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WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE - CUMBRIA

WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE - CUMBRIA Situated in the beautiful village of Grasslot, Maryport Well appointed & presented throughout Scope for further development FREEHOLD Business History Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer for...

Location: Maryport, Cumbria, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £495,000
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Established Garage and MOT Centre

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market Sure Start Motors Ltd.  The business was originally founded by our client in 2000 and is very well known in the area, being very well supported by residents with a high...

Location: Bury, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £299,995
  • Turnover
  • £109,199
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SUCCESSFUL CAR REPAIR SERVICING AND MOT

* WELL-ESTABLISHED BUSINESS * GENUINE REASON FOR SALE * ALL EQUIPMENT INCLUDED SUCH AS MOT TESTING, DIAGNOSTIC MACHINES, RAMPS, ANALYSERS AND WHEEL CHANGER. * CAR TRADE LOCATION * WITHIN EASY REACH OF TOWN CENTRE * 362.9 SQ. M. (3,907 SQ....

Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire, England

For sale under: Motor Related Property, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £129500
  • Annual T/O
  • £200,000
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Garage, MOT & Tyre business South

Garage, MOT & Tyre business South Bristol area, sales 2015 £337,000, GP £159,000, trades Monday-Friday only, excellent reputation, loyal skilled staff, hands on or investment options, same family ownership over 20 years, good business,...

Location: Bristol, Bristol, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Automotive Services Businesses, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • L/H Price
  • £79,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £337,000
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WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE - LANCASHIRE

WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE - LANCASHIRE High amount of regular and repeat trade Well appointed & presented throughout Situated in the bustling town of Bolton Genuine retirement sale FREEHOLD Business History Meridian Business Sales are...

Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £269,950
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MoT Test Station Tyres Mechanical

FOR SALE:- 15 year old well established, profitable vehicle servicing, MOT, tyres and repair business, in Leytonstone, London E114RA, ( IMPORTANT:- Price Reduced from original £320,000 to £265,000 due to retirement. MUST BE SEEN.) - licensed for crash repair with approved spraying booth in working order. Hence can be used for car accident repairs and car STORAGE. - Ideal for large fleet of cabbing or car...

Location: Leytonstone, London, England

For sale under: Motor Related Property, Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £265,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £240,000
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WELL ESTABLISHED BODY SHOP - CHESHIRE

WELL ESTABLISHED BODY SHOP - CHESHIRE Well appointed & presented throughout Scope for further development Genuine retirement sale Easy to run LEASEHOLD Business History Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer to the market this car...

Location: Cheshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £44,995
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Class 4 & 7 MOT/Repair/Service Garage

-Busy independent garage carrying out Class 4 & 7 MOT's to all makes of vehicles and LCV's. -Village location on the North side of Colchester, just off the main B1508 Colchester Rd, just 4 miles to town centre and main Colchester Train...

Location: Colchester, Essex, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • L/H Price
  • £75,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £160,000
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Car Workshop to let in Wembley, London

EALING ROAD WEMBLEY SUIT SPRAYING, MECHANICAL or TYRE SALES NEW LEASE NO PREMIUM Fits 6-7 cars Includes mezzanine office and stores Rent £1195 per month Tel 07831 125001

Location: Wembley, London, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Automotive Services Businesses, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses

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Rapidly Expanding MOT Garage / Service

Well regarded and fast growing MOT, service and repair centre located within central Stafford. Trading from the current site for three years and rapidly building business due to an enviable reputation. Turnover for the last 12 months exceeded £232,000 (with a gross profit of 65%) and is increasing month on month. The current customer base has been achieved through relatively limited advertising, with...

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, England

For sale under: Motor Related Property, Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £120,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £232,000
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Well regarded and fast growing MOT,

Well regarded and fast growing MOT, service and repair centre located within central Scotland. Trading from the current 4000 sq. ft. site this enviable business is currently offered for sale. Turnover for this financial year is projected at £310,000 with an increasing gross profit margin of over 60% in this financial year. The current customer base has been achieved through targeted modern advertising, existing...

Location: Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • L/H Price
  • £99,500
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £310,616
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Service, Repair & MOT Class 4 Garage

A great opportunity for a rare main road garage Main road location, very busy workshop business with lots of opportunities to increase Part of Independent Franchise Retail & Fleet 7 bays including ATL class 4 MOT Large car parking area Potential car sales with relevant planning permission from local authority Well equipped workshop Genuine reason for sale

Location: Wiltshire, England

For sale under: Motor Related Property, Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £240,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £385,000
Busy Garage in Pulborough For Sale

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe is delighted to offer to the market this well established and busy vehicle repair business, which is ideally located within the village of Pulborough, West Sussex. The business was originally established in 1970 and...

