Basildon MOT & Car Service Centre

Welcome to Advanced Service Centre, your premier car servicing and MOT testing centre near Basildon, Essex. For over 15 years, we have been providing customers with quality car services and repairs, ranging from simple oil changes to more complex diagnostic and electrical work.
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Our experienced team is on hand to make sure your vehicle runs safely and smoothly.

We offer free advice and a comprehensive range of services, including:


Our Basildon MOT centre is open seven days a week, with early morning and late evening slots available for your convenience. Our certified technicians are here to make sure your vehicle passes its MOT test with flying colours.


We offer comprehensive car servicing, from minor services such as oil changes and filter replacements to major services such as spark plug replacement and air conditioning recharges. Our technicians will help ensure your vehicle is running at its optimal performance.

Our service will cover essential elements, including:

  • Spark plugs
  • Oil and oil filter change
  • Air filter replacement
  • Brake fluid check and top-up where necessary
  • Coolant system check and top-up if necessary

Specialist Services

In addition to standard car servicing and MOTs, we offer specialist services including fleet maintenance, diagnostics, electrical work, and much more. Our expert team can help you keep your vehicle running safely and efficiently.


Our Basildon garage is well-equipped to handle any repair job, ranging from simple repairs such as brake pad replacement to more complex repairs such as engine rebuilds. Our team of experts can diagnose and fix the problem quickly and efficiently.


Have you got a warning light on your dashboard? Our technicians can diagnose the problem rapidly, using specialised diagnostic equipment. We can then repair the issue and get you back on the road in no time.


Your car’s exhaust system is important in keeping the vehicle running efficiently and cleanly. We can check and replace damaged or worn-out exhaust parts, ensuring your vehicle meets all legal requirements, as well as giving you the peace of mind of knowing your car is safe and running reliably.


We can also check and replace your car’s battery; indeed, we keep a range of quality batteries in stock. We can also run tests and diagnostics on your old battery to determine the problem, and can advise you on the best replacement battery for your vehicle.


Tyres are one of the most important parts of your car, and keeping them in top condition is crucial. We stock a wide range of tyres, from budget to premium brands, so that you can be sure of finding the right tyre for your vehicle. We can also balance and fit your new tyres quickly and efficiently, helping you to get back on the road in no time.


Brakes are another crucial element of the anatomy of your car, and we take their inspection seriously. Our technicians can check and replace your car’s brakes, ensuring your vehicle is running safely and smoothly. We can test the brakes for wear, in addition to advising you on the best type of replacement brakes based on your car’s make and model.

Get In Touch

If you are on the hunt for quality car servicing and MOTs in Basildon, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team today. Our experienced technicians are on hand to provide you with expert advice and quality services, which can be key to ensuring your vehicle always runs safely and efficiently.

How it works

Get a personalised quote

Our MOTs in Thurrock are comprehensive and meticulous, so we won’t miss a thing and our servicing is a personalised service tailored to your individual needs.

Our team look after your vehicle

We aim to not only solve our customers motoring problems but explain to them in detail so the customer feels satisfied with the service and knows we are a name that can be trusted.

Get back on the road

Whether your car just needs a new set of tyres or just some routine maintenance, you can always count on our expert technicians at our garage & MOT centre in Thurrock who are fully trained and ready to help so you can be rest assured that your vehicle will be respected & inspected to the highest professional standards.

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Our services

We have many years of technical and managerial experience and will always use high-quality parts when servicing your vehicle.

Our battery recharge and replacement service will help your car working at its full potential.


Our break testing and maintenance will ensure your breaks are fully functional and will never let you down.


Is your exhaust making an abnormal noise? Our experts can get it checked and diagnose any issue to get yourself back on the road.

Our oil and filter change service will make sure your car is fully functioning and less likely to let you down when you need it most.

We have many years of technical and managerial experience and will always use high-quality parts when servicing your vehicle.

Your timing belt should always be replaced at the time specified by your manufacturer. However, with a lot of usage, it may need to be replaced earlier.

Air-con servicing

Get your air-con recharged, serviced or replaced by our experts so you’re equipped for the hot weather when it hits!

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Come and visit us at

Express House, High Road, Laindon, Essex, SS15 6ds

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You're in good hands with our experts

We offer a wide range of automotive services so you can be confident that your vehicle is working at its maximum capacity in next to no time!


Latest Tech

Here at Advanced Service Centre we only use the latest technology to access important data and diagnose those hard to identify issues.


Does your fleet of vehicles require regular or one off maintenance? Our fleet maintenance services can keep your vehicles on the road for longer.

ASC Tyre

Its vitally important to make sure your tires and tracking isn’t worn, underperforming or needs replacing. Our tyre servicing can give you the piece of mind your vehicle is safe on the roads.

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High Quality Parts

We offer full workshop services and only use quality parts, couple that with low labour costs and a friendly service.

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What our customers think

"Top quality service centre, close to work so use this one regularly now and this service is professional, honest and no hassle. Please book your vehicle in here, the guys won't let you down."



Absolutely! We invite any make or model of car including M.O.T and servicing for Audi, Nissan, Volkswagen, Mazda, Ford and Honda. Here at Advanced Service Centre in Thurrock, we also specialise in luxury and prestigious cars and our advanced technology means we can get straight to the problem immediately

Our services are all conducted from our HQ near Thurrock, Essex. You can find us at:

Unit 1, Askew Farm Lane,
Grays, Essex,
RM17 5XR

You can speak to an expert by visiting our Contact Page or calling us directly on: 01375 384883

We offer M.O.T certificates, Car Servicing, and Fleet Maintenance all at our HQ near Thurrock. Whatever T.L.C your vehicle needs, we can provide. Come and visit MOT Thurrock today!

With a combined experience exceeding 20 years and a ATA master accredited technician on site, anything we don’t know about the inner workings of your car probably isn’t worth knowing!

Not only do we meet the manufacturer’s expectations, we exceed them. We pride ourselves on our high quality of work and consistent standards, especially within our MOT’s and Servicing.

Before you attend your MOT with us near Thurrock,  it would be helpful to have both your current MOT certificate and V5C Vehicle Registration Document with you. However, this is not a necessity and your information can be found on our systems. Just arrive at your appointed time and we’ll do the rest!

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Have a question?

Our team of experts are happy to help with your enquiry or to help you get booked in to which ever of our services you require.