At James Alpe we continue to strive for excellence. We are constantly updating and reviewing the way we work and this has been acknowledged during the last several years by the array of industry Bodyshop awards we have received and been nominated for. We are always looking to improve our services and welcome any feedback you may have on your James Alpe experience. Please feel free to email us with feedback to

MARCH 2024

The Ribble Valley Business Awards. – We are delighted to announce that we have won the ‘Workforce Development’ award.

Winning this award is a remarkable accomplishment, a testament to our dedication and innovation in this dynamic industry.  We are truly honoured to be recognised for our commitment and contribution.


ABP Night of Knights Bodyshop Excellence Awards – Apprentice Mentor of the Year

James Alpe Ltd are extremely delighted to announce that Steve Hodgson our Training & Development Manager received this prestigious award.  His wealth of knowledge, dedication and unwavering support to all our apprentices truly shows this recognition.

MAY 2023
  • We are delighted and very proud to have won Jaguar Land Rover Region 1 2022-2023
APRIL 2023
ABP Bodyshop Awards
  • We were ecstatic to be finalists in the Jaguar / Land Rover Region 1 authorised Bodyshop of the Year – Region 1
MARCH 2023

The Ribble Valley Business Awards.  We were FINALISTS for a 2nd year running for Large Business of the Year award.


We have been nominated at the ‘Ribble Valley Business Awards’ for a 2nd year running.  This is a fantastic achievement.  We are very proud of the team here at James Alpe and we thank the community and customers who have nominated us again.  As a local business it is great to be recognised and has a great impact in the community.

October 2022
ABP Excellence Awards.

We are delighted to announce we have been listed as finalists in two categories at the ABP Excellence Awards 2022. This is an excellent achievement for James Alpe Ltd to be recognised as contributing to our community and the environment! 

  • The Community Award
  • The Eco Friendly Bodyshop Award

April 2022

We were ecstatic to be finalists in the following three categories;
  • Jaguar / Land Rover Bodyshop of the Year – Region 1
  • VWG Approved Bodyshop – Best New Bodyshop (last 12 months)
  • Stellantis Multi-Brand Accident Repair Programme – Bodyshop of the Year- CENTRAL region.
March 2022

The Ribble Valley Business Awards. We were finalists in THREE categories at the awards ceremony; Large Business of the Year, Apprentice of the Year and Workforce Development! 

We are very proud to announce we were the Winners of the ‘Large Business of the Year’ category!! Also, a huge congratulations to our apprentice Charles Brass who finished Runner Up in the Apprentice of the Year award.

January 2022

We have been nominated at the ‘Ribble Valley Business Awards’. This is a great achievement to be recognised as a local business having a positive impact in the community and to have customers who go out of their way to nominate us! Thank You!! 

November 2021

James Alpe Ltd are absolutely ecstatic to announce we are OFFICIALLY the ‘Fastest Growing Single Site Bodyshop’. The team were awarded this at the ABP’s Night of Knights awards ceremony. In an industry that is as strong and competitive as the Automotive Industry it is an incredible achievement for a family run business located in little Clitheroe to be awarded this. James and the whole team put their all into their work and it shows! 

October 2021

TOP THREE. We were a finalist in the ABP’s Bodyshop Awards in the category ‘Jaguar Land Rover Region One Approved Repair Centre’. 

To be in the top three for such a prestigious manufacturer is truly an incredible feeling. Our staff are consistently undergoing training to ensure they are using the current procedures and our equipment is always being updated to ensure we can provide the best, most efficient repairs to your prestige vehicles. To be recognised by Jaguar Land Rover and ABP in this is brilliant. 

April 2021

James himself was named an Industry Influencer in the Auto Body Professional Industry Influencers List for 2021.  (up there with the best!). James’ hard work and determination within the industry sets his above the rest. Congrats James! 

MAY 2017

We are delighted and proud to announce that we have been awarded the prestigious Citroen Independent Bodyshop Of The Year Award!

We attended the annual British Bodyshop Awards event on 9th May which was held at Evolution in Battersea Park. James Alpe were shortlisted from all the Citroen bodyshops across the UK and in the award ceremony were presented with the winning award which is now sitting proudly on our reception desk!


