Hawkinge Vehicle Services

Hawkinge Vehicle Services

5 star rating 219 reviews

Aerodrome Industrial Estate, Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone, CT18 7AG


01303 893546
01303 893546

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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.

Time *

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...

Hawkinge Vehicle Services is a family owned business led by John Hogben, a real hands-on individual who initially trained with a local Jaguar dealership many years ago before opening his own independent garage in 1973.

At Hawkinge Vehicle Services, you can be sure your vehicle is in expert hands. We have extensive experience in the motor industry. John and his vastly experienced team, most of whom have worked with various mainstream dealerships including Mercedes are well placed to work on your vehicle, guaranteeing you problem-free service and peace of mind. We believe in customer satisfaction and good, old-fashioned quality service. Being a small independent business, we like to think you're treated better and charged more fairly. We're proud of our independence.

With our well equipped workshop our mechanics can undertake any repair required, from replacing a bulb to engine rebuilds. We aim to complete such work with the minimum of delay and loss of on-road time. Please just ask us about any repair you might need!

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...

Hawkinge Vehicle Services is a family owned business led by John Hogben, a real hands-on individual who initially trained with a local Jaguar dealership many years ago before opening his own independent garage in 1973.

At Hawkinge Vehicle Services, you can be sure your vehicle is in expert hands. We have extensive experience in the motor industry. John and his vastly experienced team, most of whom have worked with various mainstream dealerships including Mercedes are well placed to work on your vehicle, guaranteeing you problem-free service and peace of mind. We believe in customer satisfaction and good, old-fashioned quality service. Being a small independent business, we like to think you're treated better a...

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At Hawkinge Vehicle Services, you can be sure your vehicle is in expert hands. We have extensive experience in the motor industry. John and his vastly experienced team, most of whom have worked with various mainstream dealerships including Mercedes are well placed to work on your vehicle, guaranteeing you problem-free service and peace of mind. We believe in customer satisfaction and good, old-fashioned quality service. Being a small independent business, we like to think you're treated better and charged more fairly. We're proud of our independence.

With our well equipped workshop our mechanics can undertake any repair required, from replacing a bulb to engine rebuilds. We aim to complete such work with the minimum of delay and loss of on-road time. Please just ask us about any repair you might need!

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Latest customer reviews

20 Jul 2019

4 star rating

Friendly staff, efficient service given.

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Family owned garage whose service is second to none and all work is carried out to a high standard at very reasonable prices.

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Excellent customer service. Car left clean and tidy.Highly recommended

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

courteous & efficient

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Been a customer for 17 years

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Great staff, great service, excellent workmanship

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Excellent and speedy workmanship and we travel miles to use HVS

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

spot on service , staff very friendly , work carried out to very high standards, Will recommend to all my friends .Its great to find a garage you can trust.

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

VERY HELPFUL AND FRIENDLY,WOULD RECOMMEND THEM TO ANYONE,PROPER GARAGE,THANKS AGAIN.PETE

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Always helpful and professional.

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

five star!

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

always great service and good value.

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Fitted my repairs in at very short notice so I could go on holiday. Thank you so much.

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

always friendly and helpful

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Been a customer for years. Very good and very helpful staff always

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Very friendly family service Fair in costs Always happy to help out

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

A garage you can trust and rely on with fair and competitive pricing.

20 Jul 2019

5 star rating

Always good quality work and friendly staff.

24 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Good honest service, you know the work is done and done correctly.

20 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Both our cars are looked after by this garage. The work is excellent and the greeting is always cheerful

20 Jun 2019

5 star rating

We have been with this garage for years and years.Good work and always a smile and cheery face.Nothing too much.Well Done

19 Jun 2019

5 star rating

GREAT SERVICE ALWAYS!

18 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Great service, as always. Never go anywhere else.

17 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Very reliable and trustworthy

14 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Nice family garage great service

14 Jun 2019

5 star rating

My family have been using Hawkinge Vehicle Services since moving to Hawkinge three years ago. We have always been happy with the service.

14 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Great service

13 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Prompt service and courteous staff.

12 Jun 2019

5 star rating

First time using this garage, booked my car back for next month for some further work as was very impressed with the service

12 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Good care taken over service and repair. Friendly helpful staff. NO rip off

11 Jun 2019

5 star rating

I find all the team very friendly and helpful with nothing being too much trouble.

