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Orpington Welcome Their Brand New Formula One Autocentres

Thursday 30th January 2020

A brand new Formula One Autocentre has just opened in Orpington. This was officially open on 30th January, 2020 – the new Orpington branch address is: Address: 6 Denvale Trade Centre Cray Ave Orpington BR5 3RN Phone: 01689 828 558 Opening times: Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 6:00pm Saturday: 8:... Read More


Monday 27th January 2020

Formula One Autocentres have recently announced Jon Butcher as their new Managing Director for the company. Jon is a well-respected, long-standing employee of Formula One Autocentres having started as a tyre technician at their second depot in Rayleigh in 1987. Jon quickly climbed up the ranks to b... Read More

How do tyre pressure sensors work?

Tuesday 21st January 2020

Traditionally, checking your tyre pressure would be a manual activity usually without prompt that car owners would do monthly, or before long journeys. However, nowadays, there are many modern vehicles that are fitted with tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). But how do tyre pressure sensors wor... Read More

Can I have different tyres on my car?

Tuesday 21st January 2020

When replacing a tyre after a puncture or normal tyre wear, it can be tempting to change it with your spare tyre – regardless of what type of tyre that is. However, it’s important to understand how mixing tyres can affect the control, balance and safety of your vehicle. So, is it illegal to have di... Read More

What can fail an MOT?

Friday 10th January 2020

According to 2019 figures from the DVSA, 31% of all vehicles initially failed their MOT tests. But what fails an MOT, and how can you prevent your vehicle from failing? Our detailed guide on the most common reasons for MOT failures has you covered. What can a car fail an MOT on? Your annual MOT in... Read More

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  • Second set of tyres from you and will now use you for my servicing and MOT. Thank you

    - Colin, Newbury - Feb 6, 2020
  • Each visit always results in excellent customer service and competitively priced products.

    - SIMON, Doncaster - Feb 12, 2020
  • Fabulous service . Keeps you updated with issues and very Helpful. The manager and the team are brilliant

    - Ian, Stevenage (Boulton Road) - Jan 31, 2020
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