Entries by Melanie Wooding Jones

First Car Buying Guide

Buying your first car?  Then this is the guide for you! Ask anyone what they had as their first car, and they will talk with great affection about it, including its imperfections!  So, with such an important purchase, its important to get it right.  Here we explore the significance of budgeting and choosing the right […]

Tyres Explained

Tyres Explained   With such a wide variety of tyre on the market, how do we know what to choose?  Where do we get good advice?  How do we know we are not paying too much… or which are safe?   UK Tyre Law and EU Legislation protect the motorist in so far as what […]


Christmas at Redbourn Auto Solutions We love this time of the year, and thoroughly enjoy the Christmas songs the technicians (elves) sing in the workshop.  Maybe we’ll get to see Santa’s Sleigh this year…..  We’re beginning to think we have the ‘real’ Santa in our MD whos beard is growing nicely!   Festive lights and […]

Polar Post Box Trail

We’re excited to be part of the Polar Post Box Trail!   Find all the Polar Bear Plunge post boxes! There are 23 in total, around St Albans with a couple in Redbourn, Wheathampstead and Harpenden. We hope they make you smile.  To find out more, donate or just to complete the trail, please see […]

Purple Tuesday

We’re supporting Purple Tuesday Nearly one in every five people in the UK has a disability or impairment, and over half of households have a connection to someone with a disability. There are still real (and perceived) barriers that make it harder for disabled people to find work, spend money online and in store, and […]

Our Story

Our Story Setting up your own business sounds so easy on paper, even exciting, but no-one explains the impact on you and your family when faced with so many challenges on a daily basis.  So, here is the truth about setting up an SME: the highs, the lows and our motivation to keep going. Setting […]


Cheap Car Parts – Good Value or an accident waiting to happen? By  Melanie Wooding Jones – Redbourn Auto Solutions, caring for you and your car   It may surprise you to know that not only is the automotive industry unregulated, but the same also applies to the supply of car parts.  Currently, there are no […]

Dash Cams

Dash Cameras – Focussed on reducing crime or hyped-up gadget? By  Melanie Wooding Jones – Redbourn Auto Solutions, caring for you and your car   In-car cameras recording everything seem to be the way forward for unequivocal evidence for insurance claims or claims identifying dangerous drivers or scams.  So, is this gadget the latest must have, […]

Air Conditioning Service

Demystifying Car Air Conditioning! By Melanie Wooding Jones – Redbourn Auto Solutions, Caring for you and your car   We have been enjoying a very hot British Summer this year and many of us have sought relief from our car Air Conditioning Systems to help us feel a little more comfortable. As we put more […]