Garage Services

Some of the people and garages around the UK who can help maintain your Bongo – many mentioned by Bongo owners as having been helpful. Some areas of the country do not have specific Bongo only garages, but some garages do have experience of working on Bongos.
If you contact or use any of these services, after seeing them here, please mention Bongo Buddy, because it helps spread the word about the website being a helpful place for Bongo owners.

321Away no longer trades. Berkshire Try Complete Camper ConversionsBerkshire

A & S Motor Repairs Caerphilly, Wales (Service, repairs, welding, MOTs). Have worked on quite a few Bongos.

ADS, Bristol (Mechanics but not bodywork. For bodywork, try Mode Body Craft, Bristol)

Andy’s Imports, Honingham, Norwich (2L petrol Bongo imports). Positive comments from his Bongo customers. Read an article about Andy’s Imports on the Lifestyle page.

AVW (Advanced Vehicle Workshop) Caernarfon, North Wales. Mainly work on VW & Audi vehicles, but also have considerable experience of Mazda Bongo. Part of Bosch Service and a Which Trusted trader.

Alan J Ross, Aberdeen (Motor engineers)

Allans Vehicle Services, Plymouth, Devon (Bongo service, repairs, tips)

Bongo Barn Ltd, Broomley, Northumberland (Service, parts and repairs) (Facebook page)
You could receive a discount if you mention seeing Bongo Barn Ltd on Bongo Buddy

Bongo Camper Van Sales, Caldicot, Newport (Sales, conversions, spares, workshop)

Bongo CentralChesterfield (Mazda Bongo Specialists)

Bongomad – Worthing, West Sussex (Offers a variety of services and conversions for Bongos)

Bongo Spares UK Ltd, Unit 5 Rishworth Business Complex, Rishworth, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire.

Tel: 01422 823 249

Email for Bongo Hire:

New, Reconditioned & Used Mazda Bongo / Ford Freda Spares Specialist. At Bongo Spares, we offer a friendly service and honest advice. We have a comprehensive catalogue of Mazda Bongo / Ford Freda spare parts, all offered at the lowest prices. We have a dedicated Bongo workshop where repairs and services can be carried out. Typical feedback from our customers: ‘Fantastic service… Great, friendly people… Would highly recommend and will definitely use again… everyone said ring George at bongo spares… George and Janine couldn’t have been more helpful, the only thing I regret is not ringing sooner… Their help and their patience with dithery customers is brilliant. Our mechanic was well impressed with the price too… Polite, professional and knowledgeable service – British business at its best!’ 

Brunswick Vehicles, Blaydon-on-Tyne,  Tyne and Wear (Mechanics, servicing, repairs) Recommended by a Bongo owner. (Also, facebook page)

Calder Campers, By Livingston, Edinburgh

Calder Motor Co. West Lothian, Scotland (Mechanics, servicing, slaes) Recommended by a Bongo owner. (Facebook)

Camford Car Care, Luton (Used by some Bongo owners)

Campers4fun, Cheshire and Devon (Repairs)

Campers Scotland Ltd, Grangemouth, Scotland (Sales, servicing, parts) One Bongo owner mentioned Stan, as a great mechanic.

Contract MechanicsWarwickshire (Bongo Specialists)

Darlington MOT Centre, Darlington (Have worked on Bongos)

Derwenthaugh Motors, Newcastle (Body work repairs, welding e.g. cross members, wheel arch replacement, etc.) (Facebook)

Dore Service Station, Sheffield – An independent service station that includes working on Bongos as a specialism. Also offers 4-wheel alignment. (Recommended by a Bongo owner)

Dormans Garage, Dormansland, Surrey (Used vehicles, servicing and bodywork, Associated with AVA Leisure for Mazda Bongo)

D.R.A Services, South Croydon, Surrey (Vehicle servicing and Bongo specialist). Also on facebook

Field Fleet Services, Birmingham (Includes light commercial van servicing and repairs) Recommended by a Bongo owner after an engine rebuild.

GB Automotive, Brierley Hill, West Midlands (A Bongo friendly garage)

GDR Cars, Tregoniggie Ind Est, Falmouth (Repairs)

Heneage Road GarageGrimsby – Automotive repair centre and Bongos (Steven Brydon and team).

Highland Campervans, Inverness (Servicing)

Ian Taylor, Stoke-on-Trent (Sales and servicing)

Ivy Motors, (no website) Darton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Tel: 01226 382480 (Welding and body repairs). A small business that I have used for occasional repairs since the 1980s and who replaced the driver’s side sill on my Bongo in June 2016 and someone else’s Bongo a month later.

Janner Pit Stop, Bodmin, Cornwall. (Bongo specialist) (Reviews)

JJ Motors, Cardiff, Wales (Mazda Bongo specialist) (Facebook) (Testimonials) Not quite sure what is going on with this company at present. As of 6 January 2017, their social media sites are offline and the website mentions expansion abroad. One Bongo customer who recently visited, wasn’t impressed with the quality of service received.

Lakeside Garage, Middlesex (Repairs, parts) (Testimonials)

Master Tech Autos, Eastleigh, Southampton (Also specialises in Bongos)

MazdaBongo.comSurrey (Bongo information, parts, servicing and advice) (Facebook) Useful map

MAZZ-TEC, Gosport, Hampshire (Recommended by a couple of Bongo Owners)

Outback Autos, Kings Lynn, Norfolk (Servicing)

PRC MOT Farnham, Surrey (Not specifically Bongo, but have worked on several)

Premier Bongos Ltd, Swindon (Breaking, servicing, welding, sales, hire)

R D Motors, Poole, Dorset (MOT and Servicing – Bongo specialists)

R W Motor Engineering, East Sussex (Servicing, repairs, diagnostics) Recommended by a Bongo owner, using the garage for over 3 years. (Facebook)

Smiths of Alvechurch, Redditch, Birmingham (Servicing, mechanics, welding) Not specifically Bongo, but recommended by a Bongo owner who uses their services.

Stephen McWhirter Servicing, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria (Bongo specialist)

Target Repairs, Waunarlwydd, Swansea, Wales (One or two Bongo owners have used the word ‘excellent’)

The Bongo Worx, Cudworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (facebook page) (David Lyon and David Dryden – do most jobs, including bodywork)

Topsham Car Sales, Topsham, Devon (Helped a Bongo owner and also sells a few Bongos)

Wheel Quick, Wigan (Alloys, repairs, tyres)

Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic Ltd, Worcester (Computer diagnostic, LPG, Mazda Bongos) Facebook page and Motor Codes