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Some of our garage/repairs businesses for sale

For SaleWell known traditional garage for salePwllheli, Gwynedd
For SaleWell Known Class 4 MOT GarageBathgate, West Lothian
For SaleLong Established and Reputable Garage/MOT StationOldham, Lancashire
For SaleWell Established Car Repair GarageEllesmere Port, Merseyside


Buying a garage

The UK automotive industry

The number of cars on Britain’s roads is constantly increasing – there were 21 million registered cars in 1995 which rose to 31 million by 2015. 

Whether it’s down to poor service on public transport networks or more people in employment, more people are choosing to drive than ever before. In some regions, there’s at least one car for every two people! Almost half of all households own a car, with many owning two or more.

With so many Brits on the road, it’s essential that vehicles are well maintained to increase safety. 

British roads & cars

The motor services and repairs sector is booming, with UK motorists spending a whopping £21.1 billion every year on maintenance and repair. British cars are among the world’s best kept, as we spend 12% more on car maintenance annually than the average global spend.

Our customers love what we do

Right from the outset and the initial meeting we got on straight away with the valuer and fully understood the price and how they would sell it. We achieved a sale in 4 months for not much less than what we signed up for and the sale was done around 2 months later. We were kept fully up to date throughout by pleasant and friendly staff.
Seller of Automotive Business.

Garages – keeping motors running

Anybody with a car needs a local mechanic they can trust. For most people, that person is based in an independent garage – often a family business. There are over 42,500 vehicle service and repair businesses in the UK, creating a strong sector which supports 345,000 jobs. The automotive aftermarket is worth £12.2 billion to the British economy.

Buying a garage

If you’re a skilled and experienced mechanic ready to make it on your own, now’s the time. From MOTs and tyres to general repairs, vehicles require regular maintenance so there’s a constant market. By owning your own garage or repair shop, you can be your own boss and reap the financial rewards of every job you carry out.

Don’t let your business dreams run out of gas! Hilton Smythe are on hand to match you up with your ideal garage or repair shop for sale. Simply browse our listings to start your journey today.

Ever thought about opening an independent garage?

There are a multitude of opportunities within the motor services sector for the right person. Whether you’re a qualified mechanic, know how to trade second hand cars or an expert in spare parts, we’re bound to be able to find you your ideal garage business.

Financing your garage or repair shop

Commercial Finance

Choosing your ideal location and commercial unit is the easy part – funding your business purchase is slightly more challenging. We believe nothing should stand in the way of your dream of owning a business, which is why as business brokers we go one step further – we can also offer commercial finance through Hilton Smythe Finance.

Applying for a commercial loan can be daunting, but we take away all the stress and worry you may have. We’ve helped hundreds of first time business buyers achieve their dreams, why can’t you be next? We’ll help you finance your garage so you can own your perfect business.

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