Vehicle Maintenance and Transportation Support

At a glance

Millbrook’s central workshop team provides services across a range of vehicle types, from specific vehicle requirements to general servicing. It has a number of facilities to support customer needs.

Test vehicle maintenance, transportation and storage at Millbrook
Central workshop at Millbrook Proving Ground

Millbrook’s central workshop supports many areas test areas. Customers use the workshop team’s facilities and expertise to prepare, strip and temporarily store vehicles before and after on-site testing.

Millbrook central workshop - maintenance and support for vehicle test programmes

Test Vehicle Preparation

  • Full vehicle laser 4 wheel alignment (up to 4.2t)
  • Tyre replacement and balancing
  • Air conditioning charge/discharge
  • Vehicle test weight set up (motorcycle to PSV HGV)
  • Fuel draining and flushing for all vehicles
  • Full welding and fabrication and welding facilities
  • Full turning and milling capabilities
  • HGV tyre replacement

Vehicle Maintenance, Transportation and Storage

  • Vehicle washing (from hand-washing to full HGV valets)
  • High pressure hot under-body steam cleaning
  • Parts and vehicle storage
  • Covered vehicle transportation, for vehicles up to 5 tonnes
  • Vehicle recovery

Vehicle Inspections

  • Basic road worthy and detailed vehicle inspections
  • All general vehicle repairs and servicing
  • Vehicle fault diagnostics
  • PSV HGV weekly safety inspections, in line with Road Haulage Association inspections
  • Electric vehicle HV inspections and fault finding
  • PSV, HGV axle and suspension replacement and inspection
  • Engine and transmission strip and inspections


  • 5 tonne mobile vehicle column lifts
  • Security screens
  • Weight bridge
  • Light vehicle corner weight scales
  • HGV corner weight scales
  • Sand bags
  • Ballast bottles
  • Water mannequins
  • Tractor bowser hire (with driver)