At Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council our MOT tests are carried out by trained mechanics, approved by the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).
Our test garage is for MOTs only and not repairs, so customers are guaranteed a thorough and fair service.
Checks made during your MOT include:
Appointments must be booked in advance.
The MOT test takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Your vehicle will be ready 1 hour after your test is booked in.
For example: Your MOT is booked in for 9am. Your vehicle will be ready to collect at 10am.
Please note: We will not phone you to collect your vehicle.
Vehicles must be collected by 4.30pm on the day of the test.
*Discounts are available to Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council and Staffordshire County Council staff and employees of other organisations, including:
NHS/key workers/care workers
Staffordshire Police/Staffordshire Fire Service/West Midlands Ambulance Service
Keele University employees/Newcastle College employees
Jubilee2 Lyme Card holders
Please enquire during booking.
UPDATE - MOT TESTS – Coronavirus
We are continuing to take all the precautions we can to help prevent the spread of the virus. Our priority is the health and well-being of our staff and customers.
Our teams continue to be stringent around hygiene and cleaning regimes including thorough, frequent handwashing.
We have also increased our cleaning measures on our MOT site, particularly for those areas touched regularly by team members and customers.
We are being extra vigilant on personal space and exercising social distancing as much as possible
IMPORTANT: Please do not attend if either you or anyone in your household is symptomatic or you are in self-isolation or quarantine – please call to re-arrange your appointment. You will not be charged for non-attendance in these circumstances.
Please attend alone wherever possible. Only one person will be allowed in the waiting room at any time to reduce the risk to both staff and other customers.
Our Process and Controls
To minimise your time in our centre then please follow the steps below:
Last updated 7 January 2021