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Garage for sale

Northcott Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2

£99,950
254 sq. m.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • 2,734 sq ft (254 sq m)

Key features

  • REF: 13232H
  • LEASEHOLD
  • GARAGE

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

BUSINESS
Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established and very busy vehicle repair and MoT business, which is ideally located within the town of Dudley, West Midlands.

The business was established by our clients' in 2006 and is only now, reluctantly, being offered to the market due to our clients' desire for a change of direction. The business currently operates 5 days per week and generates a turnover in the region of 212,600 per annum, with a gross profit of approximately 48%, as per the 2015 accounts.

Our clients offer a wide range of services including the service and repair of vehicles, class 4 MoTs and being a Volkswagen Group specialist.

The property offers over 254 sq. metres of floor space, is very well maintained and fitted out to suit the trade, with a vehicle servicing area, an MoT bay and a central reception area/office.

The business has built up an excellent reputation within the area for the very high quality of the services offered, which has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a high volume of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations.

We feel there is scope to increase the turnover by embarking on an advertising and marketing campaign. A new owner could also offer a loyalty card scheme, with discounts to local businesses. The business already has an excellent and very informative website in place to promote the business at www.atautomotive.co.uk, although maximising the use of social media would benefit the business.

This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this thriving business to the next level; therefore, early discussions with Hilton Smythe must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.


LOCATION
AT Automotive occupies substantial ground floor, lock-up premises, ideally located on a busy industrial estate in Dudley, West Midlands. The business is surrounded by many complimentary businesses, therefore benefiting from a very high volume of footfall and passing trade, as well as excellent off street parking facilities.

Dudley is a large town in the West Midlands. According to the 2011 census, the town had a residential population of 312,925. Dudley is sometimes called the capital of the Black Country. Tourist attractions include Dudley Zoo, Dudley Castle, The Black Country Living Museum and the historic market place.

The area of the business is very well served by the public transport system, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property. The nearest railway station is Cradley Heath, which is approximately 1 miles away. The area is also well served by the A-roads, with the A4036 being within easy driving distance, which links to the national A-road and motorway networks. Dudley town centre is approximately 3 miles away and Birmingham is 10 miles away.

PREMISES
Substantial ground floor, lock-up premises in an ideal trading position, briefly comprising:

2 x shutter door entrances.
MoT bay to the left-hand side.
Vehicle service/repair bay to the right-hand side.
Central reception area/office with MoT viewing station and sofa.

The garage goes around the back of the reception, adjoining the two workshops with tools along the back wall.

Staff room/kitchen.
2 x WCs.
Mezzanine used for storage.

External:

Outdoor 4 x post ramp, used as an overflow.
Secure gated property.
CCTV.

Equipment included:

Full MoT bay.
4 x post ramp.
Brake tester.
Diagnostic equipment.
Compressor.
Welding equipment.
2 x post ramp.
Engine stand and crane.
Outdoor 4 x post ramp.
A full height scissor lift.

TENURE
We are advised Leasehold:

Currently a rolling lease.
Rent: 10,400 per annum

HOURS
The business is open:

Monday - Friday: 8.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 12.00pm
Sunday: Closed

STAFF
The business is owner run and managed with 1 x full time and 1 x part time staff members.

FINANCIAL PROFILE
The business generates a turnover in the region of 212,600 per annum, with a gross profit of approximately 48%, as per the 2015 accounts.



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