REF 5860

Used Car Dealership Business in Middlesbrough (Freehold)



Located within Linthorpe, a popular residential suburb of Middlesbrough in North Yorkshire in the North East of England. The business is prominently situated on the main road and easily accessible via local transport links with close proximity to the A66 and A19 main trunk roads.

The Business

This is a unique opportunity to acquire a well established freehold used car dealership business and premises selling quality used cars. The showroom occupies a corner site on the main road and is incredibly well branded with a modern spacious showroom incorporating an office, kitchenette and toilet. The exterior of the showroom to the rear of the premises leads to the adjacent workshop area and access to the site from the side road.

The business was first established in 1997 and has grown steadily ever since, whilst gaining an excellent reputation and a loyal customer base in the sector, offering first-class customer service competitive pricing. They stock a range of used cars to suit all budgets and lifestyles. Stock is regularly updated with a choice of quality vehicles including hatchbacks, estates, 4×4’s, convertibles, coupes and saloons. Prior to sale every car is thoroughly inspected, service, MOT’d and comes complete with warranty. The company has retained fantastic a solid brand loyalty leading to a high percentage of sales coming from repeat customers and recommendations.

This is an extremely profitable business with scope to continue growing the company and further increase profit. Many orders are often completed without the buyer seeing the vehicle, due to the company’s well presented and easy-to-use website.

The business is generating an additional annual income of £7,800 from the adjacent commercial unit, currently under a letting arrangement with an accountancy firm (no lease agreement).

Business Premises

The ground floor business premises comprises front and rear access to the trading area incorporating a furnished office, kitchenette and toilet. Adjacent to the front of the trading area is a separate commercial unit with external front door access. Adjacent to the rear of the trading area is an external workshop with external rear access.


VAT will be due and payable on the sale value of the building but will not be due on the sale value of the goodwill of the business.


3 years accounts available on request following a viewing.


Ground Floor Internal
Showroom 147.7m² (1,589ft²)
Office 4.07m² (44ft²)
Kitchen – 34.4m² (370ft²)
Storage – 2.69m² (29ft²)

Ground Floor External
Workshop 69m² (742ft²)

Ground Floor Unit
Rental Unit 69m² (742ft²)

Total 295.66m² (3,181ft²)

Trading Hours

Monday to Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm – 3:00pm


Owner run business with 1 employee within the business. TUPE rules apply.


No current EPC


Freehold only

Reason for Sale

A rare and exceptional business opportunity being sold due to early retirement.

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