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Winter car checks

Prepare your car for winter by getting a vehicle health check.

Find out how to book a winter car check at one of our depots.

What is a winter vehicle health check?

For just £26, we will check your vehicle and make sure it is prepared for winter.

What we check

  • tyres
  • anti-freeze
  • lights
  • battery
  • wipers
  • engine
  • heating and ventilation
  • washers
  • starter and charging system

The service is available to residents and businesses for all makes and models of car. It can be carried out 'while you wait' at any of our transport depots.

How to book

Please contact us to book. Winter car checks are carried out at the following depots:

  • Central Repair Depot, Meadowfield
  • Chilton Depot, Chilton
  • Hackworth Road Depot, Peterlee
  • Morrison Depot, Stanley

All works are carried out by Service Direct Newco Limited as a trading partner of Durham County Council.

Other services

We also carry out other vehicle servicing including MOT testing.  Contact us to find out more.

Contact us
Central Repair Depot Transport Reception
03000 269 342
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • St John's Road
  • Meadowfield
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH7 8XQ

Chilton Depot Transport Reception
03000 266 247
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • Chilton Industrial Estate
  • Chilton
  • Ferryhill
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL17 0SD

Hackworth Road Transport Reception
03000 264 100
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • 2 Hackworth Road
  • North West Industrial Estate
  • Peterlee
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • SR8 2JQ

Morrison Depot Transport Reception
03000 265 638
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • Morrison Busty Depot
  • Annfield Plain
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH9 7RX
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