Creative Coachworks is a family-run business with over 32 years’ experience specialising in the art of restoration and modification. We work with traditional coach-building equipment and modern tooling to build high-quality cars.

To take a look around our workshop and to meet the team, head over to the About Us section. Our Portfolio contains just a few examples of the kinds of projects we have undertaken. We’re always excited to take on new projects; whether it’s a type of vehicle we’ve worked on a dozen times, or something completely new to us. You can discuss your dream car with us through the Get In Touch section, or watch the progress of our customers projects in our blog.


All the latest news, work and project updates from Creative Coachworks

Porsche powered Fleetline magazine feature
7th April 2017

Check out next weeks issue of Ultra VW for the full feature on this 1975 Fleetline Microbus. This Porsche powered bus was built by Creative Coachworks and you might have seen it at the VolksWorld Show in 2016. We would like to thank everyone who contributed to the build and isn’t mentioned in the feature; including Simon […]

Fresh out of the booth
23rd March 2017

The 1967 Westfalia Splitscreen and 1972 Bay Window are the latest projects out of the spray booth; with the Split painted in Turkis and Blue White and the Bay in Niagra Blue and Pastel White. Unlike some of our previous projects both vehicles will have stock looks; the Split will be having some of its original Westy […]

Karmann Ghia finished article
9th March 2017

When the Ghia arrived in our workshop it looked to be in very reasonable condition; with only a few small areas of rust and perforation visible. The shape of the bodywork looked correct and the distinctive Karmann Ghia lines were sharp and clear. However, once we had started to remove the old paintwork from the […]

Karmann Ghia Project Update #2
25th May 2016

A lot has been happening to the 1966 Karmann Ghia since our last update. The remaining areas of the bodyshell were coated in finish primer then the Ghia was masked and sprayed with rubberised gravel protector on the sills, nose lower section, inner wings, under the rear floor above the gearbox and engine bay surround […]

Karmann Ghia Project Update
8th May 2016

Work is progressing on the 1966 Karmann Ghia project which you might have seen in our recent adverts in VolksWorld and UltraVW magazines. We stripped the exterior paint from the Ghia mechanically with a DA sander and then sent the bodyshell to be media blasted to remove all remaining paint and rust. Lots of work […]

Porsche powered Splitscreen
21st March 2016

In 2007 we were approached by a customer who wanted to build a Porsche powered Splitscreen. He had drawn inspiration from various other vehicles and was set on creating a Splitscreen that looked like the product of a Volkswagen/ Porsche collaboration. The Split needed to be sleek, understated and capable of high-speed comfortable travel. We […]

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Come and meet the team

Once your vehicle arrives at Creative Coachworks it is in the capable hands of owner Alan, along with Phil, Simon and Fred. Although every member of the team has their own speciality they are all skilled in every aspect of restoration and can guide you through the process. In the office,
Chris and Kate manage the admin and make the brews!

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