• Our Equipment, Your Skills!

    From vehicle repair, MOT, and retail parts to a DIY mechanics playground. We have services perfect for any and all car owners with a DoD ID.

Consult Experts or DIY

The RAF Mildenhall Auto Hobby Shop is a full service vehicle repair shop and retail parts store as well as a DIY mechanics playground. Our facility is open to all DoD ID card holders.

If you’re mechanically inclined and prefer to work on your own vehicle, the Auto Hobby Shop has three bays dedicated specifically to DIYers and all the tools that you’ll need to accomplish almost any car care task.

Work Bays

Each of our work stalls is equipped with a general needs toolbox, workbench, lighted work area, and air. Any specialty tools can be checked out through our tool crib. Knowledgeable staff is available at all times to answer questions and assist patrons. The shop is fully equipped to make your vehicle repairs easier. Shop service on a first come, first serve basis.

Our Services

We charge $5 per hour for stall rental and each stall comes equipped with a SnapOn Tool chest, hydraulic lift and access to most of the tools in our facility. Each of our bays contains a drive on lift, two post lift, or lily pad lift to better help you complete your desired repairs.

We also have a 24 Hour Car Wash located next to the RAFM Shoppette that includes 2 self-service wash stalls, 2 vacuum and fragrance machines, and an automated drive thru with 3 service selections.

Contact us to see what we have in stock or to order parts for your vehicle.

MOT & Seasonal Care
Self Services
Repair & Retail

Upcoming Events

Vehicle Resale Lot

The vehicle resale lot allows patrons to sell authorized motor vehicles in the parking lot beside the Mildenhall commissary and the MAX ATM.

To obtain a permit for placing your vehicle on the resale lot, a patron must bring proof of registration and insurance for the vehicle to the Outdoor Recreation Center.

The weekly fee is $7.00 for cars, trucks, motorcycles and $10.00 for trailers, RVs, and boats. Once a permit is obtained and the fee is paid, a customer must keep the permit on the interior of the vehicle well as a personal information sheet with pricing, details, etc. of the vehicle.

Self Services

We have 10 bays total with 4 rental bays available Monday-Friday and 7 rental bays available Saturday-Sunday for the DIY enthusiasts.

Service Price
Stall Fee with No Lift $5/hour
Stall Fee with Lift $7/hour
Tire Balancing $7/tire
Wheel Weights $1/1.5oz, $2/3oz
Tire Changer $2/tire
Check Engine Light Reading No Charge
Blade Sharpening $3/visit

Auto Hobby Complex


01638 54 2480


Mon - Fri
9 am - 5 pm

10 am - 5 pm


Family/Goal Days
& Most US Holidays
9 am to 5 pm


Bldg 240
Beck Row,
Bury Saint Edmunds IP28 8HW,
United Kingdom

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