Staff & Expertise

Dean Robinson

Team Leader

Dean has worked in the Motor Trade for more than 30 years, having completed an apprenticeship at his local garage straight from school at the age of 16. Yorkshire born, Dean has vast knowledge of all different makes and model of vehicle having previously owned an MOT and Repair centre. Dean relocated to Shropshire in 2017 to be closer to family and is privileged to now be running a very busy and successful garage here at Church Road.

Laurie Bridle

Technician

When Laurie left The Grange school in 2000, Church Road Garage were lucky enough to engage him as an apprentice. He completed his NVQ training (outgrowing his overalls, several times in the process). With the experience he has gained, he is a key member of the team, and a hit with all the girls!

Qualifications:
IAM – Institute of Advanced Motoring
NVQ Level 3 – Motor Vehicle Engineering
MOT Tester

Miles Bradshaw

Technician

Miles joined the team having already gained his NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Engineering.

Qualifications:
NVQ Level 3 – Motor Vehicle Engineering

Rupert

Security/Meet & Greet Supervisor

Rupert is now a familiar face around the garage and loves lots of attention and cuddles with all of our customers and delivery drivers. He loves lots of doggy treats and is often found either chewing items he shouldn’t or having a well deserved afternoon nap!

Jack

Recovery Vehicle

Jack is our off-site old style recovery vehicle here to assist us with daily breakdowns and comes with original horse-power!

Kelly Harrison

Office Administrator and Service Advisor

Kelly’s friendly smile will often be the first you see when visiting us. Her exceptional organisational skills ensure that work booked in is dealt with efficiently and completed on time.

 

Jon Cowles

Technician

John joined us in 2001 as an apprentice, and completed NVQ training in 2004. He is an important member of the team working along side the others carrying out servicing and repairs and is likely to be one of the first to greet you as a customer when you visit the garage.

Qualifications:
NVQ Level 3 – Motor Vehicle Engineering

Andrew McCall-Mitchell

Apprentice Technician

Andrew has started at Church Road Garage as an apprentice and attends college in weekly blocks to carry out his qualifications.

Victoria Robinson

Staff Support

Victoria provides essential unpaid work supporting all the team, helps ensure we are customer friendly and brings in lots of donuts for us all!

Ian Phillips

Technician

Ian helped out at the garage in his school holidays, and joined the garage full time when he left school in 1999, taking an apprenticeship. Following successful completion of his NVQ training, he has been on numerous courses specialising in air conditioning. A Volvo fanatic, and a regular competitor in Motor Sport with his Peugeot 205 GTI

Qualifications:
MOT Tester
IAM – Institute of Advanced Motorists
NVQ Level 3 -Motor Vehicle Engineering
Bosch Diagnostic Training

Matt Southall

Technician

Matt started with us on day release from school for two years before moving onto start his apprenticeship. Matt has now completed his NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Engineering and is now a full time technician.

Qualifications:
NVQ Level 3 – Motor Vehicle Engineering

Darcy

Apprentice Security Officer

Darcy is the sister of Rupert and enjoys lots of cuddles with Dean & Kelly. Darcy also enjoys removing rubbish from the bin on a daily basis, tennis balls, food & squeaking. Her least favourite thing is the Cat!