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The Test Centre


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0208 691 9827

The Test Centre
193-197 Edward Place
London SE8

Independent garage

  • Air conditioning
  • MOT tests
  • Clean washroom
  • Drinks available
  • Nearby shops
  • Free WiFi

All makes welcome; Car collection service; Female staff employed; Fixed price menu


  • We have THREE FEMALE MOT testers to put your car through its paces!

Female Business Ambassador

Elle-May Wills


IMI Professional RegisterMotorCodes Service & Repair


  • Motor Codes Garage of the Year Regional Winner 2010-2015

This business has signed the FOXY Lady Approved Promise

"To never overcharge, patronise or sell
women anything they don't need"

Female Feedback

Submitted: 27 June 2018
Date of Visit: June 2018. Feedback from: Amy Websdale.

Comments: Very good

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Submitted: 23 June 2018
Date of Visit: June 2018

Comments: Brilliant place. Comfortable waiting area. Female receptionist. Very professional. Highly recommended.

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Submitted: 19 June 2018
Date of Visit: June 2018. Feedback from: Jilly Gaskain.

Comments: Wonderfully friendly and kind

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Submitted: 01 June 2018
Date of Visit: 06/2018. Feedback from: Tanna Arnold.

Comments: Brilliant service and always happy to help with any problems. Everything is fully explained.

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Submitted: 24 October 2017
Date of Visit: October 2017. Feedback from: Susie Haywood.

Comments: I love the Test Centre - the testers are all friendly but polite, not leery or overbearing, just good guys.

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Submitted: 12 February 2017
Date of Visit: 09/12/16. Feedback from: Amy Carr.

Comments: I was really Impressed it was my fist time so didn't know what to expect being a young woman can be quite intimating in some garages,but the test centre was great,good service and friendly helpful staff the receptionist was very welcoming and the waiting area was clean and warm and I shall definitely be going back for my next MOT.

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Submitted: 29 November 2016
Date of Visit: 2004

Comments: This was the first time I've taken my car for MOT so I was really nervous & didn't know what to expect. I was shocked that I could get a booking for 6am this was the first thing I thought was amazing about the garage. When I got there I was pleasantly surprised at how clean the work space locked, practically warm & brand new looking, this helped ease my nerves a little. I went into the reception which was really warm & cosy, the receptionist which was a really lovely lady with a smile on her face so early in the morning was amazing, straight away she had someone take my keys, i explained my nervousness & she took the time to explain the process to me, my nerves disappeared straight away. I waited for my car in a warm office with a tv & friendly receptionist to talk to. Once the MOT was completed the service did not stop there, the receptionist was very good & friendly in suggesting more places & female friendly garages I can use & find if I ever need work doing as I normally send my brother with my car as I am always worried garages with men treat women like they're stupid. Very happy with The Test Centres service & warm & friendliness, have already suggested them to so many friends & family.

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Submitted: 29 October 2016
Date of Visit: October. Feedback from: Pauline George.

Comments: Ali the Mot tester was great. Chinade the receptionist was incredible. We got here at 0545 we were amazed that a member of staff was already there before us! Chi the receptionist arrived at 0550. The whole experience was delightful and excellent. Swift and perfect

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Submitted: 22 October 2016
Date of Visit: Oct 2016. Feedback from: Mrs hasina zuberi.

Comments: I would and do send anyone here. I have been using them for years and couldn't want better service from Customer Service to actual Technical. Everyone is efficient, friendly and try to get you through the process seamlessly. I do appreciate them very much. Their prices are reasonable too! Come on down!!

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Submitted: 18 October 2016
Date of Visit: sept 16. Feedback from: corrinne Bradstock.

Comments: love these guys always answer any questions I may have.

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Submitted: 28 September 2016
Date of Visit: September 2016. Feedback from: Jo Widdowson.

Comments: I was in a flap as my MOT had already expired and I was concerned about being stopped. They kindly sent me a text message confirming I was on my way to see them so I would have something to show the police if I was pulled over (I wasn't, but my drive to the Test Centre was much happier!)

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