Hawkinge Vehicle Services

Hawkinge Vehicle Services

5 star rating 120 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 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.

30 Oct 2018

5 star rating

A very good garage - staff very helpful

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!!

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

10 Aug 2018

5 star rating

I have always found the staff very helpful and efficient and found their rates very reasonable nd fair.

08 Aug 2018

5 star rating

Impeccable service and attention to detail, competitive rates . Homely atmosphere and a firm that you can really trust with your vehicle!

26 Jul 2018

5 star rating

helpful and friendly. Top job!

26 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Very happy, can't fault the service we have received. will be back

25 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Excellent services from the garage as always. Nothing too much trouble. All work completed on time.

11 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Prompt response to problems. Personal service with excellent workmanship. A happy team!

11 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Prompt response to problems. Personal service with excellent workmanship. A happy team!

08 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Very happy with the work carried out.

08 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Very good and professional service 0

07 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Friendly honest family run business, always service with a smile.

07 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Excellent garage

06 Jul 2018

5 star rating

I have always been pleased with the service and work at Hawkinge Vehicle Services

06 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Friendly professional service

05 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service at a sensible price. Provides help and support

05 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Always a smile. Work excellent

04 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Fast friendly, reliable service.

04 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Excellent & courteous service

03 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Amazing family ran garage so trustworthy and reliable, wouldn’t take my car anywhere else. They will always go the extra mile to help and everyone is so lovely. Prices are so reasonable too!!! The best garage around for sure!!

03 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Fantastic service

03 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Car recovered to the garage on 21st June. I was quoted repair price next day and accepted. Advised vehicle would be ready Tuesday 28th and asked for earlier if possible. Received a call on Monday 25th to say car was ready as they had moved their schedule around. Very satisfied and old part even shown to prove diagnostic correct.

03 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Very good and advised small recommendations on my vehicle which I will be looking to get done in the very near future.

02 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Nothing is ever too much trouble - Highly recommend.

01 Jul 2018

5 star rating

Travel miles to use this garage over many other closer ones

30 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Been a customer for years. Excellent customer care.

30 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service

29 Jun 2018

5 star rating

HVS are an excellent friendly and trustworthy garage.

29 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Fantastic experience time and time again. Fast service and friendly team, always use Hawkinge Vehicle Services for any work on any of my cars and feel confident in doing so.

28 Jun 2018

5 star rating

We travel miles for the great service we receive from HVS - will always recommend

26 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Always excellent.

25 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Very good service, very friendly staff, have booked in for more work there.

25 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Lovely staff ,very professional customer service and only a 5 minute walk from my property.Perfect.

24 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Very helpful and quality garage

23 Jun 2018

5 star rating

With the garage within a few minutes walk it's handy, but the service has always been very good.

21 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Hawkinge Vehicle Services always do an excellent job and are kind, courteous and caring to boot. I can not recommend them highly enough.

20 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Used before.

19 Jun 2018

5 star rating

EXCELLENT SERVICE AND TOTALY CONFIDENCE IN THERE WORKMANSHIP

17 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Brilliant local service, have used these guys for years!! Excellent prices too!! Highly recommended!!

16 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Good, friendly professional service.

15 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Always do a thorough job excellent full service as well as MOT was carried out

12 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Very friendly staff and a great service.

11 Jun 2018

4 star rating

Good service at fair price

08 Jun 2018

5 star rating

VERY HELPFUL AND A FRIENDLY SERVICE

08 Jun 2018

5 star rating

ongoing good service as per usual

08 Jun 2018

5 star rating

We have been using this garage for the past 15 years, and have always got very good service, always with good results, we can recommend it.

06 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Efficiency evident from reception through to the end result.

05 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Good Garage with very helpful and polite staff. Work is always completed in a good and positive way at a fair price.

05 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service as always!

05 Jun 2018

5 star rating

I have recommended this garage to many of my friends & family. Excellent service each and every time I visit.

05 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Excellent customer service each and every time I visit.

05 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service each and every time I visit.

05 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service, as always

01 Jun 2018

5 star rating

Had service and MOT. Excellent service, friendly staff, good value and a courtesy carvthrown in

31 May 2018

5 star rating

Always honest and good service.

31 May 2018

4 star rating

Reliable service

26 May 2018

5 star rating

They provide an excellent level of customer service. I have recommended other people as well.

24 May 2018

5 star rating

Friendly

24 May 2018

5 star rating

HVS are a mainly family garage, who care about their customers and their cars. Their work is very professional, and fairly priced. They are honest reliable and dependable. I highly recommend them.

24 May 2018

5 star rating

HVS are honest, professional, and knowledgeable; they always do high quality workmanship, and are fairly priced. Highly recommended.

23 May 2018

5 star rating

Excellent family run business who I have traded with for many tyears

23 May 2018

5 star rating

Professional and honest people very satisfied.

21 May 2018

5 star rating

Great Garage with a friendly family feel

21 May 2018

5 star rating

Good

16 May 2018

5 star rating

Always very helpful and professional.Excellent service.

16 May 2018

5 star rating

Always excellent service and reasonably priced,friendly garage.

