Independent Volvo Repairer, Service and MOT

John Darke Ltd – the name for Volvo in Lincolnshire since 1982.

John Darke Ltd, the longest serving name in Lincolnshire for Volvo and being a market town dealership we do not have the overheads of the larger Approved Volvo Centres. This allows us to charge one of the most competitive labour rates of any dealership in the country. We also offer a different level of service to that of other centres, making the experience as smoothrelaxed and friendly as possible.

Independent Volvo servicing 

Allows you to relax knowing we’re always by your side.

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Volvo MOTs from just £45.00*

*When carried out with a service at John Darke Ltd

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Volvo servicing from just £249

If your Volvo is over 4 years old you will save up-to 15% off parts and labour costs.

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Volvo tyre specialists

Excellent range of tyre brands to suit all models.

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Servicing options to suit you

While your vehicle is in our care we can offer the latest complimentary Volvo courtesy cars, a pick-up and delivery service, or if you prefer, service while you wait. So keeping your Volvo safe and running like a dream doesn’t have to affect your busy day-to-day life.

Expert Volvo team

All our service staff, whether front-facing or technical, are fully trained to the highest levels and regularly attend training to maintain their in-depth product and technical knowledge. We offer genuine Volvo parts, use Volvo’s Vida diagnostic system and OEM tooling, allowing us to offer every type of service from simple repairs to full servicing.

Josh Cooney - Volvo Specialist Technician
  • Year Started With Volvo: 2016
  • Favourite Volvo Model: V90
  • Interesting Fact: Love world foods
Richard Blow - Volvo Specialist Technician
  • Year Started With Volvo: 1988
  • Favourite Volvo Model: XC60
  • Interesting Fact: Raced an F2 stock car

Transparent Pricing

Whether it’s re-gassing the air conditioning ready for the warmer months, repairing a cracked windscreen, or changing a tyre, at John Darke Ltd you’ll find a service dedicated to taking care of it.  We believe in delivering real value for money with transparent pricing, to ensure you there are no nasty surprises.

  • Glass repairs from £39
  • Alloy repairs from £69
  • Bumper scuff repairs from £159
  • Brake fluid change from £74
  • Air conditioning re-gas from £120
  • Front brake pads from £179
  • Rear brake pads from £179
  • Front brake discs and pads from £429
  • Rear brake discs and pads from £405
  • Cambelt and water pump from £775
  • Cambelt from £625

Book a Volvo service or MOT

To book your Volvo service, please fill in this form and one of our expert team members will be in touch with you shortly to discuss your appointment.

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Contact our team

Contact our expert and friendly team on 01507 603451 today to start your Independent Volvo Repairer Service experience.

Volvo Service Plans From £25 Per Month

Regular servicing is a key part of maintaining your vehicle, helping it to continue running smoothly and safely as the mileage increases. At John Darke, we offer comprehensive servicing at our modern workshops, which are equipped with the latest technology and staffed by factory trained technicians, who have the expertise to ensure prime performance.

While this maintenance is essential, it can also prove expensive, with major services costing hundreds of pounds. To help cover the cost in a more affordable way, we have partnered with EMaC to offer you a broad selection of service plans.

With our simple online sign up, you can agree a service plan that suits your needs and budget. Thanks to EMaC integration, there is a variety to choose from, with costs starting from just £25 per month for 3 years or £900 if paid in advance. This offer is inflation proof and price protected. To buy a service plan just speak to one of Service reception team, or by calling 01507 603451, or if you prefer fill in your registration details and current mileage below, and you will be presented with a list of options and plans which you can tailor to suit your vehicle’s needs. Not only that, but your plan is also inflation proof, meaning the monthly cost is fixed, even if the price of parts and labour goes up during the term of the agreement.

Of course, when you take out a service plan with us, you are guaranteed the exceptional service and quality aftercare that we provide to all our customers. Fill in your details below to get started.

EMaC Drive Now, Pay Later

With our ‘Drive Now, Pay Later’ Service you can spread the cost of your car repair over easy 0% monthly payments! For more information please contact our Service Team on 01507 603451.

Opening Hours

Please find our opening hours for each department here. To send us an enquiry, please visit our contact page or use the details found at the top of the page.

Monday - Friday
8:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday - Sunday
Fuel & Shop
Monday - Friday
5:30am to 10:00pm
Saturday - Sunday
5:30am to 10:00pm
Monday - Friday
8:30am to 6:00pm
8:30am to 5:00pm
10:00am to 4:00pm
Service, Parts & Hire
Monday - Friday
8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 2:00pm
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