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Expert attention to detail at your Croydon accident repair centre

An Award Winning Bodyshop

LV Award photoWe are extremely proud to receive the award from LV Insurance for Best Loved Bodyshop. We share this award with 2 other body shops in the UK and it is a tremendous achievement for all of us.

“The standard within the LV Own Network is very high and it’s huge recognition that you won on the first ever time we have presented an award of this type. Thank you and well done from all of us in the LV Network Management Team.”

If your vehicle is in need of repair then come to us. We have a wide range of services available, including

C & P Panelcraft is a car body shop in Croydon that was established in 1978. Since then, we have always worked to offer our customers a first class service that comes with impeccable standards.

Our team of technicians has been assembled with one thing in mind, quality of service, which is why 97% of our customers would recommend us to their friends and family.

Regardless of the work your vehicle requires, we have technicians qualified in every aspect of car repairs and all repairs involve genuine parts and manufacturer-approved techniques.

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Free no obligation estimates and courtesy cars, where applicable, from a BSI Kitemark accident repair centre

We are BSI Kitemark accredited for vehicle body repair. The Kitemark proves that we have the ability to repair accident-damaged vehicles safely and competently. The Kitemark is an accreditation that we are proud of, because it proves the exceptional services we offer as an accident repair centre. Only a very small percentage of body shops are awarded this accreditation, so we take it very seriously. It emphasises the quality of our trained staff, our up-to-date equipment, repair methods and the materials that we use.

We are approved by most major insurance companies and are approved repairers for VW, Audi, Skoda, SEAT, VW Light Commercial and KIA

Our staff are qualified to the highest levels, meaning you can be assured that when you collect your car it will be as good as new! Our ATA’s (Automotive Technician Accreditation) and VDA’s (Vehicle Damage Assessors) have been trained to repair your vehicle using the exact repair methods as specified by the manufacturer.  All parts are genuine and labour is guaranteed so the warranty of your vehicle is maintained.

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Car Valeting Service Avaiable


All cars will receive a clean both inside and out before being returned but if you would like to restore your car to showroom condition whilst it is with us, then why not ask about our car valeting service with prices starting from just £25+vat.

For a comprehensive and extremely attentive valet prior to receiving your car back call us today on 01689 846 520.

Do you have a question, something you are unsure of? Then read our FAQ page


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Created by experience, driven by customer satisfaction

At our Croydon based accident repair centre we work hard to deliver a flexible service, we aim to achieve absolute quality and our technicians guarantee a high standard of workmanship.

Electric vehicle charging

POD-Point-logoAlways keen to be at the forefront of new technologies, C&P Panelcraft have a dedicated Electric Vehicle (EV) charging point, supplied by POD POINT, market leaders in this field. With this installation, we are able to re-charge your EV battery.

Our highly trained Hybrid Electric Vehicle technician is qualified to disarm hybrid vehicle batteries, a crucial safety measure prior to certain bodywork repairs being carried out. C&P Panelcraft recognise that hybrid cars are likely to form a significant proportion of cars on UK roads over the coming years, and have invested in the training needed to be able to safely work on these cars.

Fix & Go – same day car body repairs, servicing, brakes, tyres & exhausts

Fix and GoAccidents do not only cause damage to your vehicle but they can make life difficult for you. Being without a car for a week can be a major inconvenience, but our revolutionary ‘Fix & Go’ service will change this once and for all.

Because of our efficient operation, we can actually complete your repairs before you actually arrive! What we mean by this is that when you first engage with us, we have all the information available that we need – maybe you drive a VW Golf and you need a new bumper? We know the colour, make, model and year so why not get the bumper ready for when you arrive?

Body Shop Croydon (7)Upon arrival, we will have everything prepared for your car and whilst you wait in our comfortable reception area our technicians will be completing the final part of the process, which is the attachment of your replacement bumper in this example.

We offer this service to our customers so you don’t have to deal with the issue of being without a car for a few days, our team and our processes allow this to be possible so if you find yourself in the situation where you need accident damage repaired, then call us on 01689 846520 and ask about Fix & Go. And it’s not just body repairs – Fix & Go is available for servicing, brakes, tyres and exhausts.

Remember “It’s your legal right to have your vehicle repaired at your chosen garage” the choice lies with you the policyholder.

For more information on our services or for a FREE estimate contact us on 01689 846520 or email us at .

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm
Saturday 8am to 12pm

Fix & Go

Our Fix & Go service gives us the ability to prepare all the parts needed beforehand so that all you have to do is bring your vehicle in and let us fit them – while you wait!

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Had an accident?

Not sure what to do? Follow this link to read our guide on the steps to follow in the event of an accident.