We Are The Karl Vella Group
Vehicle Damage Repair Specialists
The Karl Vella Group was established by current chairman Karl Vella MBE, who opened his first bodyshop in Southport in 1986. With the help of just one apprentice, Karl Vella built a reputation for quality and attention to detail, which soon resulted in a steady increase in business. The group has expanded to a network of six strategically placed car body repair centres in Skelmersdale, Preston, Barrow, Workington and Chester in addition to the original site in Southport.
We operate an in-house apprentice training programme, bringing in new recruits every year and giving them the opportunity to develop their skills across a number of body repair disciplines. We also operate a continuing professional development programme, which has seen the majority of our team achieve Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) qualifications and pass advanced certificates in their own disciplines.