Hilton Smythe are delighted to welcome to the market this well-established and very busy garage service and MoT station in a prime trading location in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
The business was established by our client in 1998 and is only now, reluctantly, being offered to the market due to our client’s desire for a well-deserved retirement. The business operates 6 days per week and generates a turnover in the region of £400,000 per annum, with a gross profit of approximately 50%.
Our client offers a variety of services including class 4, class 5 and class 7 MoT’s MoT repairs, servicing, diagnostics, four wheel alignment and general repairs to all makes and models of vehicles, as well as performance parts fitted and Hid kits.
The property is very well-maintained and fitted out to suit the trade and boasts a large glass fronted main reception, with two servicing bays and a MoT bay to the side of the main building. To the first floor of the main building is a large office space, which could be let out to generate further income.
The business has built up an enviable reputation within the area and further afield for the high quality of service offered, which has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a high volume of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations.
The business is currently run at a pace to suit our client and would benefit from a hands on owner with drive and ambition. We feel there is scope to increase the turnover by extending the opening hours. A new owner could also embark on a modest marketing campaign to promote the excellent service offered.
This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to acquire a well-established and busy garage and MoT centre, in a prime trading position with massive scope for growth, therefore early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
Amberley Garage Ltd occupies substantial two-storey premises, ideally located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The business is situated on a very busy main road, which runs into the city centre, therefore the garage benefits from a very high volume of footfall and passing trade. The business further benefits from free ample off street parking facilities to the front of the premises.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire and its name derives from the River Sheaf, which runs through the city. The city has grown from its largely industrial roots to encompass a wider economic base. The population of the city is approximately 563,749 and is one of the eighth largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group. The metropolitan population of Sheffield is 1,569,000.
The area of the business is well served by the public transport system, with bus stops being within easy walking distance of the property. The nearest railway station is Meadowhall, which is less than two miles away. The area is also very well served by A-roads, with the garage being situated on the A6178, which links to the national A-road and motorway networks. Sheffield city centre is approximately 2½ miles away and Rotherham is just over 4 miles away.
Substantial two-storey premises in a prime location, briefly comprising:
Main building with:
Large reception area with desks, chairs and central table with seating.
Large open space, which could easily be converted to offices.
Small storage area.
Larger storage area.
Adjoining building with:
2 x servicing bays.
Large forecourt to front of property (fenced).
Parking for approximately 15 vehicles.
3 x service ramps (less than 5 years old).
MoT ramp, which is class 4, 5 and 7.
Class 4 MoT bay.
3 x diagnostic equipment.
2 x gas analysers for MoT’s.
Various hand and specialist tools.
2 x Citroen C1 courtesy cars.
The premise is fitted with solar panels
We are advised Freehold.
A leasehold option is available by negotiation at circa £200,000 + SAV
The business operates:
Monday – Friday: 8.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am – 3.00pm
The business is owner run and managed with 7 x staff members.
The business generates a turnover in the region of £400,000 per annum, with a gross profit of approximately 50%.
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