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Thank you for choosing Britannia Autocentres in Chester-le-Street as your local preferred independent garage

In 2002 Britannia Autocentres opened our doors and since then we’ve been working hard to provide affordable car repairs, MOT testing and servicing to customers in our local community in Chester-le-Street. Our team of highly-skilled, experienced workers have all the knowledge and technology they need to repair, service and MOT our customers’ vehicles.

At Britannia Autocentres, we work on any make or model of vehicle. We hire only the best-trained mechanics in the area so that we can provide a better service to all our customers and never have to turn anyone away. We stock the latest equipment in our garage on Pelton Lane in South Pelaw, enabling us to provide high-quality services for customers in Ouston, Washington, Walridge, High Flatts, Pelton, Rickleton, Picktree and Chester-le-Street.

Britannia Autocentres provides Clutches, Timing Belts, Steering, Suspension, Batteries, MOT testing & re-testing, full & interim car servicing, serviced or replaced brakes & brake fluid, tyre fitting & wheel balancing and exhaust repairs & fitting.


If you need your car serviced, bring it to us and we’ll get it in the best condition possible!

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If your brakes are wearing or rusting, come to us to get them replaced!

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A MOT test can often be like a black cloud hanging on the horizon, have a stress free experience with us!

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Tread  worn, or tyre flat? We’ll get your tyres running the road again as soon as possible!

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Britannia Autocentres car repairs in Chester-le-Street

Diagnostic Reading

At Britannia Autocentres, we have the latest technology in car diagnostic testing and fault code reading at our independent garage in Chester-le-Street. If a light has come up on your dashboard, you’ll want to know what the problem is before finding out that you have extensive repairs that could cost you a fortune later down the line. Bring your car into Britannia Autocentres and we’ll take a look with our fault code scanner and reader. Your vehicle has a computer built into its dashboard, which checks on fluid levels and cables running through your vehicle’s system. Our mechanics will perform a diagnostic test on your car,

Your vehicle has a computer built into its dashboard, which checks on fluid levels and cables running through your vehicle’s system. Our mechanics will perform a diagnostic test on your car, using the scanner to detect any faults happening in your engine bay. If there are any, some codes will appear on the screen which we can translate and find out where the issue lies. We’ll contact you before doing any repairs to let you know what needs to be fixed, and set you up with a quote. We won’t do any repairs without your approval so we’ll wait for the go ahead from you.

Exhaust Repairs

Our team at Britannia Autocentres are fully experienced to undertake any exhaust repairs or fitting that you need for your vehicle. Exhausts can be subject to daily wear and tear including rust and corrosion which can massively impact its ability to perform productively. That’s why we will visually check your exhaust for free at Britannia. We perform full or part exhaust changes with parts guaranteed for up to 2 years. If you have a problem with your exhaust, then book online with us today using our free online booking tool.

Vehicle Accessories

In addition to our repairs, MOT and servicing, we have in stock a wide range of accessories for most makes and models of vehicle. We have a whole range of batteries, oil, windscreen wipers, cambelts, air fresheners and bulbs in stock for our customers. If you’re looking for car or van accessories in Chester-Le-Street, then you’ve come to the right place!

Book online 24 hours a day at Britannia Autocentres

We completely understand that it can be a bit of a hassle bringing your car or van into the garage for its service, MOT or repairs. That’s why we’ve made our booking tool super easy to use. Book online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using our online tool. All you need to do is enter your vehicle registration number, and select the service you want. You’ll get access to instant prices and can book a time that suits you. You don’t need a credit card as you won’t need to pay until the work has done like in most garages. Contact us if you’re not sure what’s wrong with your vehicle, and we’ll be happy to help.