Hobkirk Sewing Machines

Service & Repairs

Domestic Service / Repair Charges (from 1st May 2022)

Servicing Charges                                                                                               
Mechanical machines £65
Overlockers (Value less than £800) £85
Basic Computer Machines £85
Advanced Overlockers (Value over £800) £135
Advanced Computer Machines £145
Embroidery Machines (up to 100mm sewing area) £145
Embroidery Machines (over 100mm sewing area) £195
Estimates (This fee is deducted from the repair if you go ahead) £25
All prices excludes parts (if required)
All prices INCLUDE Vat

Repairs Charges                                                
Hourly Rate (minimum charge 1 hour)       £60      
Per 15 minutes thereafter £15
All prices excludes parts (if required)
All prices INCLUDE Vat

On Site Repairs / Travelling Charges
We are able to repair machines on site. We charge by the hour for the travelling time from leaving our Blackburn head office to getting back.

Example: Blackburn to Blackpool = 45 minutes therefore total travelling charge would be
90 minutes (2 x 45 minute journeys)

Schools, Colleges and Universities
We do also offer machine services/­­repairs to schools, colleges and universities. If this is something you would be interested in then please contact us on 01254 693555 or email info@hobkirk.co.uk for a quote.

Industrial Service / Repair Charges (from 1st May 2022)

Bought your machine from us? You'll get our loyalty rates!

LOYALTY RATE (Regular sewing equipment)                                                 
Loyalty rate (minimum 1 hour) £60 + Vat
Per 15 minutes thereafter £15 + Vat
LOYALTY RATE (Embroidery m/cs & Styrteknik m/cs)  £80 + Vat
Per 15 minutes thereafter £20 + Vat

STANDARD RATE (Regular sewing equipment)                                                 
Hourly rate (minimum 1 hour) £80 + Vat
Per 15 minutes thereafter £20 + Vat
STANDARD RATE (Embroidery m/cs & Styrteknik m/cs)  £100 + Vat
Per 15 minutes thereafter £25 + Vat

All prices are excluding parts (if required)


We are able to repair machines on site. We charge by the hour (at the above rates) for the travelling time from leaving our Blackburn head office to getting back.

Example: Blackburn to Blackpool = 45 minutes therefore total travelling charge would be
90 minutes (2 x 45 minute journeys)

Please note: In the event of a repair which may be covered under warranty, travelling time IS NOT covered & must be paid at the above rates.

Click here to view example mileage charges