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How to check tyre tread depth

Thursday 24th January 2019

Ensuring that your tyres abide to the legal tread requirement is an important job, yet one that can fall by the wayside when we're not sure of the process. From the legal minimum depth of tread to how to check tyre tread, learn exactly why checking your tyre tread depth is so important to your on-ro... Read More

New Year Sale

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

The 2019 New Year Sale is now on at Formula One Autocentres! This year we're offering up to £10 off a Service, £5 off an MOT and up to £5 off Tyres until 31st January 2019. We offer servicing to suit all vehicle makes and models, carried out by fully trained technicians. Book online before the 31... Read More

Tips For Driving in Winter

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

Now that winter is upon us, it's likely that you'll be driving on slippery roads with reduced visibility. We recommend ensuring your car is maintained, that you have the right equipment with you in your vehicle during winter months and that you adjust your driving style accordingly to suit the road... Read More

Tyre Buying Guide

Thursday 20th December 2018

Tyres are the main point of contact between the car and the road, so it's important to choose the right tyre. It can be a confusing process, but we make it simple. When should you replace your tyres? The legal minimum tread depth in the United Kingdom is 1.6mm, but some manufacturers recommend r... Read More

How long does an MOT take?

Thursday 20th December 2018

An MOT test consists of various checks to ensure the car is safe to drive on the road. In the UK, every vehicle is required by law to undertake an MOT test when the vehicle is 3 years old and once a year after. But how long does it take to do an MOT? How long does an MOT test take? It’s likely t... Read More

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  • I was very impressed by your service centre, its staff and the price I paid. I will recommend Formula One Autocentres with confidence.

    - Denis, Corby - Nov 29, 2019
  • The staff were all very friendly and helpful. They explained very thing clearly.

    - Eileen, Chelmsford - Dec 6, 2019
  • I was booked in & turned up 1/2 hr early - they took car in to change tyres straight away, did not have to wait for time slot & was away in 15 mins of arriving. Good service, cheap internet price.

    - Ian, Cannock - Dec 1, 2019
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