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Multi-award-winner with proven route to building your own £1m+ multi-van bodywork & alloy repair business. Management opportunity. BFA HSBC Awards Gold winner.

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At a Glance

Established: 1979

UK Presence: 60+ franchisees

Average start up cost: £32,000

Min personal contribution: £25,000

International Presence 3

Development type: Single-unit franchises

Franchise Membership: bfa Established

Franchise Info

Revive Auto Innovations Franchisees standing in front of a row of vans

Run your own Mobile Body Shop Business

Low investment from £25K | £1m+ sales per 8-10 vans territory | Run multiple territories

If you have an ambition to run your own business, work from your home office, take control of your time and build a valuable asset, explore the multi-award winning Revive! management franchise.

Established in 1994, Revive! is a leading mobile body shop brand in the UK, with a network of over 50 franchisees and nearly 200 vans on the road, including company-operated technicians to enable coverage for national accounts. Prime territories remain available, many with existing work in place.

  • There's more demand than supply!

With c.40 million cars in the UK and over 50% having minor body work and wheel damage, invest in the market leading brand for your new business.

  • Fewer staff, lower costs, less stress!

The simple-to-operate business model is based around a low number of skilled employees doing a small number of high-value jobs daily - minimising travel / fuel.

  • Work from your home/office

Enjoy your dream lifestyle working from home, interspersed with getting out to manage your team of technicians and build dealer and trade relationships.

  • Low investment, high return

Low investment, great cash flow, minimal overheads, high returns - the Revive! franchise is a proven route to build a valuable asset, a business to sell in the future.

  • The best brand for your business

Operate with a 5-star reputation for excellence from day 1; award-winning marketing support; a bespoke app; business mentoring; and a close-knit network of like-minded peers.

Statements based on existing franchisee performance, but do not offer a guarantee of success

Revive Auto Innovations Franchisee shaking hands with a client

Your role: As the business owner you won’t be painting cars, you will be managing your team of technicians, driving your marketing, and building relationships with local dealers to grow your business. Your role changes as your business grows – once established, you will be the leader, working on the business, setting your lifestyle & generating excellent income from a valuable asset. 

Your customers: Serve the domestic, dealership and trade markets in your local area – there is more work than we can supply, from end of lease and general upkeep, to prepping for sale. Your target customer split is 50% domestic / 50% commercial and Revive!’s processes are approved by all the major marques, are electric car-compliant, and are insurance & lease company-approved.

A collage of Revive Auto Innovations Franchisees and clients

Your team: The business model is built around employing a small number of skilled technicians and some supporting admin and sales staff, as you grow from 2 vans to 5 and then on to 10 vans in your first territory. To be successful you must be an excellent leader for your team, adept at managing people and great at communication.

Your journey:

Key points of a Revive Auto Innovations Franchise

Your support: You are never alone with Revive!, we have one of the most experienced and supportive teams of any UK franchise, committed to guiding you and your business throughout the business journey. Benefit from the best marketing and our bespoke App to manage your business. With Revive! you receive all the systems and support you need to make your new business a success.

TrustPilot reviews for a Revive Auto Innovations Franchise
A selection of awards Revive Auto Innovations Franchise have won

Your investment and rewards: To start your business with the proven Revive! Auto Innovations franchise model you will need to invest £20K + funding. With a track record of success, we have forged excellent relationships with the major banks where you can borrow up to 70% of the total initial investment, subject to status.

Follow the model and listen to the guidance and advice and you could be profitable from month 1!

Revive! is rewarding in so many ways…

  • Wow customers with exceptional results
  • Pride from keeping cars looking their best
  • Provide a career for local techs
  • Highly profitable services
  • Personal development for yourself
  • Build an asset to sell in the future

Who’s done it:

Recently signed up new Revive Auto Innovations Franchisees

Next steps:

Get in touch to learn more and discuss your aspirations with one of our team. Start your business in a network of like-minded people and get the financial security, stability and control you crave.

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!

Group photo of Revive Auto Innovations Franchisees at the annual conference
revive gold winners

Cathryn Hayes Revive! Auto Innovations

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Contact Cathryn Hayes

Franchise Director

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Success Stories

Success Story
From AutoRestore to Revive!

Tim Byrne, new owner of Revive! Watford is sitting in his home office feeling happy and relaxed. He’s got the ‘buzz’ back for work and enjoying being his own boss at last. The former AutoRestore regional manager explains: “It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for so many years. It’s just nice to be out of the corporate world and do things the way I like to do them and it feels good. It’s great to be able to enjoy what I’m doing again.”

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Success Story
It's all About Partnership

Husband and wife team Jinesh and Reena Patel were able to enjoy their first holiday in three years thanks to the healthy work life balance they have achieved since launching Revive! Gloucester twelve months ago. Whilst Jinesh was keen to follow his heart and set up their own business, Reena took a bit more persuading.  Twelve months on, it is Reena who is the most enthusiastic, admitting: “I have absolutely no regrets – in fact, with hindsight we should have started up with three vans, rather than two! At the beginning I did have doubts, so it was really good to get through the first year and with a profit too.”

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Success Story
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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Success Story
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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Success Story
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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Success Story
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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Fab four for Revive! in Workbuzz 5 Star Satisfaction Awards

Revive! are thrilled to announce we have won 5 stars in the Workbuzz Franchisee Satisfaction Awards 2024, having previously succeeded in 2021-2022 and 2023. This years accomplishment makes it a fab four years running for Revive!.

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Who wants to be a Millionaire?

The £1m turnover club currently has four members all with their own unique success stories. Revive! East Anglia was the first to reach the £1m milestone in 2019 and the team there are well on the way towards their two million target. Revive! Surrey was next with Revive! Trafford and Revive! Northampton snapping closely at their heels.

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Award Winning Revive! Does it Again

Revive! Auto Innovations, the UK’s largest network of SMART vehicle repairers is running out of industry awards to win!  

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Stoke vehicle repair firm recognised as one of the best franchises in the UK

A Stoke business owner’s bold decision to relocate his vehicle paint repair firm from London to Staffordshire has proven to be a choice well-made, after his franchise was lauded as one of the best in the country.

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Revive! Conference Best Ever

Owners and joint managing directors Terry Mullen and Mark Llewellyn welcomed everyone to the home of England football, St George’s Park to open the 2024 conference and share their memories of the previous two decades. The UK’s leading SMART repair network had seen its best year ever, achieving a record £21m sales, welcoming seven new franchisees, with awards raining down on the franchise and Revive! business owners alike.

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Revive! Auto Innovations Expands Recruitment Department

Revive Auto Innovations, the UK’s leading SMART repair network has appointed Samantha Carr-Roberts to the post of franchise recruitment executive. Sam brings with her extensive experience of working within the franchise industry and joins from the Amplo Group where she was franchise lending manager/compliance and operations manager. She was previously relationship manager at the British Franchise Association.

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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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