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CCL Property Ltd are delighted to bring to market Andrew's Garage, a vehicle breakdown and recovery service business located in the picturesque village of Tighnabruaich, Argyll and Bute. This lifestyle business opportunity benefits from steady trade achieved through a high number of commercial contracts with leading breakdown and insurance companies.
Recovery contracts in place
Recovery fleet included in sale
Excellent and versatile premises
Large amount of tools and equipment associated with the trade
Member of the Scottish vehicle recovery association
Pass 43 certificate
Andrews Garage occupies an elevated position within the picturesque village of Tighnabruaich. The two commercial units are situated on the corner of a residential street which climbs away from the shoreline and circles back round to the main coastal road. The stunning village is located on the south west coast of Loch Riddon as it stretches into the Kyles of Bute and as such provides panoramic views. The village features provides a post office, bank, grocery store in addition to a number of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. The village is a popular place to visit and boasts a golf course and tennis court. There is also a children’s play area and a popular sailing club, the popular Portavadie marina is also nearby.
Andrews’s Garage has been operated by the current owner for almost 50 years and the garage predominately operates as a break down and recovery business. The coverage of the business includes Bute, Islay and Jura, Lochgilphead to Campeltown, Dunoon and Inverary and often up to Oban. Contracts ate in place with almost every leading UK recovery and breakdown insurance companies including The AA, RAC, LV Britannia rescue and Call Assist to name a few. Trade and contracts would be transferred to new owners. Pricing structures exist within the contracts which are reviewed on a long term basis. General garage work, repairs and MOT preparation are also undertaken. There is also Pass 43 certification in place which is the industry standard in recovery and breakdown services. The sale of the business also includes the recovery fleet which consists of a Land Rover discovery used for road side assistance, a Mitsubishi 7.5 ton crewcab slideback and a DAF 7.5 ton transporter. All vehicles are in good order and fitted with the appropriate fittings to allow ferry travel. Andrew’s garage has the ability to deal with motorbikes up to campervans which is ideal given the high number of visitors and tourers to the area. Areas for development do exist including establishing new commercial contracts including the police as well as sourcing work further afield, the opportunity also exists to introduce MOT testing.
The business currently occupies two Nissen huts. The durable structures cover the concrete floors which combined provide 2070 sq. ft. of space. The main workshop situated nearer to the shoreline houses the majority of the garage tools and equipment including the 3 ton lift and office whilst the second building at a slightly higher elevation is currently used as a storage space. The property has strip lighting as well as a number of clear panels to provide natural light. Both buildings benefit from three phase electricity.
Small external area to allow vehicle manoeuvring and a parking area for the recovery vehicles. Small area to the rear creating a decent sized plot.
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