Professional car detailing and paint protection services


Welcome to the home of Auto Curators. If you are looking for professional automotive detailing and paint protection services, Auto Curators should be your first and only choice. Our founder, Paul Townsend, was known for many years as Shine On Auto Detailing, before embarking on the journey to offer something beyond detailing.

As Curators, we perfect what detailing started. By definition, Curators are care takers of fine things, of cherished collections, of valuable assets. We fit that definition perfectly, so let us look after your prized possessions.

Based at our Studio in the grounds of the prestigious Tylney Hall Hotel near Hook in Hampshire, we can also offer bespoke bookings via our mobile service.

We rely on an established reputation for outstanding quality and results. Our results are the product of hard work and expertise. As Shine On, Paul was featured on television as a recognised industry expert both in the UK and America, for Discovery Channel’s Fifth Gear, and BBC’s The One Show.

Associating ourselves with only the finest products, we are proud to be one of the longest standing Swissvax Authorised Detailers. Embracing the benefits of modern advanced nano-coatings, we also extensively use the GTechniq range of products. Whether you’re looking for Paint Protection for a new car, appearance Enhancement for a cherished vehicle, Paint Correction for the finest finish imaginable or help with a bigger restoration project, we have the knowledge and carefully chosen partners to offer you everything you need.

Latest Updates

Porsche 911 Targa Detail & Leather Reconnollisation

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The owner of this lovely 1991 Porsche 911 Targa was interested in a general improvement for the car, with particular attention being paid to the underside and arches. Along with this, the leather seats were rather tired and discoloured, and letting the interior down badly.

New Detailing Studio in Hampshire


Here at Shine On, we are delighted to announce the opening of our new Detailing Studio in Hampshire. Based within the prestigious Tylney Hall complex in the picturesque village of Rotherwick, near Hook, we are conveniently located just a few minutes from the M3 Junction 5 & 15 minutes from the M4 Junction 11, and less than an hour from London or the South coast.

Jaguar XJR Detailing becomes Restoration

Jaguar XJR Detailing

The owner of this stately Jaguar XJR contacted us to manage it’s restoration project. It was to benefit from bodyshop services, paintwork correction, alloy wheel refurbishment and leather reconnollising.