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Revive Franchise

A multi-award-winning franchise with a proven route to building your own £1m+ multi-van bodywork & alloy repair business. Management opportunity.

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At a Glance

Established: 1979

UK Presence: 60+ franchisees

Start Up Cost: £32,000

Min personal contribution: £20,000

International Presence 3

Development type: Single-unit franchises

BFA Status: Full

Franchise Info

Revive Auto Innovations franchisees Dan and Nat

Revive! is a multi-award-winning franchise offering a tried and tested route to building your own successful multi-van smart repair business.

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Could you be our next success story?


selection of Revive Auto Innovations franchisees

You need to be business-minded, commercially astute, organised and an excellent communicator. If you want to paint and repair vehicles yourself then a Revive! management franchise is NOT for you.

If you are hungry for success, we can provide you with a business model that, if followed, will enable you to build a substantial business, and an asset to sell in the future.

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Business support is where we excel

Guidance and support throughout your business journey is provided by our passionate ‘dream team’, assembled over the years from the franchise industry’s elite.

  • Helping you attract, train and retain the best technicians
    • Our recruitment techniques, industry-leading certified technician training and career development programmes are proven to develop and engage top performing staff.
  • Helping you work ‘on’ your business
    • Our bespoke, ever-evolving business management system simplifies your admin, provides powerful data for benchmarking and enables you to drive profitability in your business.
  • Helping you win more business
    • We will show you how to build a core base of repeat work in your area, supplemented by our booming national accounts programme servicing four of the big seven dealer networks. Contact us to discuss how much work is currently available in your preferred territory…
  • Helping raise awareness of your business
    • As well as raising brand awareness nationally, we support you to promote your business locally. Our 5* Trustpilot rating and motorsport sponsorship position Revive! as a national brand at a local level, giving credibility to your business.

Revive Auto Innovations franchisees Dave and Celia

Your journey

Your journey to becoming a Revive Auto Innovations franchisee

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Our numbers stack up

  • Demand – more than 50% of the UK’s 37.5m vehicles have damage to bodywork or wheels. Regular repeat work comes from relationships with local dealerships and our national accounts contracts, complemented by repairs for private car owners in your region.
  • Investment – To setup your new business you will need to invest £32K + working capital. Our bank approved business model enables you to borrow up to 70% of the TOTAL initial investment, including the projected working capital.
  • Returns – our management business model is proven to generate six-figure incomes and offers almost unlimited potential earnings with multi-territory expansion. We offer you the opportunity to drill into the figures at a one-2-one meeting with our franchise director, Cathryn Hayes.

If you are looking for the best management business opportunity in the UK, please do your due diligence on us, we promise you won't be disappointed!

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Case Studies

Case Study
Technician turns Boss at Revive! Birmingham North

When technician Paul Morris turned up eight years ago to repair a customer’s car bumper little did they both know how life-changing the visit would turn out be. It was love at first sight. Now the couple have two sons and are planning a wedding in summer 2022. They’ve also gone into business together, becoming the new owners of Revive! Birmingham North following its re-sale. Paul is managing the business day to day and Leanne with her background in financial services is managing the finances and marketing.

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Securing a Future Beyond Retirement

Revive!’s newest franchisee is embarking on his fourth major career change at an age when many people are looking forward to retirement! Graham Cunningham (64) began his working life as a policeman in Derbyshire before leaving the force to take on the Lada and Proton dealership in Halifax.  When the manufacturer pulled out of the UK Graham re-trained to be a naturopath therapist specialising in NLP, Hypnotherapy and reflexology.

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Case Study: Johnny Pearson, Revive!, Edinburgh

Fatherhood and fate led Jonny Pearson to his Revive! Automotive Innovations franchise! Learn how he took back control of his work life with a Revive! franchise...

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Exclusive Interview: "In control of our own destiny with our award-winning Revive franchise"

Revive! East Anglia scooped the top award at this year’s bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards to be named bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year 2016 after already winning the Customer Service award. In this exclusive interview we hear from winners of this prestigious award. To get an inside perspective of this industry-leading franchise...

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Exclusive Interview: With a franchise network, you too can overcome business challenges!

Anthony Wilcox launched his own Revive franchise nearly 3 years ago. When he first started there were a few challenges but with the help and support of the franchisor, his business is getting stronger and stronger. He now has 2 employees and 2 vans, and is looking to buy another van very soon. Anthony shares his experience and advice for those who are considering franchising...

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Former treasury manager to help motorists save on bodywork repair costs

Former treasury manager and business analyst Wesley Sinclair, 42, has set up his own business, Revive! Edinburgh, visiting customers to repair scuffs, scrapes and minor damage on their vehicles. He has joined one of the largest and most reputable SMART repair networks in the country.

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Revive! Achieves 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction Status

If you want to know what a franchise is really like, ask the franchisees.  And that’s exactly what Revive! did by commissioning independent franchise consultancy WorkBuzz to survey its owners.

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Pandemic Drives Revive! Annual Conference Online

In past years, Revive! franchisees have battled through snow , floods and gale force winds to get to the SMART repairer’s annual conference – but for 2021 all they had to do was find a comfortable seat to join the recent online virtual Revive! conference. Delegates heard that despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, almost 50%  of the network manged to achieve their best ever sales month during 2020 as the UK’s leading SMART repairer quickly switched its emphasis to retail work following lockdown restrictions.

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It's a Silver Bauble for Revive! Just in Time for Christmas

The UK’s leading SMART vehicle repair network, Revive! is proud to announce that it has won the prestigious Silver Franchisor of the Year Award  at the 2020 bfa HSBC Franchise Awards, held virtually on 30 November.

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Launching a business in the time of Covid

Choosing the right franchise isn’t something that can be rushed. Ian Scott, owner of Revive! Glasgow took eight months to look carefully at all of the franchise opportunities of interest to him before deciding that Revive! was THE one.

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Revive! up for Highest Industry Award

After months of having to ‘sit’ on the exciting news that the UK’s leading SMART repair network  had been shortlisted for the bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year award, Revive! is delighted to announce that it is one of just six brands singled out to take the top accolade in this year’s British Franchise Awards.

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Revive! Women Recognised in top Franchise Industry Awards

The SMART repair industry may be predominantly a male domain,  but two women from Revive! shortlisted for this year’s Encouraging Women into Franchising  (EWIF) awards have proved that gender is not an issue in any workplace when it comes to leadership and efficiency.

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In this video you can hear from Revive franchisees on why they chose to buy a Revive franchise. You can see some of their franchisees in action, giving a good indication of the role of a Revive franchisee.

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