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Garage Services, Repairs and MOT

Aspire is pleased to offer for sale this Garage Repairs, Services and MOT business, along with detached house if required, ideally located in Baschurch, Shropshire. The business occupies a prime trading location in the centre of the village...

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

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

  • F/H Price
  • £410000
  • L/H Price
  • £240000
  • Annual T/O
  • £550,000
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Independent Mercedes specialist garage

Retirement sale, established for 20 years by a Mercedes trained technician, this is a 2200 square feet professionally designed workshop with 5 bays made up of a state of the art mot bay which is a one person test lane so no need for an additional person A 5 tonne 2 post lift bay for commercial vehicles 3 service bays with two post 3 tonne lifts These bays are accessed from two large electric doors for ease and best...

Location: Paignton, Devon, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £150,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £375,000
BERKSHIRE - Garage Services & MOT

Established 35 Years Well Presented Premises 3,000+ Customer Database Tremendous Potential New Long Lease Available EPC - Not Required Blacks Brokersare delighted to offer this long-established, highly profitable garage services business in...

Location: Reading, Berkshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £115,000
  • Price Reduced
Freehold Petrol Filling Station,

Aspire is delighted to present for sale this fantastic Freehold Petrol Filling Station, Convenience Store and Off Licence, Garage Services and MOT business, ideally situated on the A494, close to Mold, Flintshire. This extensive and popular...

Location: Mold, Clwyd, Wales

For sale under: Convenience Stores, Garages, MOT Garages, Petrol stations

  • F/H Price
  • £895,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £2,000,000
MOBILE MECHANIC

Welwyn Garden City, Relocatable, T/O £80,000, Established in 2010, High levels of profit, Huge scope for growth and potential to increase turnover, Easy to run business model, Ideal bolt-on acquisition or lifestyle change, Excellent...

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England

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

  • Asking price
  • £30,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £80,000
Busy Garage & MOT Business in Bampton,

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established garage and MOT service business in Bampton, Devon. The business was established by our clients approximately 25 years ago and has been at the current site...

Location: Tiverton, Devon, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £284,950
  • Turnover
  • £300,000
LONDON - MOT Centre

Loyal Customer Base Annual Turnover of £250,000 Highly Profitable Fantastic Location Excellent Online Reviews EPC - G This business is a confidential sale. To learn more about this business you must contact the selling agents, who are...

Location: London, England

For sale under: MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £450,000
Tyres, MOT, Car Servicing & Exhausts

Tyres, MOT, Car Servicing & Exhausts Centre Burnley, Lancashire Business Ref. DB9827 • Taking £280,000 per annum • Substantial profits achieved. • Occupies a prime town centre position, Burnley • Impressive freehold commercial premises •...

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, England

For sale under: Motor Related Property, Garages, MOT Garages, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses, Mobile Car Repairs

  • F/H Price
  • £245,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £280,000
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Vehicle Repairs & MOT

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE & TRAILER REPAIRS & SERVICE, Bradford For Sale An opportunity to acquire this garage workshop specialising in HGV’s, Commercial vehicles and trailer repairs. Our clients are retiring after 18 years here. The business is...

Location: Shipley, West Yorkshire, England

For sale under: MOT Garages

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Garage & MOT Centre In West Yorkshire

Intelligent Business Transfer is excited to be offering for sale a highly profitable garage and MOT testing centre in Beeston, Leeds. This is a great opportunity for someone in the trade to acquire a fully fitted garage business on one of...

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £154,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £73,500
Car Dealership, MOT & Services Garage

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market the car dealership and garage. The business was transformed into a car dealership in 2000 and was taken over by our client in 2012; who kept the well-known business name. This is a popular car...

Location: Dorset, England

For sale under: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £449,995
  • Turnover
  • £2,000,000
LIVERPOOL - MOT, Servicing & Body

Superb Trading Location Annual Turnover £480,000 / GP - 26% Spacious & Well Presented Premises Well Equipped & Profitable Retirement Sale Opportunity EPC - E Blacks Brokers are delighted to bring to the market this leasehold MOT, Servicing...

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

For sale under: MOT Garages, Body Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £180,000
Garage / MOT Testing Station

Intelligent Business Sales are pleased to announce the sale of a well established garage and MOT testing station in Accrington, Lancashire. Our clients business is part of the (Warranty Wise Repair Centre Accreditation) and the garage has...

Location: Accrington, Lancashire, England

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

  • F/H Price
  • £630000
  • L/H Price
  • £210000
Freehold Garage Repairs, Services and

Aspire is pleased to present for sale this Freehold Garage Services, Repairs and MOT business, ideally located in a popular town in Merseyside, close to the Cheshire border. The business is situated in a desirable corner position and...

Location: Cheshire, England

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

  • F/H Price
  • £650,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £1,200,000
SPECIALIST MOT/ GARAGE SERVICES -

SPECIALIST MOT/ GARAGE SERVICES - SANDWELL - WEST MIDLANDS Repeat custom built on an outstanding reputation Industrial estate off busy main road Well fitted and equipped throughout Scope to increase trading hours Long established since...

Location: West Midlands, England

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

  • F/H Price
  • £250,000
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West Midlands Based Car Sales, MOT

Business Partnership is pleased to have been appointed sole selling agent in order to seek a purchaser for 100% of the shares in this unique business in a very prominent position, which has huge potential to further increase both car sales and vehicle repair work. These types of motor trade businesses rarely come to market and we strongly recommend early viewing. The vendors have operated this very successful and...

Location: West Midlands, England

For sale under: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Workshops

  • L/H Price
MOT & Motor Service Centre in St

The business is located in an excellent trading position on one of the town’s largest industrial estates. It is close to many independent and national businesses and is next door to the largest independent automotive parts supplier in the...

Location: St Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £169,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £311,430
EXCEPTIONAL GARAGE AND MOT STATION –

• IDEAL LOCATION IN TOWN CENTRE TRADING ESTATE • PREMIER UNIPART CAR CARE CENTRE • REPAIRS, SERVICING AND CLASS 4, 5 AND 7 MOTS • BRAKES, TYRES, EXHAUSTS AND AIR CONDITIONING • HIGHLY PROFITABLE AND SUPERBLY RUN • RETIREMENT SALE...

Location: Frome, Somerset, England

For sale under: Car Dealerships, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Body Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £180,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £454,000
Relocatable - new and used motorbikes

Stock Included BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market this unique business opportunity. The business was originally set up by our client in 1986 as a franchise venture trading under the Bill Smith Motors name.  We are advised...

Location: Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales

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

  • Asking price
  • £190,000
  • Turnover
  • £800,000
MOT Service and Repair Centre in

The business is located in a very high profile position in Eastbourne’s largest industrial estate. It is surrounded by numerous car dealerships including Ford, Skoda, Kia and Mitsubishi and many trade centres such as Plumbase, TLC,...

Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £225,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £477,934

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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