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Certified Steel Standard



What is the CSS Standard?

What is the CSS Standard?

CSS - Certified Steel Standard, it is the new bodyshop standards programme of SIMI. While there are many approved and accredited bodyshops operating in Ireland, there has never been a national Irish standard and CSS is the first of its kind for vehicle bodyrepairs in who undertake to repair crash damaged vehicles.

The standard incorporates the industry agreed technical specification for the process of vehicle body repair. It outlines the processes and procedures directly related to the safe repair of accident damaged vehicles.

How does a bodyshop achieve the standard?

How does a bodyshop achieve the standard?

A bodyshop undertakes a voluntary independent audit where they must pass the CSS details minimum requirements for;

  • Competent personnel
  • Appropriate and well-maintained equipment
  • Suitable repair methods
  • Quality of repair materials

Upon passing the audit the bodyshop will receive the CSS certification which is accredited by TV SD Auto Service GmbH, clearly demonstrate to Customers and to Insurance Companies that bodyshops are committed to the highest quality and safety standards. The CSS standard embraces the repair process management with an emphasis on continual improvement and the audit is carried out on a yearly basis.

How do I know if a bodyshop has the standard?

How do I know if a bodyshop has the standard?

Any bodyshop which displays the CSS Logo with the current year has achieved the Certified Steel Standard


What does the CSS Standard Mean for Consumer Confidence

What does the CSS Standard Mean for Consumer Confidence

A bodyshop undertakes a voluntary independent audit where they must pass the CSS details minimum requirements for;

  • Ensuring the craftsmen carrying out the repairs have the appropriate qualifications.
  • Ensuring that every aspect of the job is recorded and traceable.
  • Ensuring that the bodyshop has all of the tools and equipment to carry to out the repair correctly.
  • Ensuring that customers are satisfied with the work done and they have somebody to help if there is a shortcoming with the repair.

Where do I find a CSS Vehicle Body Repairer

Where do I find a CSS Vehicle Body Repairer

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Pratt's Auto Bodyshop website
Hacketstown Road, Bennekerry, Carlow
Tel: 059/9141440


Autotech Bodyshop Ltd website
Unit 1, Poles Business Park, 
Poles, Co Cavan
Tel: 049/4330777


Autobody Repairs Ennis Ltd website
Unit 2, Clare Marts Complex,Quin Rd, Ennis, Clare
Tel: 065/6867765

Perfect Accident Repair Centre Ltd t/a PARC website
Block F Units 5&6 Quin Rd Business Pk, Ennis, Clare
Tel: 065/6868444


Autoright website
Unit C6, Dosco Industrial Estate, South Douglas Road, Cork 
Tel: 021/4918727

Barry's of Bantry website
N71 Cork Road, Bantry, Co. Cork
Tel: 027/50023

Cavanagh's of Charleville Ltd website
Limerick Road, Charleville, Co. Cork
Tel: 063/81561

Clarke Bros Bandon Ltd website
Clonalkilty Road, Bandon, Co. Cork
Tel: 023/8841923

Dineen Crash Repairs Ltd website
Unit J 1, Marina Commercial Park, Centre Park Road, Co. Cork
Tel: 021/4317673

Fermoy Nissan Ltd website
Dublin Road, Fermoy Co. Cork
Tel: 025/31555

Guerin Auto Body Repairs
Ballyduane,Newmarket, Co. Cork
Tel: 029/60427

Johnson & Perrott Ltd (Douglas Road) website
Douglas Road, Co. Cork
Tel: 021/4916300

Kenny Brothers Ltd  website
Tramore Road, Co. Cork
Tel: 021/4963033

Red Abby Motors website
Unit E3 South Link Park, Frankfield, Co. Cork
Tel: 021/ 4322766


Ace Auto Body Letterkenny Limited  website
Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
Tel :

Hegarty's Auto Service Ltd  website
Carnamuggagh, Letterkenny, Co Donegal


A J K Motors Ltd website
Golf Road, Rush, Dublin
Tel: 01/8438042

Accident Repair Centre website
Ballsbridge Crash Repair Ltd, Unit 18 Cookstown Industrial Estate, Dublin 24
Tel: 01/ 4624727

