In 1995, Sean founded MOT City with a primary focus on MOT’s. He soon expanded the company to include servicing, repairs and full vehicle diagnostics, primarily due to customer demand. Expansion aside, Sean is still the main MOT Tester.
Sean’s ethos is to ensure that customers receive an exceptional service from start to finish. Customer retention is a priority and it’s vital that we deliver a high standard of care to our customers.
In March 2017 MOT City celebrated its 22nd birthday!
As the company expanded Christine joined Sean in 1997. Christine deals with the smooth running of the business: the wages; the accounts; VAT; human resources; health & safety; and the implementation of all staff training; in fact all things administrative. Christine is so versatile that she can put her hand to almost anything within MOT City and often does
Michael has been with MOT City in excess of 18 years, working his way up within the company. Michael is now a very experienced Service/Diagnostic Technician and Air-Conditioning Specialist. Michael is a multi-talented member of the team and you can be sure that if a rare or classic car comes into the workshop Michael will volunteer to take care of it!
On the 11th of December 2017 Nigel was awarded Technician of the Year at the inaugural Workshop Magazine Awards in central London, the award was presented by ex-Formula One driver Johnny Herbert, sponsored by the IGA (Independent Garage Association) and Snap-On tools.
Nigel is accredited by the IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) as a Light Vehicle Master Technician and has extensive knowledge and experience in fault finding Diagnostics.
I addition to this Nigel is a fully qualified MOT Tester.
We have been lucky enough to have had Nigel with us since 2007!
Chris is one of MOT City’s 3 receptionists. Chris, Sue or Janice will be your first point of call, either on the phone or in person. Chris has been with the company for over 12 years dealing with day to day queries and booking in vehicles. Chris has a fantastic memory and probably remembers your face and your vehicle each returning year! Along with the running of reception, Chris also assists Christine in the accounting side of the garage.
Robert is another long standing member of MOT City having been with us for over 16 years. Robert has developed his skills over the years and has focused his enthusiasm on the welding side of the garage. He is our Specialist In House Welder/Fabricator.
Robert is also Service Technician and IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) Light Vehicle Brake Specialist and fully trained Air Conditioning Specialist. A hugely versatile member of the team.
Austin comes to us with a great skill set looking after many aspects of the garage, including assisting in Human Resources, Business Management and Quality Management.
Matt is our Service Advisor and joined MOT City in September 2015 after working for a leading national parts distributor as a parts advisor. Previous to this Matt spent 10 years as a body shop technician, preparing and painting high end vehicles.
Janice is one of Mot City’s 3 receptionists, she job shares with Chris and Sue.
Janice came to us with independent Garage experience and is a great asset to the team!
Sue has been with the company for 8 years. She job shares with Chris and Janice, answering the phone and greeting customers in person. She comes from a customer service background and since great customer service is our main ethos Sue takes her role as the first and last person you speak to here very seriously.
Connor joined the team in 2008 as an MOT Assistant to Sean. Over the years he has progressed to become a Service Technician. Connor is also IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) Light Vehicle Brake Specialist and fully trained Air Conditioning Specialist.
Paul joined MOT City in February 2017 and has developed in to a valuable member of staff. His sense of humour and memory for all things music keeps the team smiling!
Chris joined MOT City as an apprentice, attending college one day per week. He started out as an MOT Assistant and has developed well. He now also assists Robert with servicing vehicles and changing tyres. Chris continues his studies and we look forward to seeing him developing further within the company.
Motsie is a well-known face to the garage and has had her belly rubbed by many of our customers over the last 12 years. When the sandwich van arrives with the toot of the horn every day you will find Motsie is always there at the front of the queue. Motsie likes lunching with either Nigel or Connor, perhaps this just goes to show that they either share their lunch with Motsie or they both drop lots of crumbs.