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Handy Andy Car Wash provides hand car washing and valeting services throughout the UK.

Franchise Opportunities

Tongs Garden Centre, Bradford, BD4 0RY

Flag Ship Car Wash with a 10 year lease

Please check out this absolutely amazing new site, all set up and ready to go!

Set in 17 acres of beautiful Yorkshire countryside, Tong Garden Centre welcomes you to enjoy shopping for garden and home here in the heart of Yorkshire!

They have two childrens play areas, indoor and outdoor.

During busy times they hold 750 children!!

Think of all the mums that need their cars valeting whilst children are playing!!

Or the mums having lunch while you are busy with their cars!!

The site comes complete with Cabin and store room, with well equipped facility room.

Plenty of space for washing and valeting the vehicles. The yellow road markings show the area belonging to the car wash.

About this car wash

We have worked closely with Mark Farnsworth, one of the partners of Tongs, to ensure that the space available to us is in a very desirable location near the front of the store.

This garden centre has 1,000 car parking spaces and a footfall of 1.2 million a year, this was before the £4 million extension!

We have a 10 year lease on this site with a break clause at 5 years for a rent increase which is based on the RPI. This will be capped at a maximum of 3% increase and a minimum of 1.5%.

This means you will know exactly how much your rent will be up to the last day of year 10 !

  • On this site the first three months will be rent free.
  • This will help enable you to establish your business.
  • The successful franchisee will be given the chance of obtaining the new garden centre which Tongs now have planning permission for to be built near Leeds approximately 8 miles away !
  • This site can be operational within 4 weeks.

If you require any further information please
contact Terry on 07968 378094

Check Out our NEW Flagship Car Wash Today!

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Franchise Opportunities

Codsall and Werg Garden Centre, Wolverhampton, WV8 2HJ

FOR SALE

New Site – Codsall & Werg Garden Centre

Planning permission obtained

Codsall and Werg Garden Centre is a local, independent, family run garden centre in a little village called Codsall with a population of over 7,500 and is approximately 4 miles north west of Wolverhampton surrounded by plenty houses !!

The owners Peter and Sarah Hommers and his family are really helpful people, easy to get on with and are looking forward to you opening your business and making it a great success.

*Fantastic News*

We have agreed a 10-year lease for this site with a break clause after 5 years for rent increase.  Again… amazing news !! The rent increase with be in line the news!! RPI (Retail Price Increase) with a cap on 3% maximum so you will know how much your rent will be right up to the last day on year 10!!

We have also agreed to the first 3 months’ rent free

There’s something for everyone, from gardening talks and demonstrations to entertainment for the whole family including face painting, treasure hunts and special guest appearances.

The Green House Kitchen

With a lovely cafe, serving home-made food for your customers

Apart from browsing the garden centre, your customers can make themselves at home in the warm, friendly café while waiting for their valet to be completed…… no need to stand outside in the cold !

About this car wash

We have worked closely with Sarah & Peter Hommers, the owners of Codsall & Werg Garden Centre, to ensure that the space available to us is in a very desirable location with easy access to the store.

This garden centre has approximately 300 car parking spaces and a footfall of approximately 600,000 per year and growing !

  • We have a 10-year lease on this site with a break clause at 5 for a rent increase which is based on the RPI (Retail Price Increase) This will be capped at a maximum of 3% increase and a minimum of 1.5%

     

  • This means you will know exactly how much rent will be up to the last day of year 10!

     

  • The first 3 months will be rent free.

     

  • This will help enable you to establish your business.

     

  • This site has full planning permission for work to commence. Once deposit is secured this should be ready to open within 12 weeks – weather permitting !!

    If you require any further information please
    contact Terry on 07968 378094

New Site – Codsall & Werg Garden Centre

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Franchise Opportunities

Strikes Garden Centre. Meadowfields Stokesley TS9 5HJ

New site for sale - Awaiting Planning

Strikes Garden Centre is on the A172 on the outskirts of the elegant market town of Stokesley.

Close by you have Stokesley Business Park, Great Ayton, Nunthorpe, Ormesby, Thornaby and Middlesbrough etc., so plenty of chimney pots !!

The original building was completely destroyed by fire in 2018 but reopened in December 2019 in a brand-new building offering 3500sqm of retail space with a fantastic 300-seater restaurant, inhouse bakery, craft and clothing departments.

Everything you need under one roof.

Apart from browsing the garden centre, your customers can make themselves at home in
the warm, friendly café while waiting for their valet to be completed…….. no need to stand outside in the cold !

New 300 seater Restaurant

About this car wash

We have worked closely with Stikes, the owners of Stokesley Garden Centre, to ensure that the space available to us is in a very desirable location with easy access to the store.

This garden centre has approximately 300 car parking spaces and a footfall of over 600,000 per year and growing !

  • We have a 5 or 10 year lease on this site
  • The first month will be rent free.
    This will help enable you to establish your business.
  • Planning permission is due end of February.

If you require any further information please contact
Terry on 07968 378094

New site for sale - Awaiting Planning Strikes Garden Centre

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Facts about the Automotive Franchises

 UK’s automotive industry is a vibrant sector of the economy, generating many jobs and business opportunities for entrepreneurial individuals.
 
