MOT garages for Sale

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Well-Known MOT Garage

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market this popular garage business. The business was originally established by our clients in 2006. The garage is now being offered to the market, due to our clients desire to take a well-deserved...

Location: Hampshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £349,950
  • Turnover
  • £280,513
Garage repair and MOT business

This is a family business established in 1947 close to a large military base. It has been in the same family since inception and has been a Ltd company for the last 4 years. The current directors are now well over retirement age and wish to...

Location: Wiltshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £350000
  • L/H Price
  • £160000
  • Annual T/O
  • £317,000
Garage For Sale

Intelligent Business Sales are pleased to announce the sale of a well established garage and MOT testing station. This family company was founded in 1920, the business has been passed down the generations to the current family owner and is...

Location: Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £49,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £64,000
Family Run Garage in Scotland

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Carrolls Garage. This is a family run business that was originally established by our clients in 1975. This is a well-established garage that receives a generous amount of repeat loyal trade....

Location: Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £89,950
  • Turnover
  • £79,563
WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE SERVICES

WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE SERVICES BUSINESS Early viewing essential to fully appreciate Long established high reputed business Scope for further development Genuine reason for sale Regular/ repeat trade LEASEHOLD Business History Meridian...

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £250,000
Vehicle Repairs & MOT

MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIRS AND SERVICING in Keighley for Sale. Well established motor vehicle repairs and servicing business which has been in the same hands for approximately 30 years and trades in an enviable reputation. The majority of the...

Location: Keighley, West Yorkshire, England

For sale under: MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £155,000
Staffordshire Cheshire MOT Station

Class IV V VII MOT Station Garage Services Business For Sale – Staffordshire / Cheshire. Aspire ( Business and Company Sales Specialists ) are delighted to offer for sale on a confidential basis this thriving Class IV,V and VII MOT Station...

Location: Staffordshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £455,000.00
  • L/H Price
  • £165,000.00
Vehicle Repairs & MOT

MOBILE COMMERCIAL VEHICLE & REFRIGERATION REPAIRS & SERVICING in South Yorkshire for Sale. Geographically operated throughout the north of England, the majority of customers pay within 30 days with only a small minority paying above that on...

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

For sale under: MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £350,000
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Well-Established MOT Centre in

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to offer to the market an excellent opportunity for a new buyer to acquire a well-established MOT Centre in Eastbourne, East Sussex. The business offers a full range of garage services, with an...

Location: East Sussex, England

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

  • F/H Price
  • £680,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £300,000
APPROVED LTC COMPANY OFFERING RENTAL,

London. Generated £2.16m turnover, with an EBITDA of £414k. Offers maintenance, MOTs and rental services, body shop repairs, diagnostics and warranty works to clients within the London area. All repairs fulfilled to PCO legislation and...

Location: London, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O
  • £2,160,000
CAR SALES,GARAGE,WORKSHOPS with SUPERB

PRICE REDUCED! EM&F are instructed to offer for sale this superb High Quality Freehold business/property package consisting of a very high/strong £850,000 p.a+. turnover, very lucrative andhighly respected business along with its well...

Location: Newport, Gwent, Wales

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

  • F/H Price
  • £235,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £850,000
CARDIFF CLASS 4 FREEHOLD MOT STATION &

A fantastic freehold opportunity (rarely seen to the market) consisting of a Class 4 MOT Garage & Workshop with additional (unused but equipped) building alongside, feltripe for trade development (such as Tyre Sales/Repairs). Located...

Location: Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales

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

  • F/H Price
  • £279,995
  • Annual T/O
  • £150,000
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ABERGAVENNY FREEHOLD MOT GARAGE WITH

Long Established, well respected & excellently located CAR & MOTORBIKE MOT Workshop/Garage. Enjoying strong sales of over £200,000p.a. (with good accounting information available) and which would duly provide any fortunate new owner/s with...

Location: Gwent, Wales

For sale under: Motor Related Property, Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Commercial Property

  • F/H Price
  • £299,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £200,000
Fully equipped mot and repair business

Established approximately 10 years, fully equipped and currently trading in a very busy commercial area close to Bristol city center. fantastic opportunity for new owner to increase and develop the business further. new 5 year lease in...

Location: Bedminster, Bristol, England

For sale under: MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £35,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £100,000
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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

  • L/H Price
  • £79,995
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover
  • £109,199
Service & Repair Garage, Cheshire

This motor vehicle repair and service garage has been on site since it was built in 1982. Under continuous, single ownership since that date, our client is now looking to retire from this business and turn his hand to something new.  With 3...

Location: Sandbach, Cheshire, England

For sale under: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £115,000 (Freehold)
  • Annual T/O
  • £60,111
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
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
  • £249,950
  • Price Reduced
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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
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

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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