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Meet The Team

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Bill Rutter

Bill is the owner of the garage. He began his career in vehicle mechanics in 1973 at the then main Ford dealer Charles King in the Broadway, Bedford. Bill started his own repair service up back in 1985 and has continued to grow to where we are at today.

Bill’s hobby/obsession is motor racing and he currently races his Batten MK3 in the Premier Choice Formula 750 championship, after many years running his trusted faithful Darvi MK5. See some pictures of Bill in action above.

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Ian Jones
Foreman & MOT Tester

Ian is our MOT Tester/ Foreman. He joined Bill in 1986 and bar a short period he has been with us ever since. Like Bill, Ian also began his career at Charles King a year later in 1974.

Ian’s hobby is fishing and he has run the Kingfisher Angling Club for many years in Bedford. He also supports West Ham football team. C’mon you irons!

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Helen Durrant
Office Manager

Helen is Bill’s Sister and joined the business back in 2001 full time to run the office, after a long career at Midland now HSBC Bank.

Helen’s hobbies are going to music gigs & trying to keep fit swimming, cycling and walking. Helen also loves motorsport, currently would love to own an RS Focus!

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Daniel Bean
Senior Technician

Daniel joined us as an apprentice back in 2001 and is our senior technician. No jobs phase Daniel, he is a real asset to us.

Daniel’s hobby is playing golf and he supports Arsenal football team (someone has to!) We are currently trying to persuade Daniel to purchase an RS Focus!

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Jake Betts

Jake is our newest member of staff, joining us in January 2015. He completed his training at Havelock Motors in Bedford. Jake is enjoying the new challenges in our busy workshop.

Jake’s hobbies are going to the Gym and playing golf. Jake supports Manchester United football team.

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Sharon Bell

Sharon joined our administration team on a temporary basis back in 2013 and became permanent full time in 2014. Sharon is learning all about the motor trade and also happens to be Jake’s Mum, so keeps him in check!

Sharon would also love to own an RS Focus, we are bit obsessed with ST & RS Fords here…!!