Meet the team

About the team

VRT are a family run Volkswagen Audi Group Specialist established 2010. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and our reasonable labour rates. We offer the equivalent of a main dealer service using genuine Volkswagen Audi Group Parts and ODIS diagnostics. Scroll down to meet the team at VRT, we look forward to meeting you soon!

John Grogan

John started his apprenticeship at Renault but after a few years moved on to Volkswagen. During his time at Volkswagen he attended a vast number of main dealer training courses in order to develop his fault finding skills, as well as becoming a specialist in VW Eos Roofs and luxury models such as the Phaeton and Touareg.

  • First Car – 1986 Mk2 Golf 1.3
  • Favourite Car Owned – 1990 Mk2 Golf GTi
  • Best Qualities – Fault Finding and Diagnosis
Ryan Lawrence

Ryan has a wealth of Volkswagen Audi Group experience. Ryan’s passion is the performance side of our industry, he has been trained by the KW Suspension technicians in order to be able to deliver expert advice and tackle the most demanding needs of any chassis upgrades.

  • First Car – Vauxhall Nova 1.4
  • Favourite car owned – Mk 3 Golf VR6
  • Best Qualities – Fabrication and Chassis Dynamics
Peter Eyre

Pete joined VRT in 2016 as an Apprentice Technician. Keen and enthusiastic about the VW group he has excelled in his apprenticeship and is now a fully qualified technician. Pete is now developing his diagnostic skills and will be attending Volkswagen training courses to continue to adapt and develop to be at the forefront of the industry.

  • First Car – Citroen c2
  • Favourite car owned – Vento vr6
  • Best Qualities – Attention to detail and Timing Belts
Christina Grogan

Christina joined us in 2012 and has over 15 years’ experience within the Motor industry. Starting off in the car rental industry then moving to a main VW dealer as a service administrator. She has worked at VRT for 5 years as our Office Manager and recently taken on the roll of Service Advisor. Christina has a wealth of experience in customer service, administration and accountancy.

  • First car – 1979 British racing green Mini
  • Favourite Car owned – Mk 3 Golf Cabriolet
  • Best qualities – makes a good Cuppa
Rubble Grogan

Rubble joined our team two years ago and can be regularly found overseeing service work from the comfort of the office. He is enthusiastic to deliver customer satisfaction at all costs and enjoys meeting and greeting customers, in between his breaks from running our back office.

Favourite car: Mk 3 Golf Cabriolet