FSC, Lower Farringdon

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Unit 10/Farringdon Industrial Estate, Brightstone Lane
GU34 3DP Lower Farringdon
Hampshire England
01420 587403
01420 587438
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The Service Centre Froxfield Service Centre and Garage was established at the small village garage in Froxfield in 1991 by Neil Carpenter, who was for many years the General Manager of Romans of Pirbright; a large Volvo dealership. Although they serviced and repaired all makes of cars and vans due to Neil's long association with the Volvo marque they also specialised in Volvos. Today they still have many of their original customers, and amazingly after 22 years some with their original Volvos still returning for MOTs and servicing! In 1993 when larger purpose built premises became available locally they moved to their current address in Lower Farringdon. Not long after they were appointed an MOT Testing Centre being able to test both cars, vans and light commercials up to 35cwt in the Class 7 catergory. The appointment by Hampshire County Council to a Taxi Testing Centre soon followed and now the majority of local taxis are tested there twice a year.
As the business expanded Robin Shearman joined the team in 1997 and bought with him not only a long experience of running a busy garage workshop but also an excellent knowledge of all motor vehicles. Today the team consist of Neil and Robin and fully qualified mechanics/MOT testers Terry Thompson, Richard Pretious and Dave Bach and Neil's son Robert who is a qualified air conditioning engineer. Pat Trenchard ably runs the office and she contributes greatly to the efficient running of the business. Whilst Volvos are still high on the list of cars MOT'd and serviced any make of vehicle can be serviced or repaired efficiently.
As they MOT Class 7 vehicles a catergory that includes most small horseboxes, camper vans, motor homes and larger twin-wheeled vans they find that these vehicles now make up quite a high proportion of vehicles that come through the door. Many customers combining obtaining an MOT with a service. Neil's lifelong passion for classic and vintage cars has also meant that through Neil's enthusiasm FSC prid

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more than 6 months ago

First class car and van repairs. Very efficient and honest. Repairs at reasonable prices

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