Mark Sawkins Automotive

Mark Sawkins Automotive

5 star rating 160 reviews

Unit 17, Brockwell Court, Low Willington Industriak Estate, Crook, DL15 0UT


01388  747007
01388  747007

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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
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tyres
  • Exhausts
  • Brakes
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Diagnostics
  • Clutches
  • Hybrid

Opening Times

Mon 08:00 - 17:30
Tues 08:00 - 17:30
Wed 08:00 - 17:30
Thur 08:00 - 17:30
Fri 08:00 - 17:30
Sat 08:00 - 13:00
Sun Closed

About Us...

Local garage carring out everything for your motor vehicle . Full diagnostic equipment , servicing , air conditioning , 4 wheel alignment , tyres , all at competitive rates

Opening Times

Mon 08:00 - 17:30
Tues 08:00 - 17:30
Wed 08:00 - 17:30
Thur 08:00 - 17:30
Fri 08:00 - 17:30
Sat 08:00 - 13:00
Sun Closed

Services

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

About Us...

Local garage carring out everything for your motor vehicle . Full diagnostic equipment , servicing , air conditioning , 4 wheel alignment , tyres , all at competitive rates

Review this garage

Latest customer reviews

24 Jun 2022

5 star rating

It speaks volumes when you travel hundreds of miles to the same garage to have your vehicle serviced, which I have done for a lot of years. The service is excellent.

21 Jun 2022

5 star rating

Excellent service, very professional, great garage.

21 Jun 2022

5 star rating

Excellent service, did a thorough job. Value for money. Definitely recommend.

20 Jun 2022

5 star rating

This garage takes care of you and your car… nothing is too much trouble.

20 Jun 2022

5 star rating

Brilliant service, very polite and the work was carried out to a very high standard.

20 Jun 2022

5 star rating

Garage is very clean and tidy, Mark is a good guy, very knowledgeable at what he does, would recommend him highly as this was my first visit with my own vehicle. Top marks.

14 Jun 2022

5 star rating

First class service and very helpful

14 Jun 2022

5 star rating

Excellent communication. Very fair prices. I trust the work done on my car and I always know I'm getting a good price and good service. We now have all my friend and family using this garage, it is the best in the area.

13 Jun 2022

5 star rating

Mark looks after both my vehicles, he is very knowledgeable and very helpful. Doesn't over charge and his work is spot on.

08 Jun 2022

5 star rating

Excellent service and fair price for emergency work.

07 Jun 2022

5 star rating

Excellent Service, very helpful, small extra touches appreciated.

31 May 2022

5 star rating

Professional friendly timely and very trustworthy.

27 May 2022

5 star rating

Very helpful, professional & friendly. Would highly recommend.

27 May 2022

5 star rating

Turned up unannounced for a new tyre. Tyre replaced and balanced and fitted in less than 20 minutes. Care taken with all aspects, including a locking wheelnut that didn't want to play!

25 May 2022

5 star rating

Work was carried out really quick and thoroughly done. would definitely recommend this garage to others. Garage was clean and professional and the mechanic was knowledgeable.

24 May 2022

5 star rating

Does a good job, makes sure it's done on time. Keeps you informed of any problems.

18 May 2022

5 star rating

Would not go anywhere else. Brilliant service & price.

17 May 2022

5 star rating

I will not use another garage. I was told about Mark by word of mouth & have never looked back. WE have used Mark since 2019. Every time my car has had any issues Mark & team have efficiently fixed my car as well as offered me a courtesy car. Very skilled, very reliable, kind & thoughtful. Great guy.

06 May 2022

5 star rating

Always forthcoming. Very high quality.

05 May 2022

5 star rating

First class service. I recommend this garage to my friends.

04 May 2022

5 star rating

First class service from Mark as always. Always very helpful and polite. Mark is very honest, never over charges you. Can really recommend him.

29 Apr 2022

5 star rating

Mark was so easy to talk to a genuine guy, making a genuine living with great work and competitive prices. Mark kept me up to date from booking the work in to finishing the work. Fantastic Work

27 Apr 2022

5 star rating

Very helpful staff, quick responses, work carried out promptly.

27 Apr 2022

5 star rating

Work to high standard, replaced damaged bonnet cable.

26 Apr 2022

5 star rating

The work was done very well, carried out on time. Cost all as estimated. Very good service from friendly personable staff. Would definitely use again

26 Apr 2022

5 star rating

Great service, top mechanic and very reasonably priced.

