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Covid-19: Coronavirus Information

Keep up-to-date with the latest news regarding our retailers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic

Keeping Our Customers and Associates Safe

Last updated: 1st Dec 2020

Customers in England

From 2nd December, all of our dealerships are open with full Covid-19 secure safety measures and social distancing in place.

All our Sales departments now offer 'We Come to You' Home Delivery, Click & Collect, Sell Your Car, New and Used vehicle reservations and Virtual Test Drives.

Our Aftersales departments remain open and fully operational with all appropriate safety and social distancing measures too. This means you can still safely book a service, MOT, Vehicle Health Check, maintenance, repair and anything else you need.

Customers in Scotland

In Scotland, indoor showrooms are closed to the public until December 11, but Sales and aftersales departments remain open. You can still visit our outdoor vehicle forecourts.

Customers in Wales

At this time our retailers in Wales remain fully open and operational with safety measures and social distancing in place.

Our FAQ section below will help address any questions you may have around the services we are able to offer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are your dealerships open?

England and Wales: Dealerships are fully open with safety measures and social distancing in place.

Scotland: The physical showrooms are temporarily closed, but the Sales and Aftersales departments will remain open.

Do I need an appointment before I visit?

If your vehicle requires a service or MOT, then you'll need to pre-book using our online booking system. Alternatively, you can call your preferred Evans Halshaw retailer to arrange an appointment.

You'll also need to book an appointment to arrange a Click and Collect sale or home delivery, but one of our team will help book you in once you've found the car you want.

Have your opening hours changed?

Our opening hours are:


Mon-Sat: 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00

Service & Parts

Mon-Fri: 08:30 - 18:00
Saturday: 08:30 - 13:00
Sunday: Closed

Am I able to book a test drive?

England and Wales: Yes, all dealerships are offering virtual test drives. Start your search here.

Scotland: Yes. We are able to provide unaccompanied test drives in-line with Social Distancing guidance. To protect our customers on an unaccompanied test drives, new temporary control measures have been implemented:

  • DVLA have agreed to temporarily widen the extent of use of trade plates to customers.
  • Insurance cover will be provided for unaccompanied sales demonstrations with various risk controls and measures in place to protect you and our business.
  • Unaccompanied test drives will be undertaken on a pre-determined route which will be provided to you before your test drive.

Please remember to bring your driving licence with you and a Utility bill dated in the last 3 months for proof of address (electronic utility bills are also acceptable).

Is the Sell Your Car service still available?

Yes, but we’ve made some changes to keep everyone safe. Once you’ve received a valuation and proceeded to book an appointment, our team will be touch to ask some further questions about the car. We’ll also need some photos and electronic copies of documentation from you to confirm the valuation amount ahead of your arrival. At your drop off appointment an Associate will meet you, socially distanced outside the store and provided everything is as described, the money can be in your account the next working day.

Do I need to wear a mask?

If you're entering one of our showrooms, then you'll need to wear a mask in line with government guidance.

Will my vehicle be sanitised after a service or MOT?

Yes, every vehicle that comes into our care is comprehensively sanitised using an isopropyl alcohol-based sanitiser.

Can I get a car on the Motability Scheme?

The scheme is fully open for new and existing customers.