Fleet services

Fleet services

Fleet Services are introducing pre-payment for all Fleet Services appointments.

If you have already booked an inspection at Fleet Services, please call 0117 9036319 to pay before you attend your appointment.

The receipt for payments will be available to collect from the MOT office at Sandy Park on the completion of the vehicle inspection.

Please note that this is a rapidly changing situation and we will update you with any future developments.

If you’re experiencing any symptoms please ensure you stop working, do not attend Fleet Services or the Customer Service Point and follow the latest advice and information from the government on GOV.UK.

Fleet Services manage, service and maintain vehicles for the council, charities and voluntary sector.

We can MOT vehicles for members of the public and external companies up to 7.5 tonnes.

Opening hours and how to find us

We are open:

  • Monday to Thursday, 7am to 5pm
  • Friday, 7am to 4.30pm

We are on Sandy Park road, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 3NZ . Map of Fleet Services Sandy Park depot (pdf, 136KB) (opens new window)

MOT testing

We work on an appointment only basis, call 0117 903 6319 to book. 

We offer a range of MOT’s to the public and trade, including:

  • cars
  • minibuses
  • motor homes and camper vans
  • vans
  • motorbikes

Attending an MOT Test

You should arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment.

You will need to present your vehicle at the test bay and pay at reception before the test can be carried out.  

Tests will not be started until a valid receipt has been produced.

We do not carry out any repairs.

If your vehicle fails it will need to be taken to another garage for repair.

The MOT failure will outline what needs to be done and our experienced testers can explain any issues further.

MOT test fees

 Class Test or type of work Full test fee Partial test fee
if returned within 10 working days
I Motorcycles £25.00 £12.00
IV Cars, taxis and private hire vehicles, up to 8 seats £48.00 £24.00
IV Motorhomes and camper vans £48.00 £24.00
IV Minibus 9-12 seats £53.00 £27.00
V Minibus 13-16 seats £57.00 £29.00
V Buses with more than 16 seats £77.00 £38.00
VII Goods vehicles over 3000kg up to 3500kg DGW £56.00 £28.00
  Duplicate Test Certificate £5.00  
  Police 'Stop' notice removal £5.00  

MOT Appeals

If you are unhappy with your test, full details of the appeal procedure are available from our reception.

Taxi compliance testing

Compliance testing is run in conjunction with Bristol City Council's Licensing Team.

Read the Taxis and private hire licensing policy.  

We do not carry out repairs, if your vehicle fails it will need to be taken to another garage for repair.

A missed test fee will be charged if you fail to arrive for your appointment on time or do not give 24 hrs notice of cancellation.

Test fees

Test Full test fee Partial test fee
if returned within 10 working days
Hackney Carriage Test £50.00 £25.00
Private Hire Vehicle Test £50.00 £25.00
Cosmetic retest   No charge
Duplicate compliance paperwork £5.00  
Missed test fee £50.00 £25.00