MOT testing station

The council operates an approved public MOT testing station for cars and light vans. Our current charge is £50 (car) £55 (light van).

This is the condition. We will:

  • use steering wheel covers, seat covers and foot well covers to keep the vehicle clean
  • offer you a timed booking
  • give you an unbiased report on your vehicle if it fails the MOT test or emissions standard

How to book with Tower Hamlets council’s testing station

We prefer advance booking. To book an MOT, vehicle emission testing or an independent used car check, contact us on:

Tel:  020 7364 1069 (8am to 4pm Monday-Friday)
Fax:  020 7364 1070

How to pay

Payments can only be made by cash. Please note that cheques should be made payable to “London Borough of Tower Hamlets” and crossed “a/c payee only”. Cheques will only be accepted with a valid cheque guarantee card.

Further information

Information on MOT testing

For further information on MOT testing see:

How to contact us

Blackwall Transport Complex
1 Silvocea Way
E14 0JJ

Open Monday to Friday between 9am and 3pm except Bank Holidays and Christmas/New Year period.

Customer service excellence

The council’s vehicle workshops are proud to have been assessed as attaining Customer Service Excellence, the government’s national standard for excellence in customer service for public services.