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Unit 5, Old Station Yard, Station Road, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, SL6 0NU


MOT Burnham 

At L&J Vehicle Specialist, we offer specialised MOT services tailored for the Burnham area, ensuring your vehicle complies with the necessary safety and environmental standards mandated by the DVSA. Our Burnham MOT centre conducts these crucial annual tests to assess your vehicle’s safety, roadworthiness, and emissions, mandatory for most vehicles over three years old in the UK.

Our MOT tests include a thorough visual inspection by our experts to verify adherence to the DVSA’s strict road safety regulations. Typically, the entire MOT procedure takes about an hour. Upon passing the test, your vehicle will receive a certificate valid for the next twelve months. While a pass might come with some advisories, our customer service team will offer guidance and suggested timelines for any recommended repairs.

Should your vehicle fail the MOT, a detailed failure report will be provided, listing essential repairs. You will have a 10-day grace period to address these issues and qualify for a complimentary retest. Once your vehicle passes the retest, you will be issued an updated MOT certificate.

It’s important to remember that driving without a valid MOT certificate is illegal and can lead to significant penalties, except when driving directly to our MOT test station in Burnham.

MOT Vehicle Checks & Servicing in Burnham

Pass your MOT by completing the following checks before hand:

  • Brake Lights: Brake lights signal to other drivers when you’re slowing down or stopping, helping to prevent rear-end collisions.

  • Headlights and Indicators: Headlights provide visibility in low-light conditions and make your vehicle visible to others. Indicators communicate your intentions to turn or change lanes, reducing the risk of accidents.

  • Mirrors: Mirrors allow you to see vehicles and obstacles around your vehicle, helping you make safe lane changes, turns, and maneuvers.

  • Wheels and Tyres: Properly maintained wheels and tires ensure good traction, stability, and handling, reducing the risk of skidding or losing control, especially in adverse weather conditions.

  • Windscreen: A clear and undamaged windscreen provides unobstructed visibility, allowing you to see the road and potential hazards ahead.

  • Screenwash: Screenwash helps keep the windscreen clean, removing dirt, grime, and debris that can obstruct your view and compromise safety.

  • Windscreen Wipers: Windscreen wipers clear rain, snow, and other debris from the windscreen, maintaining visibility during adverse weather conditions.

  • Horn: The horn alerts other road users to your presence and can be used to warn of potential dangers or hazards.

  • Fuel and Engine Oil: Ensuring adequate fuel and engine oil levels helps maintain engine performance and reliability, reducing the risk of breakdowns or engine failure while driving.

  • Seats and Seatbelts: Properly adjusted seats and seatbelts provide protection in the event of a collision, reducing the risk of injury.

  • Body: A structurally sound body maintains the integrity of the vehicle’s safety features, such as crumple zones, in the event of a crash.

  • Number Plates: Legible and correctly displayed number plates help identify your vehicle and ensure compliance with legal requirements, facilitating law enforcement and emergency response.

  • Exhaust System: A properly functioning exhaust system reduces harmful emissions, improving air quality and minimising environmental impact.

  • Vehicle Emissions: Regular emission checks help ensure your vehicle meets environmental standards, reducing air pollution and promoting cleaner air for everyone.

Our commitment is to make your MOT experience straightforward and cost-effective. Our state-of-the-art MOT centre is armed with the latest tech and machinery. So, when you opt for our car service, rest assured you’re choosing unparalleled quality.

Need more?

We provide a free collection and delivery service to minimize disruption to your day. Need a temporary vehicle? We offer loan vehicles for your convenience.  Every aspect of our service is designed to enhance your experience. Discover the L&J Vehicles difference today! Call us to book now.

Our Team at LJ Vehicles
At L&J Vehicle Specialists, we pride ourselves on being a family-operated business, delivering expert car servicing with a personal touch. At the helm, we have Lee, a seasoned vehicle specialist whose passion for cars extends back to his early years. He is renowned for his expertise in vehicle maintenance and modifications. Alongside him is Kate, co-running the business with a focus on customer satisfaction and operational excellence. Together, they lead a team dedicated to providing professional and reliable vehicle care, catering to the needs of Burnham residents and beyond.

Why Are Mot’s so important

Regular MOT tests are vital for ensuring that your vehicle remains safe and legally compliant. These tests thoroughly examine critical components like brakes, tires, and lights to detect any wear and tear that could impact safety. MOTs also confirm that your vehicle meets environmental emissions standards. Conducting this annual inspection not only helps maintain road safety for everyone but also prevents costlier repairs down the line by identifying potential issues early. Making sure your vehicle passes its MOT is crucial for safe driving and adherence to national road regulations.

Enhanced Service Experience at L&J Vehicle Specialist

At L&J Vehicle Specialist our MOT Burnham centre is designed to provide you not just a fantastic service but also an experience. Right from the moment you book an appointment, whether through our easy-to-use online booking system or a direct call, your convenience is our priority.

As you approach our service centre, the modern, well-organised, and welcoming environment shows our commitment to excellence. We understand that your time is precious; so, we offer a complimentary collection and delivery service, ensuring a hassle-free MOT process. Should you decide to wait, our comfortable waiting area is designed to make your wait pleasant. You can browse through our digital gallery showcasing informative videos and images that explain our MOT process in detail, or perhaps learn some vehicle maintenance tips.

The transparency of our service extends to our pricing as well. Our instant quote checker, accessible via a simple registration plate input, provides a clear and immediate pricing structure for the required MOT service. This feature, coupled with our competitive pricing, ensures you get the best value for your money.


Areas We Cover

Based in Taplow, L&J Vehicle Specialists are strategically positioned to serve Burnham and its nearby communities with top-tier vehicle services. Here’s how we extend our reach:

  • Maidenhead: Close to our base, Maidenhead residents enjoy quick access to our full spectrum of services including car servicing, repairs, and MOTs. We’re prepared to handle everything from emergency repairs to regular check-ups to keep your vehicle in peak condition.
  • Taplow: At our core location, we provide a comprehensive range of automotive services, making us a convenient choice for all your vehicle needs.
  • Slough: A short drive from Burnham, we also bring our expert services to the Slough area, ensuring high-quality care for your car.
  • Marlow: Our services reach Marlow, where we offer detailed vehicle maintenance from oil changes to sophisticated engine diagnostics.
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Find Our MOT Centre Burnham


We are ideally located in Taplow, a historic area renowned for its charm and ease of access. Just a short drive from Burnham, our location makes us the preferred choice for locals in need of an MOT. Whether you’re coming from the center of Burnham or its outskirts, you’ll find that our facilities in Taplow are well-positioned to serve you with speed and efficiency. Schedule your MOT with us today!

Here’s how to get to us from Burnham:

  • By Car: The quickest route is via Bath Road/A4, heading east towards Maidenhead. Continue on the A4 until you reach Taplow. In Taplow, turn onto Station Road, and you’ll find us at Old Station Yard on your right. This drive typically takes about 10-15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
  • Public Transport: For those opting for public transport, there are frequent train services from Burnham to Taplow. Once you arrive at Taplow station, it’s just a short walk to Old Station Yard. Exit the station, turn left onto Station Road, and you’ll see Old Station Yard on your left after a few minutes.
  • Cycling or Walking: If you’re nearby and prefer to cycle or walk, you can use the same route as you would for driving. The paths are safe and clearly marked for both cyclists and pedestrians.