Redish Automotive
About Redish Automotive

Introduction to Redish Automotive

Redish Automotive are Independent Specialists for BMW vehicles.

We offer a professional 'alternative-to-main-dealer' service using our dealer & factory training, genuine special-tools & diagnostic equipment, as well as genuine or OE parts.

Offering a number of services including:

  • Oil, Inspection 1, Inspection 2 service(s).*
  • Condition Based Servicing (CBS).*
  • Specialist Repairs using genuine BMW parts and genuine BMW special tools.*
  • Diagnostic procedures using genuine software
  • Fault finding & reporting
  • Pre & post purchase inspections with report & digital pictures 

* All work is carried out to manufacturer's specifications & standards, ensuring the BMW factory warranty is maintained.

History of Redish Automotive

Redish Automotive was a dream of owner James Redish's as early as 2003 whilst working for a BMW main dealer from 2001 to 2006 - where his love for the BMW brand was established.

After that, he worked for a local Specialist-for-BMW-vehicles which he helped grow and expand into an established Service & Repair centre for BMW vehicles during 2006-2009.

After planning his business during 2008, James opened Redish Motorsport in 2009 and hasn't looked back since!

In 2009 the company was incorporated and became Redish Motorsport Ltd.

In 2010 the company moved from it's humble beginnings in a small workshop in Kingswood Bristol, to it's current modern, almost-new, workshop in Bishopsworth Bristol. 

In 2012 we took on our first employee Luke who brought a whole new fresh skill set to the business and has grown to be admired for his conscientious work ethics and extreme care & attention by our customers.
In 2013 our associated company Redish Automotive (BMW Servicing & Repairs) was born and brand identity created.

In 2014 we expanded into another workshop next door and the Redish Automotive brand was launched from it's own workshop offering customer-focused Independent BMW Specialist services like Servicing & Repair & Routine Maintenance for everyday BMW owners

In 2014 BMW Group AG, recognised Redish Automotive as an Independent Dealership for the use of internal computer data (updating 2010> BMW's with Online Service Books), and issued us with a unique dealership number: 50024567.

In September 2014 we took on 1 more staff member; Svend, for the Redish Motorsport workshop. Svend brings us a wealth of knowledge over the 40 years he's been in the motor trade. He has the unique OCD-ness which we strive for when rebuilding Engines, Axles, Chassis's, Undersides etc. He also served several years at the same local BMW main dealer as James.

In December 2014 we took on another staff member; Darren, who is proud of his 18-year BMW main dealer experience having worked for the same BMW main dealer as James & Svend in Bath, also Dick Lovett BMW Bristol, Heathrow BMW, and worked with a section of the vehicle care team in Brunei for the Sultan. Darren's strong BMW knowledge, eagerness to please the customer, and passion to deliver a perfect repair every time is why we chose him for our team. 

In June 2015 we took on another staff member: Katy, who is our Receptionist & Office Administrator. Katy brings us her strong Administration background and hugely organised approach to office duties. James still enjoys playing a large part in customer interaction by personally dealing with most customers at 'handover' stage, but Katy is the key link between the 4x workshop technicians and the customer's requests. As well as; organising James' day around customer demand for his time, processing our unique Digital Picture Diary we offer every customer, answering Emails, progressing workshop flow, answering phone calls, preparing invoices, compiling price estimates, amongst other things.

The Redish Automotive Facility

Redish Motorsport Ltd operate from an almost newly-built, modern, light, and importantly - clean premises in south Bristol.

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With 4x 3-phase Maha (BMW approved) vehicle lifts, 100's of BMW specialist tools, BMW diagnostics including ISTA-D & ISTA-P, DIS, GT1, INPA, SSS, Progman, Navcoder, to name a few, plus many individual pieces of equipment from MIG & TIG welding equipment, plasma cutters, fabrication equipment etc, we are capable of carrying out the majority of enquiries we receive.