Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market, Brewers of Erdington. Brewers of Erdington was founded by the current owner over 32 years ago and has flourished under his ownership.
The business has been a real labour of love for him and it is with some regret that the time has come to sell this great little business only due to his wish to take a well-earned retirement.
The vendor is keen to see his beloved business pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner who can take this already thriving business to the next level, alternatively the premises are ripe for redevelopment being as they are in an area of densely populated residential housing.
Brewers of Erdington is a DVLA recognised car breakers and spare parts retailer which is licensed by the Environmental Agency.
Their services are ideal for anyone that is looking for spare parts, auto salvage and car breaking or anyone that is looking to sell cars for scrap.
The business is a fully licensed DVLA Authorised Treatment Facilty ( A.T.F).
The business prides itself on their exceptional standards of customer service and has an impressive number of regular customers who have been using it for years, many of whom are known on a first name basis by the current owner who is a popular and well respected member of the local community.
Brewers of Erdington offers a range of services including:
1. Tyres, wheels and balancing
2. Car Breaking
3. Buy cars for scrap
4. Buy motor salvage from insurance companies
5. Breaking for spare parts
6. Buy cars for cash
7. Sell and buy motor salvage
8. Buy MOT failures
9. Buy end of life vehicles and insurance write offs
10. eBay shop for spare parts
The sale will include the company website(carbreakerswestmidlands.co.uk) and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet via sites such as www.192.com, www.thetimenow.com and directory.birminghammail.co.uk etc Brewers of Erdington has an eBay shop which is growing on a monthly basis and which currently sends out approximately 20 orders per week.
Scope to improve
• Advertising and marketing campaign
• Maximise the use of social media particularly Facebook and Twitter
• Update the existing website
• Extend the opening hours.
• Use A boards to drive customers to the business
• Increase the exterior signage
• Develop the first floor to provide additional office space or residential letting accommodation
• Redevelop the whole site for residential housing Reasons to buy
• A well-established business with an enviable reputation and many regular customers
• Prime trading position on a busy main road
• A real opportunity to increase turnover significantly, current owner has been running at a pace to suit.
• Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success
• Ideal owner managed or partnership business
• A bolt on business to an existing operator
• Offers subletting possibilities
• Prime site for redevelopment (subject to any necessary planning permissions)
• All fixtures and fittings included making this a real Turnkey business opportunity
Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.
This great little business is likely to attract considerable interest.Location
Brewers of Erdington is located in the Erdington area of Birmingham.
Erdington is a suburb and ward of Birmingham that is historically part of Warwickshire.
Its postcodes include B23, B24 and B72.
It is 5 miles North East of central Birmingham and borders Sutton Coldfield. It is also a council constituency managed by its own district committee. The formal constituency of the ward consists of Erdington, and Tyburn, Stockland Green and Kingstanding. At the time of the 2001 Population Census there were 22,626 people living in Erdington. Erdington railway station lies on the Cross-City Line which runs Northwards to Lichfield and Southwards to Redditch via Birmingham New Street.
The line and station opened in 1862. Erdington is also served by the two adjacent stations on the line, Gravelly Hill, which was also opened in 1862 and Chester Road which opened in 1863. Important roads that access the area include the A38 (Birmingham to Derby Road), A5127 (Gravelly Hill) and the A47 Spine Road. The M6 motorway forms the Southern border of the district with connections at Junction 6 (Gravelly Hill Interchange).
There is an established network of bus routes through Erdington with connections to Birmingham City Centre and Sutton Coldfield, the majority of which are operated by National Express West Midlands. Brewers of Erdington is ideally positioned on a main road position and thus benefits from high levels of footfall and passing trade.
The business is well signed and hard to miss. There is free on street parking in the streets surrounding the premises.Premises
Brewers of Erdington occupies a substantial plot (approximately 600 sq.m) and briefly comprises; Parts Department Generous shop with door to side and windows to front, long counter running the width of the shop, perimeter shelving and display racking. Office With windows to front, ample space for two desks, filing cabinets and cupboards, perimeter shelving, coving to ceiling, feature fireplace with cast iron period surround First floor To the first floor are several rooms, currently used for parts storage but offering potential for subletting purposes or for conversion to living accommodation. Tyre Bay With tyre machine, wheel balancer and tyre storage Wheel bay With ample space for the storage of alloy wheels etc Detached building With De-pollution bay, perimeter racking and generous floor storage space Yard Generous yard for the storage of car salvage and scrap metal. Also included in sale is a crane, two recovery vehicles and a fork lift truck.Tenure
We are advised that Brewers of Erdington is being sold as a Freehold business opportunity. We are advised that the business rates payable are £500 per annum.Hours
Monday to Friday 9-5 Saturday 9-3 Sunday ClosedStaff
The business is run and managed by our client with the help of 3 full time members of staffFinancial Profile
Brewers of Erdington generated an advised annual turnover of circa £472,000 as of the 2016 accounts. It needs to be appreciated that the business is being run at a pace to suit but is still growing at an impressive pace.