News & Blogs

The latest views and views from the team at Standlake Vehicle Services.

Dan the main MOT tester: How did I end up here at SLVS? Simple…. I met and worked with Shane at Oxford Mini works whilst I complete my apprenticeship. Like Shane I enjoyed the opportunity to see a Mini built from scratch. When I completed my...

Why do I love my job @StandlakeVS? Engines and how they work have always captivated my interest, I knew early on I wanted to work on motorbikes, trucks and everything in between. It was an interest I enjoyed when I was growing up and I have...

How did I end up here at Standlake Vehicle Services? I have been fortunate to realise, early on, that I like meeting people, everyone is different, and I enjoy talking to customers and finding that spark that makes them come alive. I enjoy building customer loyalty...

Over the next few blogs we will look at the entire suspension system, from wheels, tyres to shock absorbers. We will highlight what each component does, what checks you can take to ensure your vehicle is road worthy, including what to look out for and...

The brutal weather we have experienced this year has seen an explosion of these crater-like failings, sadly these potholes are not only a problem in Winter; financial constraints on those who maintain the road network have undoubtedly led to a backlog in repairs and road...

For over 60 years the Ministry of Transport (MOT) test has ensured vehicles are safely maintained for road use. On the 20thMay 2018 this test was revised and it has seen some significant changes. We have reviewed these and highlighted what the reasoning is and...

Summary: Your privacy and the safety of your data is really important to us at Standlake Vehicle Services (SLVS), and we’re committed to using the information we collect in a fair and transparent way. We want to help, and we don’t want to be a nuisance. When...