Authorised Dealer of the Year 2017
Meet the ADS Family
PROFESSIONAL COMPLETE CAR CARE FOR YOUR VOLKSWAGEN AUDI BROUGHT TO YOU BY A INDEPENDENT FAMILY COMPANY YOU CAN TRUST.
ADS has been established since 1985 and is run by Father and son Frank and David Massey.
ADS are proud to be independent and offer a comprehensive care package for your Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT Skoda vehicle including servicing, Diagnostics, performance tuning and much more.
Frank who is one of the UK’s leading experts in vehicle Diagnostics with over 40 years industry experience who is renowned in the motor industry for his unrivalled expertise and knowledge.
Frank was also the first independent technician to achieve the very first National accreditation scheme for vehicle technicians at Master technician level. Frank Also holds the fellowship of the motor Industry (IMI), the highest grade of membership of the motor industry professional association, which governs the ATA scheme.
Frank’s son David, who now runs the business who has accumulated over 15 years experience takes ADS customer service to the next level and together offer a wealth of over 60 years combined experience.
David has also taken the company in exciting new directions such as performance tuning and is the go to man for ECU remapping and economy improvements for Turbo diesel and Turbo petrol cars.
As a valued customer of ADS we strive to offer you the very highest levels of customer service.
When you hand over your keys to our technicians you can rest assured that you and your vehicle are in the safe hands of professional technicians in the cleanest and safest environment in our state of the art workshop.
We offer a truly unique experience and friendly alternative to the main dealer at a fraction of the cost with access to full dealership software including VW, Audi, SEAT, Skoda, BMW, Porsche, Mercedes, Volvo, Jaguar.
Frank Massey, a man who need little introduction. A legend amongst technicians and respected throughout our known galaxy. As Frank is away globetrotting preaching to the western civilization about component functionality and current paths within a circuit, He can now enjoy a less hands on role within the business and now spends all of his spare time cleaning and moving other peoples stuff around so we can‘t find them and then denying the whole thing. It’s a fun game especially when you’re really busy. We love him really, especially when we have a diagnostic emergency or a sudden outbreak of dust.
- Joined ADS ‘pre dates all known records and carbon dating’
- Nickname ‘Dad’
- Hobbies ‘Moving things so nobody can find them’
- Likes ‘Cleaning’
- Dislikes ‘micro dust particles’
- Favourite food ‘Steak and chips’
- Favourite Drink ‘Liquid nitrogen’
- Thinks ‘About returning to his home planet one day’
- Wishes ‘He’d had a daughter’
Training Manager (Director)
Our very own Lovely Annette !! One could quite easily run out of superlatives to say about Annette until she opens her mouth and answers back.
Annette has recently been promoted to company director and it’s down to her continued hard work, loyalty and dedication. Annette is the girl pulling all the strings and keeps ADS on an even keel at all times. Adored and respected by everyone, especially us.
- Joined ADS ‘2008 bc’
- Nickname ‘Netty’
- Hobbies ‘Talking about food’
- Likes ‘Eating’
- Dislikes ‘Idiots’
- Favourite food ‘Lasagne’
- Favourite Tipple ‘Anything by the bottle’
- Thinks ‘she is the boss’
- Wishes ‘For a pay rise’
Glyn James Arthur
Glynn bob !! What a guy ! What he lacks in confidence he makes up in enthusiasm. He now basically tackles all the jobs nobody else wants. This includes talking engines out of V10 RS6 and timing chains on Audi R8‘s, the list goes on and on. This man is a workaholic and gets annoyed when he has nothing to do, would literally work until his arms fell off and even then he would use his face to finish the job. in fact we;re pretty sure he;s not even human, with what he eats we’re all just surprised he’s still alive.
- Joined ADS ‘2014’
- Nickname ‘Glyn Bob’
- Hobbies ‘Working’
- Likes ‘Talking’
- Dislikes ‘Not Working’
- Favourite food ‘Anything Processed’
- Favourite Drink ‘Stella’
- Thinks ‘Too much’
- Wishes ‘To be more like Dave’
Dave is undoubtedly the genius behind the recent growth and success of ADS. Dave is responsible for all the performance tuning and web development that goes on. By my own admission a wonderful chap to work for and I’m sure all the staff would whole heartily agree, especially on fat Fridays when he buys them all KFC and takes them for a beer.
- Nickname ‘Swede’
- Hobbies Winding his dad up
- Likes ‘Playing Golf’
- Dislikes ‘Tall people’
- Favourite food ‘Anything locally sourced’
- Favourite Tipple ‘Makers mark, lime, Ginger beer’
- Thinks ‘He’s James bond’
- Wishes ‘He was just a bit taller’
Peter, Peter, peter what can i say about peter apart from he has a bald head and is a bloody good mechanic. He would argue he‘s the best. I’ve known Peter since hi school where we were best buddies, Nothing has changed for 20 years. Peter is the main man and the king pin who is now responsible for running the workshop day to day.
- Joined ADS ‘2013’
- Nickname ‘Baldy’
- Hobbies ‘Listening to RnB’
- Likes ‘polishing his head’
- Dislikes ‘Being told what to do’
- Favourite food ’Anything processed and without flavour’
- Favourite Drink ‘Cider’
- Thinks ‘He’s the boss’
- Wishes ‘He was the boss’
Scotty ‘Scoobs’ Robertson – the silky smooth voice of ads.
- Joined ADS ‘2016’
- Nickname ‘ Braveheart’
- Hobbies ‘Polishing his car’
- Likes ‘ Haggis’
- Dislikes ‘The English’
- Favourite food ’Battered Mars bars’
- Favourite Drink ‘Iron Bru’
- Thinks He’s Paul Walker’
- Wishes ‘He wasn’t ginger
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