26 Apr 2022

5 star rating

A very efficient service

21 Apr 2022

5 star rating

Absolutely fantastic service. 5 star.

21 Apr 2022

5 star rating

From the initial phone call to the work carried out, it was all helpful. polite, professional, kind and courteous.

20 Apr 2022

5 star rating

Very friendly and courteous. Nothing is too much trouble. Excellent work, reasonably priced.

14 Apr 2022

5 star rating

Brilliant service, friendly staff. Great communication

13 Apr 2022

5 star rating

I have used Mark Sawkin's before and he is always most helpful. I have recommended him to several people. Best garage I have found over several years of trying others

11 Apr 2022

5 star rating

Would not use another garage. I have used the above garage for many years. As a single woman I have been previously ripped off. Mark Sawkins is totally honest and always does a great job.

31 Mar 2022

5 star rating

1st class and professional.

31 Mar 2022

5 star rating

My car went in for a new timing belt and water pump. It was done in a timely manner and cost was what was quoted with no hidden extras. Stayed open after hours so I could collect my vehicle and had a handy bag for locking wheel nuts, plus air freshener.

28 Mar 2022

5 star rating

Went to garage as I needed a new fan belt, mark replaced it within the hour, very helpful, very recommended

28 Mar 2022

5 star rating

Always perfect service

24 Mar 2022

5 star rating

Excellent service. Friendly staff. Highly recommended.

23 Mar 2022

5 star rating

Professional but pleasant. All staff are very competent and its a pleasure to go there.

16 Mar 2022

5 star rating

Mark is a very genuine man. Gives great service and wont rip you off. Marks work is first class, certainly knows his job. always polite and friendly

16 Mar 2022

5 star rating

Professional and friendly service

14 Mar 2022

5 star rating

Excellent! Mark is very efficient, helpful and professional.

11 Mar 2022

5 star rating

Friendly and efficient service and high level of work

08 Mar 2022

5 star rating

Mark is very friendly, accommodating and good prices. Always use this garage. Fantastic service.

28 Feb 2022

5 star rating

I turned up for a diagnostic of a dash warning. mark dropped what he was doing to plug in his equipment. It turned out to only be a brake light bulb failure which mark sorted quickly

28 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Friendly staff. Fitted in day of my choice, provided car for me to travel to work, kept me up-dated on progress, explained what had been done, would recommend to my friends

28 Feb 2022

5 star rating

As always an excellent service at a good price

24 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Mark Sawkins is a family run business. Trust is important and I would always come back to Mark. I have used him for years.

22 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Extra mile - Courtesy car competitive work was explained !

22 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Service is excellent , Trust Mark completely to do the best job.

21 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Excellent first class service at a sensible price, excellent customer care honest & reliable , kept updated throughout , could not fault. Would highly recommend.

18 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Very professional, he took my car in despite him being very busy. Can't thank him enough for getting my car back on the road

17 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Very good service indeed.

08 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Fair price and use of a loan car

07 Feb 2022

5 star rating

No complaints service okay as always.

07 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Does a good job on cars all my family go there and wont go else where, very good service with work all ways happy. Does not rip you off Thank you !!

07 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Would never use any other garage excellent work and friendly staff.

01 Feb 2022

5 star rating

Very easy to make appointment + no problems. Communication during the day when car was in his garage, excellent service overall.

31 Jan 2022

5 star rating

Excellent service all around

31 Jan 2022

5 star rating

Excellent service , always goes above and beyond to help me, also very honest and reliable.

24 Jan 2022

5 star rating

We have used this garages 3 times now, Top work! Yesterdays Repair worn & fiddly one , Mark sorted it in 2 hours !

18 Jan 2022

5 star rating

I did not know this garage just drove in and asked them to look at my car, they were friendly and checked my car and explained what was wrong. Mark ordered the parts and did the work on the car got it back same day.

18 Jan 2022

5 star rating

Car went in for service + MOT very efficient done within 4 hours, I have used Mark sawkins for past five years or more. Never had a problem very professional.

18 Jan 2022

5 star rating

Very much apricated fitting of heater blower motor at short notice, being very close to Christmas holidays! To be recommended !!

14 Jan 2022

5 star rating

Very much appreciated fitting of heater blower motor at short notice, especially being very close to Christmas holidays. I was recommended and I would recommend.

11 Jan 2022

5 star rating

Could not be helpful enough

10 Jan 2022

5 star rating

Very good service and price.

04 Jan 2022

5 star rating

Great service got M.O.T sorted

13 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Very good

13 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Good service from a competent and professional garage.

