About Bushey Hall Garage

Diamond service from the garage
with a Diamond Anniversary under its belt

Back in the 1950s, when Bushey Hall Garage started its journey, the motor trade portrayed a very different landscape to today’s diagnostic driven, electro-mechanical market. The cars were far simpler to repair and the rules and regulations basically added up to ‘if it runs – it’s legal’.

Much has changed around us since then; the business has grown, and whereas knowing the workings of a basic combustion engine used to be adequate, we now have expertise across pretty much every model on the road. In fact, the company has been around just few years longer than when the very first Haynes Manual was published.

Today we are proud to say that three generations of the Ayres family have worked in the business and its foundation culture of treating customers like part of our own family still underpins everything we do.  Most of our customers remain local people and businesses around the Bushey area, but as word has spread (reputation can go a long way over the course of 68 years) , we now look after cars and vans  throughout Watford and all surrounding areas.  We are also the recommended local service and repair centre for many national fleet or leasing operators.

As well as reaching out to new geographies, we have also invested heavily in keeping ahead of automotive technologies and ensuring we can do as much as possible in-house. Over the years we realised that the more we were able to do for our customers ourselves, the more we were able to control and maintain the quality of the results.


So that is why we are now able to provide the most comprehensive range of automotive repair services of any garage in the area.  This includes:

  • Servicing and Repairs
  • State of the art Class IV MOT testing facilities
  • Fully equipped body shop
  • Tyre replacement and repairs
  • 24-hr recovery service
  • Unique platinum service
  • Award-winning EDT engine detox
  • Air conditioning
  • Diagnostic checks
  • 4 wheel alignment
  • Rolling road test bed facility
  • Free collect and deliver service locally
  • Saving you ££££s in dealership servicing and maintenance repairs

We invite you to pop in for a visit and meet our team.  We can promise you a warm welcome, free advice and the opportunity to see for yourself what diamond service really means.

Google Reviews


Nicky Cook

First time using this garage. Will definitely recommend them. Extremely kind, knowledgeable and helpful staff. Wonderful atmosphere where everyone is obviously happy to be working there. My car was fixed perfectly and on time. I would love to work there myself!!!!

Rosy Dovey

You always give a great service . Warm , friendly and efficient.

David Cameron

I have been using Bushey Hall for a number of years, and the service never lets me down. It is great to have a garage that you know and can trust, and I certainly trust Dawn and Bushey Hall Garage with my vehicles. I have, and will continue to recommend you to all my family, friends and business contacts.

Shailesh Vadodaria

I visited your gigantic garage for getting my car MOT'd. Your team were extremely friendly, prompt and reliable. I would have no hesitation in recommending your services to all my friends and associates.

Rob Anderson

Accidents are never a good experience but when our driver had the misfortune to being the victim of a rear end shunt on the M1, we had a predicament of a van full of client records in a van that was going nowhere.

Christine Black

I would like to thank you and your team for a fantastic job. I was so upset when someone reversed into the car; I'd only had it a few days. I would certainly use your garage again although under different circumstances and I would highly recommend your garage.

Roger Gagan

My relationship with Bushey Hall Garage goes back over 30 years from the time that they used to service my company car so it was good to take my car to them again recently for servicing, knowing that they are a company who give excellent service and value for money.

David Cameron

I can't thank Dawn and Bushey Hall Garage enough for helping me out in my time of need. I was unfortunate enough to be in an accident, and to be honest I didn't really know what to do at the scene of the accident.

One call to Bushey Hall and they gave me clear instructions on what I should do and then had the recovery truck out to me within the hour.

Pat Twydle

Thank you for your immediate response and wonderful help. Much appreciated.

Paul Bainbridge

Thank you to all at BHG Ltd for the attention given to your customers.  I have no hesitation in recommending you to family, friends and colleagues if  they need assistance with their motoring woes.

Daniel Ginder

When my truck needed a service, your level of service and communication was second to none.  I will not hesitate to recommend you to my friends or family.  A truly wonderful company to do business with!

Barry Dutnall

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for helping me with my apparent inability to avoid kerbs. traffic islands or any other objects in the road. An accident can be a traumatic experience or in my case a hazard of daily life. But you have always been there to get me back on the road safely.

Stuart Little

Our son was involved in a collision with a motorbike. Fortunately the motorcyclist was unhurt. But there was considerable damage to the front offside of the Vauxhall Corsa. We managed to get the car home and then called Bushey Hall Garage. You dealt with everything  and completed the work superbly. When we  collected the car, it looked better than the day we bought it.  

Pat Kullor

I've been very impressed by the high level of  your service – above and beyond.  Thank you very much for your much appreciated help.

Roger Gagan

They collected the car from my home address and carried out the service and MOT with their usual efficiency, professionalism and attention to detail. When the car was returned at the end of the day it felt like a new vehicle and I would have no hesitation in recommending this long established and highly respectable business for servicing MOTs and crash repair work.

