About TASS

Welcome to  Thanet Area Scooter Services (TASS) was established in 1988


Roger  - Owner / Mechanic / Tuner / Sales / Accountant

Roger is a devoted scooterist since 1980 and ex scooter racer with over 35+years of invaluable scooter experience. He is a fully qualified motor vehicle /motorcycle scooter technician .This combination of specialist experience and dedication guarantees customers of TASS a fully comprehensive service from start to finish and Roger is adept with repair, restoration, rebuilding, tuning, servicing, fault finding and of course still racing and riding scooters in the UK and Europe.

Richard  - Shop manager / Mail Order / Salesman

Richard has been into the mod and scooter scene since 1978. Owner and builder of many different custom Lambretta and Vespas . Richard has worked nearly 30 years in the car parts and accessory business and brings a wealth of knowledge to the TASS Team since 2014.

Based in Margate, Kent

Our High Street shop is located in Margate, Kent. It's absolutely packed with LAMBRETTA and VESPA  - SYM -ROYAL ALLOY -AJS scooters, vintage and modern, parts, accessories, tuning parts, clothing, helmets and gloves.

We are one of the UK’s largest stockists of scooter parts and are proud to offer all of the top brands at competitive prices , so you are assured to find what you are looking for. Our range of Top brands include , CASA LAMBRETTA, AF, MALOSSI, POLINI, MAZZUCHELLI, CUPPINI, ANCILLOTTI, VE, SURFLEX, BGM, MICHELIN, CONTINENTAL, DUNLOP, JL, SIMONINI, NGK ,GIANELLI, SIP, BGM,EVERGREEN LAMBRETTA .IT,GORI, CHAMPION, PUTOLINE, SILKOLENE ,DELLORTO and many more.

Fully Equipped Workshop

Our workshop is fully equipped for all your scooter requirements Lambretta and Vespa restorations, rebuilds frame upwards and engine standard to race / fast road tuned, frame jig, servicing, welding (tig / mig / gas), maching lathe & milling, fault finding, wiring, 2 stroke carb jetting, Dyno tuning and settting up, pre MOTs for sales & service contact us on: 01843 292440.


With over 35+ years experience repairing/racing/rallying and riding LAMBRETTA AND VESPA SCOOTERS --Yes we actually ride scooters !! – TASS is your one stop scooter shop.

We have one of the UK’s largest stockists of LAMBRETTA AND VESPA all Top Brand spares, parts, accessories, tuning, clothing and scooters all in our high street shop come and make a visit to sunny Margate.

  • Servicing - We have a fully equipped workshop to carry out all types repairs, general servicing, fault finding, wiring,carb set up, rebuilds.
  • Restoration - We carry out 1st class award winning restorations - road use spec to concours. We fully restore on average 20-30 LAMBRETTA and VESPA scooters a year. We pride ourselves on Quality !
  • SEE OUR FACE BOOK PAGE FOR THE UPTO DATE LAMBRETTA AND VESPA RESTORATIONS AND TUNING WORK  https://www.facebook.com/Thanet-Area-Scooter-Services-TASS-107638409319961/
  • Lambretta and Vespa Standard Engine Rebuilds FROM £200 +VAT - standard to fast road to race spec
  • Tuning - Cylinder porting, engine casing porting
  • Carbjetting - We have over 35 + years of knowledge to know what jetting and carb set ups to use so that your engine runs as it should
  • Rebores and Barrel Honing FROM £30.00 +VAT -.
  • Crank rebuilds strip retrue and rebalance
  • MOTS - arranged and pre MOT Check over and assessments

Helicoiling, Welding Steel /AlloyTIG MIG ARC, polishing, panel beating, spraying, blasting, & powder coating