The Leading Provider of Garage Equipment & Services - South West England

Price : £525,000

Business Reference No. 12758

  • Long and very well established
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Able to rely heavily on regular, repeat and recommended trade – little need for marketing support expenditure!
  • Circa 750 customers (with well over 900 garage premises)
  • Turnover £1.5m (abridged net profit £243,000)
  • Genuine scope for significant further development
  • Operated from home by husband and wife directors (with all engineering and sales staff working from their houses)
  • Readily relocatable without disruption to the business
  • Owners’ 4/6 bedroom house optionally available if wanted
  • Retirement sale (following husband’s recent heart attack)
  • Attractively priced to encourage early sale

THE BUSINESS : Established in 1988 by the husband (then as a sole trader) of today’s husband and wife company directors/shareholders, the business acquired Blue Chip Engineering in 1999 and incorporated in 2006.

The business provides garage equipment and associated services throughout Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset using (only) its own engineers (but also sub-contractors for specialised work where required to fulfil a complete package of services), but also supplies and installs equipment (but not other services other than for the Ambulance service which has occurred as a result of its long standing relationship with the South West Ambulance Service) outside of...

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