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Lovells of Ottery

Lovells Garage was started in 1908 by Mr C Lovell in Jesu Street assembling and repairing bicycles. He then moved to Broad Street (now Hall’s Estate Agents) in 1925 and expanded into Cars and Motorbikes. The Ford Agency being added in 1929.

Garage Front

During the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s the Garage sold everything from records, toys, prams and white goods, but with talk of a law to prevent selling petrol across the pavement the garage moved to the back of Broad Street to Brook Street which is its present site now. It specialises in Used Cars and Light Commercial vehicles. We also undertake bodywork in our body shop which is equipped with a low bake oven.The Forecourt has attended service, always pleased to check your oil, tyres etc.

Video of Lovells


Body Work
Used Cars
Car Rentals
Van Rentals
Car Valeting


  • Friendly staff
  • Competitive prices
  • Support your local business
  • No job too big
  • Central location
  • Courtesy cars and vans available
  • Free collection and delivery
  • Experienced staff


  • Hired a Transit form Lovells to move house in late December. Service was excellent. All costs were carefully explained up front. I didn’t feel at all like they were out to charge me anything they could – like it can with larger hire companies.David Turner
  • Booked the car in for work & received a quote before the repairs were carried out, which gave me peace of mind, as my budget is tight just before Christmas.Sarah Shaw
  • Used them for the first time & found everyone pleasant & nothing too much trouble.Harry Knight


Tar Barels

Lovells Garage fully supports local events, one famous local event is the tradition of Tar Barrels. It’s one to come and watch as many do not believe it.
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