Alison Stainsby

Thank you for looking after my car in such a professional and friendly way over the last 5 years.  I can honestly say that you are the only garage I have ever been able to trust and been happy to do business with.

Rob Anderson

With one call to Bushey Hall Garage a breakdown truck was dispatched to recover our vehicle and driver from the hard shoulder. You told us not to worry about the vans contents as you had instructed your driver to bring the van to our yard so we could unload the precious cargo before it went on its last journey.

Angela Ellis

What a pleasure it's been to have Bushey Hall Garage looking after our vehicles. Just before the recent service of my Frontera I noticed that I had a new light on the dashboard. Being a lady driver, I get enough flack, so it's reassuring to learn of your female friendly garage commitment that promises to "never knowingly overcharge/patronise or sell you services you do not need or want". And you didn't.

Thank you for looking after my car and for living up to your "tried, tested and fully trusted" ethos that i know you're rightly so proud of.

John Baughen

Thank you for your prompt attention to our Astra stalling problem.  This had defied the earlier attempts by other mechanics to resolve the problem. I have been running the vehicle for two weeks, since you saw it and the problem has not returned. An excellent and professional service and response puts your company the top of my recommendation list.

Matthew Cawthorne

It has been a bonus that Matt has been able to collect and return the cars, saving us the trip; that we have had 100% confidence in the quality of your work; that the pricing has been very competitive with what we were paying before; and that the cars have been spotless when returned. Thank you so much!

Michal Zielinski

Thankyou very much for the body shop work done on my car. Paint colour is matching perfectly so there is no sign of any work carried out. Car was washed inside and out to a high standard and (what is really important to a driving instructor) there were no smears on a windows or mirrors. I have even received a vanilla scent tree! I will continue to recommend Bushey Hall Garage to all my friends and clients.

Paul Bainbridge

When my vehicle broke down on the M6, I feared the worst, but a call to Bushey Hall Garage got the problem sorted.  My problem was contaminated fuel.  You replaced damaged parts and I am really pleased to say that the car has been running nicely ever since. I have also had the MOT and service done at BHG,  with the same excellent customer service at competitive prices.

Bruce Kennedy

My Lexus had been playing up for a while.  Not having the time to fix it myself, I entrusted it to your tender care to carry out a full service and fix whatever needed fixing. The car was serviced and fixed and runs like new. The work was carried out to a high standard and your staff are a credit to you, even the little Citroen C1 you lent me was good fun to drive around. I will continue to have my car serviced with you and would not hesitate to recommend you to my clients, family and friends.

Phil Hayes

There aren't many companies that you can call on night and day and always get help, but you at Bushey Hall Garage always seem to go above and beyond what most people consider good service. I had a flat tyre and when I went to repair it I found the jack was missing from the van!  You  turned up within the time frame given and replaced my wheel within minutes. Thank you all for the great service I received.

Ash Shah

I would like to thank you for the excellent service you provided when servicing my wife’s vehicle. I dropped off the vehicle in the morning and it was ready for me at the time promised. I shall be using you for all future works and will also recommend you to all my family and friends.

Carol Quirk

I would like to thank the team at Bushey Hall Garage for their perseverance in finding the recurring fault with the engine management system on my car.  You explored the potential causes and were keen to get to the root of the problem and solve it for me.  You provided an excellent service.  It is good to receive the personal service that is so often lacking. Thank you for your time and effort. I will certainly recommend you to others.

Alison Taylor

Just a note to thank you for the work you carried out on my car. You booked the car in quickly and at my convenience and phoned me with a quote before any work was undertaken that day. The repair was explained clearly and carried out very quickly and to the highest standards . I know I can and will happily recommend your garage with confidence.

Christine Black

Just a quick note to thank you for repairing my car in the body shop not once, not twice, but three times in the last twelve months. Bushey Hall dealt with everything and the only thing I had to do was simply book the date. Everyone at Bushey Hall were fantastic and did a brilliant job in slowly but surely getting me a new car, accident by accident. I cannot recommend you and your team highly enough.

Darren Cohen

You carried out a full service on my car and an MOT on my wife’s car.  Your colleagues picked our cars up from our home and place of work, carried out the necessary checks and delivered our cars back to us.  I was very impressed with how quickly you were able to turn the job around and the lack of disruption it caused me and my wife.

Thank you for your professional service.  I would not hesitate to recommend you to my friends, family and colleagues.

Stuart Bedford

A fantastic garage that my family and I have used many times. Had me back and mobile in no time. Friendly, efficient and very competitive. A first class service highly recommended to family friends and other members of public.

