Meet the team at your local Bosch Car Service Centre Hurworth
Keiron Macdonald - Proprietor
Kieron has been the owner of Oxford Garage since 2002. Having been the Managing Director of Massingberd Northallerton Limited for 18 years before opening Oxford Garage, Kieron has over 30 years experience with the Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda brands. Oxford Garage became an authorised BOSCH Car Service Centre in 2003, making them only the second Centre to open in the UK and today are part of a National Network of 500 BOSCH Car Service Centres.
Kieron has built the business on family-run values, establishing Oxford Garage as a strong, welcoming dealership with face-to-face contact and high levels of customer retention. Priding themselves on that ‘Personal Touch’, they have become a firm member of the village of Hurworth, offering service and repairs on all makes and models to a lot of customers from as far afield as The Scottish Borders.
His favourite cars are naturally Volkswagen Audi, the whole family drives the brand! In Kieron's spare time, when he gets it, he loves to look after their two Grandchildren and do a spot of gardening.
Kieron Macdonald Jr - Service Manager
Kieron Junior is the Service Advisor at Oxford Garage. Having undertaken his NVQ training in the Workshop for four years, Kieron then progressed to organising the Workshop control systems, liasing with customers on all levels and while on Service Reception, looking after old and new customers alike. Prior to working at Oxford Garage, Kieron was employed as a Sales Advisor, gaining the valuable ‘Customer-Facing’ experience and being able to ensure the dealerships customers get the high level of service they deserve.
Kieron's hobbies include keeping fit, so he loves to go on long walks with his Border Terrier. He also has a passion for cooking and good food!
Andrew West - Vehicle Technician
Andy has worked at Oxford Garage for over 33 years. Leaving school as a young lad, Andy has gained loads of knowledge and experience and now has a fantastic relationship with the customers he has gotten to know over the many years. Andy has worked on almost every make and model of car that you could imagine while being with Oxford Garage!
Tony Preston - MOT tester and Vehicle Auto Technician
Tony has worked for Oxford Garage for the last 18 years and is probably one of the most qualified auto technicians in the area. With a very sound knowledge of most makes of cars and modern electrical systems on the sometimes complex wiring diagrams, Tony is also a full-time MOT tester.
Tony's hobbies include bee keeping, which he does in his spare time, and also his passion for working on his land rovers.
Ben Ellis - Vehicle Technician and MOT Tester
Ben Ellis has worked for Oxford Garage for the last 4 years Ben joined to assist in the workshop and MOT Testing. Ben has spent many years working at a reputable local garage before deciding to move on and assist his wife and family on the farm just outside of Hurworth. Ben has many years experience on servicing all makes and models.
In Ben’s spare time (Not that he has much of that) he is busy working on the Farm with his wife and looking after his 3 young children.
Jack Preston - Vehicle Technician and MOT Tester
Jack has had many years working on all makes and models from new to classic's. Jack has undrtaken many main dealer courses on frod and also Ford diagnostics. Jack is also a qualified MOT tester. In Jacks spare time he is a on call fire fighter so he likes to keep himself busy.
Jack Hunter - Apprentice
Jack is our new apprentice and is currently training through the Goverment Apprentice Scheme. Jack has a very keen interest in learning the skills to work on most vehicles and electric cars through the Bosch Cars Service training programmes. We thought that in these hard times It would be a great opportunity too develope and train Jack to become a fully qualified trained mechanic in the Oxford Garage family.