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Formula One Autocentre Chelmsford
Unit 3, 41 Robjohns Road, Widford Trading Estate, Chelmsford, CM1 3AG
54 Reviews

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Formula One Unit 3, 41 Robjohns Road, Chelmsford. Now open on Sundays 10 - 4pm, taking bookings between 11 and 3pm. Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high...

Schillward Motors, Main Road, Great Leighs, main road great leighs, Chelmsford, CM3 1NS
28 Reviews

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Clark & Ortiz
Bankside, New Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1PJ
19 Reviews

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Clark & Ortiz can work on any car MOT, service or repairs serving customers in the Chelmsford area. Visit our garage for us to inspect under the bonnet and on your car body panels and we will provide a competitive quote. We are the nearest garage to the town centre and station making our service a t...

Glyn Hopkin Chelmsford Fiat/Honda/MG/Nissan/Renault Logo
Glyn Hopkin Chelmsford Fiat/Honda/MG/Nissan/Renault
12 Bilton Road, Waterhouse Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 2UP
7 Reviews

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For the best aftersales service at the best price, visit any Glyn Hopkin dealership across London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire or Cambridgeshire. We have more than 50 modern service centres, where we employ skilled technicians and equip them with the best tools to ma...

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Ren-O-Tec Ltd
Unit 1 & 2 Oyster Place,, Dukes Park Ind Estate,, Chelmsford, CM2 6TX
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Our Renault experts are factory trained, professional, knowledgeable staff who are fully qualified and highly experienced technicians and pride themselves on offering a complete Renault service package. Whatever model you own, bring it to Ren-O-Tec Ltd - an approved repair and test centre, coming to...

Why Use BookMyGarage to Book Your MOT in Chelmsford?

With BookMyGarage, you’re always in control. We’ve helped over 14.8 million drivers compare prices through our comparison site, enabling them to book the best deal on their MOT, service or repair. And, with thousands of 5* reviews on Trustpilot, drivers clearly love the choice we provide.

When you need a trustworthy MOT centre in Chelmsford, we’ll help you find it. Garages' reviews are verified and unfiltered, allowing you to make an informed choice - and every garage sets and updates their prices themselves, so you’ll never pay more than you expect (unless you agree to additional repair work with them directly).

Here are some of the other ways we’ll help you choose your perfect test centre:


Honest Reviews & Ratings. See what like-minded drivers have to say about every Chelmsford MOT centre listed on our comparison site to help inform your decision. Always unfiltered and unedited for transparency.

24/7 Online Booking. When you need an MOT, you want to book it as soon as possible. You don’t want to wait around for the garage to open so you can call up and get it sorted - and with BookMyGarage, you don’t have to. We allow you to make your appointment day or night, even when the garage is closed.

Transparent Prices. Garages on our comparison site always set and update their own prices, so there are no nasty surprises at the end of your appointment. This price won’t change unless you agree to extra repairs directly with the garage.

Filter Garages Your Way. Whether you want to book the cheapest Chelmsford MOT or care more about the garage’s reviews, we’ve got you covered. You can filter your search results by price, reviews & ratings, distance, availability and additional services to find the best deal for your needs.


Compare deals and save up to 70% on your car maintenance when you choose one of the lower-cost options through BookMyGarage. Enter your vehicle reg and postcode to compare instant prices on an MOT in Chelmsford and book the best deal today.


How to Book Your MOT in Chelmsford

  1. Enter your vehicle reg and postcode.
  2. Compare deals. You can sort Chelmsford MOT centres by whatever best suits your needs: price, distance, reviews and ratings or availability.
  3. Pick a date and time for your appointment.


After you book your MOT in Chelmsford, we send you a confirmation email with a summary of your booking. We also inform the garage and they may also be in touch to confirm the appointment or to ask for extra details.

You never pay for your booking until after all the work has been completed and deal with the garage directly after the initial booking process. You also have the ability to change or cancel your booking for free until the day of your appointment.


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Why not add a car service to your MOT booking? Save yourself time and money with an MOT & service appointment in Chelmsford. Plus, you'll improve your car's resale value and decrease your running costs at the same time.


What Are the Best Garages in Chelmsford?

The 5 best garages in and around Chelmsford are:

1. Formula One Autocentre Chelmsford

2. Schilward Motors

3. Mercury Car Centre

4. Wickford Autocentres

5. Clark & Ortiz


We ranked 10 garages by the following factors to provide our recommendations, based on data available through BookMyGarage.com:

  • Review Score
  • Number of Reviews
  • Number of Bookings Made at Garage Through BookMyGarage
  • % of Completed Bookings (higher than 65%)


To make a booking with any of these top recommended garages in Chelmsford, enter your reg and postcode into our comparison site and then select a suitable date and time with the garage of your choice.


How Much Does an MOT in Chelmsford Cost?

According to data taken from bookings made through BookMyGarage.com, an MOT in Chelmsford costs £35.66 on average. That's £19.19 or 35% lower than the UK maximum MOT price of £54.85.

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Mobile MOT in Chelmsford

While a mobile mechanic can't complete an MOT on your driveway, they can make your life easier by transporting your car to a local test centre and returning it once the test is complete. Plus, if your vehicle needs repair work, they may be able to complete this at a time and place that best suits you to make your life as easy as possible.

Book a mobile MOT near you through BookMyGarage today.


Compare Chelmsford MOT Centres & Book an Appointment At the Best One Before Your Expiry Date to Ensure Your Vehicle is Road Legal

If your car is due an MOT test, you must book an appointment before the expiry date to continue driving on the roads around Chelmsford. The test checks whether your car meets road safety and environmental standards, and you will be prosecuted if caught driving without a valid MOT certificate.

The only exception to this rule is if you are driving it to a garage for repairs after a failed test or to a pre-booked MOT.

Book your MOT well in advance to avoid the risk of missing your test date. You can book up to 12 months in advance through our online comparison site and save up to 70% on an MOT near you in the process by comparing deals.

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When Is My MOT Due?

If you struggle to remember when your MOT in Chelmsford is due, enter your reg to find out your expiry date and see your vehicle's MOT history instantly. You then also have the option to sign up for MOT reminder emails so you don’t miss your expiry date ever again.

You can then book an appointment in 3 simple steps if your expiry date is approaching.



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