Are you looking for a trailer repair service in, Lutterworth, Leicestershire and the surrounding area?
If so look no further. Regardless of the damage we can give you a competitive quote to get it fixed and back on the road as quickly as possible.

Our experienced and qualified team of welders and joiners, can repair any damage, be it a whole tear down and build up due to a road accident, to replacing a panel, or a workbench inside the trailer.

If you are also looking to modify the trailer at the same time our design team can provide you with CAD drawings showing you what it will look like prior, and then complete the work to a high standard once you wish to go ahead.

Please see some pictures below of repairs we have made to previous catering trailers and trailers in general.

Who are Utopia Manufacturing?

Utopia Manufacturing are a bespoke joinery and welding company based in Ullesthorpe which is near Leicester City, in Leicestershire, England.

We have a dedicated team of 8 trained and talented crafts people who can do everything from design, joinery, and welding.

Here at Utopia we have repaired, and built from the ground up, everything from retail catering trailers, general trailers, HGV trailers, custom dining room tables, custom Fish and Chip shop retail trailers, to bespoke remembrance gifts, and custom fitted work space trailers.

We always love to push ourselves, as well as doing tried and tested designs; so if you have a project you want help with, and not even sure where to start, then look no further.

Simply get in touch and we can talk you through a free no obligation call to see how we can help you with your bespoke furniture requirements.

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What type of Trailer Repair Service can you carry out for Catering Trailers, and Trailers in General?

We can work on any trailer; but, can easily repair any of the following:

  • 10 Foot Catering Trailers
  • 20 Foot Catering Trailers
  • Duel fuel cateriing trailers
  • Wilkinson 5.5 metre trailer
  • Horse boxes
  • Trailer tents
  • Classic Eriba Puck Catering Caravans
  • 18 inch High Output Catering Trailer
  • Bespoke Vintage Horsebox Bar
  • Catering Trailer Hot Food Burgers Pizza Events Festivals
  • 15 Foot Mobile Bar Trailer
  • And lots more…

What is the process for your trailer repair service?

Our process to repair your trailer, is firstly we need to see it. Our repair assessor will then asses the damage and provide a quote. Once you are happy to then proceed, it will be passed to our specialist trailer repairs.

Who, depending on the type of repair and damage, will either carry out the repair; however, for more serious damage and or modifications, it will then be passed to our designer.

In this case our designer, will then create a blueprint of the repair / modification first using a CAD drawing specification.

Once the specification is drawn up, our dedicated repair team will then get to work repairing – and or – modifying the trailer to the design plans.

When the work is completed we will then pass it back to you for inspection and sign off.

Trailer Repair Service Information

Catering is already a huge business which continues to grow daily…

Burger vans are not just found at the side of the road these days as they were before, it’s a very profitable business especially if you only have the overheads from a mobile unit.

The bigger names which were generally only found in commercial premises are now also trying their toes in the water with the mobile units.

We can provide a basic “white GRP” unit right up to an all singing, dancing, show stopping bespoke unit. Just check out the one we made for “Island Poke” at Bisceter village…

Absolutely stunning with the exterior tiled and lashes of beautiful live edge oak. This unit actually lifts its self off the transport trailer with the use of hydraulic legs in the 4 corners.

We also offer repairs and servicing to catering units… maybe you just need the tires changing? Or a simple modification to the interior?
Please give us a shout for more info!

If you own a trailer, whether it’s a utility trailer for hauling equipment or a camper for traveling and camping, you know that proper maintenance and repair are crucial for keeping it in good condition. Regular upkeep can help prevent costly breakdowns and extend the lifespan of your trailer; however, if your trailer needs some TLC then we are here to help.

Tyres and Wheels

The tyres and wheels on your trailer are essential components that need to be maintained properly. Some tips to help you, would be to check the tyre pressure regularly, and make sure the lug nuts are tightened to the manufacturer’s specifications. Inspect the tyres for any signs of wear or damage, such as cracks, bulges, or punctures. If you notice any issues, get in touch immediately and we can look to replace the tyre for you. Also, consider rotating the tyres periodically to ensure even wear.


Trailer brakes are vital for safety, so it’s crucial to keep them in good condition. Check the brake pads and linings regularly, and contact us to have them serviced, or to replace them if they’re worn or damaged. Also, inspect the brake lines and hoses for any leaks or cracks. If you notice any issues, our professional trailer mechanics are here to help.

Lights and Wiring

The lights and wiring on your trailer are essential for safety and visibility. You should inspect the wiring regularly for any signs of damage or wear, such as frayed wires or loose connections. Also, check the lights to ensure they’re working correctly, including the brake lights, turn signals, and running lights. If you notice any issues, then we are here to help replace the damaged parts.


