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Garage Equipment for MOT Bays

We have taken on new premises in Doncaster!

We have taken on new premises in Doncaster!

Having just collected the keys for our latest premises in Doncaster, we’ve got the desks set up and ready for the rest of the stock to arrive. Following Concept Garage Equipment’s setup in Leeds in 2022, we’ve seen incredible growth and as the team...
MOT Bay Sign Off in Ossett West Yorkshire

MOT Bay Sign Off in Ossett West Yorkshire

Nasir, the owner of HNL Transport, based in Ossett, West Yorkshire, contacted us because he had purchased an MOT bay online but had no idea how to gain DVSA approval, how to lay the bay out in his garage, or who could even install the equipment for him! Learn More...
Learn About MOT Connected Equipment

Learn About MOT Connected Equipment

MOT testing equipment which can connect directly to the DVSA via an API to electronically record the MOT test results is known as MOT Connected Equipment. Having the MOT testing equipment connected in this way means that less manual intervention is needed, which can...
Blake Angliss Motorsport Setting The Pace in 2024

Blake Angliss Motorsport Setting The Pace in 2024

Concept and Blake’s Journey so far Blake Angliss Motorsport reached out to Concept Garage Equipment in June 2023 as they were keen to pair up with companies in the motoring industry and we quickly realised that our interests and passions were very well aligned...
Multiple 2 Post Car Lifts for Approved Engines in Suffolk

Multiple 2 Post Car Lifts for Approved Engines in Suffolk

Approved Engines Ltd specialise in vehicle engine repairs, rebuilds and refurbs.  Founded by highly experienced engine technicians Dan Baker and Adam Culwick in 2022 they have continually built relationships with some of the biggest engine suppliers in the UK and...
What Is the Best Tyre Changer?

What Is the Best Tyre Changer?

Ever wondered what the Best Tyre Changing Machine is?  A tyre changing machine is a tool used by mechanics to remove old tyres from vehicles. It consists of a hydraulic press or bead breaker which breaks the bead between the tyre and the wheel rim and releases the...
MOT Bay Install in Otley West Yorkshire

MOT Bay Install in Otley West Yorkshire

Having made a good start on the 4-post ATL MOT lift for Beech Hill Garage in Otley, West Yorkshire, we have since finished the rest of the new Class 4 MOT Bay install for this vehicle service and repair centre in West Yorkshire. Learn More About the 4 Post Lift...
Roller Brake Tester Re-Gritting for Johnsons MOT in Kent

Roller Brake Tester Re-Gritting for Johnsons MOT in Kent

Not everything we install is brand new, and similarly, sometimes repairing what you have can save a fortune over replacing it with new equipment. That was very much the case at Johnsons MOT in Kent this week, as they had a roller brake tester that had been installed...
4 Post Lift Install for a new MOT Bay in Otley

4 Post Lift Install for a new MOT Bay in Otley

We are currently progressing with another full MOT Bay for Beech Hill Garage in Otley, West Yorkshire, and while we are awaiting the Roller brake Tester we set to work getting this 4 Post MOT ATL Lift installed. Beech Hill is Otley’s longest-running garage,...
2 Post Lift Install for Major MOT & Service Centre in Pontypridd

2 Post Lift Install for Major MOT & Service Centre in Pontypridd

We already have a full MOT Bay underway that will be installed for this customer, but whilst the approval is going through owner Jack Major wanted to have 2 x 2 post lifts installed so the team at Major MOT & Service Centre can start doing some service work on...
MOT Bay Calibration for Garages

MOT Bay Calibration for Garages

For a garage conducting MOT tests, the accuracy and reliability of the equipment used are paramount. Regular maintenance and crucially calibration of MOT equipment ensure that the measurements and assessments made during these tests are precise and in line with...
Understanding Vehicle Lifts a Guide for Garage Owners

Understanding Vehicle Lifts a Guide for Garage Owners

If you run a garage or an MOT testing station, you understand the importance of having reliable and efficient garage equipment. Among the many pieces of equipment in any workshop are vehicle lifts of course. Garage lifts not only speed up many essential mechanic jobs...
Learn About Wheel Balancers

Learn About Wheel Balancers

We understand the importance of precision and reliability when it comes to maintaining vehicles, it shows your customers that you care about the work that you do and that you treat their pride and joy with respect. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing...
Class 4 MOT Bay Install for Shufix Garage Uxbridge

Class 4 MOT Bay Install for Shufix Garage Uxbridge

Shufix Garage is a garage based in Uxbridge, West London. The garage is relatively new and is due to open in a few weeks under the watchful eye of owner Shaful Miah. The garage will be doing Class 4 MOT testing and vehicle servicing work for all all makes and models,...
Wheel Balancers for Sale from £849 + VAT

Wheel Balancers for Sale from £849 + VAT

Looking for Wheel Balancers for Sale? Is your garage feeling stuck in second gear? Are you in need of a wheel balancing machine for your busy garage or to extend your MOT Bay to increase profits? Supercharge your garage or MOT Bay service offerings with a great value...
Do Electric EV Cars need an MOT in 2024?

