In the middle of head gasket change and decided to renew front gearbox mount as it is knackered and easily accessible at this point, was quoted €244 +vat for a new one, is this right ant what other options do I have, mine is the hydraulic type.
There is a relatively current thread that addresses at least part of your question. Scroll down, oh, less than 20 threads or so and read up. You can, I think, switch over to a solid front mount if you can get your mitts on the brackets that the solid mount bolts into. Way cheaper and less trouble.