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Dependable Bodies

Based in Dunston, Gateshead, we have been trading since 1966. We specialise in the manufacture and repair of commercial vehicle bodies, as well as in tail lift fitting & LOLER inspections. We cover Gateshead, Newcastle ,Tyne and Wear, Northumberland, the rest of the North East and can provide assistance across the UK, Scotland and Ireland. Please view some of the services we offer below.

Body Types

Here at Dependable Bodies we are type approved through the VCA to manufacture a whole range of bespoke commercial vehicle bodies to suit any chassis manufacturers vehicles.

To take a look at a small sample of the bodies we can provide click on the link or scroll down the page to view a multitude of different body styles.

To discuss any style of body, which can be modified to suit you companies individual needs, please visit the contact page.

Body Repairs

Dependable Bodies carry out commercial vehicle body repairs on all forms of body from 3500kg vehicles up to 40ft trailers. Whether it be a luton, curtain, dropside or tipper…or anything in between, our engineers are fully trained to repair all eventualities. Body repair quotes provided for free. Click the link below to learn more or contact us today for your free quote.

Tail Lift LOLER Service & Fitting

Here at Dependable Bodies we specialise in LOLER inspections, services & weight tests on all makes & models of commercial vehicle tail lifts from 500kg to 2000kg SWL.

We also provide the same services for all makes & models of welfare wheelchair lifts & ambulance lifts.

We supply & fit the same ranges of tail lifts & welfare lifts to both new and existing vehicles from motability vehicle, minibuses & vans up to large commercial tail lifts.

We also stock a range of 2nd hand tail lifts which can be viewed upon request.

Body Types

Just some of the body types we repair and install at Dependable Bodies

Type approved to build on the worlds most popular brands enabling immediate registration without further VOSA testing: