Staff Profiles

img_1125Fellows Speed Shop Team.


In 2012 Perry and Dave set up the Speed Shop, until May 2015 when Dave resigned from the business. Perry continues to date to make the family business run successfully. After re-building our unit, Perry started on two other projects a brake disc conversion and a steering conversion; these have been test driven in the teams own vans for two years, in order to make upgrades and modifications where necessary.

Please see below for more info on our team:


Perry Fellows

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The Boss:

After 30 Years as a civil engineer, in construction. He retired to take on the Speed shop full time. In 2005 Perry took on his first VW Project with his son Ben. They brought a panel van from Rick of Schofields and stripped it to bear metal, then began buying parts and re-building it to show and shine standard. During the project build, Perry started producing parts for his Subaru conversion and has been reviewing these and making improvements every year to date; to ensure they remain the best on the market.

Ben Fellows

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The talented one:

Since the age of 12, Ben has been developing his knowledge of VW’s; when in 2005 he purchased his first project a 1970’s Beetle in order to get to school. Ben and Perry were also working on their panel van project. Trained as a sound engineer and professional drummer in his own band, he was then employed by Bromsgrove Auto Trimmers; where he built on his love for VW’s, with Angie and Pete. Since the business began Ben has been working there full-time building Subaru engine conversions.



Colin Pace

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Air cooled specialist since age 12

Colin has loved VW’s since childhood. He has a vast knowledge of vintage VW’s and their parts and is a specialist when it comes to the air-cooled type. Colin works with Perry running the operations of the workshop on a day to day basis. He also runs the #RSVP group, helping other VW fanatics and appreciating and keeping the originality of projects. He is a family man with his whole family involved in his projects.



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Subaru Engine Builder Mechanic:

Best Friend of Ben Fellows and now Subaru Engine builder here at Fellowsspeedshop, Matt is a valuable asset in the smooth running of stripping, cleaning and rebuilding the Subaru Engines. Organising customers detailing in selected powder coating. Growing up with Ben through School he has lived through Ben’s Various Beetle and Camper projects and assisting with repairing and building of the Volkswagen’s and other projects.  He has been with us at various VW shows over the last 4 years so also used the the crazier side of the VW hobbies.




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All the other stuff:

Carolyn Fellows and (Niece) Becca are the perfect combination of finance and IT skills. Carolyn has 25 Years experience in book keeping and Becca’s teaching qualification; and of course family.