MOTs for residents and businesses

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Independent and transparent MOTs are available to residents and businesses from our professional and expert team.

We bring our wealth of knowledge and experience from the work we carry out on the council's fleet of over 400 vehicles. The range of vehicles we can accomodate includes: Class 4, Class 5 and Class 7 vehicles; cars, minibuses and light commercial vehicles.

MOT test fees

Test fees vary by vehicle type and are not subject to VAT. Please note that test fees are subject to change.

Vehicle class Class definition Test fees
Class 4

Cars with up to 8 passenger seats

Motor Caravans

Dual Purpose Vehicles

Goods Vehicles up to 3000kg design gross weight

Class 5 Private Passenger Vehicles with 13 to 16 passenger seats £59.55
Class 7 Goods Vehicles over 3000kg and up to 3500kg design gross weight £58.60

Payment for the test can be by credit or debit card, or cash.

How to book an MOT

To book an MOT please call us on 023 8083 4363.

Tests are conducted Monday to Thursday 8am to 3pm, and Friday 8am to 2pm.

Testing address:
City Depot and Recycling Park
First Avenue Millbrook
SO15 0LJ

There is a comfortable waiting area in main reception with TV screens, which allow you to watch your MOT service in action.

LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) testing

Tail lift testing is available on vans and lorries, as well as bin lift testing for refuse vehicles. Prices available upon request.

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Our professional and expert team can provide independent and impartial inspections.