This business was established just over 10 years ago. During this time, it has forged a sterling reputation, both regionally and nationally, as a trusted and knowledgeable business within the well-known and hugely popular market that it specialises in. The business has grown to become a trusted dealer within the locality and beyond with a reputation for the quality of its cars, competitive prices and excellent after sales care.
The business operates from a high-profile leasehold location with superb facilities and highly visible forecourt frontage, being situated on a main road. The site location is a real asset of this business. Many current customers have been loyal to the business since the beginning and this has been due in no small part to the business’s specialist nature, competitive prices, quality products, service and attention to detail.
The business provides the following on all used cars sold:
Full Service (if due within the next 4,000 miles) based on a 12,500-mile service interval.
Full Safety Check incorporating Lights and Levels top up and road test.
A new MOT (if less than 4 months remaining)
HPI check and certificate issue.
Professional valet inside and out.
Full set of mats.
Valuation of your current car.
Part exchange facility available.
Finance, warranty, GAP, Life-shine and wheel protection are all available.
In addition to their physical site the business has an expansive and excellent internet presence with its own professionally managed and interactive website, they can be found organically by an extensive list of motor related search words or phrases on page one of Google as well as having a huge presence on Auto Trader, Car Gurus, Motors.co.uk, AA cars, RAC cars, e-bay motors, Friday Ads, Facebook Garage, Twitter, Instagram, etc, etc. so that customers can browse their current used car stock virtually anywhere on the internet.
A vital component to this business’s success to date has been customer service, which is focused to a great extent both before and after the sale, as this is the place where the reputation of the business can be made or lost, it is also a rare member of the Trading Standards Buy with Confidence Scheme. The endearing company ethos means that this dealership enjoys good levels of referrals and long-term recurring business.
The site itself can accommodate just under 100 cars on the forecourt at any one time, with an offsite storage facility for 20-30 more, this ensures that there is always a good choice of vehicles for customers to view.
There is good access and the forecourt is viewer friendly. The vendor has continued to invest in the business over the years to the extent that it has a fully equipped workshop facility enableing it to carry out an extensive level of motor trade functions including air-conditioning servicing and re-charging, welding, tracking, engine, clutch and gearbox replacement, state of the art diagnostic equipment comprising Snap on and Launch, as well as general servicing.
The dealership has a very efficient air-conditioning system enabling a cool environment for customers and staff alike in the summer, this converts to a heating system for likewise maximum comfort during the winter, this is very conducive to good customer and staff relations.
Monday – Friday: 09:00 – 18:00Saturday: 09:00 – 18:00Sunday: 10:00 – 16:00
The business advertises through Auto Trader, e-bay motors as well as many other renowned and well-known car sales sites as mentioned previously. It also has its own informative website which advertises all currently available car stock with photos
Support and Training:
The owner will provide full business familiarisation, training and handover within a mutually agreeable and timely framework to ensure a smooth transition of the business to the new owner/s.
The business operates from high-profile leasehold premises circa half an acre. The forecourt is large and can accommodate just under 100 cars at any one time. There are also offices a showroom and a fully equipped workshop with two ramps. There is a children’s play and customer waiting area with a Barista quality coffee machine.
Rent is currently £60,000 p.a. plus VAT, rates are circa £20,000 p.a.