Book an MOT you can really trust

Published: Tuesday 7th March 17

Vehicle owners who need an MOT can book one they can really trust at the council’s test centre.

Wandsworth offers motorists fully approved MOT tests on cars and vans to ensure they are roadworthy and safe to drive.

And because the centre only carries out tests and doesn’t offer repairs, drivers can rest assured there’ll be no hidden extras or bogus recommendations for unnecessary work.

No hidden extras and no bogus recommendations

As a result the pass rate for vehicles tested by the council is higher than at some commercial garages.

Consumer champion Martin Lewis, who runs the money saving expert website, is a long standing supporter of council-run MOT centres.

Previously he has said: "The feedback we've received from council-run MOT centres is fantastic, as people tend to find their vehicle passes with far less fails - though important safety problems are always highlighted.

"The fact councils don't offer repairs and therefore have no vested interest in erring on the side of fails has a lot to do with it."

Owners can make appointments Mondays to Fridays between 8am and 4pm. To book an appointment email mot@wandsworth.gov.uk or call (020) 8871 6761. Once the booking is complete owners will be sent an email confirmation.

The test centre is located at the council’s Frogmore depot in Dormay Street. For sat nav users the postcode is SW18 1EY.

For more information visit www.wandsworth.gov.uk/mot.

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I have missed my MOT as i was waiting for a reminder , i had my MOTdone by you last year and was told i would be sent a reminder i was very happy with your service
Marie poleon

24 April 2017

I would be grateful to know if the Council's MOT centre is able to cope with electric or hybrid vehicles. These are unusual cars, and it feels safer to take them for their MOT to the specialist supplier from whom they were bought. I support the idea of the Council running an MOT test centre (10 out of 10!) and am open to considering this service, but I would like to know the Council MOT centre is fully on the button in dealing with electric vehicles and petrol / electric hybrids.
FM

10 March 2017