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Retail premises for sale

£30,000

Unit A42, Gosport PO12

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Property description

Business
Hilton Smythe are excited to present to the market The Accident Repair Centre.

The business has been successfully run from this site for over 40 years and our client purchased the business in April 2013 who is now looking to sell to allow him to retire.

The business offers full body repairs and body spray painting repairs for all vehicle types however it's high level of service has resulted in many owners of high quality cars choosing the services of this reputable garage.

The low price placed on this business is extremely rare and arranged to agree a very quick sale. The valuation of the included assets is in excess of £40,000 with the goodwill of over 20,000 registered customers held on the database included.

Our client informs us 60% of the sales are derived from Insurance claims side and 40% from walk in customers aware of its excellent reputation. They can repair damage from accidents and crashes, dents, scratches and more.

The business comes with outstanding reviews with a 10/10 review score from ‘checkatrade.Com’, 5/5 Facebook review score and 5/5 from . There is an excellent website included with lots of recent testimonials confirming the excellent work carried out on their vehicle.

The business is fully cosch passed and is organised to a very high standard slowing any new buyer the ability to walk straight in and carry on trading.

All paints are mixed directly on site using the ‘Lechler’ range of water-based paint range which includes the computer and mixing guidelines.

Currently run to suit our client, the business would benefit from some new marketing, additions to the team and a increase in the level of insurance group relationships.

All equipment in situ will be included which includes 5 x vehicles.

Early viewing is strongly advised.

Location
The Accident Repair Centre is located within the Sanderson Centre off Lees Lane in Gosport, Hampshire.

The Sanderson centre is a private off road site with a mixture of 20 complementary business types from

•Engineering
•Vehicle repairs
•Computer and business
•Taxi
•Textiles
•Storage units

The garage benefits from good clear signage at both the entrance of the site as well above the garage unit. There is free customer parking directly in front of the business for approximately 12 cars.

Gosport is a thriving town 13 miles south of Portsmouth and is located on the mouth of the Solent. The area is accessed just off the Fareham road which connects North onto the A27 and M27 cross country motorway.

Nearest mainline station is Fareham.

Premises
Ground floor - accessed through 1 large electric shutter.

Main workshop includes:

•Space for 8-9 cars
•‘Burntwood’ paint spray oven with underfloor extraction
•Rear fans
•Screw compressor with paint dryer
•Carolina jig
•2 x Paddles
•Wheeler
•Trolley
•Lighting stands
•Karcher steam cleaner
•Battery chargers
•Large stock of screws, fixings, nuts, washers and bolts

Paint mixing area:

•Large stock of Lechler paints
•Computer,
•Storage cupboards
•2 paint gun cleaners.

Office

•filing cabinet
•2 x desks
•1 x pc, Epson Copier/Printer
•Shelving.

Vehicles included:

•1 Transit connect van
•2 x Almerias
•1 x C3 Citroen
•1 x Nissan Micra

Tenure
We are advised the business is been offered as a Leasehold business opportunity with a rolling monthly rental agreement in place which is in line with all the other units trading from the Sanderson centre. The annual rent is £17,524 and the business benefits from full small business relief with 0 rates payable.

Hours
Monday - 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday - 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday - 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday - 9 am - 5 pm
Friday - 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday - 9 am - 12.30 pm
Sunday - Closed

Staff
The business is run and managed by our client with the help of 1 x full time body repair mechanic and 1 full time office manager.

Financial Profile
The Accident Repair Centre generated an advised turnover of £62,963 as of the 2018 profit and loss statement and includes assets valued in the region of £45,000.

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Nearby transport

  • Portsmouth Harbour (1.5 miles)
  • Portsmouth & Southsea (2.2 miles)
  • Fratton (2.9 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (14.1 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (30.7 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (37.0 miles)
  • Gosport Ferry Terminal (1.1 miles)
  • Portsmouth Harbour Station Pier (1.4 miles)
  • Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal (1.6 miles)

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  • Leesland Church of England Controlled Infant School (0.2 miles)
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Leesland Church of England Controlled Junior School (0.3 miles)
  • Winchester College (19.4 miles)
  • Queen Mary's College (31.7 miles)
  • Ferndown Upper School (33.3 miles)
  • Brune Park Community School (1.1 miles)
  • Bay House School (1.3 miles)
  • The Portsmouth Grammar School (1.9 miles)
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