Thursday 22nd February Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry - 5:30pm till late
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The UKs most prestigious garage award ceremony returns for 2024

Bringing together the best mechanics from all over the UK and the biggest names in the Automotive Aftermarket, the annual WhoCanFixMyCar Garage Awards returns for its eighth year.

This year, we’ve got a new look, but rest assured, you can expect the same fun-filled evening of recognition and celebration, only this time bigger and better than ever!

Award Categories

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Best Garage North West

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Best Garage North East

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Best Garage Yorkshire and Humber

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Best Garage West Midlands

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Best Garage East Midlands

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Best Garage South West

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Best Garage South East

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Best Garage East of England

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Best Garage London

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Best Garage Scotland

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Best Garage Northern Ireland

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Best Garage Wales

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Best Brake Specialist

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Best eBay Tyre Installer

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Best Clutch Specialist

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Best Service Specialist

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Best Bodyshop

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Best Mobile Mechanic

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Best Regional Group

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Best National Group

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Best RAC Garage

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Hall of Fame Nominees

This year’s venue

Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry

Coventry Building Society Arena is a world class exhibition, event & conference centre close to Birmingham. High tech facilities & 2000 car parking spaces, cloakroom and fully stocked bar

On the night you can expect a drinks reception, a 3 course meal and bar open til late.

Address + Directions

Situated in the heart of the UK the Coventry Building Society Arena is within two-hour drive of 75% of the population. Easy access makes the Arena an ideal destination. With three train stations within 8 miles, Birmingham International Airport only a 20 minute drive away, and London Euston 55 minutes by train. The Arena also has its own on-site railway station.
If you're travelling by car, Coventry Building Society Arena is just 800 yards from Junction 3 of the M6 and within easy distance of the M1 and M40.

Entrance to the Car Park A from Judds Lane

Get directions
This years host

A True British legend
Matt Dawson

ex England Rugby player

A former rugby player and contributor to England’s victory at the 2003 World Cup, Matt Dawson has become a national TV personality: the longest running Team Captain on BBC1’s much-loved sports quiz ‘A Question of Sport’; a winner of Celebrity Masterchef; and a runner-up on Strictly Come Dancing. As an after-dinner speaker and business speaker he is charismatic, engaging and supremely funny.


This year’s headline sponsor is the RAC

As the UK’s most experienced breakdown provider, the RAC provides complete peace of mind to 12.9 million UK drivers.

The RAC’s expert patrols attend more than 2 million breakdowns every year, fixing 4 out of 5 cars at the roadside, with repairs done in 30 minutes on average. So you know you’re in safe hands. 

Garage Awards Sponsors for 2024


We’ve partnered with the charity Ben

Ben is the charity dedicated to supporting the people of the automotive industry, providing support to navigate life’s challenges, helping them make positive, lasting changes to their lives.

We hope that through partnering with Ben we can help break down the negative stigma surrounding mental health in the automotive industry and empower people to take control of their wellbeing.

Frequently asked questions

When is the event?

The event is taking place on Thursday 22nd February 2024.

Where is the event taking place?

The Garage Awards 2024 will be taking place at:
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, CV6 6AQ

What are the parking arrangements?

There is a car park at the Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, please ensure you park at Car Park A as there are other car parks around the stadium. You can leave your car overnight however your car will need to be moved by 9am the next day.

Are there any nearby hotels?

There are plenty of hotels around Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry – to compare hotels and prices, click on the Nearby Hotels button on this page.

Will there be a cloak room?

There will be a cloakroom on the night and a system will be available on the night to safely leave your coat. We would ask guests to keep the belongings they bring with them to a minimum to speed up guest sign-in.

What is the dress code?

This is a black-tie event – dress to impress!

What food will be served at the event?

There will be a three-course meal plus wine – there will be both meat and vegetarian/vegan options.

How do I let you know about my special dietary requirements?

When you complete your registration form, there will be an option to tell us about your dietary requirements.

How can I buy a ticket?

You can purchase tickets here:

Alternatively, please contact to purchase tickets.
Ticket sales will close on 1st of February 2024.

If I have questions, who can I contact?

If you have questions regarding this event, please email Please note – the email will not be monitored on the event day.