• Llandough Trading Estate, Penarth Rd , Cardiff CF11 8TD
  • 02920 223 100

Ford Care Code & FAQs

Our showroom has been adapted to ensure social distancing whilst test drives, service appointments and handovers have been revised to ensure you remain safe at all times. We are following the Ford Care Code throughout the business which means the highest standard of safety at all times. Learn more below in our FAQ section, and book your appointment or reserve a vehicle online via web chat or enquiry form.

As things return to normal, we want to keep our customers safe. We are following the Ford Care Code.
We follow an extensive check list to ensure your serviced vehicle is sanitised. Our new and used vehicle stock are also being regularly sanitised.
We are following safe procedures for test drives in our sanitised vehicles.
Where possible we offer touch free payment.
Our staff have Personal Protective Equipment and protective screens covering the desks and reception areas to help keep you safe.
We are offering a range of virtual services including online demonstrations and no-touch demonstrations. 
Our servicing can be booked online, and we offer a range of options for customers including Mobile servicing.
We are adhering to the 2m Social Distancing guidelines across our Dealership.


Is Fordthorne Transit Centre’s showroom open?

Due to the national lockdown announced for Wales on Monday, from 6pm on Friday 23rd October our sales showrooms will close until Monday 9th November.

Our sales staff will be working remotely so are still able to talk regarding ongoing sales and new enquiries. Our service departments remain open as normal in line with government guidelines. All service and MOT appointments are still valid and we are able to take new ones.

If you have any questions the best ways to reach us are on live chat or web form enquiry or you can email sales@fordthorne.co.uk

We thank you once again for your understanding in this difficult period.

Can I still talk to the sales team online or by phone if I don’t want to come in?

Yes of course, we can offer appointments on the phone as well as video calls to show you around vehicles.

Is Fordthorne Transit Centre’s service department open?

Service facilities are available for new and returning customers, but to keep everyone safe, we are operating with a smaller team, reduced opening hours 8am-6pm Monday to Friday and pre-booked appointments only. We are also not providing courtesy vehicles or any customer waiting area at this time. Please do not make an unnecessary journey to see us if you haven’t had an appointment confirmed. To book or enquire, please either email Nerys Jenkins and Greta Sullivan on nerys.jenkins@fordthorne.co.uk and greta.sullivan@fordthorne.co.uk or enquire via live chat.

Am I able to buy a vehicle and sign documents online?

You can reserve a vehicle by contacting us, but would need to come into the showroom to sign paperwork; we have a designated finance pod where you can sign documents safely and contact free.

Are test drives running again?

If you are interested in a specific vehicle, please ask a member of the sales team about unaccompanied test drives.

Will a new/used vehicle be delivered to my home address?

We would not able to deliver the car to you directly but can ensure the vehicle is deep cleaned and sanitised ready to be picked-up from our showroom.

Are your phone lines still open; what is the best way to get in contact with you?

Phone lines are open again but due to demand and capacity, we apologise in advance if there is any delay. You can also contact us on live chat, social media, or fill out a relevant enquiry form on the website where one of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

I make monthly payments on my car, how can I get support?

If you have finance concerns, it is best contact the Finance company that the query relates to, we have put the finance company links below where you can contact them direct.

Blackhorse Finance: https://www.blackhorse.co.uk/contact/Money-Worries

Ford Credit: https://www.ford.co.uk/finance/support/contact-us

Ford Lease: https://www.ford.co.uk/finance/support/ford-lease-contact-us

Remember you can also view your account details for Ford Credit and Lease and get more information via the FordPass app.