Do Electric EV Cars need an MOT in 2024?

Yes, electric cars do need an annual MOT test once they are over 3 years old, but the test for EV cars is slightly faster as there is no need for an exhaust system or emissions tests to be carried out. With the vast increase in electric vehicles (EV) on UK roads, and...
4 Post MOT Lift Installation for Union St MOT Centre

4 Post MOT Lift Installation for Union St MOT Centre

Union St MOT Centre is a garage that offers MOT testing in Blyth. The owner of the MOT Centre, Alain, contacted Concept to help install a 2nd hand 4 Post MOT Lift. Alain had purchased a 2nd hand 4 Post MOT Lift but had been let down by his installation company. His...
A Practical Guide to Upgrading MOT Garage Equipment

A Practical Guide to Upgrading MOT Garage Equipment

Is your MOT Bay feeling a bit tired? Could outdated MOT equipment or tools be hampering your efficiency, compliance and profit potential? If that’s the case or you are just looking to upgrade your existing MOT equipment then our simple guide can help. Upgrading...
Why Regular Garage Equipment Maintenance Matters

Why Regular Garage Equipment Maintenance Matters

Attention UK mechanics and garage owners! Ever worry about a breakdown leaving you with lost revenue? Want to maximise safety, boost productivity, and extend the life of your equipment? Regular servicing and preventative maintenance are your secret weapons! When to...
Tyre Changer and Wheel Balancer Package for Tyre Bay Warrington

Tyre Changer and Wheel Balancer Package for Tyre Bay Warrington

Tyre Bay Warrington is a new family owned business hoping to open on the 15th of February. They specialise in new and part worn tyre fitting. Tyre Bay Warrington contacted Concept to enquire about having a wheel balancer and tyre changer installed by one of our...
Concept Garage Equipment’s February MOT Bay Bonanza!

Concept Garage Equipment’s February MOT Bay Bonanza!

Get ready to transform your garage profits with our February MOT Bay Bonanza! We’re bringing you a treasure trove of deals to equip your garage with the best MOT equipment, tools and knowledge, at prices that’ll have you singing in the workshop. From 1st...
Tool Calibration Services for Garages and MOT Bays

Tool Calibration Services for Garages and MOT Bays

For garages and MOT testing stations in the UK, the precision and accuracy of their tools and equipment are more than just slogans – in some cases, they are DVSA or manufacturer recommended requirements and are essential for the safety of both the user’s...
MOT Equipment and Tools needed in 2024

MOT Equipment and Tools needed in 2024

MOT Equipment In the UK, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) test is a legal requirement for all vehicles aged three years or older. As an MOT tester or garage owner, you know that the MOT test is carried out to ensure that a vehicle meets the minimum safety and...
How To Increase Your Garage Profits with a Tyre Machine Package

How To Increase Your Garage Profits with a Tyre Machine Package

Staying ahead of the competition is essential for business growth and profitability. An effective strategy to boost your garage or MOT bay’s bottom line is by expanding your services by adding tyre changing services to your existing garage offerings or upgrading...
Decelerometers: Braking News for Garages and MOT Bays

Decelerometers: Braking News for Garages and MOT Bays

A crucial aspect of MOT testing and general car safety is regular maintenance and testing of the vehicle braking system. Garages and MOT Bays in the UK have long relied on various tools to ensure vehicles meet the stringent DVSA safety standards. Among these tools,...
Empower Your Garage with MOT Training from Concept Garage Equipment

Empower Your Garage with MOT Training from Concept Garage Equipment

As a garage owner or mechanic aspiring to become an MOT tester, or setting up a new MOT testing station, investing in comprehensive MOT training can open doors to a world of opportunities and elevate your business to new heights. Concept Garage Equipment is a leading...
Chocolates and Flowers for a Class 4 ATL MOT Bay Install

