MOT Garages for sale

View the "Class 4 MOT Centre" below and request further details. Alternatively, please view the similar businesses in the 'You May Also Like' box below.

Class 4 MOT Centre

  • Leasehold Price: £65,000
  • Annual Turnover: £90,000
Seller Reference: AL252
Email email
Business Description
Seller Reference: AL252
Request Details
Business Description
Asking Price : £65,000
or £74,000 with new/upgraded DVSA connected equipment
Business highlights include:
Established 15 years
Excellent client base
Great opportunity for someone who wants to start their own garage business
£65,000 or £74,000 with new/upgraded DVSA connected equipment
Purchase before September 2021 and enjoy the strong MOT seasonal demand as a result of the 6 month MOT extension
Adjusted profit before drawings £50,000 plus
Equipment Value £25,000

Business Profile:
This well established MOT centre is located in one of West Sussex’s largest towns, just 5 minutes’ drive from the town centre. It has been a test centre for 15 years with a great reputation and superb Google review scores.
The garage is well equipped;
Dedicated Class 4 mot lane
Boston emissions machine – fully connectable to DVSA*
Brand new Roller brake tester – fully connectable to the DVSA*
Revamped reception with new furniture
The business has an active database of approximately 2,500 customers.
The vendor will help and supply one of their tester’s on hire if needed for a maximum of 6 weeks from sale.
*Please note new DVSA regulations now require any test station sold to a new owner, for the emissions machines & roller brake testers to be connected to their central data base. The vendor for the higher price will ensure all equipment is fully compliant, so offering a turn key operation. For the lower price, the equipment would have to be changed by the new owner at a cost of around £9k.

Premises:
Situated on a modern industrial estate, the lease has 12 years to run at cost of £15k a year. Rates payable are £5,200 (pre pandemic). The building is approximately 1600 sq. feet and with some re-profiling of the reception/office areas would yield enough space for a 2 poster ramp so enabling MOT repairs and other repair work to be carried out.

Employees:
As the business is part of a large group, the business would be sold without employees unless specifically required – the latter by negotiation

Financial Performance:
Because of the pandemic, annual sales comparisons over the last 2 years are difficult. In its last 2 pre-pandemic years (2018/19) it was generating sales of £90,000 -100,000 per year which would give an owner-operator a profit of c£50,000 before drawings.
Potential:
With the ability to open a repair bay alongside the MOT lane, this is a great opportunity for someone to start up on their own and then expand. Converting the MOT lane to one man operation could yield another £20k a year in profit before drawings
Reason for sale:
The group wants to focus on its much larger repair & MOT branches.
Tenure:
Leasehold
Competition:
There are 6 other significant MOT centres in the town, but given its size and likely car park of circa 30,000 testable vehicles this is certainly not over supply.
Location Details:
West Sussex
Listed by:
Request Details

Find out more about this business opportunity.

* REQUIRED

Finance Services

Would you like a free no-obligation discussion with a qualified finance provider who could help you to buy this business?

You will ONLY be contacted by your local ASC Finance director. Your details will not be passed on to any third party.

Please note that Daltons Business will send the above details to the seller of the business. By submitting this form, you confirm that you agree to our website terms of use, our privacy policy and consent to cookies being stored on your computer.
You may also like...
loder imageloder image