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Smallbone & Son Service Station Limited


5 Reviews

Opening Hours
Today - 08:00–18:00
  • Monday 08:00–18:00
  • Tuesday 08:00–18:00
  • Wednesday 08:00–18:00
  • Thursday 08:00–18:00
  • Friday 08:00–18:00
  • Saturday 08:00–18:00
  • Sunday - Closed


With a history of 85 years, we are the oldest family run car business in Birmingham. Founded by Percy Smallbone in 1929, Smallbone and Son is now in its fourth generation of the family. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service which has led to our becoming an integral part in the Selly Oak and the wider Birmingham community. Since 1929, Smallbone and Son have been offering the highest standards of vehicle maintenance.

As an established MOT station and service workshop, Smallbone and Son's highly qualified technicians can cater for the needs of a vast number of car makes and models.

With constant investment to maintain the highest possible standards the services on offer include:

Service and MOT.
All the latest diagnostic equipment.
Tyre replacement and repair.
Air conditioning service and repair.
Exhaust repair and replacement.
Supplying and selling quality used cars.

What we do

  • Car repairs, servicing and MOTs

    • MOT testing stations
    • Brake and clutch replacement
    • Battery servicing
    • Power transmission services
    • Wheel alignment
  • Car van and truck electrical centres

  • Motor vehicle mechanics

    • Car and commercial vehicle repairs
  • Garage related services

  • More Services

    • car sales
    • mot

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A Great Family-run Business
Customer Service
When I asked around my neighbours to see if they could recommend a garage everybody said Smallbone & Son so I reckoned they must be pretty good. It turns out they are. I must have been going to them for around twenty years now and I have never been disappointed. Their technical skills and their customer service are second to none.
Customer in West Midlands Posted on 16/05/2021 , work completed 08/05/2021
Outstanding Customer Service and Workmanship
Customer Service
We have used Small Bones for years. But I'm going to tell you about our most recent experience... We took our car for a full service - our car was also in limp mode (where the revs wouldn't go over 3000rpm) From the start my wife felt confident that the understanding and knowledge of the family business was second to none. Our car had a full service and the relevant filters changed (the suspected cause of limp mode was a filter being clogged). When we got our car back it was even washed too! :-) Needless to say it was fixed in a day and at a extremely reasonable price. We also received a courtesy call a few days later to see how it was. I can't recommend this garage enough. I also just dropped my car in there too, to have a battery issue looked at.
Customer in West Midlands Posted on 16/02/2019 , work completed 08/02/2019
5 Star Bullet Proof Purchase of Second User Car
Customer Service
The two brothers Vince and Martin at Smallbone and Son in Selly Oak provide what has to be the most comfortable, secure and trustworthy used car sales experience I have encountered. They are a shining palpable beacon in a usually fraught area of car purchasing. Every part of the procedure was covered including V5 exchange , taxing the vehicle and just going the extra mile in making sure the whole process was calm, secure and dare I say it enjoyable. They fully deserve the Which Trusted Status that they have attained.
Ken Ward Posted on 12/04/2018 , work completed 12/04/2018
Fantastic customer service
Customer Service
A very big thank you to all the team at Smallbone and Son for working a cross between major surgery and a miracle to get my old motor safe and roadworthy for hopefully another year. I love my shiny new wing mirrors! Thank you so much for managing to complete all the repair work needed given how busy you must be at this time of the year. A fantastic job very well done. I would definitely recommend Martin and his lovely team - 5 star service as always.
Anne Owens Posted on 21/12/2017 , work completed 21/12/2017
Great community spirit
Customer Service
I use Smallbone & son for my MOT's. Most recently for my brakes and a leak at the back of my car. They investigated and fixed the problem. They are a family run business. I found them to be reliable and trustworthy. They have a great community spirit.
JamesNayak Posted on 03/07/2014 , work completed 03/07/2014