep. The work on my Honda is always excellent and more.

22 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Another Full Service on my Mini Cooper, Very Happy with service yet again, friendly people.

22 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Great communication and did a good job, fair price.

22 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Excellent, very friendly and efficient service.

17 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Competent and professional.

17 Feb 2021

5 star rating

I have used Douglas Crompton before, they are invariable helpful, efficient and knowledgeable.

17 Feb 2021

5 star rating

As always, a quick and slick service. Friendly, efficient and convenient, thank you!

12 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service, Checks undertaken much more thorough than the main dealer.

12 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Polite, Efficient, Deal with all your queries in a knowledgeable and clear way. Always very helpful and a pleasure to deal with.

09 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Easy to book my MOT, easy drop off very quick and efficient. I will definitely use in future, and 100% recommend to friends.

05 Feb 2021

5 star rating

I had to leave my car on the garage forecourt overnight for attention the morning after my breakdown that caused the RAC to take there by trailer, Douglas Crompton gave thorough and expert attention as always.

05 Feb 2021

5 star rating

It went well.

05 Feb 2021

5 star rating

When I contacted them to book my car in, they fitted around my availability, not theirs, Staff were very courteous.

27 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Great customer service rang me throughout the day to confirm parts and prices.

20 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Great service. Good communication. Reasonably priced.

20 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Always spot on. Highly recommended.

05 Jan 2021

5 star rating

I'm a new customer and very pleased with the service - especially as I am a "refugee" from several years at another garage where was very unhappy.

05 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Professional, efficient and fast service. Kept me informed about the repairs and prices.

04 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Always amazing service, communication and cost never more than expected. Fair pricing for great work and service.

16 Dec 2020

5 star rating

First time using this garage. Excellent service. Will definitely use again.

10 Dec 2020

5 star rating

I always use this garage for servicing and MOT's. Friendly and helpful, especially Jo on reception.

10 Dec 2020

5 star rating

Honest and reliable. They provide a quick, efficient service at a reasonable price.

09 Dec 2020

5 star rating

Have used this father and daughter firm for years. Would not go anywhere else.

01 Dec 2020

5 star rating

As usual, excellent service.

06 Nov 2020

5 star rating

Great service and nice swift handling

06 Nov 2020

5 star rating

Great customer service

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Excellent - booking process was good. I was kept informed throughout & all extra work was fully explained.

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Always very helpful and informs you of what requires doing. Very honest and will say if something is unnecessary

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Excellent service, very professional. will certainly use them again.

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Always very friendly knowledgeable helpful and friendly

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Really on point service charged me a reasonable price and got the job done. really honest independant garage

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Reliable pleasant people to deal with and realistic prices

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Very good. Care for their customers.

23 Oct 2020

4 star rating

Good locally based independent service garage great service with a can do attitude.

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

I find the staff very friendly & warming. I have now been coming here for years with 2 cars & always leave satisfied.

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Efficient and reasonably priced service.

14 Oct 2020

5 star rating

I always feel welcomed and the staff are very pleasant and warming. i have two cars serviced and i would highly recommend Douglas Compton. i find them very trustworthy

13 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Good locally based service garage , great service and can do attitude.

09 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Booking procedure is good. I was kept informed of the progress and of any extra work needed. Extra work was fully explained. Highly recommended.

29 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Great service and advice. Will definitely be using them in the future.

28 Sep 2020

5 star rating

MOT sorted very efficiently.

28 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Always reliable, I've moved from the area but still go back for car repairs, servicing & MOT's .

17 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Took my van in for service and it was done in no time at all! Quick and efficient workers!