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BRADFORD - Motor Vehicle Repairs

Established by Current Owner 1987 £1,000 per week on 24 hours work over 3 days. Valuable Freehold Property Tremendous Scope in more operating hours Retirement Sale EPC – E This is a superb opportunity to purchase a freehold auto repair and...

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England

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

  • F/H Price
  • £144,950
  • Price Reduced
Highly Profitable MOT and Service

Central Business Sales is delighted to offer to the market this MOT, service, repair and breakdown business. Established 20 years, the family run business has built up an excellent reputation and has a large level of repeat trade and...

Location: Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland

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

  • L/H Price
  • £495,000
MOT STATION AND COMMERCIAL GARAGE

Scotland, T/O 2014 £175,000, Adj Net £30,000, Well established with reputable name, Good scope for further development through property development, Loyal customer base, Business rates exempt, EPC rating C, Leasehold, Rent £5,550pa, Offers...

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Commercial Vehicle Dealerships

  • L/H Price
  • Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O
  • £175,000
CASTLEFORD - MOT Services Repairs

Trading History Of 30 Years Annual Turnover Approx £78,000 Excellent Land Development Possibility P.P Approved In Aug 08 For MOT Station Huge Residential Area Being Built Opposite & Behind EPC- Not Required This is an excellent opportunity...

Location: Castleford, West Yorkshire, England

For sale under: MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £250,000
Established Vehicle MOT And Repair

Sovereign New Business are delighted to offer for sale this long established MOT & repair business in Greater Manchester. Prime Location Close To Old Trafford Football Ground | Reason For Sale | Time Served Business | Priced To Sell Annual...

Location: Greater Manchester, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £50,000
  • Price Reduced
Well established and practical car

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to offer to the market this exciting opportunity to purchase a very well established business that offers a full range of services within the Motor Service Industry. This fully functioning MOT and...

Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Mobile Car Repairs

  • F/H Price
  • £479,999
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £300,000
Well Equipped Garage and MOT Centre

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to bring to the market this busy garage within a popular trading estate in the city of Hull. Whilst retaining an established base of custom that is over a decade old; the business is constantly...

Location: Hull, East Yorkshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £59,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £100,000
MEXBOROUGH - MOT Workshop

Includes Sales Pitch + Showroom Annual Turnover Currently Approx £100,000 Good Location On Busy Road Includes 2 x Workshop Ramps Trading For 9 Years EPC - Not Required This is an ideal opportunity to acquire an established vehicle repair...

Location: Mexborough, South Yorkshire, England

For sale under: MOT Garages, Workshops

  • L/H Price
  • £59,950
  • Price Reduced
CARNFORTH - Body Shop

Est 2007, Selling Due to career change T/O £150k Net Profit £40K Large Open Plan Workshop Excellent Reputation, No Competition Scope To Expand, Experienced Staff New lease From 01/11/15 For 6 Yrs at an Initial Rent of £11,000 PA EPC - Not...

Location: Carnforth, Lancashire, England

For sale under: MOT Garages, Body Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £65,000
WELL KNOWN GARAGE SERVICES

WELL KNOWN GARAGE SERVICES, MOT AND SPECIALIST WORK - MERSEYSIDE Situated in the desirable town of St Helens Genuine reason for sale due to retirement Early viewing essential to fully appreciate Well appointed & presented throughout Advised...

Location: Merseyside, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £269,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £400,000
MOT/SERVICE AND REPAIR GARAGE

EXCEPTIONALLY WELL EQUIPPED – HUGE POTENTIAL – RETIREMENT SALE BUSINESS – The business was established by our clients some 15 years ago and is now only being marketed as a result of the Vendor wishing to retire. Tremendous potential exists...

Location: Tonbridge, Kent, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £69,950
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £190,498
PETROL STATION, MOT, GARAGE SERVICES

Stirlingshire, T/O £757,000, Established by our client over 30 years ago, Strong customer base with good levels of repeat business, Huge scope for further growth, Multiple income streams, Ideal lifestyle or development acquisition,...

Location: Stirling, Scotland

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Petrol stations, Residential Investments, Land (Commercial)

  • F/H Price
  • Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O
  • £757,000
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Garage & MOT Testing Station – Four

This thriving, privately owned family business retails and fits tyres, exhausts and batteries for all types of vehicles. The business also offers MOT’s (class 3 & 4) and provides a tyre repair service plus an accurate specialist wheel...

Location: London, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £700,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £1,023,839
WELL ESTABLISHED MOT, SERVICE & REPAIRS

WELL ESTABLISHED MOT, SERVICE & REPAIRS GARAGE Advised annual turnover currently runs at £190,891 Situated in the quaint area of Blackford, Wedmore High amount of regular & repeat trade Early viewing highly recommended Scope for further...

Location: Wedmore, Somerset, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £499,995
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £190,891
MOT, SERVICE & REPAIRS GARAGE

MOT, SERVICE & REPAIRS GARAGE Well established and highly regarded business Early viewing essential to fully appreciate Situated in the bustling town of Bilston High amount of regular & repeat trade Advised annual turnover of £220,000 Ideal...

Location: Bilston, West Midlands, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £189,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £220,000
GARAGE MOT, SERVICE & REPAIRS BUSINESS

GARAGE MOT, SERVICE & REPAIRS BUSINESS Situated on a trading estate in the town of Rugby Long established and highly reputed business Well appointed and presented throughout Early viewing essential to fully appreciate High amount of regular...

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire, England

For sale under: Motor Related Property, Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £425000
  • L/H Price
  • £125000
  • Annual T/O
  • £389,404
SALFORD - MOT Garage, Servicing &

Excellent Spacious Premises Annual Turnover of £106,434 40 Class 4,5 & 7 MOT's Per Week Long Established Business Very Large Yard Areas EPC Rating - E Parkhouse Garage is an excellent opportunity to purchase a long established and thriving...

Location: Salford, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £57,950
  • Price Reduced
Busy Garage with 3 Bed Bungalow

This business is that of a busy petrol filling station and MOT workshop which conducts up to 50 MOTs per month. Income is derived from some car sales, a retail shop selling confectionery and small amount of car supplies, together with...

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Petrol stations

  • F/H Price
  • £925,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £800,000
High Turnover General Vehicle Repair &

Sovereign Business Transfer are delighted to offer for sale this profitable vehicle repair centre in Sheffield South Yorkshire. Prime Location | Fantastic Business Opportunity | Annual Turnover Circa £385,000 Secure Parking For 9 Vehicles |...

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £84,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £385,000
Freehold Approved MOT and Mechanical

The vehicle centre provides high quality MoT testing within a professional environment. This is a profitable business which has performed consistently well throughout its years of operation due to the quality of workmanship. The team...

Location: Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £325,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £138,802

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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