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BN1 - Seat Covers - Dark Blue
BN1 - Seat Covers - Dark Blue
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Austin Healey interior trim manufacturer specialists John Skinner Ltd

Welcome to John Skinner (Manufacturing) Limited

JOHN SKINNER (MANUFACTURING) LTD has been in the classic car trim & upholstery business since 1980. We are Austin Healey Classic Car Interior Trim Upholstery Manufacturers, manufacturing our Austin Healey Classic Car Interior Trim in our own modern trim shop. We do not sell mechanical parts, body panels, tyres, batteries or other parts required for automotive restoration. We just concentrate on manufacturing quality interior trim & upholstery.

We provide automotive trim upholstery for the following 'Big Healey' models:

  • 100-4 BN1
  • 100-4 BN2
  • 100-6 BN4
  • 100-6 BN6
  • 3000 Mark 1 / 2 BN7
  • 3000 Mark 1 / 2 BT7
  • 3000 Mark 1 / 2 BJ7
  • 3000 Mark 3 BJ8 (Phase 1 - Pre 26,704)
  • 3000 Mark 3 BJ8 (Phase 2 - Post 26,705+)

Specialist Trim Upholstery for Classic Cars

JOHN SKINNER (MANUFACTURING) LTD specialises exclusively in replacement interior trim & upholstery for British Classic Cars. As a specialist company, in a niche field, for 30+ years we have stood the test of time. Most owners re-trim their classic car once - so trust your Austin Healey interior trim & upholstery to us for the very best results.

  • Established in 1980 to produce quality interior trim for British classic cars to original specification.
  • Operating from a craft workshop in the small Cotswold town of Cirencester, situated about 80 miles (130 kilometres) west of London.
  • We ship worldwide by land, sea & air.
  • We accept payment by all major credit cards, bank draft, cheque and Paypal.
  • Quality Craftmanship, Custom Specification Available & Specialist Tooling

Over the years our reputation has been linked with quality & originality. All but a few items are produced in our own factory by a team of dedicated trimmers and machinists. We can also produce that very special one-off custom interior, offering a more individual interior should that be required – perhaps a special colour or special coloured piping.

We can high frequency weld / emboss any trim items with original welded patterns as featured on the original car, such as the Austin Healey BJ8 interior quarter panels and seat parts – very few companies can offer this service. We are also one of the only stockists of Austin Healey chrome black / silver piping (used on BJ8 seat covers) in the world. 

Made To Order

Because of the specialist nature of trim manufacture, we will be manufacturing your order especially for your car – a custom made automotvie trim kit - this typically takes 3 to 4 weeks depending upon our work load.

Comprehensive Trim Upholstery Kits

A JOHN SKINNER (MANUFACTURING) LTD Classic Austin Healey interior kit offers a combination of style, elegance, originality, durability and value for money that has quietly set high standards within the worldwide Classic Austin Healey restoration industry. Our comprehensive kits include many items left out of kits offered by some of our competitors, including basic essentials such as glue, fixing kits & extra vinyl / ambla to re-cover minor parts plus extra in case of errors or damage. With all of our products, from the smallest part to a complete interior kit, the traditional English craftsmanship, attention to detail and the completeness of our interior kits make us the choice with Classic Austin Healey owners, restorers and enthusiasts worldwide. The Austin Healey interior products you are choosing are the very best in fit, quality workmanship, originality and value for money. All of our Austin Healey products are guaranteed.

Luggage to Match Your Classic Austin Healey Interior Trim

We can now offer luggage to match the trim in your classic Austin Healey - select from our usual range of leather colours for the luggage material and piping. Please contact us for more information. 

Help & Advice

We can offer expert help and advice available from the people who make the items - at every stage of the process – pre-order, after sales and during fitting.

Choose a JOHN SKINNER (MANUFACTURING) LTD Classic Austin Healey Interior Trim Kit - hand made to original specification in England.

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