Chocolates and Flowers for a Class 4 ATL MOT Bay Install

We previously wrote about the new Class 4 ATL MOT Bay installation for NM Auto Repairs Ltd in Aldershot. Read Blog About Class 4 ATL MOT Bay Install Working alongside garage equipment suppliers GEG (Garage Equipment Group) we assisted in the supply and installation of...
2 Post Lift installation for My Electric Vehicle in Lincoln

2 Post Lift installation for My Electric Vehicle in Lincoln

My Electric Vehicle Ltd (MEV) is a garage based in Lincoln. Established in 2005, MEV is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of electric vehicles, including electric cars and commercial vehicles. The business needed a new 2-post lift to enable them to work...
What is the Best Commercial Van Lift?

What is the Best Commercial Van Lift?

Van Lifts Having the right equipment is essential to ensure the safety and efficiency of your work. For garage and MOT Bay owners, investing in a commercial van lift can be a game-changer. These heavy-duty machines not only make it easier to access the undercarriage...
Spotlight on 4 Post Car Lifts

Spotlight on 4 Post Car Lifts

4 Post Lifts For larger commercial garages and MOT Bays a 4 post lift has become the standard way to access the underside of a vehicle, whether it be a car, van, or commercial vehicle. As well as the practicality of being able to stand on the ground under a car as...
4 Post Lift installation for TF Smith Fix Auto in Leeds

4 Post Lift installation for TF Smith Fix Auto in Leeds

TF Smith Fix Auto have a range of garages around Yorkshire. Their garages are well-appointed and they have an established loyal customer base. Concept G E had previously helped with a successful garage move from Armley to Swillington, West Yorkshire. Following this...
The Benefits of Roller Brake Testers for Garages

The Benefits of Roller Brake Testers for Garages

Brakes are one of the most important safety features on any vehicle. They allow drivers to slow down and stop safely, which is essential for avoiding accidents. However, brakes can wear down over time and need to be regularly inspected and repaired, so for any garage...
2 Post Lift installation for Reeves Tyre Centre Ltd in Spalding

2 Post Lift installation for Reeves Tyre Centre Ltd in Spalding

Reeves Tyre Centre Ltd is a garage based in Spalding, Lincolnshire. The garage is a well-established business set up in 1984 and has a great reputation, as shown by its numerous 5* reviews online. Business owner Simon Reeve contacted Concept Garage Equipment in need...
Garage Equipment supply in Zakynthos, Greece

Garage Equipment supply in Zakynthos, Greece

No matter where we go in the world there are always opportunities for Concept Garage Equipment to help garage owners and mechanics! Whilst on holiday on the island of Zante, Greece our national sales manager Andy was approached by Voutos who overheard a conversation...
Mobile Tyre Fitting Van for MCC Manchester Road Ltd in Bradford

Mobile Tyre Fitting Van for MCC Manchester Road Ltd in Bradford

Danny at MCC Manchester Road Ltd decided to expand his very successful auto-repair and fast-fit tyre business in Bradford and was looking to expand his already excellent reputation for tyre fitting by extending his reach into mobile tyre fitting. Why MCC Bradford...
MOT Bay installation JJM Automotive solutions LTD in Mansfield

MOT Bay installation JJM Automotive solutions LTD in Mansfield

JJM is a garage based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. The garage is owned and operated by three business partners Mark, Jason & Jack. Having built a successful business over a three-year period they decided to look at the benefits of taking the garage to the next...
What is an MOT bay?

What is an MOT bay?

A Guide to UK Garage M.O.T. Test Centers and How to Get Started The Ministry of Transport test, commonly known as the M.O.T., is a crucial aspect of vehicle ownership in the UK. It is an annual safety and emissions inspection that ensures vehicles on the road meet the...
2 Post Lift Repair and Service: Trump International in Scotland

2 Post Lift Repair and Service: Trump International in Scotland

About Trump International Scotland – 2 Post Lift Breakdown Trump International golf links in Scotland is a golf course in Balmedie, Aberdeenshire, owned by Donald Trump. We are used to dealing with garages and MOT Bays of all shapes and sizes, but this call-out...
What is required for a Class 7 MOT Bay?

What is required for a Class 7 MOT Bay?

To ensure that you have a compliant and efficient MOT testing station for commercial goods vehicles such as larger transit vans, trucks and lorries vehicle MOT testing requires the right MOT garage equipment, facilities and training to ensure compliance with industry...