Learn More About the NBRA

Chris Weeks gives us a brief understanding of the NBRA and what they can do for you.
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Who Are The NBRA?

The National Body Repair Association was launched in March 2017 and brought together the National Association of Bodyshops and the repairer members of the Vehicle Builders and Repairers Association. NBRA members displaying the CTSI Approved Code Logo operate to a strict Code of Practice approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.
The NBRA is the only trade association for car body repairers in the UK.

The Bodyshop Industry - Fully Repaired

Our Vision
What's At Our Core?

Our Purpose

“The NBRA is the only established not for profit trade body for Vehicle collision repairers in the UK, owned equally by its members – small or large.

Our purpose is to proudly transform the industry into one which is prosperous, safe and investable, held in the highest universal esteem for the incredible service it provides to consumers.

We do this through collaboration and persistently building the trust, understanding and support of all stakeholders”

How Do We Plan On Doing It?

Our Objectives


5% Gross Profit margin improvement

Fight for a 5% Gross Profit margin improvement for Members through improving repairer terms

More Digital Services

Deliver Members a suite of digital services that can help you operate more profitably on a daily basis

Strengthen the NBRA Membership

Strengthen NBRA membership and industry influence by growing to 800 sites in 2021

Our Team is Comprised of Genuinely Gifted Minds

Thomas Hudd

National Member Services

Gerry Braddock


Dominique Dawkins

Member Administration

Chris Weeks


Peter Eden

Associate Bodyshop Consultant

Michael Wicks

National Member Development

Antony Barnes

Members Engagement

Our Board is Comprised of Genuinely Gifted Minds

Dave Sargeant

Managing Director

Joe Godfrey

Owner and Managing Director

Michael Reed

Owner and Managing Director

Sam Smith

Managing Director

James Gore

Managing Director

Steve Shore

Owner and Managing Director

Richard Thorogood - NBRA Chairman

Business owner and Group Director

Devin Cavanagh

Managing Director

Roger Collings

Owner and Managing Director

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