13 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service , collected the car home and brought it back when it was done. A massive help as my husband was just home from hospital. Cant thank them mark enough !

09 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Mark Is always extremely professional and knows his stuff. Very polite and not expensive. I would always go to mark and would highly recommend him.

09 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Great service / communication + updates are good and all the staff are really friendly. Always leave the car neat + tidy.

09 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Found fault rectified and loaned courtesy vehicle , very happy.

09 Dec 2021

5 star rating

I had to take my car to another garage as mark was busy. Mark ended up doing the job in the end. Should have waited excellent job and service as usual.

06 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Found fault and rectified very happy with level of service.

03 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Taken my car to mark for years now for whatever needs to be done. Always done to great job and have consistently recommended his services to friends. His honesty and value for money is really hard to come by. He also provides a curtesy car whenever I've needed anything something done that's minor or big done to the car. He really is the best around.

03 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Excellent work carried out.

03 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service with pleasant and efficient staff. Will use again

03 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Mark, and his partner, were very obliging in everyway, offering a courtesy car, which was most useful, car was left in excellent condition, will recommend him to friends relatives, very happy chappy .

02 Dec 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service with pleasant and efficient staff. Would use this garage again.

29 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Use mark all the time , trustworthy / good mechanic / clean workshop and reasonable prices.

29 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Found Mark Sawkins an excellent technician , very honest and no bull , kept me informed of and charges were very reasonable. Will definitely be using him again and I'm a retired technician myself.

29 Nov 2021

5 star rating

My first visit happy with response from mark a good job complete within 1week of booking in . Will definitely recommend

25 Nov 2021

5 star rating

First visit for me will defiantly use again , no complaints at all. Swift + happy with the job.

25 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Mark is very honest and hard working I have gone to mark for more than 25 years

22 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Great mechanic. Tidy workshop. Reasonably priced. Nice to deal with. Honest and trustworthy.

22 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Worked short notice to rectify on going problem we had earlier work done by himself. Work was put correct with only parts charged for.

22 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Work carried out in a very short notice of time , which was a very pleasant surprise - Also the price !

19 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Will rectify problem and will fit you in as soon as possible. The garage will help anyway they can

19 Nov 2021

5 star rating

As always, excellent work, completed to a high standard and at a fair price.

18 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Mark is very friendly and is a very good mechanic.

16 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Excellent work as always

15 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Quick repair + good service

12 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Very reliable and trustworthy. Work always carried out to a high standard. Will fit you in as soon as they can, nothing a problem I won't use anyone else and have used this garage for the last 4 years for mine and my sons car.

11 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Good customer service Explained work done used quality parts

11 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Read all good reviews online about this garage and with it being quite local thought I would call in and was given an answer to the cars problem immediately. Was given an appointment and work was carried out promptly and reasonable price. He definitely knows the motor trade well and would recommend him to anyone. Will definitely be using him from now on.

10 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Mark was friendly, reassuring and trustworthy. The customer service was great and he made everything easy.

10 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service, quick efficient and provided a courtesy car which we were not expecting. Highly recommended. Will use again

10 Nov 2021

5 star rating

First time I use this garage for annual service and mot. The work and service is much higher than Nissan garage that i had been using. Will continue to use Mr. Sawkins services from now on.

09 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Always helpful , work carried out to a high standard.

08 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Meticulous / reliable and efficient service.

08 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Simply the best service in town - vehicle required MOT + corrections. Marks team is very efficient in providing economical quote and timely repair.

04 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Mark has been very friendly and informative on work carried out in my car. The price has been very reasonable and work carried out to high standard.

01 Nov 2021

5 star rating

Mark was very friendly + re-assuring everything was made easy + without hassle I trust the advice I was given + work done

29 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Simply the Best Garage in town; offering affordable, reliable and expedient service

29 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Extremely knowledgeable and well equipped to handle most mechanical issues. Meticulous in resolving issues promptly.

25 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Excellent work , most helpful in all respects. Including curtesy car Great !

22 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Top class service as always.

22 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Top service, quick turnaround at reasonable prices

21 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Excellent , kept well informed . work carried out promptly.

21 Oct 2021

5 star rating

As usual all work carried out , explains work done and any issues arising.

19 Oct 2021

5 star rating

First class service as always price very copositive

19 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Topped up aircon great garage !

18 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Mark and his staff serviced my Volvo xc70 and replaced the auxiliary belts. The service , attention , and helpfulness was excellent , and I've certainly be happy to use this garage again !