Ace Auto Body Ltd (Finglas) website
Mongey Plunkett Complex, North Road, Finglas, Dublin 11
Tel: 01/806 8090

Ace Auto Body Ltd (Long Mile Road) website
Unit 54 Robinhood Industrial Estate , Longmile Road, Dublin 22
Tel: 01/4081000

Ace Auto Body Ltd website
Fairview, Convent Avenue, Fairview, Dublin 3
Tel: 01/2735100

Ashmore Ryder website
8 Fitzwilliam Quay, Ringsend, Dublin 4
Tel: 01/6684997

Crofton Motors website
18 Sundrive Road, Kimmage, Dublin 12
Tel: 01/4921833

Denning's Cars Ltd website
Bellavista, Spawell, Tallaght Road, Dublin 6W
Tel: 01/4909830

ACE Autobody Repairs  Coolock website
Eklad Close, Malahide Road Industrial Estate, Coolock, Dublin 17
Tel: 01/8473122

Excel Autocare  Ltd website
Unit 6 Woodlawn Business Park, Old Airport Road, Cloghran, Co. Dublin  
Tel: 01/8621300

Gregg Martin Crash Repair website
Unit 3B Kilbarrack Industrial Estate, Kilbarrack, Dublin
Tel: 018394956

Smith & Branigan Motors website
Newlands Road, Balgaddy, Lucan, Dublin
Tel: 01/6109174/5

Soraghan Auto Care website
Unit 3 Phoenix Estate, Navan Road, Castleknock, Dublin 15 
Tel: 01/8380333

Tallaght Ford website
Airton Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Tel: 01 4000044

Westley Motors Ltd
Unit B Bluebell Avenue, Bluebell Industrial Estate, Naas Road, Dublin 12
Tel: 01/4602080


Ace Autobody Galway website
Glenascaul Business Park, Oranmore, Co. Galway
Tel: 091 795623

Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs Ltd. website
Unit 12, Glenascaul Business Park, Oranmore, Galway
Tel: 091/388999

Masonbrook Motors Ireland Ltd website
Masonbrook, Loughrea, Galway
Tel: 091/841258

Windsor Galway website
Monivea Road, Ballybrit, Co. Galway
Tel: 091/770707


Ace Auto Body Ltd (Naas) website
Newhall, Nass, Kildare
Tel: 045 882 855

Fitzpatrick's Garage (Kildare) website
Dublin Road, Kildare
Tel: 045 527700

Kildare Crash Centre Ltd
Walshestown, Athgarvan, Newbridge, Kildare
Tel: 045/434161

Liam Duff Ltd website
Gragadder, Kilcock, Kildare
Tel: 01/6287434


Kelliher's Garage Ltd website
Rathass, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Tel: 066/7120000

Kingdom Crash Repairs Ltd website
Monavalley Industrial Estate, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Tel: 066/7180000

Reen's Garage website
Old Chapel, Rathmore,Co. Kerry
Tel: 064/7758150


Doheny's Crash Repairs website
Unit 5b, Westcourt Business Park, Callan, Kilkenny
Tel: 056/7755588

Walsh's Toyota website
1 Hebron Enterprise Park, Hebron Road, Co. Kilkenny
Tel: 056/7702080


Corcoran Auto Body Works Ltd website
Clonminam Industrial Estate, Portlaoise, Laois
Tel: 057/8621151

ACE Autobody Portlaoise website
Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Laois
Tel: 057/ 8622048


Brendan Lowe & Sons Accident Repair Specialist website
Attyfinlay, Carrick on Shannon, Leitrim
Tel: 071/9621105


Ace Autobody Limerick (Ballysimon) website
Eastway Business Park, Ballysimon Raod, Limerick.
Tel: 061/459250

Ace Autobody Limerick website
Units 1 & 2 Westlink Business Park, Clondrinagh Industrial Estate,
Ennis Road, Limerick.
Tel: 061/459250

