Volkswagen Approved BodyShop

Gillibrand Accident Repair Centre, in Blackburn, is a prestige Volkswagen  Approved Body shop. The Volkswagen Approved Body shop status means that we are a repairer recommended by Volkswagen to carry out body and paint repairs on the vehicles that they manufacture.

Gillibrand Accident Repair Centre is one of the few repairers in the UK that are authorised and qualified to carry out both Structural Steel and Structural Aluminium repairs. Various Volkswagen vehicles contain structural aluminium body panels and it in the event of an accident, it is essential, any repair to these panels are carried out by a Volkswagen Approved  repairer that are qualified to work on these vehicles.

The whole  Volkswagen Approved Repairer Programme is designed to ensure we provide high quality vehicle repairs and excellent customer service, we are audited each year by independent auditors to ensure we meet the required Volkswagen standards.

There are many benefits to Volkswagen vehicle owners if they choose a Volkswagen Approved repairer like Gillibrand to repair their vehicle, and these include:

  • We only use genuine VOLKSWAGEN parts on every job
  • VOLKSWAGEN approved paint and materials are used on every job
  • The same special tools and equipment as used by VOLKSWAGEN
  • VOLKSWAGEN manufacturer repair methods are followed on every repair
  • We use VOLKSWAGEN diagnostic equipment to do pre and post repair checks
  • We will recalibrate ADAS features on your vehicle using VOLKSWAGEN approved equipment
  • We will provide you with a VOLKSWAGEN Repair Guarantee Certificate
  • Our technicians and several of the management team are continuously trained by VOLKSWAGEN
  • A quality replacement car can be provided (if required and subject to availability)
  • We have decades of experience in carrying out vehicle body and paint repairs


Your opinion is really important to both us and Volkswagen and we would love to receive feedback on our service. A few days after your car is returned to you, you will be receive a short survey invitation sent via email . We would really appreciate it if you could complete this for us so we can endeavor to keep providing the best service we can.

It is worth remembering, in the event of an accident, you have the right to choose where your vehicle gets repaired. So, if you drive a Volkswagen and want the reassurances that a Volkswagen Approved Repairer can give, make sure you contact us first as it is highly unlikely that your Insurance Company will direct you to a Volkswagen approved repairer.

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