About Us

Kendal Vehicle Services (KVS) is a local business which has been servicing northwest Christchurch for over 21 years under the leadership of owner and business manager Carol Bradley. ‘We pride ourselves on having open and honest relationships with our clients and doing what’s best for their vehicle while using quality parts and guaranteed workmanship’ Your safety is our highest priority so let us help keep you and your vehicle safe.

KVS is also a proud representative of the MTA and the premium Auto Super Shoppe group and a preferred service provider to Leaseplan, Fleetpartners and Autosure. We undertake repairs and maintenance for all the major warranty companies including Lumley’s, Tower, Custom Fleet and DriveRight. You can expect open and honest advice, as well as the promise that we will only undertake work once it’s been authorized, so you’ll have no surprises when it comes time to pick up your vehicle.

As well as Warrant of Fitness (WOF) and routine vehicle servicing, we carry out repairs to vehicles ranging from radiator leaks to complete motor and gearbox replacement. We also supply and fit new car batteries (link) and tyres (link) in Christchurch (at prices (link) that normally beat the high priced street retailers). We have state of the art equipment including the latest technology Hunter Hawkeye Wheel Alignment Machine (link) and the worlds most advanced plate-tronic brake tester Safe-T-Stop (link)

You will find Kendal Vehicle Services mechanical services particularly convenient if you live or work around the following areas:

Christchurch, Burnside, Avonhead, Harewood, Ilam, Airport, Bishopdale, Russley, Bryndwr, Papanui, Christchurch Airport.

You Can’t Top An Auto Super Shoppe – Guaranteed.



Our Vision

To have mutual respect of our people: team, client, supplier, community.

‘An empowered organisation is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organisational success’
Stephen Covey

Core Focus

KVS core focus is to satisfy our customers' automotive service and repair needs. To achieve this we will work with our clients to ensure their vehicle will not only perform at its best today but will be less problematic in the future through preventative maintenance. We aim to under promise and over deliver.

Our Mission

To be the leader in our market by being 100% customer focused, delivering our services with added value, together with the highest level of quality and workmanship. Form long lasting relationships with our clients by understanding their needs and fulfilling them through listening, asking the right questions and careful and thoughtful consultation. Value our team as an important asset and assist them in achieving professional and personal goals. Encourage teamwork within the extended family including our people, their families, our clients, suppliers and associates. Be socially and environmentally aware and responsible. To have the KVS brand recognized and respected.

The key to our success

A key component to the success of the brand is achieved through Auto Super Shoppes centres using quality products that are right for your vehicle.

Leading industry brands such as BNT, Repco, DR Britton Valvoline, Century Batteries, GT Radials, Wynns and Apparelmaster supply their products to the workshops so motorists can be assured their vehicle will be treated professionally and effectively on all levels.


Our promise to our customers

Providing you with a clear plain English explanation of what your vehicle needs

A "no surprises" policy so expenses relating to your vehicle have your approval

A drop off and pick-up service (within a reasonable distance)

Qualified mechanics that have a broad range of experience

A mini-valet with full servicing

Reminders in the future about upcoming services required for your vehicle