Barry Hews Automotive Services – Car MOTs, Servicing, and Repairs in Barnstaple

Welcome to Barry Hews Automotive Services, a family run garage and Bosch Car Service Centre in Pottington, Barnstaple. We carry out MOTs, servicing, and repairs on all makes and models of cars and light commercial vehicles. We also work to main dealer specialist level for Mercedes, BMW, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Volkswagen Audi Group (VAG), this means that we are able to offer main dealer services, without main dealer prices.

Across all of our services, we work with customers on an individual basis. We will never carry out work without your permission, or do any work that is surplus to requirements. For repair work, we can provide both genuine (OEM) parts, as well as aftermarket parts, to suit your budget and requirements.

Tyres, Diagnostics, Tracking, and Wheel Alignment

Here at Barry Hews, we provide our customers with much more than MOTs, servicing, and repairs – we also offer diagnostics, wheel alignment, vehicle remapping, tyres, and seasonal checks. Furthermore, we are able to arrange quotes for body work and windscreen repairs to be carried out by external companies.

To make sure that you stay on the road, we have 3 courtesy cars available. Other courtesy services include free quotations, MOT and service reminders, a car wash with your service, and pick up / drop off within a 10-mile radius.

A Bosch Car Service Centre in Barnstaple, North Devon

As a Bosch Car Service Centre in North Devon, we are covered by the Bosch Car Service Code of Practice and undergo annual Bosch inspections and audits. These inspections seek to ensure that we are offering the outstanding level of care and attention, as well as the highest standards of workmanship, that are required to be recognised as a Bosch Car Service Centre. This shows our commitment to quality and gives you peace of mind that you are receiving the very best in technical services and customer care.

  • Servicing
  • MOTs
  • Repairs
  • Diagnostics
  • Tyres
  • Remapping
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cambelts
  • ADAS

Meet the Team at Barry Hews

If you’re looking for dedicated and reliable vehicle technicians to carry out work on your vehicle, then you’ve come to the right place. As a Bosch Car Service Centre, we have several competent Bosch technicians and all of our staff are up to date with professional qualifications. Our team undergo continuous training and development to ensure that they are able to provide the very best services for old and new vehicles. Furthermore, we are proud to train apprentices to become competent, fully qualified mechanics.

Technical Team

Barry – 20+ years’ experience. Barry runs the workshop & keeps his hand involved as much as possible.

Stewart – joined us in 2004. Completed his Bosch training in 2009 and takes a refresher exam every 3 years.

Ken - joined us November 2016 and is our full time MOT tester.

Shaun - joined us in February 2017 with 20 years + experience as a vehicle technician.

Alex – completed his Apprenticeship with us in August 2017 & is staying as part of the team.

Dean - newly qualified Vehicle Technician joined us in August 2017

Luke - with 20+ years experience he is an asset to our team Jan 2018.

Matt - Came back to us in April 2018 after a small break.


Office Team

Gabby – As company secretary, Gabby ensures that the office runs smoothly.

Nicola & Barbara – The friendly faces on reception.