The suspension on your trailer is responsible for absorbing shock and ensuring a smooth ride. As a result, you need to check the suspension regularly, including the shocks, springs, and axles. If you notice any signs of wear or damage, such as rust or corrosion, Then we are here to ehlp. Also, consider upgrading the suspension system if you frequently travel on rough roads or carry heavy loads, again please contact us if this is something you are interested in.

Floor and Frame

The floor and frame of your trailer are critical components that need to be maintained properly. Consequently, please inspect the floor for any signs of damage or wear, such as cracks or rotting wood. Also, check the frame for any signs of rust or corrosion. If you notice any issues then our professional mechanics are near by to help you repair it. Regularly cleaning and sealing the floor and frame can also help prevent damage and extend their lifespan.

What common repair issues does your Trailer Repair Service cover?

Our trailer repair service often comes accross many trailer related issues include tyre and wheel problems, brake issues, lighting and wiring problems, suspension issues, and floor and frame damage.

How often should I perform trailer maintenance?

You should perform trailer maintenance regularly, ideally before and after every use. This includes checking tyre pressure, inspecting brakes, and examining lights and wiring. You should also perform more comprehensive maintenance, such as inspecting the suspension and checking the floor and frame, on a regular schedule.

Can I perform trailer repair myself?

You can perform some basic trailer repairs yourself, such as changing a tyre or replacing a light bulb. However, more complex repairs, such as brake or suspension repair, should be left to a professional mechanic who can carry out a full trailer repair service.

How much does a trailer repair service cost?

The cost of trailer repair depends on the type of repair needed, the extent of the damage, and the cost of parts and labor in your area. Minor repairs, such as replacing a tyre or light bulb, while major repairs, such as suspension replacement can be a bit more costly.

How can I prevent trailer damage and the need for repairs?

Regular maintenance is the key to preventing trailer damage and the need for repairs. This includes checking tyre pressure, inspecting brakes and lights, and examining the suspension and floor and frame. You should also store your trailer in a dry, covered area when not in use to prevent rust and corrosion.

How often should I replace trailer tyres?

Trailer tyres should be replaced every 3-5 years, even if they appear to be in good condition. This is because trailer tyres are often subjected to long periods of inactivity and can dry out and crack over time, even if they have not been used much. You should also replace the tyres if you notice any signs of damage or wear.

How long should a trailer last with proper maintenance?

With proper maintenance, a trailer can last for many years, even decades. However, the lifespan of a trailer depends on several factors, including the quality of the trailer, how often it is used, and how well it is maintained. Regular maintenance can help prevent breakdowns and extend the lifespan of your trailer.

How often should I replace trailer brakes?

Trailer brakes should be inspected regularly, and the brake pads and linings should be replaced if they are worn or damaged. In general, you should replace the brakes on your trailer every 3-5 years or if you notice any signs of wear or damage.

What should I do if my trailer has been damaged in an accident?

If you have damaged your trailer in an accident, you should first ensure that everyone involved is safe and unharmed. Then, bring your trailer to our professional mechanics to assess the damage and recommend repairs. Your insurance company may cover the cost of repairs, depending on your coverage.

Can I tow a trailer with a damaged suspension?

It is not recommended to tow a trailer with a damaged suspension, as this can be dangerous and cause further damage to the trailer. If you notice any signs of suspension damage, such as rust or corrosion, take your trailer to a professional mechanic for repair before using it.

How do I know if my trailer needs new suspension?

If you notice that your trailer is bouncing or swaying more than usual, this may be a sign that the suspension needs to be replaced. You may also notice uneven tyre wear or a sagging trailer frame. If you suspect that your trailer needs new suspension then we are here to help.

How can I prevent rust and corrosion on my trailer?

Rust and corrosion can damage your trailer’s frame and other components, so it’s important to prevent it as much as possible. You can prevent rust and corrosion by storing your trailer in a dry, covered area when not in use, washing it regularly with soap and water, and applying a protective coating to the frame and other metal parts.

How long does it take your trailer repair service to repair a trailer?

The time it takes to repair a trailer depends on the type and extent of the damage, as well as the availability of parts and labour. Minor repairs, such as changing a tyre or replacing a light bulb, may only take a few minutes, while major repairs, such as replacing the suspension, may take several days or longer. Our mechanics can be able to provide an estimate of the repair time when you bring your trailer in for service with us.

To learn more about trailers you can find out more at this Wikipedia page.