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Approved test centres

The following centres have been approved to carry out inspections for taxis and private hire vehicles.

  • Arrow Auto Services, Station Road, Maldon CM9 4LL
  • Champion Motors, 12b West Station Yard, Spital Road, Maldon CM9 6TR
  • Latchingdon Garage Limited, 11 The Street, Latchingdon, Chelmsford CM3 6JP
  • Providence Protech, 10 Springfield Industrial Estate, Springfield Road, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8UA

A vehicle inspection sheet for taxis and private hire vehicles can be taken along to one of the approved test centres. The test centre will undertake checks in line with the Mechanical Inspections Standards Manual. It will help explain why a vehicle may not have been issued with a pass certificate.

If you would like to become an approved test centre for the testing of taxis and private hire vehicles, please complete an application and send it to the Council.