Press release: BIG Awards finalists announced

Press release: BIG Awards finalists announced

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The eagerly awaited list of finalists for this year’s British Independent Garage (BIG) Awards has been revealed by the Independent Garage Association (IGA).

There are 39 finalists across 16 awards categories, providing an opportunity for all aspects of the industry to achieve recognition of their efforts. Each finalist has earned their position by being a standout operation or individual within their category.

The BIG Awards were created by the IGA to celebrate the best of the independent garage sector.  The Awards categories include small and large independents, industry suppliers and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the independent garage community in the last 12 months.

The finalists are:

  • AAK Auto Services
  • ACC UK Ltd
  • Amors Auto Solutions
  • API Motors Ltd
  • Bee Cool ACS Ltd
  • Binley Woods Approved Used Cars
  • Body & Soul Autoworks
  • Britannia MOT & Service Centre Ltd
  • CCM
  • Delphi Technologies
  • E-Dub
  • Garage Data Systems (GDS)
  • Garage Hive
  • German Auto Centre
  • GSF Car Parts
  • Guide Bridge MOT & Service Centre
  • Hickleys Ltd
  • Hillclimb Garage Ltd
  • Holmer Green Service Centre Ltd
  • Jaycee Distributors
  • KIS Autocentres
  • LM Motor Company Ltd
  • MPA Spares
  • Nemos Garage
  • Oldfields Garage
  • Parkers
  • Performance 3000
  • Perry & Prouse
  • Pete Wheildon
  • Pichler Tools
  • Ristes Motor Company
  • Sandles Car Supermarket
  • Shaikly Motor Company Ltd
  • Shires Garage Auto Services
  • Stourbridge Automotive Ltd
  • TechMan
  • TMS Autoparts
  • Uckfield Motor Services Ltd
  • Womanic

Winners and Highly Commended finalists will be announced at the awards ceremony on Friday 22 September 2023.

IGA Chief Executive Stuart James said: “The quality of this year’s entrants was genuinely outstanding, and our panel of expert judges had some tough decisions to make.

“We are now looking forward to the awards evening and although there can only be one winner in each category, all of the businesses and individuals who have reached the finals should feel very proud of their contribution to the reputation and performance of the independent garage sector.”

 17 July 2023


  • The 2023 BIG Awards are sponsored by Allianz, Alldata, Autologic, the BMTA Trust, Euro Car Parts, Gallaghers, GSF Car Parts, MILS, Partners &, Snap-On, and Solera.
  • The awards ceremony and dinner will take place at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium on Friday 22 September. Tickets are available here.
  • The full list of finalists can be found here


The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is the largest and most prominent trade body representing UK independent garages. They support members with the day-to-day challenges and complexities of running a garage business and offer a wealth of services, advice and resources, while ensuring that the sector’s voice is heard at Government level.