18 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Excellent diagnostics and efficient + friendly service

15 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Wouldn't go anywhere else trust mark 100% and always a good job

15 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service, very flexible to accomodate short notice repair. Felt very trustworthy and car in good hands. Really pleased found this garage and will be switching from my usual garage for my next MOT and service.

13 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service from mark. as always. highly recommended.

13 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service

12 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Work carried out to very high standard. Friendly staff very clean workshop.

11 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Excellent friendly service with a good job done at a good price as always wouldn't use anyone else.

11 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Excellent customer service couldn't be happier with work carried out. Reasonably prices.

07 Oct 2021

5 star rating

Very quick and efficient work very nice people

29 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Extensive work required for MOT this year, Showed me the issues and discussed the options. All work carried out to the highest standard and in a timely manner.

21 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Always use this garage and always will. Good work, trust him 100%. Good prices and friendly service.

20 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Mark service all the family cars, very thorough & knowledgeable.

17 Sep 2021

5 star rating

I was recommended this garage & I will be recommending people to use it, very helpful & friendly.

17 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Very good overall. Reliable and reasonable. Happy customer.

14 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Used this garage for a few years now. Great service from Mark. Great value for money.

10 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Very helpful and work carried out second to none. very reliable. Have recommended to other people.

06 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Excellent friendly service. Very helpful and updated regularly on repair to car via a phone call.

01 Sep 2021

5 star rating

Work was verified as necessary yesterday CKYB coil spring and part was immediately ordered. Fitted today. Very reasonably prices. Thank you Mark. Will definitely return.

31 Aug 2021

5 star rating

I have taken my car o Mark since being recommended by a friend in 2019. I cannot fault this garage. I can't praise Mark enough for his honest and reliable work. I have a young family and safety is a priority to me. Marks work and customer care is second to none, brilliant service, great guy.

31 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Always 1st class service.

24 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Convenient location, friendly, fast and helpful service. Costs lower than main dealer.

24 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Always used this garage. Very clean and tidy. He's fairly priced. Always recommend him. Great mechanic.

19 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Very good service

19 Aug 2021

5 star rating

As always, Mark did a great job. Replacing a coupe of brake pipes and servicing the Land Rover.

17 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Only recently moved into the area and had to find garage for overdue car service. Found Mark to be very flexible with bookings and service was carried out with things being identified that a previous chain garage had missed.

17 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Very good customer care and excellent work carried out.

17 Aug 2021

5 star rating

I have found Mark to be very fair and honest. He also shows you any parts he has replaced in a repair. Highly recommended.

16 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Used garage for a lot of years, very friendly - Mark goes that extra mile to help you.

16 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Mark was very professional & polite, the work was carried out quickly & efficiently.

06 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Mark is always helpful and resourceful

04 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Very approachable and courteous. Excellent work and car came back sparkling clean.

03 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Always excellent service.

02 Aug 2021

5 star rating

Good all round service.

30 Jul 2021

5 star rating

I dont have a great technical knowledge, but I know when I am being well looked after. The service I received that day and on other occasions was excellent.

22 Jul 2021

5 star rating

We have been using Marks garage for quite some time now, excellent service. He keeps us informed about work that is required, offers the use of a car while ours is in the garage. All in all, excellent and we would not go anywhere else.

21 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service, explained everything. Will use again.

20 Jul 2021

5 star rating

First time I have used this garage. I had heard good reviews about it. I will definitely be using it again. Very friendly, good value for money. Highly recommended.

16 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Helpful & friendly garage.

14 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Have used mark for a few years now, Always friendly, always professional and always has time for a chat. His knowledge is amazing and I have never had to return for unsatisfactory work.

05 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Kept informed and explained everything well. Reasonable price too. Will use again and recommend to friends.

01 Jul 2021

5 star rating

Mark has done a few jobs for me so far on a couple of different vehicles. Never let me down or overcharged me.

30 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Owner and all staff were very pleasant, welcoming and very efficient. Work ale=ways carried out thoroughly and with minimum delay. Costings very reasonable and work carried out to a very high standard. Excellent.

30 Jun 2021

5 star rating

In for MOT, good service.

09 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Fantastic customer service will definitely be back and will also recommend

09 Apr 2021

4 star rating

The work was done professionally & if anything else is wrong mark always messages me to make sure it can be done.

09 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service every time: low prices and work quickly done. i have never been disappointed.

08 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Professional and efficient.