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Classic Car Auto Body & Paint Repairs

40 Years of experience on all classic cars using traditional skills with high quality modern materials


Here at Charles Ware's Morris Minor Centre Bristol we provide restoration and repair services for other cars; both Classic and Modern. Our workforce are skilled in all the traditional skills of auto restoration, body and paint repairs and can turn their hand to all sorts of diverse projects.

  • Welding: MOT welding , panel replacement.  We have a welding bay big enough for 3 cars to be worked on at any one time. 
     
  • Panel Beating and Body shop:  All types of traditional panel beating, metal and filler work.
     
  • Paint, touch up and accident repairs:  We are proud to have a drive through Spray Booth enabling us to re-paint vehicles as large as Classic American Automobiles to VW camper Vans as well as the skills to colour match and make good local repairs.
     
  • Mechanical servicing: MOT, Tuning, Trouble shooting for traditional engines.
     
  • Auto Trim and Upholstery: The trim shop incorporates Crown Sunroof and Trim. Established 25 years ago it deals with the interior trim, headlinings, upholstery and sunroofs of all vehicles, not just classics.

Each member of our workforce has worked on other vehicles. This page gives us a hint of what they can do. It is always in the process of being updated as we gather the photos from the workforce and new projects are completed

Austin A30 This Austin A30 is in for a full repaint and freshen up.  The photos below show the process of stripping the paint back to the...
Austin 10 This lovely Austin 10 had a small electrical fault which we diagnosed and repaired.  It also had a problem with it's hood...
Alfa Romeo 2000 Originally The customer brought this classic example of the Alfa Romeo 2000 to our workshops to have the sun roof filled in....
Ford Cortina Mark V   The top pictures show it leaving the Centre. While the bottom show some of it's work in progress. A full chassis...
Ford Mustang Fastback Restoration It was stripped back to the bare metal and repainted. The 302 V8 engine was rebuilt as was the transmission. The exhaust was totally...
TR5 Restoration Here are some photos of a TR5 in the process of restoration. As one of our chief welders, Paul Bidgood has taken this series of...
Morris Minor Rebuilds For 40 years we have been restoraing and rebuilding Morris Minors.  Our rebuilds start from the Chassis up and great pains are...
Brake Servo Upgrade for the Wolsely 1500 This Lovely old Wolsely came to us for a couple of jacking points, an anti roll bar and a brake servo upgrade.  The servo uses...
Mini Countryman Woodwork This customer had had work done on his Morris Minor Wood and wanted us to do the same job for his mini.  We were happy to...
BMW Panel Repair A modern car but a simple repair on the rear wing and colour match
Daimler Sovereign This Daimler came in for a small bit of bodywork and paint match on it's rear door and wing.
MGA Body and Paint Repairs and Restoration This MGA came in for a nearside wing repair, paint and colour match.  One happy customer.
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