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ESTABLISHED MOT CENTRE

Drighlington, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Turnover £142,000. Established in 2007. Provides a variety of vehicle repair and maintenance services, including MOTs, servicing and tyre repair. Operates from a purpose-built garage. Centrally...

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Motor Accessory Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £75,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £142,000
Petrol Station, MOT Station & Garage Services In Bromyard

Veritas Business sales are delighted to offer for sale this established petrol station, MOT station and garage services concern. The business has been trading for over 50 years and been in the careful hands of the current owners for the past...

Location: Bromyard, Herefordshire, England

Search categories: MOT Garages, Petrol stations, Automotive Services Businesses, Garages, Convenience Stores

  • F/H Price
  • £925,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £906,906
WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE – ESSEX

WELL ESTABLISHED GARAGE – ESSEX Member of the Good Garage Scheme Scope for further development LEASEHOLD Business History Meridian Business Sales are pleased to offer to the market this well established garage and MOT testing station...

Location: Essex, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £195,000
Profitable Independent Garage & MOT Centre

Gator Business Sales is pleased to be able to offer for sale this exceptional garage business, established in the late 1990’s, incorporated in 2004, and operating from its current premises since 2005. The business provides a comprehensive...

Location: Poole, Dorset, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £210,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £309,000
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Vehicle Repair & Class 1,2,3&4 MOT Centre

Business Partnership are pleased to be marketing for sale this long established, Class 4 (Cars and Light Vehicles), Class 1 & 2 (Motorcycle and Scooters) and Class 3 (Three Wheeled Cars and Trikes) MOT and vehicle repair/servicing garage based in the West Midlands. The business commands a prime location, on one of the city's busiest roads and opposite a premier shopping arena. The business was established in 1980...

Location: West Midlands, England

Search categories: MOT Garages, Garages, Motorcycle Dealerships, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • L/H Price
  • £120,000 (Leasehold)
Garage

Successful Garage offering MOT's (Class 4) Servicing. Repairs, Tyre Sales and Car Sales. A Well established appointed Business, with excellent reputation. A turnkey operational Garage, fully equipped to suit individual needs. Two Ramps...

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • L/H Price
  • £190,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £308,000
MOTOR VEHICLE TYRE REPAIR/REPLACEMENT WORKSHOP

MOTOR VEHICLE TYRE REPAIR/REPLACEMENT WORKSHOP, expanding MID DEVON town, short drive EXETER, close to motorway network. Enjoys easily accessible main road trading position with car parking, highly visible to passers-by, close town centre,...

Location: Cullompton, Devon, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £48,500
  • Annual T/O
  • £167,680
Vehicle Repairs & MOT

PETROL STATION, SERVICE, REPAIRS & MOT in Bradford for Sale. This is an extremely well fitted, freehold, petrol station, car service, repairs and MOT business situated in this commanding main road trading position – A DENSELY POPULATED AREA...

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £350,000
INDEPENDENT GARAGE

BASED IN THE EAST OF THE UK Reached £216k turnover, with an EBITDA of £24k. The company is an independent garage, offering comprehensive servicing and vehicle sales to clients within the region. Services include servicing and...

Location: Lincolnshire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Motor Accessory Shops

  • F/H Price
  • £499,950
MOT, SERVICE & REPAIR GARAGE IN HASTINGS, EAST SUSSEX

This very profitable garage is conveniently located for both the town centre and the mainline train station in the busy and highly populated coastal town of Hastings in East Sussex. Established in 1997, the business relocated to the...

Location: East Sussex, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £375,000
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MOT & Vehicle Servicing Business in Manchester

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to offer this well established, profitable business opportunity for sale. The business is focused on providing a range of automotive repairs and servicing services. The current owner have built up...

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £200,000
  • Price Reduced
Freehold Garage and MOT Business. Bedfordshire

30 years established business 3,000 square foot premises Four hoists with potential for five Three experienced technicians will stay on following sale Genuine retirement sale Everett Masson & Furby are delighted to offer for sale a...

Location: Bedfordshire, England

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

  • F/H Price
  • £475,000
  • L/H Price
  • £150,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £220,000
TYRE & MOT CENTRE

March is a thriving Fenland town and this business, ideally located to capture the local business and private trade, enjoys an unrivalled reputation built over the last decade for quality, integrity and good service. There is much scope...

Location: March, Cambridgeshire, England

Search categories: Tyre and Exhaust Businesses, MOT Garages, Vehicle Recovery, Garages, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £90,000
MOT GARAGE, SERVICE AND REPAIRS

Wakefield. Turnover £111,000. Established by current owner in 1990. Wide range of services including MOT’s (Class4) service and repairs. Loyal customer base providing regular and repeat business. Extensive range of equipment. Parking...

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Motor Accessory Shops

  • F/H Price
  • £500,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £111,484
Established MOT Centre in the East Midlands

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: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £49,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £30,000
Quality Devon Used Auto Sales Dealership

• Quality Used Auto Sales Dealership • Highly visible main road trading position just of the main A38 • Good size forecourt displaying approximately 25 vehicles • Excellent local reputation with ever growing client base • High volume of all...

Location: Ivybridge, Devon, England

Search categories: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages, Motorcycle Dealerships

  • L/H Price
  • £159,999
  • Annual T/O
  • £1,300,000
Motorcycle Repairs & Parts Retailer

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Morpheus Motorcycles Ltd, For Sale due to our client's wish for a well-earned retirement after many years in the trade. A traditional spares, repairs, servicing and MOT garage specialising in...

Location: Bristol, Bristol, England

Search categories: Cycle Shops, MOT Garages, Garages, Motorcycle Dealerships

  • L/H Price
  • £65,000
  • Turnover
  • £86,581
Auto Repair Shop with Suzuki Contract

For sale is a very well presented auto body shop that comes with mixing room and spray booth. The unit is very clean and professionally run. The current owner has traded from the unit for the last 10 years and has a great and unrivalled...

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £75,000 (Leasehold)
  • Annual T/O
  • £165,000
WELL ESTABLISHED MOTOR ENGINEERS – CAMBRIDGESHIRE

WELL ESTABLISHED MOTOR ENGINEERS - CAMBRIDGESHIRE Good reputation with regular and repeat trade Genuine reason for sale due to retirement Advised annual turnover of £162,000 Situated in the market town of March Owners detached accommodation...

Location: Cambridgeshire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £550,000
Motor Cyle Business Isle of Wight

Building over 2 floors running to approximately 502m˛ (5,403 ft˛). The building comprises ground floor Showrooms, Trade Counter, MOT Bay set out for Motor Cycles and Workshop. There is also a yard space which runs to approximately 376m˛...

Location: Isle of Wight, England

Search categories: Motorcycle Dealerships, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £350,000

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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