FIX AUTO UK ACQUIRES FIX AUTO PAIGNTON
Fix Auto UK has acquired the Fix Auto Paignton site after the business had fallen victim of the Coronavirus pandemic and became insolvent. Prompt action by Fix Auto UK has secured the site and its employees, with Fix Auto UK assuming responsibility for Fix Auto Paignton’s employees and lease. The acquisition will protect the long-term future for employees within the business and continue to represent the Fix Auto brand in Paignton.
The purchase has added to the portfolio of businesses as part of Fix Auto UK’s owned site operations comprising of Fix Auto Daventry, Fix Auto Colwyn Bay, Fix Auto Barnsley, Fix Auto Crawley and Fix Auto Paignton. In addition, the network also has a majority share in Fix Auto Goole.
The repair centre was primarily operated as one of the network’s Fix & Go express repair facilities and will now be converted into a structural repair centre. The location will have all the capabilities to accommodate heavy repairs for both cars and long wheel-base vans.
Fix Auto UK’s Managing Director Ian Pugh said: “These uncertain times have undoubtedly impacted the operations in Plymouth and Paignton, along with so many other businesses in the UK. Sadly, due to circumstances beyond our control, we were unable to secure both locations. However, I am pleased to have been able to acquire Fix Auto Paignton and safeguard the future for the team in this franchise.”
Notes to Editors:
- Fix Auto UK is part of a global franchised network of more than 745 bodyshops.
- Fix Auto UK carries out more than 150,000 body repairs per year for leading motor insurance companies, fleets, and retail customers.
- Fix Auto UK, Lyndale House, Harcourt Way, Meridian Business Park, Leicester, LE19 1WL. Tel: 0116 3265401.
- Fix Auto Plymouth Unit 71-87 Faraday Mill Business Park, Faraday Road, Plymouth, PL4 0ST. Tel: 01752 224288.
- Fix Auto Paignton, 22 Aspen Way, Paignton, TQ4 7QR. Tel :01752 224288.
- Fix Auto UK’s Portfolio of wholly owned repair centres comprises Fix Auto Daventry, Fix Auto Colwyn Bay, Fix Auto Barnsley, Fix Auto Crawley, Fix Auto Paignton. The Network also holds a majority share in Fix Auto Goole.
For further information please contact Mark Richards on 07774 861596.