Directors

David Kershaw

Managing Director

Phil Douthwaite

Director

David Borton

Director

Christopher Hattersley

Director

Management Team

Brenda Upton

Accounts

Andrew Dexter (Mickey)

Management Team

Arron Hill

Service Reception

Staff

Andrew Matthews
Andrew Matthews

Andrew is one of our leads technicians, having been with us since school. He has served his apprenticeship and is now well on his way to completing his BDT.

Andrew takes on the largest strip downs, Discovery body-offs being one of his regular large jobs. He is married to Maria and they have a wizard footballing daughter, Connie.

Charlie Fielding
Charlie Fielding

Charlie is one of two mature apprentices. Currently undergoing training here under the training of Mickey, he is another Fiat Abarth fan.

Ian Harris
Ian Harris

Ian served his apprenticeship at Honda, and since joining has become an MOT tester and started on the BDT at Bosch. Recently engaged and a new homeowner.

Owen Austin
Owen Austin

Owen is our youngest full time employee, having joined straight from school as a car washer.

Nigel Markham
Nigel Markham

Our second part time driver. Nigel has completed 24 years with us as a body worker and is now enjoying the clean life as a driver.

John Barker
John Barker

John is our Ford time-served technician. His experience and skill are now being carried over to all makes, since moving here some twelve years ago.

Romek Jaworski
Romek Jaworski

Our no.1 electrician, Romek is a highly skilled and experienced technician. Equally conversant in English, Polish and a bit of German.

Josh Kowalik
Josh Kowalik

Our second mature apprentice. Dave Morris is training Josh. He is regularly tested on last night’s Emmerdale episode. He travels from Burton daily and attends the new REMIT training facility in Derby for his apprenticeship.

Colin Woodhouse
Colin Woodhouse

Colin has many years experience as a panel beater and technician. Apart from vehicle restoration, he enjoys painting, art and even DIY!

Michael Jones
Michael Jones

Michael joins us in July to help Chris in the reception and liaising with the workshop. He comes from a workshop background having started at Colliers as an apprentice, then technician, moving onto workshop controller at Colliers multi brand , then Volkswagen in Halesowen.

Sam Pope
Sam Pope

Sam has completed his apprenticeship and started on the BDT programme. He loves his Fiat Abarth sports cars.

James Timothy
James Timothy

James completed his apprenticeship, travelling to Bristol to get the specialist training required for an automotive electrician. Currently undergoing his BDT at Bosch.

Aaron Nock
Aaron Nock

Aaron has been our junior car washer for a year. Since being with us we’ve put him through his driving test and have now enrolled him as a Bosch apprentice. His hobby is amateur boxing.

Gemma Parcell
Gemma Parcell

Gemma is our part time receptionist and deals with our online enquiries and bookings. She has been with us since 2007. In that time she has married, bought a house and had two children.

Abigail Kershaw
Abigail Kershaw

Abby helps on reception on Saturday mornings. She is the fourth generation of the family to work at Central Garage.

Dave Morris
Dave Morris

Dave is a former Vauxhall Master Tech. Now capable of servicing on all makes. He is an MOT tester as well.  He is happily married to Jacque and enjoys his evenings watching Emmerdale.

Paul Trahearn
Paul Trahearn

Paul is our head Valeter. He is our go to tech for trim or paint rectification.

Robin Worley
Robin Worley

Our part time driver. Robin collects, delivers customer cars and parts when required. A keen fisherman, Robin always starts his day with a McDonalds coffee.

Martin Cox
Martin Cox

Martin has come to us from being a Master Tech with Volkswagen. Keen on all working on all ages of VW, Martin adds more depth of knowledge to one of our most common brands seen in the workshop.