Car Restoration in Ilminster, Somerset

Restore your old car to its former beauty


Our car restoration service is perfect for when you want to restore an old car to its former glory. We are capable of restoring all makes and models of cars, including collector's cars, and can offer an experienced car restoration service that won't cost you the earth.

We are one of Somerset’s leading independent car restoration garages. Our unique experience and passion for classic car restoration separates us from our competitors. We offer the complete car restoration service, from minor engine repairs to full engine rebuilds, small trim repairs to full re-trims, car body repairs to full car restoration.

 Our comprehensive car restoration body shop and paint work service combines traditional car workmanship and highly experienced car restoration experts, with our unrivalled expertise. We source new car panels where possible. Once we have completed the car restoration we carry out professional paint work to achieve your individual paint finish requirements using the latest technology. We have an excellent reputation for extremely high standards of workmanship, good value for money, friendly and reliable service. We can provide you with plenty of testimonials from many local customers.

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We can offer full or part restorations on any of your vehicles, including options such as wood frame replacements, mechanical repairs, welding & paintwork. We can even provide you with a photographic restoration service. All of our restorations are carried out by trained professionals to give you peace of mind. Our car restoration services include:

Wood frame replacements & repairs
Engine rebuilds
Mechanical repairs
Interior trimming repairs
Servicing & MOTs
Electrical work
Paintwork repairs

What Our Customers Say:

Great service friendly and helpful. Really good quality bike for the money. Thank you 😊

Stuart Knight

Had a great experience with having my project motorcycle MOT'd here. Everything went smoothly and was handled while I waited.

Gavin Mutch

Thank you Jeff for sorting out Ermuntrude for me. She's running beautifully.

Kate Asquith

Very good service. These guys know bikes. Friendly and efficient.


Excellent family run business. No nonsense and great service.

Matt James

Excellent family run business. No nonsense and great service.

Matt James

Very good experience. Easy to find. Car had an MOT. Needed new back brake pads but no hidden extras. Nice chap.Would use again.

Julia Mitchell

Efficient and knowledgeable with good customer service. Better than the any other second hand car dealer I have met over the last 40 years.

Gary Hewins

For Car & Motorbike Repairs

Call Giles Motors Ltd for a free estimation