Hawkinge Vehicle Services

Hawkinge Vehicle Services

5 star rating 86 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

11 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Always found them very helpful and oblig[ng nothing too much trouble

11 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Friendly and efficient staff, happy to talk me through everything that they did (full service plus MOT), pleasure to use them :-)

11 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Excellent service

11 Nov 2019

4 star rating

Friendly, professional and work carried out as agreed

11 Nov 2019

4 star rating

They quickly sorted out the problem with the brakes and diagnosed and fixed a noise.

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Yes I would recommend my local garage, Excellent service

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Excellent service as always.

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Friendly, reliable and reasonably priced. Would totally recommend this garage.

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Very efficient and helpful service given.

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Always happy to help and friendly

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Excellent, friendly and informative

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Always great service at this garage.

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Have always been to this garage ever since I got my first car, very helpful and friendly and always know I’m getting a reasonable price!

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Always happy to give free impartial advice before you incur any costs.

06 Nov 2019

5 star rating

Always the most helpful staff and as a female I find it the least intimidating garage I have ever been to. Will always use this garage they are the best!

23 Oct 2019

5 star rating

The garage was really efficient and welcoming. Would recommend 100%

22 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Excellent Service

22 Oct 2019

5 star rating

FIVE STAR

22 Oct 2019

5 star rating

SUPERB SERVICE AS ALWAYS.

22 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Excellent Service

22 Oct 2019

5 star rating

FIVE STAR

22 Oct 2019

5 star rating

SUPERB SERVICE AS ALWAYS.

22 Oct 2019

5 star rating

This is a first class garage, I couldn't recommend them more, they are honest, polite, clear and detailed with any works that need doing.

12 Oct 2019

4 star rating

Been using them for many years on many different models &makes of cars

08 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Hawkinge Vehicle Services is a superb garage with excellent, friendly, skilful staff. I have used them for years and will continue to do so.

08 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Excellent & efficient service by all staff

07 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Always courteous, polite and efficient. Great service and reasonable prices. Great bunch of guys n gals.

05 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Had m.o.t done asked to have it back by lunch and it was ready.. polite staff great service thank you

04 Oct 2019

4 star rating

Always very helpful

04 Oct 2019

4 star rating

VERY PROFESSIONAL AND FRIENDLY,GREAT SERVICE HAS USUAL.

03 Oct 2019

5 star rating

Excellent work.Thankyou.

03 Oct 2019

4 star rating

Good friendly service and im happy with the wor carried out.

01 Oct 2019

5 star rating

HAVE ALWAYS PROVIDED ME WITH A SUPER SERVICE

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!