How long does an MOT take?
If you’re unsure on the date of your next MOT, you can check for free via www.gov.uk/check-mot-status
Yes, we are open alternative Saturdays 8am-12pm. Please call to arrange your appointment for a Saturday as they are our busiest periods.
Yes, we will call you as soon as we’ve finished the MOT and arrange pick up.
Yes, we have a TV screen dedicated to customers who wish to watch their vehicle during the MOT. Please speak to a member of the team who will be able to arrange this for you.
Yes, depending on staff availability, location and it must be organised in advance alongside booking. Please speak to a sales advisor for further information.
No, this isn’t a legal requirement. Although, there are a number of good reasons why you should consider getting your car serviced on a regular basis, including, safety, maintaining vehicle value, longevity and it can save you money.
Having the oil and filters changed at regular intervals prevents any dirt or dust getting into the engine's oil and potentially causing major issues. We offer this service from £50 (+VAT) for oil and filters.
Yes, but please bring cash at your own risk*.
* Please call to discuss maximum transaction value.
No we do not accept cheques although we do allow and welcome BACS transfers if you prefer to bank online.
Yes, we also provide customers with a hot or cold drink whilst they wait, along with a range of premium magazines to sit back and enjoy.
Yes, we offer a free health check as standard with all our MOTs. We can offer each customer one free health check every calendar year.
No, we are open to the public and are not exclusive to our existing customers.
The test takes 45 minutes, however please allow up to an hour in case any minor repairs are needed. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment.
We will endeavour to repair your car on the same day it arrives depending on availability of parts. Courtesy cars are available however, they are given out to customers at the Workshop Manager’s discretion.
You can get a duplicate certificate - The simplest way is to go back to the garage where the vehicle was tested, tell them the approximate date of the test and they should be able to give you a duplicate certificate.
Alternatively, your MOT certificate is available online via: https://www.gov.uk/check-mot-history
You can also check the past results of a vehicle’s MOT tests, including:
· If it passed or failed
· The mileage recorded when it was tested
· Where each test was done
· What parts failed at each test, and if any parts had minor problems
· When its next MOT is due
You can only get results for tests done in England, Scotland or Wales since 2005.
If your vehicle is undergoing its first MOT then a V5C vehicle registration certificate (log book) is required, this document is also required if your vehicle has had a change of registration plate since its last MOT. In all other instances no documentation is required.
M.O.T. Stands for Ministry Of Transport.
The MOT scheme is primarily a road safety measure designed to ensure as far as possible that all cars, motorcycles and light goods vehicles more than 3 years old meeting the following criteria;
We MOT Class 4 cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
When it is three years old.