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!)

Or I can sometimes drop you off, nearby.


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.


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 Merrafiled 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 8 minutes from Elburton Village with the Elburton Inn,  LemonTree Bistro Cafe, Vanity Fayre Health & Beauty Centre, and Charity shops to browse. 


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


Plym Valley Railway is about 10 minutes from the garage, at Marsh Mills. It's a heritage railway centre, preserving steam and diesel locomotives, carriages, wagons and other historic railway artefacts.


The city centre shops, cinema and theatre are about 15 minutes
away: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/citycentre

The National Marine Aquarium is also 15 minutes away, on Plymouth's historic Barbican


Wembury Beach with National Trust cafe and Marine Life Centre are a 15 minutes 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


Some of my customers have stayed at the Mount Batten Guest House.

Some have stayed at Langdon Court Hotel

And some have stayed at The Edgcumbe Guest House on Plymouth Hoe, where pets are allowed by arrangement.


Caravan and Camp sites near Plymouth


Minutes from my workshop is Riverside caravan park. It's an 'all year' site, and takes tents, caravans, campers and motorhomes. 

Sites in Salcombe

Sites on Dartmoor

Book an appointment

Tel: 01752 403400

Mob: 07471 002034

Text: 07471 002034


If I can't answer right away, please leave a message with your telephone number, so I can return your call.

Thank you.



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Allans Vehicle Services

Wixenford Depot

Colesdown Hill





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