Boroughbridge garage comes out top

Managing director Alex Brimelow and general manager Steven Cawood with staff at the garage. (130263AM1)
Managing director Alex Brimelow and general manager Steven Cawood with staff at the garage. (130263AM1)

A car dealership in Boroughbridge has scooped a prestigious accolade after being voted top independent garage in Yorkshire.

Alexanders Prestige, on Barr Lane Industrial Estate, was selected as a regional finalist in the Motor Industry Code of Practice awards – and found out it will represent Yorkshire in the national finals on Tuesday, March 26.

“This is the first year we have entered but we are determined to win,” general manager Steve Cawood told the Gazette.

“The service we provide for our customers has got to be the main reason why we have got this far. We have the happiest customers in Yorkshire,” said Mr Cawood, who has managed the garage – which offers MOTs, car servicing, repairs and car sales – for five years.

Staff at Alexanders Prestige enlisted the support of their loyal customers to vote for the business on the Motor Codes website and help them to reach the national finals.The garage has been shortlisted as one of the top ten garages in the UK and the best independent garage in Yorkshire.

Out of 162 votes on the Motor Codes’ website, 100 per cent of customers said they were happy with Alexanders’ service, and 100 per cent of customers said they would recommend the garage to a friend. One happy customer wrote on the website: “We have used Alexanders many times and find the service excellent. As a woman I can find garages very intimidating but Alexanders is the complete opposite. Very helpful and always go that extra mile!”

lTo vote for Alexanders visit www.motorcodes.co.uk