Motor Codes announces UK’s Garage of the Year

On Tuesday 30 June, Motor Codes announced Crescent Motoring of Staffordshire as the winner of the UK Garage of the Year Award during the Auto Express Car of the Year Awards.

Motor codes 4Held in London, Crescent Motoring of Staffordshire received the award after being recognised as one of the most established vehicle Service, Repair and MOT centres in the Burton-on-Trent and surrounding district.

After three months of customer nominations, the winning garages were chosen by their own customers with over 13,000 reviews submitted to Motor Codes’ website. Judges selected each regional winner by going through public comments and criticisms eventually deciding on the garage which stood out from the crowd.

The Auto Express Car of the Year Awards competition provides an opportunity to highlight the best-rated garages in each of the regions and was a chance for motorists to recognise the excellent level of workmanship in the country. Other awards during the day included a runners up prize to Anderson Clark of Inverness and a separate award going to Test Centre of Deptford, commended for their commitment to providing a high level of customer service.

Motor Codes is part of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) and is the only Code Sponsor to cover three areas: new cars, service and repair and vehicle warranty products. They had the pleasure of announcing the winning garage at the awards ceremony last week. The service offers an online garage finder which holds thousands of online customer reviews, allowing consumers to find their closest, trusted government-approved garages wherever they are making it a useful tool for those looking to have confidence in their choice.

Mark Terry, Managing Director of Motor Codes, said, “Motor Codes garages are providing first class service to motorist’s right across the UK, and we’re delighted to have this opportunity to celebrate the best in the business. All of our finalists are great ambassadors for the industry and they should be rightly proud of their achievement.”

The CCAS is managed by the CTSI Consumer Codes Approval Board (CCAB). It is a facilitated self-regulation body that aims to strengthen consumer protection and improve customer service standards. Motor Codes is also part of the Code Sponsors Panel, they contribute their industry knowledge to help raise consumer standards within the motoring sector.

Motor codes 2The Regional Winners:
Anderson Clark, Inverness – Scotland
Crown Honda Bushey, Hertfordshire – East of England
Pebley Beach, Swindon – South West
SERE, Belfast – Northern Ireland
Eden Tyre & Servicing, Melton Mowbray – East Midlands
A J Auto Medics, Durham- North East
Whitecroft Garage, Bolton – North West
The Test Centre, Deptford – South East
Broad Street Motors, Pontypool  – Wales
Crescent Motoring, Burton on Trent, West Midlands
Alexanders Prestige, Boroughbridge – Yorkshire

For more information about Motor Codes visit or call 0800 692 0825.

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