🍾 👸🏻 As a proud British company, we will be celebrating the Queens Jubilee and joining in with the national festivities.
As a result we will be closing our factory starting on Friday 27th May, re-opening Monday 6th June.
All emails and enquiries will be replied to after this return date. 🍾 👸🏻
17th August 2021
Update – Retail Customers
Following on from our message in May – we thank you for your on-going patience whilst we worked through our backorders. You will be pleased to know that we have made significant progress – and whilst we are still working through some backorders – we aim to be accepting all new retail orders again from the week commencing the 6th September 2021.
Going forward – to avoid disappointment with your restoration – we recommend that you place your order in plenty of time.
We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our website as follows:
Austin Healey & Triumph TR Customers – browse our extensive product library for details and pricing – selecting the products you are considering using our unique “Build a Quote” system. Once submitted, our experienced sales team can review our choices and get back in touch to discuss the finer details and send you material samples based on your choices.
Jaguar & MGA Customers – find lots of useful information and photos about the products we can offer for your restoration on the individual Model Pages for each marque/model. At the bottom of these model pages, you will find a Contact Form specific to your car – which you can fill in and submit with your restoration requirements – and one of our experienced sales team will formulate a Quote for you to get the ball rolling.
Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after the 6th September 2021.
To all of our EU based customers, don’t let Brexit stop you from purchasing from us. We are still supplying many restoration kits to customers based throughout the EU. Please do not let Brexit jeopardise your restoration for a bit more paperwork; we still make the best kits for these cars and the difference in cost after Brexit is minimal.
We have explained the new way of trading post Brexit in this simple guide.
Pre Brexit (before January 2021)
Before Brexit, you PAIDUK TAX (VAT 20%) on all items at the point of sale; and the goods simply were delivered to your address with the no requirement for customs checks and no further charges/taxes applied.
Post Brexit (from January 2021)
Now, after Brexit, you NO LONGER PAY UK TAX (VAT 20%). Instead you PAY YOUR LOCAL COUNTRY TAX (15% – 25%) + A SMALL ADMIN FEE (€10-€15)upon the parcel’s arrival in your country. These charges are paid directly to customs – they will be in contact with you once they receive the parcel to arrange payment.
No Duties / Tariff charges should be payable on our goods. As all our parts are made within the UK, they are Zero-Rated.We supply all of the correct documentation and declarations for the shipment process to support the UK Manufacture Proof for no duty/tariff charges.
Overall, there is very little difference between the total cost of your order between pre and post Brexit; it is simply the process that has changed with two points of payment now required – one to us, and the other to your local country customs officials.
We will email you a copy of your shipping invoice as the goods leave our factory in the UK so that you have visibility of the same documentation that is reviewed at customs.