Shorade Takes a Pioneering Step Towards Sustainability: Two Sites Achieve Carbon Neutral Accreditation

Shorade is proud to announce that two of our accident repair centres – Bristol and Cannock – have been awarded carbon-neutral status under the rigorous PAS 2060 standard. This significant achievement demonstrates our unwavering commitment to environmental responsibility and positions Shorade as a leader in sustainable practices within the automotive industry. Achieving carbon neutrality involves […]

Shorade Bristol becomes a Porsche Recommended Repairer

Shorade UK is pleased to announce that Shorade Bristol is now a Porsche Recommended Repairer. Since acquiring the Bristol site in April 2022, the team have been working towards achieving Porsche recommended status. As a Porsche Recommended Repairer, Shorade Bristol must meet the industry leading Operating Standards set by Porsche Cars Great Britain, and maintain […]

Brian Singer joins Shorade UK as Operations Director

Shorade UK is delighted to announce that Brian Singer, formerly Ocean Automotive, has joined Shorade UK as Operations Director. Brian joins Shorade with over 35 years of experience within the accident repair industry, and over 15 years of involvement with prestige manufacturer programs. Most recently employed as a Group Bodyshop Manager, Brian has held roles […]

Shorade UK acquires A&M Motors Bristol

Shorade UK acquired A&M Motors, Bristol. A&M Motors began trading as Shorade Bristol Limited on Friday 1st April 2022. Shorade Bristol has been created to offer bespoke accident repair solutions for chosen vehicle manufacturers, with a unique format for covering a vast area of influence to include Avon, South Wales, Gloucestershire and sections of Devon […]

Shorade UK signs strategic distribution partnership with LKQ Coatings

Shorade UK has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with LKQ Coatings, active from March 2022. The agreement covers all existing sites – Shorade Cannock, Finesse Dorking, Finesse Redhill – and all planned future sites. Leon Coupland, Managing Director, Shorade UK, commented: “After discussions with the LKQ team we knew that they were the right choice […]

Porsche Boxster 986 Restoration

In 2021 the Porsche Boxster celebrated its 25th anniversary. To mark the milestone, Porsche released a 25th anniversary model of the iconic Boxster.  In September 2021, Shorade began work to restore an original 986 Porsche Boxster for Porsche Cars Great Britain, to form part of the 25th anniversary celebrations.  The 986 Boxster arrived requiring a […]

9WERKS launches with Shorade as founding partner.

9WERKS launched on Saturday 18th September with a live stream from the Porsche Museum, Stuttgart, with Shorade Accident Repair proudly installed as official body repair partner. 9WERKS is the innovative online platform for Porsche enthusiasts, with multimedia journalism, special events, and unique opportunities with specially curated partners delivering a new, immersive experience for the Porsche […]

Rachel Bentham joins Shorade UK as Brand Manager.

Shorade UK is pleased to announce that Rachel Bentham, formerly BASF Automotive Refinish, has been appointed as Brand Manager. Rachel will be responsible for online and offline branding activities for all associated partners and businesses. In addition to branding, Rachel’s role also includes engagement with vehicle manufacturer programs, working with partnered dealerships and other key […]

Shorade UK Ltd formed as a new prestige accident repair business.

Shorade UK Ltd has been formed by Steven Shore, Shorade Accident Repair Centre, Mark O’Keefe, Finesse Accident Repair Centres, and Leon Coupland, HTH Dynamics, to cater for the growing need for specialist manufacturer-approved repair facilities across the UK. The formation comes after a period of close collaboration between the existing businesses. Existing sites will continue […]