Stuart Falconer

I needed an MOT fast in order to tax my vehicle on line. So I called Bushey Hall Garage.to see if they could squeeze me in the next day.  They could.  Gratitude turned to delight when they were able to give me a lift into the town in time for a 9.30 meeting.  Delight turned to disbelief when they were able to get the parts required delivered and fitted on my car AND in time for me to return to St Albans in time for a further meeting later that afternoon.

Liz Treadaway

I had the unfortunate displeasure of some beeping beep breaking into my car by smashing a window.  After a very draughty and glass strewn drive around you came back to me promptly, booked my car in for the next day with no fuss and offered a courtesy car whilst the work was being done.  I picked a fully functioning car with all windows present – no stress no hassle and a great price.  (and you cleaned my car for me – thank you). I will carry on using your services and will continue to recommend you as you always offer a fantastic service and I am confident I can trust your work.

Aarif Merali

We have been using Bushey Hall Garage for several years now for all our vehicles. As both my wife and I are part of a busy family business, their pick-up and delivery service is invaluable. On those occasions when I have had an urgent issue that needs addressing I know I can drop in and will be seen to straight away. A great customer-oriented business!

Ovi Uzuazebe

We have been using Bushey Hall Garage for all our car checks and repairs and at no time did they disappoint us. Their services and customer service is outstanding and faultless. I will not allow any other garage to touch my cars. I will not hesitate to continue to refer Bushey Hall Garage as a stress free and reliable way to fix your car.

Dave Henderson

As a businessman I rely heavily on my vehicle. I have used Bushey Hall Garage for over 8 years now and they have always given me outstanding service. I have recommended them to family, friends and business colleagues and will continue to do so for many years to come.

Barry Dutnall

With my own bay at your garage and a direct hotline to your body shop I do not have to worry any more. Bushey Hall Garage has provided an excellent service and I will not hesitate to recommend your company to all the drivers I crash into in the future.

Stuart Falconer

It was such a refreshing change to be treated with such courtesy that did not make me feel patronised.  I asked for assistance when I needed it and I received it in abundance.  People working in customer service would do well to take a leaf out of the book of Bushey Hall Garage.  It is a pleasure for me to recommend their services.

Rob Anderson

Once again, Bushey Hall Garage lives up to its star billing. Dawn, Roger and their team were there to assist in our hour of need. We always recommend Bushey Hall Garage and will continue using them.

Imagine Group

The Imagine Group run a fleet of 14 Company Cars and have used Bushey Hall Garage for all our servicing, repair, bodywork and recovery needs for 8 years now. TRUST is our watchword and to gain that requires a belief in the people, their expertise, knowledge and experience. As well as having those attributes, the people at Bushey Hall Garage are without exception committed, courteous, well trained and responsive. If you add to that the various accreditations the business itself has secured then I end up with every confidence in them. For that reason I have every intention of continuing to use them for many years.

Matthew Cawthorne

I wanted to set on paper the outstanding service recently provided by Bushey Garage Ltd in carrying out work recently on our Mini and our Toyota Land Cruiser.

The turning point was reconnecting with you and joining BNI which provided the impetus for us to make the change to Bushey Hall Garage. We have been delighted with the way relaxed and fun yet purposeful way you, Roger and the team do business and, of course, the quality of the work carried out by your expert staff.

Steve Hatchett

National Sales Manager, Cowans Group

This week my car needed a service/MOT and brake pads replacing. The car was collected by Matthew as agreed at 8.30am and a couple of courtesy calls through the day advising of costs, was met by a clean car and all work done, when Matthew returned. Seamless service, very reasonable prices and very friendly team that's Bushey Hall! Driving 30,000 miles a year I really need my car to work for me and thanks to Bushey Hall it does. I will, and have, no hesitation in recommending Bushey Hall Garage to all my friends, family and contacts.

Ken Hansen

Director, 24X7 Buckinghamshire Ltd.

We would like to thank you for the excellent work that you have completed on our Renault Master van.  As you know, this wheelchair equipped bus is an essential part of our fleet of 40 vehicles that we use to carry disabled children to and from school each term day.  Your workshop carried out the work very quickly and the vehicle was on its school run in a very short time.

We appreciate the excellent quality and price and will be calling on you again for any future mechanical and body shop services as they are needed.

Fiona Baker

I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to your team at Bushey Hall Garage.  Following a prang in my car, most of the front and driver side was a complete mess.  As the car is more intelligent than any human, this was not an easy job to sort out!  Whilst doing this you provided me with a courtesy car, which my insurer had tried to suggest I wouldn't get unless I went with their recommended garage.

Your team repaired my car to the point that you wouldn't know anything had happened, and when it had to go back to VW for the computer bit to be done, you didn't bother me with the details, you just quickly got on with it.You have also dealt with my insurers which is a major pain, and taken the hassle out of that for me.

I can't thank you enough for your help.

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Bushey Hall Garage
Bushey Hall Drive
WD23 2QE