What to do while your vehicle's with us!

Allans Vehicle Services,

Wixenford Depot, Plymstock, Plymouth, PL9 8AA.

VAT no: 909 7647 80

You can drop your vehicle off and arrange to pick it up later. 


You can wait in our family friendly waiting room, while we service your vehicle.

Your children and dog are welcome to wait with you!

Or sit outside in the sun (when it shines!)

I can sometimes drop you off, nearby, by prior arrangement.


And there's plenty to do nearby!


Saltram House We are next to the National Trust Saltram estate with its historic house. Stroll up the lane from my garage to the 'Stag Lodge' entrance gates. Entrance to the grounds is free and there's a cafe, play park and riverside or woodland walks.


NT Plymbridge river and woods is about 10 drive minutes away. It's within walking distance and can be reached from NT Saltram House. 


Plym Valley Railway is about 10 minutes from the garage. You pass it if you walk from Saltram to Plymbridge. It's a heritage railway centre, preserving steam and diesel locomotives, carriages, wagons and other historic railway artefacts.


Plymouth Golf Centre is just a few minutes from us, on Haye Road. 


Gables Farm Dog & Cats Home is a couple of minutes from the garage, on Merrafield Road. It's a rescue centre; You may not be looking for a new pet when you arrive, but you never know! They also sell pet beds and toys. 


We're 10 minutes from Elburton Village with the Elburton Inn, Lemon Tree cafe, a bakery and charity shops to browse.  


Plymouth Ski Slope and Snowboard Centre is 10 minutes from my garage.


Plymouth city centre shops, cinema and theatre are about 15 minutes drive.

The National Marine Aquarium is also 15 minutes away, beside Plymouth's historic Barbican and The Hoe. 


There are plenty of family attractions including The Box, museum and art gallery.


Wembury Beach with National Trust cafe and Marine Life Centre are a 20 minute drive.


Dartmoor is a 20 minute drive from my workshop.

If you’re here for longer and want the great outdoors, this site will interest you.

Looking for a good beach? Here’s a guide to Devon’s blue flag beaches.


Visit  Plymouth Guide 


Where to Stay

 There are many guest houses, lodges and camp sites in the area. See this link for information. 


Caravan and Camp sites


The closest site is about 10 minutes from my garage at Riverside caravan park. It's an 'all year' site for tents, caravans, campers and motorhomes. 

Site in South Hams area.

Sites in Dartmoor area.



Tel: 01752 403400

Mob: 07471 002034

Text: 07471 002034


I work on my own. If I can't answer right away, please leave a message & your number. I'll call you back.


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