We are a family run business that operates a
chain of panel beating shops in Melbourne’s north-west.

Our flagship Essendon panel shop, previously called VL Bodyworks, has provided panel beater services for over 40 years and has a longstanding reputation for quality smash repairs.
Since a change of management in 2016 and renaming to Essendon Panels, new owners Nick and Michelle have brought the business into the future by investing in cutting edge technology to ensure their team of fully qualified professionals use only the best paints and materials to repair your vehicle. We treat all vehicle damage with the respect it deserves by using only genuine parts and offer a lifetime guarantee on our workmanship.
With us you’re not just a number: our personalised customer service approach means the owners are on-site daily to manage your vehicle repair process from start to finish, including liaising with your insurer on your behalf.
Contact us now to receive a free smash repair quote within 24 hours of enquiry.


  1. We are a local family business so the owners are on-site to offer a personalised service that large, faceless corporation can’t beat
  2. We offer a lifetime warranty on all repairs because we have full confidence in the workmanship of our qualified team of professionals
  3. Replacement vehicles are available when you book with us to take away the inconvenience of having your vehicle repaired
  4. Receive a discount on your excess as our competitive business model allows us to offer reduced excess on all insurance work
  5. We use cutting edge technology to handle all aspects of automotive repairs and ensure a perfect finish for your car

To find out more about what we offer to our valued clients, please download our (PDF) FLYER.

Choose Essendon Panels when only the best will do for your precious cargo!

Knowing you need a panel beater after your vehicle has been damaged can be really frustrating and stressful. At Essendon Panels, we aim to minimise the hassle by offering a prompt and cost-effective solution, without scrimping on quality. Regardless of the extent of damage, our No.1 priority is to repair your vehicle to its pre-accident condition by using only genuine parts and the latest in cutting edge technology.

We bring a wealth of industry experience and knowledge and offer quality smash repairs for all insurance and private work.

Call us FIRST for car smash repairs before your insurance company to discuss a tailored solution to meet your budget and needs.

Call us FIRST for car smash repairs before your insurance company

Personal service

Quick turnaround

All insurance & private work

Guaranteed quality & service

Complimentary Uber pick-up & delivery

Brand new modern replacement vehicles available

Fleet specialist

Quality Assurance System

Essendon Panels Our Process Card

We specialise in smash repairs for all car makes and models!

Essendon Panels repairs all cars including Ford, Holden, Toyota, Mazda, Honda, Subaru, Mitsubishi, Kia, Citroen, Jaguar, Jeep, Renault, Nissan, Saab, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Lexus, Range Rover, BMW, Mercedes, Audi and Peugeot.

Our aim is to create a customer service experience that will exceed your expectations by constantly delivering effective, high quality work.


Here at Essendon Panels & Smash Repairs we appreciate your business!

Professional Vehicle Resprays

Classic Car Restoration Work

Minor Scratch Repairs

Paintless Dent Repairs

Hail Damage

Body Kits & Colour Coding

We work with all insurance companies and leading industry suppliers!

Need a panel beater in Essendon, Keilor Park, Airport West, Broadmeadows, Oak Park, Pascoe Vale, Pascoe Vale South and surrounds, then call us here at Essendon Panels, we’ve been here for over 40 years, so we know how to take care of you!

Our personalised customer service approach means we’ll manage your smash repair from start to finish, and once you lodge a claim we are happy to liaise with your insurer on your behalf.

Essendon Panels is a Top Smash Repairer for major insurance companies including RACV, Allianz, CGU, Youii, Suncorp, Zurich, Hollards, AIG, Wesfarmers, Coles, Woolworths, Toyota, GIO, Vero, AAMI, Real Insurance, Lumley.


All Our Work Is Guaranteed.

Let's get you back on the road!


Our Contact Details


General Enquiry & Quote Booking Request Form

Contact Details

327 Pascoe Vale Road
Essendon VIC 3040

Keilor Park, Airport West,

Broadmeadows, Oak Park,
Pascoe Vale, Pascoe Vale South
and surrounds

Phone: 03 9379 7349

Business Hours:
MON-FRI:  8:00am – 5:00pm
SAT:  9:00am – 1:00pm
SUN:  Closed