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

Cathryn Hayes Revive! Auto Innovations

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At a Glance

Established: 1979

UK Presence: 60+ franchisees

Average 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!

Cathryn Hayes Revive! Auto Innovations

Interested in Revive! Auto Innovations ?

Contact Cathryn Hayes

Franchise Director

Click on the link below to receive further information on our franchise opportunity. You can also connect directly with us to ask any questions.

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Case Studies

Case Study
Running a Revive! Auto Innovations franchise one year on

Tom Giles, owner of Revive! Aberdeenshire swapped a demanding career in the oil industry to take charge of his own destiny. In just twelve months he has built an award-winning SMART vehicle repair business, employing four technicians with three vans on the road and a brand-new workshop unit.

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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
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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Case Study
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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Bravo! Ex-army Sergeant's vehicle repair business nominated for coveted award as it turns over £1 million

A former army Sergeant’s vehicle repair business is soldiering on to a bright future as it celebrates an annual turnover of more than £1 million for the first time ever, leading the firm to being recognised by a prestigious franchise award committee.  

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Revive! Named as Franchisor of the Year Finalist in BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards

Revive! Auto Innovations (UK) Ltd has been shortlisted in the Franchisor of the Year category of the bfa HSBC British Franchise Awards

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Macclesfield resident becomes 100th technician to be trained at new training centre

Macclesfield resident, Craig Hodson, has become the 100th technician to be trained at a rapidly growing vehicle repair centre run by Revive! Auto Innovations, one of the UK’s leading mobile paint repair businesses specialising in small and medium area repair technique (SMART).

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Local businessman transforms empty industrial unit into £250,000 cosmetic vehicle repair business

In spite of the challenging economic climate, an enterprising Lincoln resident has defied the odds and transformed an empty industrial unit into a quarter of a million-pound cosmetic vehicle repair business, in just one year. 

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Husband and wife led team scoop coveted award at Greater Manchester Business Awards

A husband and wife led team, specialising in mobile vehicle bodywork repairs are celebrating their success as they are recognised as Small Business of the Year in Greater Manchester.

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Riding High at East Anglia - 15 Years On

When he launched Revive! Cambridge in 2007,  Nathan Holmes had one single ambition. To build a business not just be a ‘man in a van’. Now 15 years on, he is the major shareholder in Revive! East Anglia, with a property portfolio and a business employing 16 people, running ten vans and two workshops.

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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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