About Us

As one of the South East's Premier bodyshops we repair ALL makes of vehicle. Your guarantee is having your vehicle repaired by trained professionals, approved by the UK’s leading brands, and returning it back to ‘pre-accident’ condition.


The South East's Premier Manufacturer Approved Vehicle Accident Repair Centre Canterbury, Kent

Founded in 1966 by Wendy and Alan Britton Crush, A B Crush Panelcraft is a long established, family run vehicle accident repair centre based in Wootton near Canterbury, Kent. 

We have earned a great reputation in the local area for the high quality of work and first class customer service, carrying out expert repairs on all makes of cars and light commercial vehicles, including caravan & motorhomes.

Our Canterbury bodyshop hold the BSi Kitemark BS10125 standard for vehicle body repair, along with many manufacturer approvals and we have also achieved preferred status with many of the UK’s leading insurance companies, guaranteeing only the highest standards. 

We cover all areas around Kent including: Canterbury, Dover, Faversham, Sittingbourne, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Birchington, Broadstairs and Margate.

Vehicle Paintwork Warranty

Vehicle Paintwork Warranty

We offer a 30 year paint warranty on all paint work carried out by A B Crush Panelcraft, we use manufacturer approved paints to ensure your car is returned to its original, as good as new, condition. Whether it's restoring a faded paint finish or repairing and refinishing collision damage.

Volkswagen Longstanding Award

Volkswagen Longstanding Award

A B Crush Panelcraft became the UK's first VW Approved Bodyshop in 1973 and we are now delighted to have been awarded the VW Longstanding Achievement Award at the 2023 British Bodyshop Awards, with over 50 years of partnership with the Volkswagen group brands.

Our Partners

We are proud of our strategic partner network, below you can find some of the companies and organisation we work closely with:

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