Volvo Specialist Service & MOT

John Darke Ltd offers a new quality of service for our customers. We make servicing your car an experience not a chore.
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Volvo Specialist.

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 smooth, relaxed and friendly as possible.

While your vehicle is in our care we can offer the latest complimentary Volvo courtesy cars, or, a collection 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.

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.

Volvo Specialist servicing by John Darke Ltd

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

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MOTs from just £40.00*

*When carried out with a service at John Darke Ltd

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Volvo Specialist servicing from just £175

If your Volvo is over 4 years old you will save up-to 25% off parts and labour costs

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Tyre specialists

Excellent range of tyre brands to suit all models.

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Fantastic Benefits of using John Darke


Free video vehicle health check

We connect your car to the Volvo Vida computerised diagnostics system to check that all safety systems function correctly. As part of the health check, we also check the status of the battery. Many of today’s devices (such as iPods, mobile phones, navigation units etc) draw power from the battery – by checking the status we offer you peace of mind.


Free Wash and Vac

It’s always nice with a spotlessly clean and newly-washed car, and therefore we will wash your Volvo for you every time you have it in for service at our workshop. With the John Darke Ltd Service Promise, your car is not only serviced and checked on the inside, it’s also clean and cared for on the outside.


Alternative Transport

You shouldn't need to be without a car when yours is in for work with John Darke Ltd. We always aim to make it easy for you by offering alternative transport solutions. Your service advisor will be happy to offer an option that works for you.


Price Promise

We will always provide real value for money and transparent pricing. Your car will receive the right service at the right time and the price you pay will be provided to you before work starts. We will also match any like for like written quote for a service using the correct oil and Volvo genuine parts from any garage within 20 miles.


Service book stamp with John Darke Ltd

No need to worry about servicing your Volvo with the dealership you purchased it from. We can help maintain the value of your vehicle with our service stamp.


Specialist Service

Regularly servicing at our Volvo Specialist workshop is the best way to ensure trouble-free motoring. Our workshop guarantees to offer you the unique combination of Volvo Genuine Parts, unique repair methods and the expertise of specially trained technicians.

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Name: Alan Dabbs

Position: Volvo Specialist Technician

Year Started With Volvo: 2009

Volvo Certification Level: Gold

Favourite Volvo Model: XC90

Interesting Fact: Been in the motor trade 30 years

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Name: Josh Cooney

Position: Volvo Specialist Apprentice Technician

Year Started With Volvo: 2016

Volvo Certification Level: Bronze (Apprentice)

Favourite Volvo Model: V90

Interesting Fact: Once did a bungee jump


Name: Richard Blow

Position: Volvo Specialist Technician

Year Started With Volvo: 1994

Volvo Certification Level: Gold

Favourite Volvo Model: XC60

Interesting Fact: Owner of a vintage tractor

Services designed to suit you

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 £35

Alloy repairs from £60

Bumper scuff repairs from £120

Brake fluid change from – £59

Air conditioning re-gas from – £120

Front brake pads from – £154

Rear brake shoes from – £131

Front brake discs and pads from – £299

Rear brake discs and pads from – £295

Cambelt and water pump from – £699

Cambelt from – £495

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


Opening hours

Monday8.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday8.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday8.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday8.00am - 6.00pm
Friday8.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday8.30am - 2.00pm

Opening hours

Monday8.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday8.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday8.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday8.00am - 6.00pm
Friday8.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday8.00am - 2.00pm

Opening hours

Monday8.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday8.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday8.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday8.00am - 5.00pm
Friday8.00am - 5.00pm

Opening hours

Monday8.30am - 6.00pm
Tuesday8.30am - 6.00pm
Wednesday8.30am - 6.00pm
Thursday8.30am - 6.00pm
Friday8.30am - 6.00pm
Saturday8.30am - 5.00pm
Sunday10.00am - 4.00pm
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Opening hours

Monday5.30am to 9pm
Tuesday5.30am to 9pm
Wednesday5.30am to 9pm
Thursday5.30am to 9pm
Friday5.30am to 9pm
Saturday5.30am to 9pm
Sunday5.30am to 9pm