08 Jun 2019

5 star rating

First class service as usual. They Mot'd and carried out additional thorough checks on a newly restored classic car prior to it's UK registration for me. Car is now registered as GYO519C a 1965 Sunbeam Alpine. This garage is highly recommended, they have great staff with a helpful attitude. I have used them for several years and will continue to do so.

07 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Absolutely brilliant. Know you personally and do not do unnecessary work. Have been a customer for about 12 years.

05 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Excellent service reminds me when my m.o.t is due in plenty of time, also my servicing.Tells me the cost of any repairs before any work is carried out excellent.

04 Jun 2019

5 star rating

Excellent garage, always provide a great service.

29 May 2019

5 star rating

Honest and efficient service.

25 May 2019

5 star rating

Thank you for your excellent customer care and service.

24 May 2019

5 star rating

Great honest service as always. Appreciate your efficient service.

22 May 2019

4 star rating

Great team who give good service to the customer, always friendly, courteous and accommodating...….. highly recommended.

22 May 2019

5 star rating

Always polite, efficient and excellent service.

21 May 2019

5 star rating

Extremely helpful and fast efficient work.

20 May 2019

4 star rating

Always prompt and careful service.

20 May 2019

3 star rating

EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE & FAIR PRICING EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE & FAIR PRICING.

18 May 2019

5 star rating

Fabulous garage!

16 May 2019

5 star rating

Very good service would recommend.

16 May 2019

5 star rating

Have been with this Garage since moving into the area 20 yrs ago. Found them to be Experienced, Knowledgeable and Reliable.

14 May 2019

5 star rating

Highly recommended

13 May 2019

5 star rating

Best local garage ever

10 May 2019

5 star rating

Brilliant service, I wouldn't take my car anywhere else.

10 May 2019

5 star rating

Managed to fit in my MOT at short notice and get the work done before the weekend. Reception staff are really friendly and helpful

03 May 2019

5 star rating

Great staff &very friendly&helpful.

02 May 2019

5 star rating

Always provides an excellent service. Gives honest, free advice. A very reliable company with polite friendly staff.

01 May 2019

5 star rating

Great staff do a fine job whatever it may be - always use them!

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

great service

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

excellent service

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Five stars recommended

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

GREAT GARAGE.

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

recommended

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

RECOMMENDED

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five star!

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

recommended

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

always recommended

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five star service

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

great garage

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

RECOMMENDED

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR

30 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Great service always

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

long standing customer

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Excellent, cheerful service.

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Highly recommended

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five star recommended

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

recommended

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

GREAT SERVICE

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five star

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS LOCAL GARAGE

29 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five star rating always!

27 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five star always!

27 Nov 2018

5 star rating

ALWAYS RECOMMEND

27 Nov 2018

5 star rating

I HAVE BEEN A CUSTOMER FOR OVER 30 YEARS.

27 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Recommended

27 Nov 2018

5 star rating

5 STAR

24 Nov 2018

5 star rating

22 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Always recommend my local garage

22 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR RECOMENDATION

22 Nov 2018

5 star rating

YES I RECOMMEND

22 Nov 2018

5 star rating

great, local garage.

22 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR RATING

22 Nov 2018

5 star rating

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

22 Nov 2018

5 star rating

GREAT LOCAL GARAGE

22 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Excellent garage.

21 Nov 2018

5 star rating

My always "go to" garage - honest, reliable and trustworthy

21 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Brilliant garage! *****

21 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STARS

21 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR SERVICE

21 Nov 2018

5 star rating

always recommend my local garage.

20 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Every member of staff I dealt with were happy, polite and very helpful. the work was done to a very high standard. And I was very happy with the price I paid.

20 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Five star.

20 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Would never go anywhere else!

20 Nov 2018

4 star rating

VERY GOOD GARAGE

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

highly recommended

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five star

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

*****

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STARS

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

RECOMMENDED

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five stars always from HVS

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five stars! recommended

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

excellent local, family garage.

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Great garage

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

great service

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five stars always!

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service always.

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

RECOMMENDED

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR GARAGE

19 Nov 2018

5 star rating

thank you.

14 Nov 2018

5 star rating

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

excellent service

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

highly recommended

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

great local garage

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

recommended

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five star service

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

great garage

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Great garage always.

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Recommended

12 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STARS!

08 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Good friendly service.

05 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Excellent as always, friendly and trustworthy.

