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Recovery Services


******** SPECIAL OFFER ********

 Just £40

for local car transportation within Southampton !!!!!!

transported with a late new spec recovery truck equipped with winching and sliding aids 


Need A Tow is a Southampton based vehicle recovery & transportation business specialising in car and light commercial assistance and recovery and transportation services for private and commercial customers.



From our main base in Southampton, we are just 2 minutes from M27 (J7) and perfectly located to offer a rapid response time for our customers. We can be also be on the M3 within 10 minutes and A31 within 20 minutes. With these sorts of response times, our customers can take comfort from the fact that assistance will be just moments away.

In addition to our Southampton recovery and rescue services, we also offer a national service for breakdowns or car transportation. We can arrange to collect and deliver to all major salvage yards in the UK or any other addresses of your choosing. Just complete our quotation form which is linked to our smart phones which means we can quote you within minutes and slot you into our guaranteed delivery booking diary.

At Need A Tow we pride ourselves on our fast response times and the care we take to ensure that your vehicle is safely loaded and secured for transportation or recovery. We understand that breakdowns can be a stressful and worrying time and we take every step to ensure that your needs are met and that you and your vehicle are removed from harms way.

Call Lee now on 07870 524 714.


Lex Louise C — 5 star Lee saved the day today when family visiting from abroad got their car stuck on stones in a car park. He arrived within 10 minutes with a cheery smile and towed them out super fast. Absolute Legend, Thank you!

Liam Slade — 5 star Grade a services really nice clap all round excellent

Sam Horne — 5 star Took my non starter astra from Southampton to Poole at a very reasonable cost with no hidden extras. I will definitely be recommending to friends!!

Arlene Moody — 5 star Would highly recommend Needatow, from the first contact to picking up my daughters car was less than an hour, very efficient with great communication and price, thank you Lee for a fantastic job well done and for putting a smile back on my daughters face

Lorraine Portelli — 5 star First class service. Easy to arrange, great price and good communication. Highly recommended, thanks Lee, really saved the day.

William Charlwood — 5 star Lee picked up an old low-mileage car for me that had no insurance or MOT and delivered it promptly, efficiently and very courteously to my house 50 miles away for a very reasonable cost. I now need to get the car road legal again. It’s about 18 years old and has done just 24,000 miles so it would be a crime to scrap it.

So many thanks Lee. Very happy to recommend you and your service.

Barry Stewart — 5 star Lee, is a top class bloke.. Always on time and dependable. I would highly recommended his services to anyone. Look forward to using you again!

Martyn Heminz PT — 5 star Great service provided. Took my baby all the way to Bournemouth to get fixed for a ridiculously cheap price. Got the date I wanted easy enough and was super reliable. Would definitely recommend to friends

Rob Mills — 5 star A +++++service would use again… nice friendly chap!!!!!

Pauline Wilmot — 5 star Lee your a very nice bloke. Friendly service, no hassles, very reasonable prices would definitely recommend and use again. Many thanks!

Andy Offthezas — 5 star Lee picked up and delivered my f100 no problem for a very reasonable price, nice bloke

Shaun T. Irving — 5 star Lee kindly drove all the way to Tilbury to collect my Ford F100 1953. For a great price it was safely transferred to Southampton and put on the boat to jersey. Great help, fully insured my vehicle whilst in transit. Very happy with his services!!!!!

Antony Prince — 5 star

Ian Lush — 5 star Excellent service, friendly, efficient and good value .

Emma Hills — 5 star Great service. Very friendly and efficient. Definitely recommend.

Tom Burnley — 5 star Totally recommend NeedATow. If you are looking for someone to move your car, then Lee is your man. I’ve had him move my Elise twice now – it’s a low slung thing, and Lee takes very visible care to avoid any mishaps. Flexible, competent and great value…… I’ll certainly not think about using anyone else.

Alexandra Richardson — 5 star Would definitely recommend NeedATow. Cost less than half quoted by another firm. Exactly what you’re after – easy, no messing about, professional. Top service. Thanks Lee!

Albert Leach — 5 star Lee was very helpful, friendly and efficient. Highly recommended!

Sarah Fearn — 5 star Fab service. Excellent price. Really nice guy. Fully recommend.

Gareth Butterworth — 5 star Great service ,friendly and efficient ,Highly recommended .

SirBryce Hunt — 5 star Great service very fast and efficient and great prices would recommend to everyone

Alex Ross — 5 star Excellent reliable efficient service. Lee was prompt and very helpful.

George McIntosh — 5 star Lee was very friendly and efficient in recovering my vehicle, quick to respond and his prices can’t really be beaten. I wouldn’t hesitate to use him again, or recommend him to anyone else.