About Us

Kendal Vehicle Services (KVS) is a local business servicing northwest Christchurch for over 23 years under the leadership of owner and Business Development Manager Carol Bradley. Carol quotes the secret of our success to be ‘we pride ourselves on having open and honest relationships with you ‘our clients’ and doing what’s best for your vehicle while using quality parts and guaranteed workmanship’ so you can relax knowing your vehicle is in good hands.

KVS is a proud representative of the MTA and the premuim Auto Super Shoppe group, a preferred service provider for all the major warranty companies including Leaseplan, Fleetpartners, Custom Fleet and Autosure. You get open and honest advice, and the promise that we will only undertake work that you authorize, so you will have no surprises when you pick up your vehicle.

You will enjoy the benefits of a well-equipped one stop automotive shop with a dedicated Warrant of Fitness (WOF) bay while you wait or drop and collect, whatever make or model your vehicle is we can help; from lube servicing, cambelts, radiator leaks to complete motor and gearbox replacement.

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.


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