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Chris Riches auto repair shop based in Herne Bay, Kent was established in 1978. We are a family run business with over 40 years experience specialising in car accident repair work and are manufacturer and insurer approved.

We are manufacturer approved by Ford, Nissan, Peugeot, Suzuki and insurance approved by Admiral, Elephant, Diamond, Equity Red Star & Hastings Direct.

All our staff are ATA accredited.


  • 2 x low bake water based ovens

  • Electronic 4 wheel alignment

  • Electronic jig / chassis align

  • Air conditioning

  • Alloy wheel refurbishments and tyres

  • Use Aldetex estimating software and thatcham methods

  • Tilt and slide recovery vehicle


Manufacturer approved

Chris Riches vehicle body repair shop in Herne Bay is manufacturer approved meaning your vehicle will be repaired to manufacturer standards by trained professionals.


Insurer approved

Chris Riches auto repair shop in Herne Bay is insurer approved by many major car insurance companies.