People are choosing to keep their cars longer, especially during this economic uncertainty, which means customers are having to look after and maintain their vehicles. Owning a car wash business provides valuable services to people in the Uk.
 
There are over 38 million vehicles on the roads at present, the market value for the car wash industry exceeds £1 billion a year!!
 
Who are We?
 
Handy Andy Car Wash (HACW Ltd) provides a hand car washing and valeting service throughout the UK.
 
We are a family run business, with friendly ways of working.
 
We believe Garden Centres Car Parks provide the perfect retail environment to succeed. Garden centres provide brilliant dwell time. Whether that is a coffee and a cake or a walk around the garden centre itself, it is an easy way to spend 45 minutes while their vehicle is valeted. Garden centres are also adopting kid friendly play areas into their centres. This ideal for Grandparents to take the little ones whilst they relax. We are located in a large number of Dobbies Garden Centres, as well as Henry Street Garden Centre, Palmers Garden Centre, Pennells Garden Centre, Mere Park Garden Centre and Tongs Garden Centre.   Our portfolio is growing all the time and we currently have a number of sites in the planning process.
 
 
Key questions to Ask Yourself?
 
 
Are you tired of doing all the work while your boss takes the credit and money?
 
Are you a hard worker, but not appreciated?
 
Have you thought of being your own boss?
 
If your answers to the following questions is yes, then why not make a change!!
 
Many people dream of running their own business, but for variety of reasons, they never fulfil their ambition.
 
Why don’t you make the  leap and own your own franchised car wash?
 
You will be in charge of your own destiny!!
 
 
 
Why buy  a car wash franchise instead of setting up on your own?
 
  1. The most important thing is the location. You need somewhere for the customers to go while the vehicles are being worked on. All our car washes are in prime retail locations.
  2. Need to apply for planning and all the problems and costs associated with it. As the franchising company we look after this.

     

  3. Need to install correct drainage on the site to meet planning requirements. As the franchising company we look after this.

     

  4. Need an office/store and a canopy to operate in all weather conditions. We provide use of these on the site.

     

  5. Need to build a reputation as a new car wash. We have been operating for 15 years. We have got 16 sites operating at the moment.   We have got 4 sites with planning permission and ready to open in the near future.

     

  6. Necessary Paperwork for running a site. We provide a Health and Safety folder with everything that you need to run a business. We will write a risk assessment for your site as well as a health and safety policy.

     

  7. Dealing with customer complaints. Customer Service is a skill that comes with time. We often support with all customer complaints, speaking to customers on your behalf if you are unable to resolve the issue yourself.   We also have the technical back up of our National Chemical Supplier, Autosmart with any technical problems.

     

  8. What happens on your days off. We all need a day off, but how do you know what is happening on site. We install a full HD CCTV around every car wash.   Every site has 8 cameras, ensuring no area is missed.  All the cameras are accessible through your mobile phone.
 
 
How much does a franchised car wash cost to start up?
 
To start a franchise with HACW it can require an investment of approximately £30,000 ex Vat.  This may vary according to location and the size of the site chosen. Larger locations or higher profile destinations may require a greater amount of investment.
 
So what do I get for my money?
 
A 5 year lease with an option to renew for a further 5 years
Guaranteed rent fix if you take on a further 5 year lease.
The use of a high quality cabin with Washing Machine, Fridge, Hot running water, Kettle, Microwave. See pictures.
Pricing Board
Full uniform for workers
Starter Pack of Autosmart Chemicals
We give you training and side by side support, giving you the confidence and freedom to run a successful sales and business management franchise.
24hour / 7 day a week support from HACW Team.
 
So what else do I need to run the franchise?
 
Your high Pressure Pump(s)
Hoover(s)
PL and EL Insurance 
 
That is it, nothing else is needed.    
 
It sounds simple, doesn’t it?
 
What sort of experience or background do you need before starting a franchise with Handy Andy car Wash?
 
You do not need to have prior experience in the car washing industry to start a franchise with us. We can provide training. All we ask is that you have got good communication skills (able to speak to customers) strongly motivated and have the ability to drive yourself to succeed and the willingness to work hard.
 
You should also have good organisational skills in order to provide efficient services that meet the high standards associated with the brand on a consistent basis.

So Why would you want to buy a
Handy Andy Car Wash Franchisee?

We have been operating for 13 years.

We have a winning Business Model.

Owning a franchise is a great way to take control of a business while avoiding many of the risks associated with starting up your own. Our excellent training, together with guidance will give you all the tools to help build your business and become successful.

We ensure that all our sites are compliant for environmental, H&S and planning requirements.  

We regularly visit the sites to support your development and the success of your business.

Future locations in 2021/2022

We will have new Car washes opening in the following areas during 2021/22. If interested please give Terry a call on 07968 378094 to discuss further.

Cardiff

Gloucester

Grangemouth

Gravesend

Kent

Ipswich

Handy Andy Car Wash Centres

Perhaps a car wash franchise might be the answer.
Please give Terry Fullwood a call on 07968 378094, to discuss our current opportunities and future sites across the UK.
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