About Us

R&M Commercials began trading in October 2002 with the partners Russell Blackman and Martyn Powell working from two fully equipped service vans. Since then the company has grown rapidly.

In August 2003 R&M Commercials acquired a small workshop on the Moniton Trading Estate. In January of 2004 the unit next door was acquired, expanding the company’s capability. In January 2005 the company moved into the Bell Road premises.

In December 2005 R&M Commercials became R&M Commercials Ltd with the two partners Russell Blackman and Martyn Powell becoming the company directors.


In March 2016, R&M Commercials Ltd moved across the road into new and improved premises and have invested heavily in the latest diagnostics and workshop equipment to provide to best possible level of service to our customers.


In July 2017, R&M MOT Centre opens in Basingstoke. Car, Van, Motorhome, Class 4, 5 and 7 MOTs Basingstoke, Hampshire. Our MOT centre is open from 7am through to 9pm. Please use our online MOT booking system to book your MOT with us.


In January 2019, In addition to our fleet of 8 3.5t commercial vehicle service vans, R&M Commercials invest in three commercial vehicle recovery vehicles and offer 24/7 breakdown assistance in Hampshire, Berkshire and Southern England. Our recovery vehicles are capable to tow/transport vehicles up to and including 7.5t. We can recover all types of vehicles, from cars, vans, horseboxes, forklifts up to 7.5t Trucks.


The company employs around 37 members of staff and operates around the clock.


The day shift operates from 07:00 – 15:30 Monday to Friday with the late shift continuing until 23:30.


At R&M Commercials, we are dedicated to providing a competitive, professional and friendly service to all our customers.

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