Meet the Team

  • Richard Field

    Company Director & Business management

    Richard is joint owner of Fields Car Centre with brother Mike Field. He has been in the motor trade since leaving school in 1971. Richard served his apprenticeship with Vauxhall before setting up FCC in 1981. After many years working as a mechanic and running the day to day workshop, he is now overseeing the overall management of FCC.

    Richards motoring expertise and experience has been used locally in interviews on BBC Surrey & Eagle radio, as well as for articles for national newspapers; The Sunday Times and The Daily Telegraph.

    Richard serves as a member on the governments Mot consolatory panel for Surrey & Hampshire, advising the government on Mot matters.

    He is currently President of Woking chamber of commerce. So very involved locally with business and consumer needs.

  • Mike Field

    Company director and Business management.

    Mike has over 40 years’ experience in vehicle Service and Repair. Like his brother Richard, he is a mechanic by trade.

    His role now is developing the garage and managing the growing business.

    Mike writes regular motoring blogs, some of which have been for the local newspaper.

  • Chris Maple

    Workshop Manager

    Chris, has been working for the company since 1996. He finished his apprenticeship here, moving up the ladder from a mechanic to become our Senior Diagnostic Technician. He now manages FCC with his team of mechanics and technicians. His role also involves training and overseeing the workshop staff.

    Chris is our ‘Mastermind’ on vehicle running problems. He is our diagnostic and technical expert with a vast experience and knowledge in problem solving work.
    We highly value, not just his skill set but his standard of workmanship and importantly for you, his care for your vehicle.

    Extensive Technical & mechanical qualifications in vehicle diagnosis and operation

  • Gary Churcher

    Workshop Controller

    Gary has many years’ experience as a service advisor.

    He manages our service reception and workshop with Chris. He is one of the main points of contact you will have when your vehicle comes into the garage. His job is to oversee it’s progress through the workshops and communicate with you on that process throughout the day.

    Gary has worked for main dealers in the past but now prefers the friendliness and caring focus of a local independent garage. He brings to FCC a valuable skill set of competence with a caring attitude for each customers experience with us.

  • Lynne Newman

    Accounts & Customer administration

    Lynne oversees our accounts and administration.

    She has been working for Fields Car Centre since 1997!

    Highly valued member of the back room team that keeps FCC strong and stable in the areas, not often seen or appreciated, but none the less vital to a successful business.

    She is involved with many aspects of admin and marketing, bringing her talent, eye for detail and caring nature to her work.

  • Keith Harris

    Senior Mot Tester

    Keith is our longest serving member of staff, having worked for the company since 1991 would you believe! Keith is now our senior MOT tester.His job involves overseeing the smooth running of our busy MOT bay.

    He has an extensive knowledge and experience on car maintenance which he brings daily to this important role as Mot tester.

    Mot testers are often not given the recognition their role deserves. Keith is a professional, in a demanding job.

    He is responsible for implementing regular updates and rule changes as they are introduced.


    Certified Mot tester.

    Extensive Technical & mechanical qualifications in vehicle operation.


  • Sal Ippolito

    Senior Mechanic

    Sal is one of our senior mechanics. He has nearly 37 years experience in mechanical vehicle repair.

    He is one of our longest standing members of the workshop team, as well as being one of our most knowledgeable service mechanics. His expertise is in brake & clutch replacement.

    Qualified Mechanic with extensive training and qualifications in vehicle maintenance.

    Certified Air conditioning techician

  • Abs


    Abs has been in the trade for around 15 years now and is one of our senior mechanics

    Abs is such a competent and valued member of the team.

    Qualified mechanic.


  • Dominic Vlassak

    Diagnostic Technician

    Dom is a valued member of the team here at FCC.

    With the Bosch training programme that Dom has undertaken he is now our diagnostic technician.

    Like all our guys he continues along a pathway of ongoing training and development.

    There is no standing still in our line of work with new technology.


    Qualified mechanic.

    Extensive Bosch technical qualificationstraining.

    Mot Tester

    Certified Air conditioning techician

    Hybrid/Electric cars trained

  • Andre Garcia

    Andre is one of those guys who just loves a challenge, give him a fault on a car and his training goes into overdrive until he comes up with the solution. A great guy to have on our team.


    Qualified mechanic

    Bosch technical training

    Mot Tester

    Certified Air conditioning techician

    Hybrid/Electric cars trained

Our Location

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Units 5-7
Goldsworth Road Ind. Estate
GU21 6NA
01483 766634

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Opening Times

Monday 07:45 - 17:30
Tuesday 07:45 - 17:30
Wednesday 07:45 - 17:30
Thursday 07:45 - 17:30
Friday 07:45 - 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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