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Learn A Little About Us...

Cross Lane Garage is a family run, independent garage in Wakefield. Set up by the late Ian Dudley in 1976, this is now owned and run by his nephew Dale Stenson. 

Ian was passionately involved in the local community and motorcycle racing. He even sponsored local up and coming motorcycle racing riders. Now with Dale at the reins Cross Lane Garage continues to be a locally renowned MOT garage, with the people of Wakefield’s at its heart.

Our excellent reputation for low prices and reliable garage services is recognised by not just the people of Wakefield but also many of the main car dealerships. We are proud to be the preferred MOT Testing Station for many well known car dealerships across Wakefield and the surrounding areas. This speaks volumes as to how good we are as even the industry experts use us and recognise it!

We Are RMI Members

We are part of the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI), a leading automotive trade body in the UK. We believe that this gives you further assurance, protection and peace of mind. As, to be an RMI member we have to be a verified independent garage, our premises have to meet RMI’s high standards and we are continuously reviewed.

Meet the Cross Lane Garage Team


Meet Dale

Cross Lane Garage’s main man! A locally born and bred family man who has been a mechanic in the trade since 1997. Dale is our AE authorised examiner. He is our top MOT tester but also experienced in servicing, diagnostics and car repairs. He’s always ready to help with honest, straight forward advice.


Meet Nick

Nick’s our in-car technology and MOT expert. He joined Cross Lane Garage in 2006 and has been an MOT testing machine ever since. Nick’s also got a fine eye for detail so never misses a thing during his MOT checks. And, if your car fails first time around he will manage the process to get it MOT ready for it’s free MOT retest.


Meet Ash.

Ash is our car repairs and service specialist. If you have a problem with your exhaust, clutch or find your engine is making funny noises then he is your man. He can fault find and fix cars to perfection!


Meet Sam

Sam’s our fast fit specialist. He joined us in 2014 and specialises in tyres, exhausts, brakes and suspension. From a simple tyre check to a new set of brakes he is who you need. He can get your car back on the road safely in no time.


See what our customers say

Rachel Boyle
Rachel Boyle
06:00 21 Dec 17
My local garage very polite and helpful very quick to have the car fixed too and good value for money all round great garage
Sam Werrett
Sam Werrett
16:59 11 Jan 18
Amazing garage, so helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend!
Phillip Clement
Phillip Clement
15:23 22 Feb 18
Terrible .. had a mot last year said it needed welding etc . Bloke said £500 to have your car for another year .. what a con said exactly the said this year .. took it to another garage said it was OK and no welding done last year .. rip off
daniel martin
daniel martin
18:21 15 Nov 17
Had an mot failure neither me nor quick fit could sort, there guys sorted it quickly and passed its MOT and the price was very reasonable. Will be using and promoting this garage from now on.
Jonny Brandwood
Jonny Brandwood
18:15 26 Feb 18
Great staff excellent servive
Lu Middleton
Lu Middleton
14:50 02 Aug 18
Amazing! Brought my Qashqai here for its first service (as they do manufacturer service so was valid with my new car warranty). Far cheaper than Nissan and fab service. I just popped across to McD’s with my laptop and the car was ready within 2 hours. Also the clean was amazing - don’t think my wheels have sparkled like that since I bought it! Faultless service and genuinely lovely blokes. Totally recommend Cross Lane!
Hon Lau
Hon Lau
14:43 04 Aug 18
excellent service. Called late in the morning to book my Honda civic for MOT, they managed to fit me in on the same day. highly recommended. will be using them again.
19:17 29 May 18
Had car in today for belt change needed tensioner replacing as well. They showed me broken part and explained what had happened great service. They also went out of there way to get it sorted for me so I could still take family away on holiday in time 😁
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