BIG night at IGA Awards bash

The IGA’s inaugural BIG (British Independent Garage) Awards were held in Farnborough on August 19.

Phil Todd won Lifetime Achievement

Notable winners include EV specialist  Cleevely Motors taking a hat-trick of trophies, including one for Business Improvement, Innovation and the coveted Overall Winner for Best Garage.

Hillclimb Garage in High Wycombe was awarded Best Small Independent as well as for Customer Service, for which they described as being ‘thrilled and beyond proud’ in a tweet.

There was also a brace of awards for individual contributions. IGC Network Manager Phil Todd picked up Lifetime Achievement Award and garage owner-tuned IMI policy maker Hayley Pells took home an an award for Individual Contribution.

Cleevely Motors picked up three awards


Customer Service Award – Hillclimb Garage

Business Improvement – Cleevely Motors

Individual Contribution Award – Hayley Pells

Training Award – Cedar Garage

Communication Award – ACC UK ltd

Community Engagement Award – Exminster Garage

Innovation Award           –        Cleevely Motors

Consumer Choice Award – Cedar Garage

Outstanding Achievement – Bee Cool

Independent Garage (Small) – Hillclimb Garage

Independent Garage (Large) – Shaikly Motor Co

Independent Garage (Overall Winner) – Cleevely Motors

Lifetime Achievement – Phil Todd

Published by Greg Whitaker

Editor of CAT Magazine and an experienced motoring journalist @GregWhitaker5

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