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Specialist Freehold Garage - Crash & Bodywork Repairs, Servicing MOT Testing Centre and Used Car Sales
Location Bradford,West Yorkshire
Asking Price £ 449,000
Turnover circa £425,000
Well equipped workshops
Well established (40 years)
Regular repeat customer base
First class name and reputation
Team of skilled and qualified mechanics and panel beaters
Testimonials and referrals
The business was established on the site by the owners thirty five years ago and is now a one stopshop for garage services including all vehicle repairs, servicing, bodywork and providing class 1V MOT’s. This is very much a traditional garage, delivering a proffessional cost effective and friendly service with the capability to work on most makes and models of cars. The garage are long standing members of the Retail Motor Industry Federation.
The business boasts an extensive base of regular repeat loyal customers including other garages in the area and private motorists who are attracted by the excellent service, high quality workmanship, reliability and above all honesty and integrity of the business. They are competitive with other local service and repair outlets, differentiating itself by the quality and reliability of its service. They have outlived many local competitors that have fallen by the wayside, whilst this busines has gone from strength to strength.
The freehold premises are located just a short distance from the main city centre close by to the main road connecting to the city. The workshops are well equipped to provide repairs, servicing, bodywork, paint spraying and MOT’s.
Staff have been carefully recruited and trained to ensure that their knowledge and technical ability is extansive and current. Many are loyal to the business with several years of service,and all the staff understand the importance of customer care and satisfaction and the impact it can have on the future success of the business. Consequently they all ensure that customer expectations are managed ,enquiries are dealt with efficiently and work on vehicles is completed on time.
This is a small independent garage with a well equipped workshop offering friendly and genuinely personal service from a first class, well experienced team. It has demonstrated a consistent financial performance throughout its many years of operation under the owners. It is profitable, has no bad debts, low overheads and runs smoothly. It represents an excellent investment opportunity for someone who is looking to aquire a busy local garage in the city of Bradford.
|Facilities:||The freehold premises are split into two areas, with the garage servicing on one side and the body shop on the other, both the garage and body shop are heated.
The fully equipped garage has a separate MOT bay and has the main workshop adjoining it. There is also a separate area housing the mechanical repair bay. The small office and storage area is located above on a mezzanine floor.
The body shop sits separately to the garage and has a panel beating area, a spray room and a low bake oven. Next door there is a shed for valeting and storage.
The premises are fully secured with an alarm system and roller shutter doors. Outside there is ample parking with forecourts in front of both the garage and the body shop. There is enough space to keep around 20 vehicles locked up securely on the premises at any one time.|
|Growth Potential:||The company has grown steadily over the years and the owners believe that there is an excellent opportunity to take the business forward over the coming years.
They have been trading consistently over the past thirty five years built upon the company reputation and through word of mouth recommendations. The owners believe that with fresh ideas, enthusiasm and motivation from a new owner, the business can grow to a new level.|
|Training/Support:||The owners are happy to help out in any way possible to ensure a smooth transition of ownership to introduce the new owner to all of the major business connections that the company deal with on a regular basis.|
|Sale Reason:||After forty years in the trade the owner is retiring|
Seller Reference #AL136
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