Dan Dooley Ford Centre website
Knocklong, Co.Limerick
Tel: 062 53103


Premier Crash Repairs
Little Water Steet, Longford Town, Longford.
Tel: 043/3342877


Oriel Auto Specialist Ltd 
Coes Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Tel: 042/9336819

Smiths of Drogheda Ltd website
North Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Tel: 041/9831106


Kevin Connolly Car Sales Ltd website
Rehins, Foxford Road, Ballina, Mayo
Tel: 096/79000

Swinford Motors Ltd website
Dublin Road, Swinford, Mayo
Tel: 094/9251233


ACE Autobody Navan website
Newgate Motors, Kells Road, Navan, Co. MeathNavan, Meath
Tel: 046/9248700

T.D. Caldwell Ltd website
Unit 15, Mullaghboy Industrial Estate, Athboy Road, Navan, Meath
Tel: 046/9023786

Tadg Riordan Motors website
Ashbourne, Meath
Tel: 01/8350084


Ted Brennan Motors Ltd website
Five Cross Roads, Creighanore, Castleblayney, Monaghan
Tel: 042/9740618


Tullamore Nissan (Marsh Nissan Ltd) website
Burlington Business Park,Clara Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Tel: 057/9329170


Kevin Connolly Car Sales (Sligo) Ltd website
Carraroe, Sligo
Tel: 071/9115333


ACE Autobody Clonmel website
Unit 2e Ard Gaoithe Business Park, Cashel Road, Clonmel, Tipperary
Tel: 052/6187414 

Donal Ryan Crash Repairs website
Templederry, Nenagh, Tipperary
Tel: 0505/22335

Jamie Lawlor Crash Repairs Ltd website
Unit 3A, Ard Gaoithe Business Park, Clonmel, Tipperary
Tel: 052/6187304


Heffernan Car Sales website
Cleaboy Road, Tycor, Waterford City, Waterford
Tel: 051/3179988

McConnell Bros Ltd website
Waterford Business Park, Cork Road, Waterford
Tel 051/874037


Ace Autobody Athlone website
Monksland, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Joe Lynch & Sons website
Lakeview, Athlone, Co. Westmeath 
Tel: 090/6492734

Mullingar Autos Ltd website
Dublin Bridge, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath 
Tel: 044/9348755

Sleator Bodyshop Ltd website
Unit 11 Lough Sheever Corporate Park, Robinstown, Mullingar, Westmeath
Tel: 044/939 6565


ACE Autobody Wexford  website
Unit 11 Strandfield Business Park, Kealogue, Wexford
Tel: 053 9144014  

Doyle's Garage Courtown Ltd  website
Coast Road, Courtown, Gorey, Wexford
Tel: 053/9427900

Hartley's Autocraft Ltd  website
Ring Road, New Ross,Co. Wexford
Tel: 051/420111

J Donohoe Motors Ltd website
Quarrypark Enniscorthy,Co. Wexford
Tel: 051/420111 053/9242526

Whitty Autobody Accident Repair Centre website
Ballinaboola, Co. Wexford
Tel 051/428521 / 051/428483


Ace Auto Body Ltd website
Bray, Lower Dargle Road, Bray, Wicklow
Tel: 01/2760600

Alan Mears Service Ltd website
O'Byrne Lane, Vevey Road, Bray, Wicklow
Tel: 01/2764655

Armstrong Body Repairs Ltd website
Ballinaclough, Rathnew, Wicklow
Tel: 0404/69594

Windsor Motor Group Bray  website
Dublin Road, Bray, Co  Wicklow
Tel: 012720011  

Find your nearest CSS Vehicle Body Repairer!

Right to repair you can choose!

What you should look for when choosing a Repairer?

As the owner of a damaged car you have the right to choose your own repairer. Choosing a CSS bodyshop guarantees that the repair will be carried out correctly and completely no short cuts, no compromises on quality. Only the correct parts are fitted by trained technicians and craftsmen, installed according to the specific recommendations of manufacturers and crash repair experts.

Why it is important that you insure the person who repairs your vehicle is fully quailified!