The Southern Motor Group Limited

Southern Motor Group

The Southern Motor Group Ltd has been established for over 50 years and has a proud heritage as a family run business. Southern Motor Group (SMG) began life as a small group of petrol stations situated in Croydon, and over the next generation we expanded our business operations from our head office and flagship Volkswagen Van Centre location in Lansdowne Road, Croydon.

We have 2 additional locations in the south with our Volkswagen Authorised Repairer and VW Van Centre facilities in Tonbridge, Kent and another long-established Volkswagen Service Centre in Cowfold, Sussex.

Each SMG VW dealer is an authorised Volkswagen van sales and VW service centre. We offer the very best in new and used Volkswagen commercial vehicles, plus VW approved service & MOT facilities

For over 40 years we have established a popular brand name in the London area Van Rental business. We are proud that as Whitgift Hire we now have 2 VW van hire locations.

SMG Croydon

Our fully authorised Volkswagen Van Centre stocks a wide selection of new and used VW vans from the Volkswagen range. Including the VW Caddy, and its larger version Caddy Maxi, to the popular VW Transporter, up to the largest van in the range, the VW Crafter, plus other models including VW Amarok, VW Transporter Shuttle, and VW Transporter Sportline. See more on the pages of our site at including the newer VW Van models which feature the latest innovations in Volkswagen technology.

Check out our Service, MOT and Parts facilities where we have state of the art diagnostic equipment in our workshops and MOT facilities staffed by a team of factory-trained technicians.

See our latest Service and Parts offers here or call for a Service or MOT on 020 8045 5958 or Parts on 020 8045 5960

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SMG Tonbridge

SMG Tonbridge is both a Volkswagen Van Centre and Authorised Volkswagen Passengers Cars Service Centre & Repairer. In fact, we're happy to say we're good at everything Volkswagen.

In addition to selling the vast range of Volkswagen Vans we are renowned across the UK as California and Campervan specialists. We have years of experience and knowledge of the benefits and advantages of these models and would be happy to share this with you. Please check out our wide choice of new and used VW campervans, including VW California, VW Caravelle and VW Caddy Life.

SMG is proud to be a Volkswagen Authorised Repairer and meet the standards of the 'Volkswagen Service Promise'; 10 promises designed to help you manage the cost of motoring and make your life easier. Check them out on our dedicated website location at Or see our new and used VW models at

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SMG Cowfold

At SMG Vans in Cowfold we specialise in quality, nearly new and used VW vans. We have a large stock of vehicles, including the VW California.

We are an authorised Volkswagen Van Service Centre, with VW trained technicians, for MOT and Service facilities. All our team are experienced, trustworthy and professional - our aim is to offer you the very best value for money everything Volkswagen.

Our used vehicle group stock does change on a daily basis, please visit our dedicated Used VW vans site at

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SMG Leasing

Our specialist Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle finance department, SMG VW Van Leasing, offer flexible business finance solutions including VW van finance options on Finance Lease or Contract Hire and purchasing options on Hire Purchase or Lease Purchase.

The extensive range of finance deals are available for all Volkswagen models from the VW Caddy, to VW Transporter, up to the largest van in the range, the VW Crafter, plus VW Amarok, VW Transporter Shuttle, and VW Transporter Sportline.

We have a Volkswagen lifestyle vehicle finance department who can help with Personal Contract Plans from Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS). These flexible finance packages are available at competitive finance rates on all models plus the VW California, VW Caravelle, and VW Caddy Maxi Life.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles have a wide choice of quality vans, pickup trucks and passenger carriers and SMG Leasing offer competitive quotes on VW Van model derivatives including crew vans, dropsides, tippers, double cabs, chassis cabs and minibuses.

You can see our finance deals on offer now at or contact us on 020 8045 1230

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Head Office Contacts

Registered Address

Southern Motor Group Limited, 22 Lansdowne Road, Croydon, CR0 2BD.

Company number: 00905101

SMG Accounts

Tel: 0208 680 7414
Fax: 0208 686 4174

Southern Motor Group Ltd Data Controller

Tel: 0208 226 3725.