Location: Pulborough, West Sussex, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £49,995
  • Turnover
  • £103,732
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Stoke on Trent Diesel Fuel Injection

Excellent reputation and good client base, long established (50 plus years), Diesel Fuel Injection Engineers . Specialising in the repair , reconditioning and diagnostics of Diesel Fuel Injection Systems to all applications. Scope to...

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Other Motor & Transport Businesses for Sale, Automotive Services Businesses, Mechanical Engineering

  • L/H Price
  • £80,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £400,000
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SOUTHENDS BEST CAR SITE IS FOR RENT.

ROYSTON GARAGE, ON SUTTON ROAD, SOUTHEND ON SEA IS NOW AVAILABLE TO RENT. THE GARAGE HAS BEEN SELLING VEHICLES SINCE 1972. ITS POSSABALY THE BEST GARAGE IN THE SOUTHEND AREA. BASED NOT ONLY AT A JUNCTION WITH CONSTANT FLOWING TRAFIC BUT A SMALL ROUNDABOUT AS WELL . IT ALSO BENEFITS FROM HAVING NO COMPETITION. THIS GARAGE SELLS VEHICLES WITHOUT EVEN TRYING, I THE CURRANT OWNER /OCCUPIER HAVE BEEN THERE FOR OVER 10...

Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex, England

For sale under: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Other Motor & Transport Businesses for Sale

  • Asking price
  • Price on Application
  • Annual T/O
  • £1
ACCIDENT AND REPAIR CENTRE

Hampshire, T/O Circa £65,000, Over 30 years experience within the sector, High levels of repeat custom and referrals, Excellent reputation with local community, Recognised by some major insurance companies near by, Huge scope for...

Location: South East England

For sale under: Motor Accessory Shops, Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £55,000+sav
  • Annual T/O
  • £67,000
Busy Vehicle Repair & MoT Business For

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established and very busy vehicle repair and MoT business, which is ideally located within the town of Dudley, West Midlands. The business was established by our...

Location: Dudley, West Midlands, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • L/H Price
  • £134,950
  • Turnover
  • £212,600
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BIRKENHEAD - Motorcycle Repairs & MOT

Very Well Presented Business Annual Turnover £47,300 Massive Potential Enviable Reputation Big Opportunity With Handover EPC - G Blacks Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this extremely well established, busy and profitable...

Location: Birkenhead, Merseyside, England

For sale under: Motorcycle Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £37,500
WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE SERVICES -

WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE SERVICES - NORTHUMBERLAND Scope for further development Genuine reason for sale Prime trading location Well reputed LEASEHOLD Business History Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer for sale this excellent...

Location: Northumberland, England

For sale under: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £275,000
WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE SERVICES -

WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE SERVICES - NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Situated in the residential city of Northampton Early viewing essential to fully appreciate Scope for further development Ideal partnership opportunity Currently run at a pace to suit...

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £99,999

Buying an MOT Business: The Basics

The Ministry of Transport test, or MoT test, has been in existence for more than 50 years; every year, more than 30 million cars in the UK are subjected to an annual MOT, and it’s big business for the thousands of MOT garages that operate across the nation.

When you buy an existing MOT garage, you can buy the MOT testing equipment, premises and the shares of the company, but you cannot buy the Authorised Examiner (or AE) status that’s required to legally carry out MOT tests; AE status cannot be transferred to a new owner upon the sale of a business, and must be applied for afresh. You can learn more about this on the GOV.UK website

When considering the purchase of an MOT garage, check what kind of MOTs the garage is set up to carry out. 

  1. Can it handle all kinds of vehicles, or is it equipped to MOT family cars or commercial vehicles? 
  2. How old is the testing equipment, and is it owned outright or has it been secured on a hire-purchase arrangement? 
  3. How big is the customer list, and what is the churn rate (ie the number of new customers using the garage versus the number of customers leaving the garage to purchase their MOT elsewhere)? 
  4. What does the local competition charge? Are the other MOT garages in the area specialising in different vehicle types, or is everyone competing for the same business?

If you are an experienced MOT tester, and if you have held senior positions in garages in the past, you may be able to increase the number of retained customers and increase your profits.

In order to generate significant income from your MOT garage, you might want to offer a series of peripheral products that complement the core MOT business. Check if the business you’re buying is already set up to sell shock absorbers, spark plugs and other small parts that might cause a car to fail their MOT, and find out if the current team can carry out a full service at the same time as an MOT, allowing you to sell combined service packages to your clients: the more you can up-sell your customers while they’re on the forecourt, the more money you can take and the better your chances of success.

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