Shaikly Motor Company, formerly known as Frank Shaikly & Son, was established in 1977. Since then we have grown into one of the most successful garages in the Colchester area, and are proud to have achieved the status of a multi-award winning company. We are an independent family run business and as such pride ourselves on being able to provide the ‘personal touch’ for our customers. Our workshop is approved by OFT (Office of Fair Trading), BSI (British Standards) and Trading Standards. We are approved by the Trading Standards ‘Buy With Confidence’ scheme and have been awarded a Female Friendly accreditation by Foxy Choice,..
Michael is the Owner and Managing Director of the business having worked alongside his father and then taking over from Frank Shaikly after his retirement in 2007. Michael is responsible for overseeing every aspect of the business entirely and if there is ever any rare cause for complaint he will deal with it personally.
With over 30 years experience in the motor trade Michael is consistently updating his qualifications and training to be at the forefront of all the new technological advances and to be able to offer our customers an in-depth knowledge and understanding of their needs. He is also undergoing a Master Technician programme with BOSCH Car Service to ensure that our customers receive the very latest technological expertise.
Michael employs a team of three dedicated administrative staff in the back office and eleven workshop technicians and assistants.
David is our General Manager and deals with the day-to-day running of the office and workshop including invoicing, estimating and customer liaison. He will normally be the person discussing the works required on your vehicle, and explain your options and costings for repair work to you.
Sian runs the service reception for the company and will normally be your first point of call on the phone or when dropping off/picking up your vehicle.
Michelle is our Accounts Manager. She runs the financial side of the business, speaking with suppliers and customers and running the accounts side of the business.
Adam is our Workshop Manager and has been with us for over 23 years. He oversees the full team of technicians and workshop technicians and is also our dedicated MOT Site Manager. Adam has over 25 years experience within the motor trade.
Jon is our Bodyshop Manager and takes care of all your paintwork and re-sprays and has been with us for over 24 years. He will also deal with your Insurance Agent in the case of any claims or authorization for repairs in the event of an accident.
Our team have collectively over 200 years of experience…… Your dedicated team of highly skilled workshop Technicians are:
Aurelijus ‘Tom’ Duda
Alongside Mick Shaikly and Adam Birkin these mechanics are our nominated MOT testers.
The technicians at your Shaikly Motor Company are trained on the latest technologies and have the most up-to-date diagnostic equipment to pinpoint any faults in your car as quickly and accurately as possible.
The Bosch Car Service network works to a Trading Standards approved Consumer Code of Practice. This commitment to customer care promises affordability combined with the highest technical and customer service standards to give you peace of mind in knowing that you will receive the highest level of service.