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About Us

Welcome to the Grove group!

G. Mitchell in the past

Grove group is one of the UK's leading suppliers to the vehicle repair and refinish industry. Our aim is to provide a one-stop solution to all of our bodyshops and distribution partners with efficient delivery of the best products at competitive prices. With over 40 years of experience we have developed many strong industry-relevant partnerships, these enable the Grove group to offer innovative products, services and support to bodyshops and distribution partners across the country.


A Little Bit of History

Today the business of G. Mitchell Ltd is nothing like the one which started out in 1917, dealing in haberdashery, domestic goods and household paint to the businesses and households of Sussex. There has always been a member of the Mitchell family name within the company up until the sad loss of the lone surviving family member David Mitchell in 2009. Since those early days, the familiar G. Mitchell delivery horse has been put out to grass and has been superseded by a very different kind of horse power.

Grove group in the past  

Recently G Mitchell Ltd acquired its sister company Grove Motor Colours, a business which had been trading for 41 years in the Automotive refinish market. The newly named Grove group consists of eight trading locations present in England, Scotland and Wales. The rapid expansion of the Grove group has led to many familiar names joining the Grove family, these include; Hunters of Watford, Sprayshop supplies, Eurocolour and Bodyshop Services.

Each new addition has added to the wealth of experience we see in our people today and by evolving and understanding the needs of both our customers and suppliers over the years, we are able to provide products and services that add significant value to our customer’s businesses.

Dedicated Account Managers

As part of our value-added services Grove group can assign you a dedicated Account Manager to provide a personal no-fuss service and help ensure that all products are consistently delivered to you at a high standard. Your account manager will be your first point of contact if you wish to seek advice from one of our Business Development Managers. Our Account managers will be able to keep you up-to-date of the latest products, newest processes, changes in government legislation and other invaluable industry news.

To find out more about our value-added services and how they might benefit you call our customers services on 0845 242 4000.

Business Development Managers

It is in our best interests to keep your business growing as it should. Our Business Development Managers really are whizzes at turning bodyshop businesses around. They are able to use their expertise and knowledge to help you make cost effective choices and yield better returns from your company. See our Business Suite for a breakdown of typical areas of focus. Our experienced BDMs can give you invaluable advice and suggest action points within budget which can transform your business.

To find out more from your local BDM or if you feel you could benefit from a BDM as part of a value-added package please call customer services on 0845 242 4000. Our customers and suppliers are equally key to the business. We believe in working in a true partnership style with both.