Premium Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive


We are always clear with customers about costs and timescales in advance, and don’t sell you anything you don’t need. Being honest with you is key.


Our team pride themselves on being efficient. We set realistic timeframes for work, and focus on work being completed on time as the rule, not the exception. Efficiency is key.


We strive to get every job right first time. We use premium quality parts and oils and provide a guarantee on our work. Quality is key.


Our customers come to us because of our expertise. We invest in training our staff to be the best, and we consistently maintain our skills so we’re at the highest standard. Expertise is key.


We wouldn’t have been around since 1985 without having provided the best service. We always aim to smile, and we’ll go out of our way to go the extra mile where we can. Customer service is key.


Safety is a priority and we practice prevention rather than cure. We extensively safety check vehicles to ensure your peace of mind. Safety is key.

History of Micheal Key MOT, Servicing & Repairs in Long Eaton

Our History

Michael Key established the business in 1985 at the original location on Thrumpton Avenue in Long Eaton.

Michael’s son Matthew joined the business in 2004 and assisted with the expansion to the larger premises at our current location on Meadow Lane in Long Eaton.

We became an MOT test centre in 2006.

Winston the dog joined the company in 2017.

We continue to be a family owned & run business.

Long Eaton Community

Long Eaton Community

Making a positive difference to the local area is really important to us.

We give back in the following ways:-

  • Sponsor Long Eaton Rugby Club (and volunteer coach)
  • 17th Long Eaton Scouts
  • Maintain the Ockbrook & Borrowash Rotary Christmas Float
  • Main sponsor for the Toton rubber duck race for Age Concern
  • Trustee to Derby Computer Museum
Michael Key 5 star review by Rachel W of Michael Key in Long Eaton

Rachel W


After breaking the motor on my car window, the team have been nothing but helpful in keeping me on the road while we waited for the part. Once it arrived all sorted very quickly. Brilliant service. Thank you

Michael Key 5 star review by Hannah T of Michael Key in Long Eaton

Hannah T


Second time my car has been in for repairs and I am more than happy with the service I received. Honest, quick, reasonably priced and reliable! Highly recommend!