You never know what's around the corner and when you might need to stop quickly and safely. For this reason, it's essential to make sure that your car's brakes are working as well as possible at all times.

If you are unsure about the condition of your brakes, our friendly, expert technicians will check your braking system to identiy any issues and help you stay safe on the road as well as giving you impartial advice about any work that may need to be carried out .


Brake pads are made to last thousands of miles, but eventually, they will start to wear and need replacing. They absorb some of the biggest forces in day to day driving ensuring your safety so it's very important that if you think they need looking at, you get them checked as soon as you can.


Brakes discs are a vital part of a disc braking system, they help slow down your car quickly and safely. When braking, if your car shudders this is often a sign you need to get your brake discs replaced. To be sure you can book in for a free brake check at one of our centres.


Brake calipers are very sturdy and often outlast the car. However should damage or wear and tear occur they are a vital piece of the braking system that will need to be replaced. If you hear any sounds or vibrations when braking this could be a sign your brake calipers need replacing.


  • How Often Do Brake Pads Need To Be Replaced?

    Generally, brake pads need to be replaced after about 50,000 miles. Some need to be replaced after 25,000 while others can last for 70,000 miles - it all depends on the factors listed above. To get a more accurate number for your car's specific needs, consult the owner's manual.

  • How Long Does It Take To Do A Brake Job?

    Simple jobs like a brake pad replacement can take anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour. The time it takes for a repair also depends on which type of vehicle you have and what parts we have at hand.

  • How Do I Know If My Brake Pads Are Worn Out?

    First, check for wear by looking at your brake pads through the spaces between the wheel's spokes. The outside pad will be pressed against a metal rotor. Generally, there should be at least 1/4 inch of pad . If you see less than 1/4 inch of pad , you may want to have your brake pads inspected or replaced.

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