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How often should you change your spare tyre

Thursday 24th August 2023

Every vehicle owner should have a spare tyre, even if you don’t end up using it. It can mean the difference between making it home or to the garage and being stranded with a flat tyre or blowout. It’s important to keep an eye on the condition of your spare tyre as there’s nothing worse than going to... Read More

A guide to brake callipers

Thursday 24th August 2023

Your brake callipers are the part of your vehicle that houses your brakes and are responsible for applying the necessary pressure to your brake pads, to help your vehicle come to a stop. It’s important your brake callipers are kept in good condition, in order to keep your brakes working safely.   A... Read More

Our favourite road trip movies

Thursday 24th August 2023

Looking to embark on a road trip? Or simply like the escapism, adventure and journey a good road trip movie brings? We have listed our top road trip movies for anyone to enjoy.  Little Miss Sunshine (2006) Featuring an all-star cast, this movie follows the dysfunctional Hoover family as they take-... Read More

What is included in an MOT?

Thursday 17th August 2023

It’s that time of year again – the annual MOT test. But what exactly is tested in an MOT test? And what are the failures to look out for? Find out everything you need to know today from our MOT checklist. What is checked in an MOT? From checking your tyres to filling up your screen wash, it’s good... Read More

What car battery do I need?

Thursday 17th August 2023

Battery flat? Or perhaps it’s showing signs it’s faulty? It may be time for a replacement. But how do you know which is the best car battery for your vehicle? From what car batteries actually do to considerations for choosing a battery, learn everything you need to know from our detailed guide. Wha... Read More

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  • First class service with a very friendly and helpful person on the reception desk. Well done.Have had good service in the past and will use your services again.

    - Cheltenham - Jan 11, 2024
  • The fitter spotted that our spare had an incorrectly sized tyre for the vehicle and advised that we change it ASAP. Very helpful.

    - Colin, Camberley - Feb 22, 2024
  • Very friendly staff and great service. I'll be back again. Thank you so much.

    - Abigail, Southampton (West Quay Road) - Jan 6, 2024
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