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1st Start Garage
Independent Garage

1st Start Garage

  4.5 / 5
25 bookings  View reviews
 Unit 8 Nobel Square, Burnt Mills Industrial Estate, Basildon, SS13 1LS
Member since January 18, 2018
Established 2005
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About us

1st Start Garage is a small family run business which has been trading for many years, approved by the Government appointed Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA, formerly VOSA) and a proud member of Autofirst Network. We are a very well established MOT and repair garage that undertakes all aspects of garage services from general maintenance to engine conversions across Basildon and the surrounding areas in Essex (Southend, Wickford, Benfleet, Burnt Mills, Canvey Island and Laindon). Any vehicle is considered including light commercials.
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 5 / 5
 Rizwana recommends this garage



Cambelt, Vauxhall Zafira

Communication was simple all through and job done in no time. Experienced team!!


 5 / 5
 john recommends this garage



Aircon Regas, Vauxhall Astra

Air Con re gassed while I waited, very efficient service, price and nice people, thoroughly recommend this garage!


 5 / 5
 Christopher recommends this garage



Cambelt Change, Jaguar Xf

Good comms, work done on time, good people to do business with.A +++++++++


 5 / 5
 Kevin recommends this garage



MOT, Citroen Berlingo

Took my van in for mot which unfortunately failed was given a great estimate for the repair work straight away which I accepted. Fitted me in the very next day where the work was carried out quickly and efficiently. I found sonia and the team at 1st start very professional and friendly. They had me back up and running on a quick turnaround and at a great price couldn't of asked for more. Thanks again and I will definitely be back next year.

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Services we offer

   Servicing and MOT
   Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs
   Breakdown and Recovery
   Tyres, Wheels and Tracking
   Clutch and Gearbox Repairs
   Brakes and Exhausts
   Electrical and Batteries
   Engine and Cooling
   Air-Con, Heating and Cooling
   Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors
   Steering and Suspension
   Safety Components
   Hybrid and Electric Vehicles


   Customer waiting room
   Customer WIFI

Other info

   5 Ramps
   We repair LCVs, Fleet Vehicles
   MOT Facilities
   Will fit customer-supplied parts