At Auto Curators car detailing we offer the finest indulgence in car care. We provide professional vehicle detailing and paint protection services. We are experts in paint defect correction, such as swirl marks and scratches, finish restoration, and offer a wide range of products and services to enhance and protect the appearance of your prized asset.
How much is your vehicle worth… To you?
You don’t need to own an Aston Martin to enjoy our services; you simply need a vehicle you love. While curators are known as caretakers of fine things and valuable assets, we are also caretakers of cherished items.
About Paul Townsend
The founder of Auto Curators, Paul Townsend, has worked within the vehicle detailing industry for almost two decades. He built his first venture, Shine On Auto Detailing, from the ground up, in a fledgeling industry. As his reputation for quality spread, the business blossomed. And in early 2015 it was ready to expand, and Auto Curators Ltd was born. A principle founding investor in the company was three times British World F1 champion, founder of Stewart Grand Prix, and hugely successful businessman, Sir Jackie Stewart, OBE.
With a reputation for the finer details (pun intended), the business has continued to thrive. Paul has travelled extensively within Europe to perform his craft on all types of vehicles (including the occasional boat or plane). He has worked on some of the finest vehicles ever produced. Yet, he remains grounded with a portfolio of cars and clients that is as varied as it is impressive. Quite simply, if you love your car, Paul will love it too!
A life long petrol head, Paul’s love of detailing started many years before he could drive a car. Inherited from generations of engineers and craftsmen, an ability to focus on the little things that make a big difference was inevitable. As well as a love for cars, Paul has also had a history of dabbling with motorbikes and even did some motor racing in 2017. His fascination with vehicles is a trait he’s now beginning to share with his young son.
Paul Townsend – In the Media
Auto Curators and Paul Townsend frequently feature in print media. These publications have included owners club magazines and national publications such as Ride magazine.
It is Paul’s passion, work ethic and dedication that have led him to the very top of his industry. He enjoys nothing more than sharing his knowledge with others. That may be through the medium of print, television, or a good yarn when you visit his studio for a consultation.
Paul has worked extensively with North One Television for the Fifth Gear programme, both on screen and behind the scenes.
In 2014, Paul was asked by the BBC to appear with Chris Evans at Carfest South, in front of an audience of 30000 people, and broadcast live as part of The One Show to approximately 4 million households.
This piece about preparing new cars, first broadcast on The Discovery Channel in 2012.
About Matt Savory
Matt is Paul’s right hand man at our Hampshire detailing studio. He joined the Auto Curators car detailing team over five years ago coming from a successful career in graphic design.
He brought with him his attention to detail, patience and the ability to work to a very high standard within a specific timescale. All perfect skills in the world of detailing and qualities that we know help to meet our client’s high expectations.
Matt will tell you he’s always loved anything with wheels, as a child he drove his parents mad sat on the floor in the local toy shop starring at the matchbox car display! But he wouldn’t describe himself as a typical petrolhead; for Matt it’s always about how a car looks and feels before noise and performance!
Outside of the detailing studio Matt is a big sports fan who loves his football. Although these days, it’s more of a spectator sport for him. He also enjoys a good long walk and spending as much time as possible with his wife, Sarah, and their five-month old working cocker spaniel, Pablo.