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Leasehold Price: £65,000
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Business Description

Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Best Recon Engine.

Best Recon Engine was founded by the current owners in 2012. Although there has been a car related business at these premises for many years, the business is now being sold albeit reluctantly due to the owners wishes to relocate and pursue other interests.

The business specialises in Engine Reconditioning and rebuilding for all makes and models and offers an Engine fitting service, gearbox fitting, clutch kit fitting, timing belt replacement, head gasket kits, servicing and diagnostic services.

Additionally, the business supplies almost all types of Engine rebuild parts from their suppliers to the customer via next day service including;

Cylinder heads (bare or complete)
Head gasket sets or head gasket only
Water pumps
Pistons and piston ring sets
Piston sleeves or liners
Crank shafts and crank shaft main and con rod bearings
Oil pumps
And many other Engine parts available via express delivery nationwide.

The sale will include the company website ( and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet via sites such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTtube.

Best Recon Engine has many regular customers and the business benefits from a high number of word of mouth referrals.

Scope to Improve;

Advertising and marketing campaign
Maximise the use of social media
Increase the signage from the main road to drive customers to the business
Update the existing website
Consider offering discounts to OAPs, NHS employees, Police and Armed Forces etc.

Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.



Best Recon Engine is located in Erdington, Birmingham.

Erdington is a suburb and ward of Birmingham that is historically part of Warwickshire. It’s post codes include B23, B24 and B72, it is also 5 miles northeast of central Birmingham and borders Sutton Coldfield.

One of the most well known features in this area is Spaghetti Junction, situated on the southern edge of the district and on the border of Aston and Gravelly Hill.

As well as being a road interchange, two railway lines, three canals and two rivers also converge on that location. Britain’s longest bridge, Bromford Viaduct starts here, carrying the M6 to Junction 5, Castle Bromwich.

Best Recon Engine is ideally situated in a small industrial estate close to the busy Short Heath Road alongside other complimentary businesses that are mostly car or engineering related and is presented in nice condition with clear visible signage.

There is free parking immediately outside the premises and free on street parking a short walk away.

Best Recon Engine is situated in a generous purpose built industrial unit and has free parking immediately outside the premises and briefly comprises,


Electric roller door to front opening into a deceptively spacious workshop that has been cleverly designed to maximise the space available and allows a number of vehicles to be worked on at any particular time, High Pitched ceilings with roof lights and fluorescent lighting, gas forced air heating system. Three baseless, 4- tonne two-poster ramps, perimeter shelving and work benches, kitchen area with space for fridge and microwave oven.

The sale will include a significant number of assets including Compressor, two engine cranes, seven engine stands, two parts washers and welding equipment.

First floor mezzanine;

Installed by the current owners there is a first floor mezzanine accessed by a steel staircase from the workshop.

There is a generous office, dual aspect with windows into the workshop, freestanding shelving unit, a desk and a useful storage area.

We are advised that Best Engine Recon is being sold as a leasehold business opportunity.

The existing lease has approximately a year left and the rent is a very reasonable £10,400 per annum. We are further advised that the landlord would be happy to negotiate a mutually acceptable lease with a new owner.

There are no business rates currently payable.

Monday to Friday – 9.00am-6.30pm

Saturday - 10.00am-4.00pm

Sunday - Closed

Best Engine Recon is run and managed by the two owners with the help of one full time member of staff.


Best Recon Engine generates an advised current turnover of circa £130,000 per annum.




A well established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers.
Current owners happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success.
Low running costs with inexpensive rent and no business rates.
Includes website and all social media platforms.
Everything included in sale (excluding hand tools) making this a real turnkey business.
Ideal bolt on or owner managed business.



Tenure: Leasehold

Listed by: Hilton Smythe
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