Not one but two awards! James Alpe have been nominated in two fantastic categories this year in the British Bodyshop Awards. We are finalists in both the Peugeot and Citroen Customer Services Awards which is a fantastic accolade to the way we do things here at James Alpe Ltd. The award ceremony takes place on 12th May in London and the awards are to be presented by Fiona Bruce. Watch this space…!

MARCH 2014

James Alpe have been nominated as finalists for the second year running in the British Bodyshop Awards 2014 Citroen ‘Customer Service Award’. The awards will take place in May  at Battersea ‘Evolution’ and the awards will be presented by Joanna Lumley.

James Alpe broke all records in getting through to the finals of the Bodyshop Awards for the fifth year running.

James Alpe were once again finalists in the Bodyshop Awards. This is the fourth year running that we have been in the final three, having won last year.
We are very proud of this achievement as it’s unheard of for a bodyshop to be short listed so many times!

After two years of being runners up, at the ‘Oscars’ of the bodyshop industry James Alpe were delighted to nominated as Large Bodyshop of the Year 2011 at a glittering awards ceremony at the NEC Birmingham.
The award acknowledges our commitment to customer service, innovation and diversity and the whole team at Alpes were absolutely delighted to have been presented with the award.

MAY 2011
For the second year running, James Alpe have been nominated finalists in the Motor Trader awards 2011. After final judging, the winner of this prestigious award will be announced at a gala dinner at Grosvenor House in London in July. ‘The James Alpe brand is now recognised widely across the UK as an industry leader for quality, diversity and innovation and we are delighted that this has yet again been acknowledged’ said Lee Boyle, Deputy Managing Director.

James Alpe were nominated runner up in this year’s prestigious Bodyshop Awards widely recognised as the ‘Oscars’ of the bodyshop industry. This is the second year running the company were nominated finalists in the Large Bodyshop of the Year category and this year the group picked up one of only two ‘Highly Commended’ awards given out on the night. The event was attended by Managing Director James Alpe and his Deputy Managing Director Lee Boyle. ‘We are absolutely delighted to have achieved this fantastic recognition’ said Lee, ‘we have worked hard on building up brand awareness for the James Alpe Group over the past two years and the award recognises our achievements’.

For the second year running James Alpe have been shortlisted as finalists in the Bodyshop Magazine Awards. The company will be represented at the finals in September at the NEC where they are up for ‘Large Bodyshop of the Year’ award. Watch this space!

JULY 2010
James Alpe attended the Motor Trader 2010 Awards at Grosvenor House in London where the company were nominated finalist in the ‘Independent Workshop of the Year’ category. ‘We are delighted to have got so far in these prestigious awards’ commented James at the awards dinner.

APRIL 2010
At the Automotive Awards event organised by Training 2000, the Blackburn based firm who are one of the largest apprentice training companies in the country James Alpe were presented with ‘The Best Supporting Company’ Award. This was in recognition of the groups continuing commitment and dedication to apprenticeships over a sustained period of time.

APRIL 2010
James Alpe apprentice Chris Astley won ‘The Advanced Apprentice of the Year’ award in recognition of his commitment and professionalism throughout his apprenticeship. It was observed that Chris’s test results were some of the best ever achieved.

James Alpe were finalist in the ‘Independent Bodyshop of the Year’ award at the ‘Oscars’ of the industry. Nominated as an independent bodyshop performing beyond the competition, using the highest technical standards and producing quality repairs were just some of the reasons for excelling in this completion.

Chris Astley was finalist in the ‘Young Paint Technician of the Year’ Awards category in the Bodyshop Magazine Awards. Chris had to get through various rounds of both theory and practical tests to achieve a finalists position.

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    Award Winning Bodyshop

    Over the 2021/2024 period we are proud to have won the following awards...

    - Ribble Valley Business Awards – Workforce Development
    - ABP Night of Knights Bodyshop Excellence Awards – Apprentice Mentor of the Year
    - ABP British Bodyshop Awards – Jaguar Land Rover Region 1 2022-2023
    - Ribble Valley Business Awards - Large Business of the Year
    - ABP Stellantis Central Region Bodyshop of the Year
    - ABP Fastest Growing Single Site Bodyshop
    - ABP – James is an Industry Influencer!

    As well as being nominated and runners up in several other categories!