We have 2 specialists in West Yorkshire, and our specialists cover a range of towns in the area, including Bradford, Halifax, Leeds, Wakefield and Keighley.
Our skilled car body repair specialists are able to complete SMART repairs on the below.
You are in safe hands with ChipsAway West Yorkshire, as our fantastic local service is backed up by a nationally recognised brand with extensive industry experience. Our car body repair specialists also complete bespoke IMI accredited training facility, to ensure the quality of car repairs are to the highest possible standard. Find out more about ChipsAway’s full car body repair services.
So, if your car has minor car body repair damage, you can request a free estimate simply by filling in our enquiry form below, and then your local specialist will contact you within 24 hours.
Car Body Damage in West Yorkshire
According to police data, vehicle vandalism in England and Wales has jumped by 10% in the last three years, but in West Yorkshire it has increased by a quarter. This is the second biggest rise nationwide, behind Manchester at 37%, and it means that the number of cars being vandalised in West Yorkshire is way above the national average.
Nationally, some 210,000 vehicles suffered criminal damage such as smashed windows, slashed tyres and broken windscreen wipers in 2016, compared with 191,000 in 2013, according to data obtained by RAC Insurance.
West Yorkshire Police claim that the worst area for car crime is central Bradford, with a huge 2137 incidents of car crime recorded for every 10,000 cars. Theft from a motor vehicle and criminal damage represents the mainstay of incidents, with just 12 per cent of cars being stolen. Crime hotspots include areas surrounding Bradford’s train station, cathedral and shopping centre.
Leeds City centre recorded 1738 incidents per 10,000 cars, with areas surrounding the university and housing estates show a substantial amount in car crime activity.
The safest area in the whole of West Yorkshire was the small market town of Todmorden. The town, which is home to 15,000 people, recorded 55 offences of car crime per 10,000 cars between 2011-2012.
If you have picked up a car scratch, minor dent or bumper scuff due to someone hitting your parked car, take a look at our blog which addresses What to do if someone hits or damages your parked car.