Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Rambos.
There has been a garage business at this site since 1917 and the current owner has run it successfully and lucratively for the last ten years but is now reluctantly selling only so that he can pursue his dream of living in sunnier climes!
The business services and repairs all makes of car and offers diagnostics, tyres and exhausts and mot preparation work and repairs. Other services include brake repairs, clutch replacement, battery replacement, tyre puncture repair, wheel alignment, exhaust system repair, engine repairs, kit car restoration. The business prides itself on its high level of service and competitive pricing for repairs.
The business is well known and respected in the area, has good visibility on the internet and has many regular customers most of whom are known by the owner on a first name basis.
Scope to Improve
Advertising and marketing campaign
Maximise the use of social media
Website to advertise services offered and allow online booking
Extend the opening hours, current owner is running at a pace to suit because he is also a gym instructor.
Improve signage from main road to drive customers to the business
The business is located in Northfield, a residential area on the southern outskirts of Birmingham and near the boundary with Worcestershire. Northfield stands on either side of the main A38, heading south from the centre of Birmingham to Bromsgrove.
Rambos Garage is situated in a small industrial development dating from the early 1900’s alongside other complimentary motor and engineering businesses.
There is free parking immediately outside the garage premises.
The business is nicely presented and well signed.
Purpose built premises in a brick built end terraced position.
Roller door to front, high ceiling with fluorescent lighting and roof lights, 2 poster ramp, perimeter shelving, work benches, run of base units with worktop above, stainless sink and drainer. The sale includes considerable assets including lathes, Milling machines, pressses, compressors, jigs etc.
There is an office with window to front with space for desk and chair and computer.
To the front is a generous forecourt with parking for numerous vehicles.
We are advised leasehold with the current lease being arranged on a monthly rolling basis at a rent of £4800 per annum. We are further advised that the landlord would be happy to negotiate a mutually acceptable lease with a new owner.
There are no business rates currently payable.
Monday to Friday 9.00am -5.00pm.
The business premises have permission from local council to operate 24hours.
The business is owner managed.
The business reports a turnover of approximately £50,000 per annum currently but the business is being run at a pace to suit and has had much higher turnover previously.