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How Efficient is your workshop?
How Efficient is your workshop?
No matter the size of a vehicle workshop, from the smallest garage to the largest multi-franchise dealership, maximising efficiency is key to profitability. Is your workshop's equipment up to the task? Is it reliable? Has it been serviced by a company that can respond to your needs?


An Introduction to Straightset Service
An Introduction to Straightset Service
A short video introducing the Straightset Service Department, offering one of the most thorough aftercare packages on the market. Contact us for more information on 01909 480055 or service@straightset.co.uk


Straightset recruiting Installation Engineers
Straightset recruiting Installation Engineers
Straightset are looking to recruit Installation Engineers to add to its team of highly skilled and trained teams. If you have a good working knowledge and experience of the installation / engineering environment and are interested in a role, please contact Terry.Hornsby@straightset.co.uk.


SHURE: The more durable workstation solution
SHURE: The more durable workstation solution
Straightset are the UK agent for SHURE, the class-leading Benching System from the U.S, with over 75 years’ experience. Straightset are one of the earliest exponents of installed workshop benching systems into automotive workshops. Our in-house design team have nearly 25 years’ experience in integrating workbench solutions to meet client’s requirements to ensure they are designed with flair, built with strength and installed with skill.


Case Study: Mercedes-Benz Cheshire Oaks
Case Study: Mercedes-Benz Cheshire Oaks
See details of our latest workshop fitout at the impressive Mercedes-Benz Cheshire Oaks site.


Straightset add Beissbarth brake testers to approved equipment portfolio.
Straightset add Beissbarth brake testers to approved equipment portfolio.
As the UK’s largest Independent Garage Equipment Experts dedicated to providing our customers with genuine choice and flexibility with their workshop space, we are proud to add Beissbarth to our approved portfolio as one of the most reliable brands in the garage equipment market for wheel service equipment.


Exhaust Extraction for All Mercedes-Benz cars
Exhaust Extraction for All Mercedes-Benz cars
Straightset would like to share with you - The only Mercedes-Benz Approved Exhaust Extraction Nozzle that will fit ALL Mercedes-Benz cars with Concealed exhausts.


New Straightset Promotional Video
New Straightset Promotional Video
View our new short 5 minute video which explains what Straightset do, how we do it and most importantly showcasing our portfolio of projects and established client relationships. We hope you enjoy.


Case Study: Rybrook Bristol
Case Study: Rybrook Bristol
Straightset is proud to have been a part of a state of the art Multi-Franchise workshop to cater for the requirements of 4 of the most prestigious motor brands; McLaren, Bentley, Rolls Royce & Lamborghini. Find out how Straightset approached & delivered the workshop development and what the client thought about it.


A Guide to Vehicle Lift Safety
A Guide to Vehicle Lift Safety
The vehicle lift (or vehicle ramp) is the lifeblood of the vehicle maintenance industry. However, for something so essential to the trade, it can often be easy to take vehicle lifts for granted. As a result, incorrect operation of vehicle lifts, misunderstanding of loading techniques, and lack of maintenance result in accidents every year.


Upgrade to the Ultimate Auto Workshop
Upgrade to the Ultimate Auto Workshop
When putting an auto workshop together, there are a lot of important points to consider. Besides the time and effort a workshop takes to operate, most important is the machinery that will be necessary for your day to day running. That’s why we’ve put together an infographic containing all the equipment it’s absolutely essential to have when creating the ultimate commercial garage. Take a look below for the full run through.


Design a workshop suitable for the cars of today
Design a workshop suitable for the cars of today
For most people, car service workshops are just a building with a technician, tools and a lift or a pit. Repairs get made, problems get solved. Just as there are cars of different standards and capabilities, so is the same with workshops.


The future is delayed until further notice
The future is delayed until further notice
What does the future hold for the motor industry? Check out the latest insight from the Straightset team.


A guide to Vehicle Lifts
A guide to Vehicle Lifts
When you’re looking to buy a vehicle lift, it’s not unusual to feel a little daunted by the process. With so many vehicle lifts to choose from, choosing a lift with the right specifications, features and uses for your intended purpose might seem tricky. That’s why Straightset have put together a handy guide to vehicle lifts you’re likely to encounter. Whatever you’re looking for in a vehicle lift, we’ll make sure you’re well informed before you make that important purchase.


Lifts for BMW i Series
Lifts for BMW i Series
Straightset can advise on the right solution for your workshop as we have a number of approved lifts in our range.


Second Hand 2 Post Lifts vs New Far Eastern Sourced Lifts
Second Hand 2 Post Lifts vs New Far Eastern Sourced Lifts
Confused as to whether to invest in a second hand 2 post lift or a new Far Eastern sourced lift. See our expert advice.


AREX
AREX
AREX - BACK IN THE UK - Straightset - the National Supplier of Garage & Bodyshop Equipment are delighted to announce they have acquired the sole UK Sales of AREX Plate Brake Testers.


NEW COMPANY BROCHURE
NEW COMPANY BROCHURE
Download our new Company Brochure here, which has been redesigned to promote our 20th Anniversary of trading in the Automotive Industry.