Why Winter Tyres?

Background to Winter tyres In Britain we love to moan about the weather and over the past decade we have had plenty to complain about having experienced some extraordinary weather conditions, with high levels of snow fall, arctic gale force winds tearing across much of the UK and, more recently, some of the worst floods… Continue Reading

Tyre Safety

A Run Through Of The Considerations All Motorists Should Take Concerning Their Tyres. In Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the legal limit for minimum depth of the tread on a tyre is 1.6 mm, across the central ¾ of the tread around the complete circumference of the tyre. Unfortunately, worn tyres are very common. One… Continue Reading

How To Care For Your Alloy Wheels

In our last post, we talked a little about why it’s so important to maintain your car’s wheels. What we didn’t really go into was just how to do that. Without proper care and maintenance, even the best quality wheels will start to deteriorate over time, and possibly end up becoming unsafe. When you think… Continue Reading

3 Reasons To Look After Your Wheels

Every motorist has a duty to look after their car and make sure it is in proper working order. Some of the things you need to take care of are just a matter of good practice and others are required by law – but general care of your car is considered essential so that you… Continue Reading

Why Are Alloy Wheels So Popular?

Alloy wheels have become increasingly popular in recent years, and it’s not too hard to see why. While different people might have differing reasons for having them fitted, there’s a range of benefits they can offer. We thought we’d take the time to go through just a few of the top reasons for getting alloy… Continue Reading

How To Prepare Your Wheels For Winter

The winter months have definitely arrived! We in the south of Wales haven’t seen a lot of snow yet, but when it comes, we know it will present difficulties in all kinds of ways. This time of year always seems to do that, particularly in a country that always seems to be caught off guard… Continue Reading

Welcome To The Alloy Wheels Wales Blog!

    At The Afan Tyre Discount Centre, we believe in providing for all your needs relating to your car’s wheels, in a friendly, knowledgeable and professional way. Whether you need new alloys, new tyres or a refurbishment, we aim to offer a comprehensive one-stop service that you’ll be more than pleased with, and that we… Continue Reading