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Garage Services Repairs Tyres MOT Preparation Lytham St Annes Lancashire For...

AJF Commercial are delighted to offer for sale this well-established Freehold car and van garage repair business ideally situated in the centre of the busy town of Lytham St Annes in Lancashire. The garage was established by our client in...

Location: Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses, Mobile Car Repairs

  • F/H Price
  • £248,999
Freehold Garage Services & MOT Station In Redruth For Sale

Veritas Business Sales are delighted to offer for sale this respected Garage services concern which is located in the popular village of Carharrack. The business has been established for over 70 years and has been in the careful hands of our...

Location: Redruth, Cornwall, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Land (Commercial), Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • F/H Price
  • £429,950
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £110,115
Repair Garage Mot & Servicing

An old established garage business located in a main road position on Squire Gate Lane at South Shore. The leasehold premises provides a workshop & MOT bay plus 2 tyre stores & 2 offices, total area approximately 260sqm (2,800 sqft)....

Location: Blackpool, Lancashire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £99,950
FULLY EQUIPPED VEHICLE BODY REPAIR BUSINESS - GREATER MANCHESTER

FULLY EQUIPPED VEHICLE BODY REPAIR BUSINESS - GREATER MANCHESTER Well established and highly reputed business High amount of regular and repeat trade Situated in the desirable city of Salford Scope to further develop the business Well...

Location: Salford, Greater Manchester, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £225,000
WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE SERVICES - NORTHUMBERLAND

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

Search categories: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £249,999
  • Price Reduced
Established MOT Garage in West Yorkshire

This business has recently been brought to the market & more information about this business will follow shortly. To express an interest in this business and to receive full business sales details, please request more information below...

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Other Motor & Transport Businesses for Sale, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses, Vehicle Recovery

  • L/H Price
  • £164,950
Thriving MOT Station in Andoversford for Sale

Established Business Annual Turnover £120,000/GP of 50% Excellent Premises Substantial Scope For Growth Fully Equipped EPC - D INTRODUCTION Blacks Brokers are delighted to bring to the market this leasehold MOT centre located in...

Location: Gloucestershire, England

Search categories: MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £59,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £120,000
MOT & Repairs Garage in North West London, Superb Location

Our client runs a garage which is affordable and very reputable within the area. Their mechanics have more than 10 years experience in working on all types of cars including some of the more prestigious models. With a reliance on customer...

Location: London, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Automotive Services Businesses

  • Price on Application
  • Annual T/O
  • £300,000
Vehicle Repairs & MOT

MOT CENTRE AND CAR SERVICING in Huddersfield for Sale. An opportunity to acquire this lucrative and immaculately kept business situated over two sites in very convenient trading positions close to many new car dealerships (Mercedes, BMW,...

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £55,000
  • Price Reduced
Vehicle Repairs & MOT

FREEHOLD GARAGE & MOT STATION in York for Sale. Wonderful opportunity to acquire this prime commercial site at the centre of this much sought after village. This is a well-established garage and MOT station which achieves a good weekly...

Location: York, North Yorkshire, England

Search categories: MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £499,950
VEHICLE SALES, SERVICING, REPAIR AND MOT

Turnover of £1.2m. Established for ten years and based in the Midlands. Sells used vehicles alongside offering repair and maintenance services, such as diagnostics, air-con regassing, wheel alignment, battery, exhaust, cam belt and...

Location: Midlands of England

Search categories: Car Dealerships, Motor Accessory Shops, Garages, MOT Garages

  • Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O
  • £1,200,000
Established MOT Centre in Northumberland

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to offer to the market a superb opportunity for a new buyer to acquire a well-established and highly-respected Garage and MOT Centre based in Belford, Northumberland. The business has built an...

Location: Belford, Northumberland, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Other Motor & Transport Businesses for Sale, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £95,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £152,000
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 sale...

Location: Maryport, Cumbria, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £495,000
Established Specialist MOT Centre in Gwent

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to offer to the market a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a new buyer to acquire a well-established and reputable MOT Centre & Garage based in Gwent, South East Wales. Established in 2007, a...

Location: Wales

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Other Motor & Transport Businesses for Sale

  • L/H Price
  • £99,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £515,000
Superbly Appointed Motor Vehicle Workshop with ATL MOT Test Lane, 3D...

This very well established business provides a comprehensive workshop and tyre fitting service for motor vehicles/cars and light commercial vehicles within a 15 mile radius of the town location it resides in. Established over 25 years, the...

Location: Merseyside, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £199,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £236,000
Vehicle Repairs & MOT

VEHICLE BODYSHOP in West Yorkshire for Sale. This business was established in 1963 and enjoys a fabulous reputation in vehicle body repair with many repeat customers and excellent word of mouth referrals with the business doing very little...

Location: Ossett, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £0.0000
Well-Established MOT Service Centre

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to offer to the market a fantastic opportunity for a new buyer to acquire a well-established and reputable MOT Service Centre & Garage based in Gelding, Nottingham. The business offers an...

Location: Nottinghamshire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £110,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £169,488
WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE SERVICES – LANCASHIRE

WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE SERVICES – LANCASHIRE Repeat custom built on an outstanding reputation Early viewing essential to fully appreciate Genuine reason for sale Walk in condition LEASEHOLD Business History Meridian Business Sales are...

Location: Lancashire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £60,000
  • Price Reduced
EXCEPTIONAL GARAGE SERVICES – West Midlands

EXCEPTIONAL GARAGE SERVICES – West Midlands Situated in the busy town of Smethwick Advised annual turnover of £50,000 Development opportunity Genuine reason for sale FREEHOLD Business History Meridian Business Sales are pleased to offer...

Location: Smethwick, West Midlands, England

Search categories: MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £350,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £50,000
Established Vehicle MOT And Repair Business For Sale Wrexham Leasehold

Established over 15 years ago this immaculately presented business has an outstanding reputation in the area seeing high volumes of repeat trade and word of mouth referrals. Situated within one of the largest industrial areas in Europe the...

Location: Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales

Search categories: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £159,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £255,000

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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