Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth


Known as the world’s premier Jaguar restoration company, CMC have now been established for 20 years.

Some examples of their work, past and present, have already been reported on in Xclusively Jaguar News.


CMC –  A Brief History

Founded in 1993 by three people united in their passion for Jaguars, and in the restoration of all classic Jaguar cars to the highest possible standard. CMC provide a Jaguar restoration service, from the early Austin Swallow, through to the SS100, XK120, XK140, XK150, MK2, E-type, and XJS models.

CMC have the skills necessary to produce a fully restored classic Jaguar of the utmost quality. Furthermore, CMC are experts in all mechanical and body work repairs required on any classic Jaguar, including aluminium panel making, re-chroming, and re-painting. The CMC classic Jaguar repair service specifies that all the work done is to an original Jaguar specification. CMC costs are very competitive and well worth consideration. CMC pride themselves on their ability to solve problems relating to any classic Jaguar, and keep photographic records of any repair.

An initial aim was to be recognised as a leading Jaguar restoration company, and over the last 20 years the company has realised this ambition. Today, Classic Motor Cars occupies a modern industrial premises with world-class facilities situated on the Stanmore Industrial Estate near Bridgnorth, Shropshire, in England.

CMC continue to invest and develop their business in a modern 35,000 square foot facility, encompassing general servicing bays, machine shop, electrical workshop, stores, body shop, trim shop and final assembly area.

CMC are immensely proud of their business and the people within it.

CMC have the most incredible record of restorations to significant Jaguars, including:

Lightweight E-type “4 GXO”

The Lindner-Nocker Lightweight E-type

Lofty England’s E-type – Chassis number 4

Daily Mail E-type Competition Car – Chassis number 24

9600HP – the oldest E-type!

1VHP – First Production E-type FHC

OKV1 – Works D-type

LWK707 – the 7 Days & 7 Nights Car

Adrian Hamilton’s XK150S


CMC – Secure storage for classic and sports cars

Being able to store your car with one of the world’s premier car restoration companies in a brand new 24,000 sq. ft. facility next to its award winning workshops gives a peace of mind never available before to caring owners.

Facilities include:

Secure and safe storage: Fully alarmed building with 24hr manned security.

Brand new building: Dry and insulated.

Conveniently located with direct links into London and international airports: Just 15 minutes from Wolverhampton with direct rail links into London. Birmingham airport is less than an hour away and within easy reach of the M6 and M54.

Full international concierge service: For you and your car. We can collect or deliver your car from anywhere in the UK in our own covered transport. We can also arrange delivery or collection from and to anywhere in the world, and whenever you want to visit your car, we can pick you up from rail stations or airports.



Bronze Storage

Initial check in with detailed inspection report. Car washed, dried and waxed. Tyres over-inflated to avoid flat spots. Dust sheet cover and vehicle inspected weekly.

Silver Storage

As above plus weekly vehicle roll, fluid levels checked, hydraulics operated and engine run up to temperature once a month.

Gold Storage

As above plus car stored in an atmospherically controlled air chamber, engine run up to temperature twice a month and weather permitting, a ten mile salt-free test drive with a report once a month.



Our world-class team of craftsmen can attend to minor work whilst your car is in our care or even major component or body repairs.

Winter or summer service

Your car will be looked after throughout the year. We can prepare it for use during the summer or winter seasons.

Event preparation

We can prepare a car for any event you are taking part in. Whether it is a classic car rally or a Concours d’Elegance, your car will be prepared with the same dedication and attention to detail as any of our award winning vehicles.

Rallying and racing

Fully tested, serviced, tyres checked, cleaned, event regulations met and on the button ready for scrutineering. Event support can be provided if required.


We can prepare and detail cars to award winning standards ready for collection or delivery on our covered transport to an event.


We have the skills to transform a car by taking it through a complete makeover. Starting with paint, not only using trade polishes and commercial buffing tools, but with our in-house paint shop team we can rectify minor defects so that it will look as good as new.

Trim can be cleaned and re-connolised if necessary, carpets cleaned or replaced.

The chassis and engine bay detail will be determined by the client’s requirements.

A CMC detail will add to the value of your car and help protect it from the rigours of everyday motoring.

Collection Management

Building a collection needs help in sourcing, checking and housing your vehicles. Our team of experts can provide the assistance required to create a unique collection.

Working with CMC, a world-class company with a tremendous reputation for quality, means we can assist with all aspects of classic car ownership.


Recent news from CMC

Second Mark 2 by Callum in Production

John Surtees officially opens CMC new building

Jaguar Mark 2 by Callum Unveiled

CMC to produce Limited Edition Mark 2 by Callum

Jaguar E-type Chassis 15 Discovered in France

Ian Callum Lecture – A Passion for Design

CMC returns alloy bodied XK120 to its original specification

Early E-type Chassis No. 34 to be restored by CMC

E-type Chassis No. 60 Restoration Update

CMC – New headquarters and more staff

Stretching the Jaguar E-type

Classic Nostalgia at Shelsley Walsh 2013

Brucie’s Diary – May 2013

Ian Callum designs his own Classic Jaguar

Works D-type at Le Mans 90th Anniversary

CMC and Xclusively Jaguar

CMC partners with Stratstone

CMC to Restore Barn-find E-type No: 60

CMC Launches its own Loyalty Club


For full details of all available services, please visit CMC website.