About us

About us

The Car Wash Association was originally established in 2007 by wash operators and industry suppliers and is now officially incorporated as part of the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI)

It is a self-regulating not-for-profit industry body involved in the practice of setting quality and safety standards by promoting best practice and fair competition.

It comprises members of the 5500-strong independent forecourt retailers who are also members of the Petrol Retailers Association that operate a car wash business on their premises including automatic rollover or conveyor wash, self-serve jet washing facilities or regulated hand wash.  Our membership also includes the leading car wash equipment manufacturers and distributors as well as four of the major oil company brands.

About Car Wash Association

The Car Wash Association was originally established in 2007 by wash operators and industry suppliers and is now officially incorporated as part of the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI).