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Over 100 years of experience in Coach Trimming and Motor Upholstery.

C A Upton & Son, motor & marine upholsterers, is a family run business established for well over 100 years, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to provide a professional and high quality service in all aspects of vehicle upholstery.


Welcome to C A Upton & Son

Coach Timmers | Car Trimmers

Our expertise ranges from veteran, vintage, PVT, through to classic and modern vehicles (including motorcycles, commercial vehicles, and marine and aviation work). Our work comprises minor repairs to show-winning full re-trims and specialist bespoke.

We are driven by a sense of commitment and passion for what we do together with years of dedication of caring for our customers’ vehicles.


Our Services

Our wide ranging services include all aspects of motor upholstery.

We make and fit bespoke hoods. We also make and fit tonneau covers and hood bags.


We make and fit all types of head-linings, including suspended and bonded.

Seat Repairs

We cover a wide range of work from minor repairs to full re-building, re-trimming, and covering.

Interior Panel Work

We can re-cover, replace, and re-build all interior panel work including door & side panels, consoles & dashboards.


We tailor bespoke carpet sets and supply and fit sound deadening materials.

Motorcycle Seats

We build and re-cover motorcycle seats, including customised seats and racing solo seats.

Different Vehicle Types

We have also worked on a wide range of other vehicles from boats to planes and helicopters.


We stock a range of materials from adhesives, carpets to all types of fittings and fastenings.