16 May 2018

5 star rating

I have had long standing service from this garage and they have always done excellent work.

15 May 2018

5 star rating

A fantastic garage, professional, helpful team.

11 May 2018

4 star rating

I have been taking my car to this garage for years and would fully recommend them. They have helped me out without an appointment, excellent

10 May 2018

5 star rating

Great garage,great service.

09 May 2018

5 star rating

Friendly and easy to talk to staff at 'local' garage we can trust.

08 May 2018

5 star rating

We have been customers of this garage for 30 years and would highly recommend it to anybody and frequently do so.

05 May 2018

5 star rating

Always had the best of service and always friendly

03 May 2018

5 star rating

A first glass family run garage giving first glass service. I have used this garage for a service to my rover for 12 years.

02 May 2018

5 star rating

Always helpful and reliable. A great team who provide a personal service, where nothing is too much trouble.

02 May 2018

5 star rating

Always great service. Highly recommended

02 May 2018

5 star rating

Thank you for all your help. So helpful and friendly.

02 May 2018

5 star rating

I would never go anywhere else! Excellent - Always!

02 May 2018

5 star rating

Always use and recommended this garage.

17 Apr 2018

5 star rating

Very friendly reliable people. Would recommend to all my family and friends. Used this garage for years never had any problems.

17 Apr 2018

5 star rating

I cant say anything negative at all about this garage. The staff were very friendly and efficient, my car was ready within the time frame given,would definitely use the garage again.

17 Apr 2018

5 star rating

Very pleasant- good job!

10 Apr 2018

5 star rating

We are always well pleased with your service, you always seem to book us in, a as soon as possible and our car is fixed very quickly. You are such a lovely, friendly team and we are always happy to recommend you. Thank you to you all.

09 Apr 2018

5 star rating

Friendly staff with job completed as agreed and on time.

04 Apr 2018

5 star rating

Fantastic Service Very Professional Nothing is too much trouble. Credit to the Industry Would be very hard pressed to find a better and friendly company. THANK YOU

03 Apr 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service as always. Never go anywhere else!

28 Mar 2018

5 star rating

Good Job.

28 Mar 2018

5 star rating

Wonderful.

28 Mar 2018

5 star rating

Very good service from them and a text message when vehicle is ready.

27 Mar 2018

5 star rating

Very efficient and trustworthy. A good job done. Thank you!

22 Mar 2018

5 star rating

I have used this garage for many years and have found the service and work excellent. I will continue to use them. Trustworthy and honest.

19 Mar 2018

5 star rating

First class service from this wonderful, local family run garage. So helpful.

13 Mar 2018

5 star rating

I can never fault the service you get at this garage.

12 Mar 2018

5 star rating

They are always very obliging, very pleasant, thorough, first class workmanship. Their prices are always competitive, excellent value for money, and service. I would recommend them 100% to anyone.

07 Mar 2018

5 star rating

Having been a regular customer for a considerable amount of years, I am more than satisfied with the excellent service I have and still receive from all members of staff.

07 Mar 2018

5 star rating

The car drives very smoothly

06 Mar 2018

5 star rating

Always a thorough job by friendly conscientious people Thanks

06 Mar 2018

5 star rating

As always superb service Thankyou so much!

06 Mar 2018

5 star rating

Urgent repair carried out at short notice. fantastic service Thankyou

06 Mar 2018

5 star rating

I use this garage all the time & the service is brilliant would always recommend them.

27 Feb 2018

5 star rating

I have always found my garage very friendly and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble to them.

26 Feb 2018

5 star rating

Excellent, rapid service as always. Have recommended and will continue to do so.

23 Feb 2018

5 star rating

A good reliable and friendly service. Good skills in the trade and fair pricing for work carried out.

22 Feb 2018

5 star rating

Constantly cheerful, helpful and reliable.

08 Feb 2018

5 star rating

I am 84 and could not change a wheel with a flat tyre. I phoned today 15.01.2018 at about 9.15 and reached the garage. The wheel was changed immediately, but four new tyres was recommended and fitted by 10.45. The bill was modest. Natural good service.

08 Feb 2018

5 star rating

Very pleased with the job.

02 Feb 2018

5 star rating

Great service always!

30 Jan 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service always.

30 Jan 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service thank you.

22 Jan 2018

5 star rating

Really friendly, helpful and quick! This was my third visit to this garage and each time I am more impressed with how the team deal with my requirements.

22 Jan 2018

5 star rating

Always been very efficient and helpful.

17 Jan 2018

5 star rating

Highly recommend this local, family run business.

09 Jan 2018

5 star rating

Excellent service, professional vehicle technician (louis) was extremely helpful. Carried out MOT and repairs at very short notice. Thank you!

03 Jan 2018

5 star rating

I have used HVS for many years the service is fantastic, quality of work excellent and they are honest and reliable - what for could you ask for!

03 Jan 2018

5 star rating

Excellent customer service, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

01 Jan 2018

5 star rating

Very good service and very friendly staff. Recommend this garage

01 Jan 2018

5 star rating

Hawkinge Vehicle Services is an excellent friendly, reliable and honest establishment. I have no hesitation in returning to them time and time again