British Made Classic Car Batteries
Give the correct period look to your pride and joy!
Did you know that Shield batteries are the only UK Manufacturer of Classic Car Batteries? Our classic vehicle batteries fit a full range of classic vehicles including: Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Fiat, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lotus, Maserati, Porsche, Rolls Royce, TVR, Volkswagen, vintage trucks, vintage tractors and many more....
Shield Batteries To Exhibit At Birmingham NEC Railtex 2019
Shield Batteries & SEC UK
A British Battery Manufacturer & Distributor for the British Rail Industry
Founded in 1910, we continue to produce our rail batteries in the UK to original rail specifications & UK rail operator’s requirements. Our product range covers coach/carriage battery sets, plus diesel locomotive battery sets for vehicle fleets still very active on th ...
SHIELD BATTERIES RECEIVES FEEFO GOLD TRUSTED SERVICE AWARD 2019
Shield Batteries has won the Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers.
Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine reviews and insights. Those that meet the high standard, based on the number of reviews they have col ...
Another Successful Classic Car Battery Refurbished
Fully Restored 1951 Jowett Jupiter
Our customer Richard Keil brought us in his pair of 311 LBH batteries that power his 1951 Jowett Jupiter, we were delighted to be asked to refurb them from the ground up and Richard fitted them back behind the seat in his beautiful ‘Ferrari Red’ car.
The Jowett Jupiter is a British car which was produced by Jowett Cars Ltd of Idle, near Bra ...
Stunning 1949 MG TC - Powered by a Shield Classic 242 73AH Battery
The perfect “Classic Car’ ownership story, ever!
I had been looking to buy an MG for a number of years but couldn't find one that I could afford. I couldn't believe my luck when I found my perfect car on eBay for only £12.000. Unfortunately, I didn't notice it was in New Zealand. Too late; I'm the owner of a 1949 MG.
I told my wife, I've got a great idea let's go on holiday ...
Happy New Year From All At Shield Batteries
As we start our 109th year of trading, we look back at the fabulous year we have had.
Our Head Office Sales Support, Web & Marketing teams have moved into a new office space
Our HQ team has grown with more focus on our Social Media and Marketing activities
We have partnered with more brands to give our customers greater buying choice
A Shield news post was sp ...
Winter Survival Tips at Shield Batteries
We have put together a list of useful tips to help take care of your battery and your vehicle
A battery is designed to work at an optimum temperature of around 25ºC and when the temperature falls to around freezing, the battery’s capacity is compromised by as much as a third. Therefore, keeping the battery warm is a Good Thing – always useful to keep your car tucked snu ...
Business Growth Sees Exciting Move Into New Office
We are delighted to be settling into our wonderful new open plan office here at Shield HQ In Bishops Stortford
Designed to amalgamate the Sales, Marketing, Transport and Back-office support teams into one new purpose-built space.
The office is bright, airy & designed with the Shield brand considered throughout & ‘Team Shield’ are enjoying the new working environment. ...
Rapier Sunbeam H120 Fitted with Shield Classic Car Battery
Classic car battery completion winner Sharon wasted no time in putting her new Shield battery to good use. Here we can see it about to be fitted in her 1973 Rapier Sunbeam H120, and then in situ in the engine bay
We think you’ll agree the Sunbeam looks great – a true classic
This car has been in Sharon’s family since 1983, and although it was mechanically sound it n ...
Shield hit the headlines for highlighting a worrying find in the battery industry
FEATURED IN SCOTS AUTO SCENE - THE MOTOR PROFESSIONALS MAGAZINE
We are delighted to have been approached by the editor of Scots AutoScene magazine as they were so impressed by our news post on our website in July highlighting the issue of imitation batteries found in the UK, they wanted to feature it in their hard copy & digital magazine. ...
Shield Leading The Way In Customer Service
We LOVE receiving customer feedback like this...........
"I Just bought a battery from your Manchester shop this afternoon. The customer service of your team was excellent both with my initial telephone enquiry and when I went to purchase my battery. Brilliant blokes. Harry" Well done to the fabulous team, at our Manchester Battery Centre, excellent cu ...
Beware Of Imitations
There are times when one is given information that is so staggering that one has to blink, rub one’s eyes and re-read the information as the content is utterly unbelievable. Word reached us recently via our recycling partners of batteries sent to them for recycling that have been fitted with a false bottom and contain a lump of granite.
There is no reason whatever to do this, b ...
Ford Model T Keeps On Going
Shield has been keeping Britain moving since 1910, so we were pleased to see that this comparative youngster of 93 years will be kept on the road using a new Shield battery to replace the one that’s been in there since September 2009.
Shield make these bespoke hard rubber batteries by hand and the care and attention to detail involved in building these important products is a joy to wat ...
Shield Batteries supplies customers around the world with hard rubber batteries
One of our customers in France was kind enough to share pictures of the 183 type battery that is now fitted to his glorious 1957 Ford Thunderbird.
Shield supplies customers around the world with hard rubber batteries. These hand made batteries are made from tooling that goes back decades, are a staple of the classic car market and a “must have” for the owner that wants his pride and jo ...
Important UK Announcement: New regulations will change the way motorcycle and hard rubber batteries can be sold
From July 1st 2018 all motorcycle & hard rubber batteries must be filled by the retailer before being sold to a member of the public in the UK who does not possess a valid EPP licence
New changes to government legislation mean that from July 1st 2018 it will be illegal for a member of the public to purchase a motorcycle or hard rubber battery that is supplied with a s ...
Winter Survival Tips at Shield Batteries
This winter has been unusually cold and we’ve seen more than our usual share of snowfall, so we have put together a list of useful tips to help take care of your battery and your car.
A battery is designed to work at an optimum temperature of around 25ºC and when the temperature falls to around freezing, the battery’s capacity is compromised by as much as a third. Therefore, keeping ...