Auto Curators 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.
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.
The Auto Curators head office is based in north Hampshire. We have a branch in Nairn, just outside of Inverness in the beautiful Scottish Highlands that offers PPF installations. We also offer bespoke services via our nationwide mobile service.
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. 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.
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.