Vehicle Services

Colas provide a quality vehicle maintenance service in East Sussex, operating one of the largest body shop and repair centres in the county at Ringmer and a smaller facility at Polegate, near to Eastbourne. We also operate a workshop in the Portsmouth area.

The main services that we provide are: Class 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7 MOTs, servicing, vehicle inspections, insurance work, electrical, mechanical and bodywork repairs, welding, fabrication and paint re-sprays as well as a 24 hour vehicle breakdown recovery service.

The Colas Mechanical Services team has a workforce of approx 50 employees and offer fourteen vehicle ramps, two service ovens and one of only three class 5 bays in Sussex.  

Vehicle Repair Shop

Whatever your vehicle repair requirements in Sussex, Colas has the equipment and expertise to help you. Colas offers a one stop shop for all of your car and commercial vehicle requirements.

Accident repair shop

We have one of the most comprehensive Body Repair facilities in the Lewes area with a team of highly skilled panel beaters and paint sprayers. We can handle vehicles up to the size of a single decker bus and are approved by most of the major insurance companies.

Fabrication workshop

Our fabrication workshop can produce a range of products from steel, aluminium or a range of other metals. Past work includes steel tanks, walkways, balustrades, mezzanine floors, barriers, street railings, signs, shutters and specialist coachwork for commercial and service vehicles.


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