05 Nov 2018

5 star rating

recommended

05 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Always good work, reliable, courteous and prompt.

05 Nov 2018

5 star rating

Highly recommended *****

05 Nov 2018

5 star rating

five stars

05 Nov 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR GARAGE

05 Nov 2018

5 star rating

highly recommended .

31 Oct 2018

5 star rating

A first class business with matching results !

31 Oct 2018

5 star rating

31 Oct 2018

5 star rating

Great local garage

31 Oct 2018

5 star rating

recommended

31 Oct 2018

5 star rating

Recommended

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

A very good garage - staff very helpful

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

Five stars

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

great garage - recommend

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

Highly recommended

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

Very satisfied customer of many years.

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

great garage

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

five stars

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

We have been using our local garage for over twenty years.

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

highly recommended

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR - WOULDN'T GO ANYWHERE ELSE.

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

excellent service

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

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30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

TRUSTWORTHY LOCAL GARAGE

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR GARAGE

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

great garage - been using for over twenty years.

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

great local garage

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

Always recommend my local garage.

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

highly recommended

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

RECOMMENDED

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

RECOMMENDED

29 Oct 2018

5 star rating

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29 Oct 2018

5 star rating

great local garage

29 Oct 2018

5 star rating

five star!

29 Oct 2018

5 star rating

trustworthy service always.

29 Oct 2018

5 star rating

Highly recommended *****

29 Oct 2018

5 star rating

GREAT GARAGE!

29 Oct 2018

5 star rating

FIVE STAR!

29 Oct 2018

5 star rating

Highly recommended

29 Oct 2018

5 star rating

great service thank you

24 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Great work. Professional service. Good customer service

24 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Always pleased with the work they do and their very helpful and friendly approach.

19 Oct 2018

5 star rating

Trustworthy excellent customer services and superb workmanship. I will always come back due to the above factors. Many thanks.

19 Oct 2018

5 star rating

H.V.S are an excellent family business, approachable, friendly, fair, good value for money. the work is carried out by Kevin, Clive and Louie is always of the highest standards. Highly recommended!!

18 Oct 2018

4 star rating

excellent!

18 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Always helpful & friendly service.

18 Oct 2018

4 star rating

five star

18 Oct 2018

4 star rating

EXCELLENT GARAGE

18 Oct 2018

4 star rating

RECOMMENDED

17 Oct 2018

4 star rating

excellent service as always

17 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Recommended

17 Oct 2018

4 star rating

*****

16 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Highly recommended

16 Oct 2018

4 star rating

excellent service

16 Oct 2018

4 star rating

yes, i would recommend.

15 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Great Service

15 Oct 2018

4 star rating

*****

15 Oct 2018

4 star rating

FIVE STARS

13 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Excellent service from this garage, cannot speak highly enough of their customer care

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Recommended

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

trustworthy, local, family business

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

GREAT SERVICE

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

FIVE STAR!

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

BRILLIANT SERVICE AS ALWAYS

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

thankyou as always for your help.

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Recommended - always.

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

five stars always

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

brilliant!

11 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Great service thanks.

09 Oct 2018

4 star rating

A great friendly, family operated garage with many years experience which I entrust my car to

09 Oct 2018

4 star rating

GREAT SERVICE !

08 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Great friendly service and a great job.

04 Oct 2018

4 star rating

EXCELLENT SERVICE ALWAYS

04 Oct 2018

4 star rating

VERY GOOD SERVICE

04 Oct 2018

4 star rating

04 Oct 2018

4 star rating

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04 Oct 2018

4 star rating

FIVE STAR!

04 Oct 2018

4 star rating

efficient service

03 Oct 2018

4 star rating

HVS is an excellent family business: approachable, friendly, honest, fair, transparent, and good value for money. Work undertaken by HVS is always of the highest standard. Highly recommended!

03 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Highly recomended

03 Oct 2018

4 star rating

*****

02 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Always so helpful & friendly.

01 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Highly recommeded

01 Oct 2018

4 star rating

Very helpful, friendly local garage.

01 Oct 2018

4 star rating

highly recomended

01 Oct 2018

4 star rating

EXCELLENT SERVICE THANK YOU

27 Sep 2018

5 star rating

I cant praise these guys enough. They go above and beyond for their customers, provide an excellent service and are welcoming, friendly people to boot. They never overcharge me and always keep me informed me of the work they are doing - excellent garage