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The ChipsAway Business opportunity offers flexibility and allows for rapid expansion from a one van business into multiple territories and workshops. Come and join this Car Bodywork Repair Franchise now where the opportunities are endless!
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership StatusFull
  • UK Years Established25 years
  • Current UK Coverage50%
  • Franchisee Support Staff25
  • Personal Investment Req.£15,000
  • Total Startup Cost£29,995
  • Territory-based business locationYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee employs staffYes
Next Steps

Are you looking for an opportunity to start a business of your own, but worry about stepping into the unknown and not having enough work to keep you busy?

ChipsAway now have the largest network of repair specialists in the UK, who have all undergone specialist training at their bespoke IMI accredited training centre in Worcestershire.

ChipsAway Business | Car Bodywork Repair Franchise

What are the main services of the business?

As a ChipsAway Business owner you will visit customers locally in your mobile workshop, offering high quality, value-for-money, everyday car damage repairs, including paintwork scratches, bumper scuffs and minor dents – known in the industry as SMART repairs.

SMART repairs are quicker, more convenient and better value than traditional body shop methods, and ChipsAway pride themselves on their five-star TrustPilot rating awarded by customers for the excellent, high quality service they provide.

Is this a sole operator business or a multi-van management opportunity?

Initially you can run a sole operation business. However with ChipsAway’s flexible business plan, some franchisees develop their business further and operate from a Car Care Centre, with or without a mobile workshop, which can increase both the potential number of repairs that can be carried out, and the average repair value.

ChipsAway Business | Car Bodywork Repair FranchiseWhat makes this franchise stand out from competitors?

Why go it alone when you can have the backing of a nationally recognised brand leader? ChipsAway are the UK’s leading minor automotive repair franchise with 100% higher UK brand awareness than their nearest competitor, as confirmed by a recent YouGov survey.

ChipsAway are the originators of the SMART (Small to Medium Area Repair Technology) repair process. As a full British Franchise Association (BFA) member with IMI, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditations and affiliation with 3M and BVRLA, you won’t find better quality training, products and ongoing sales and marketing support at any other franchise.

By choosing ChipsAway you will benefit from:

  • A tried and tested business model
  • Over £150,000 worth of leads* generated per franchisee per year
  • National advertising including extensive TV, social media and digital campaigns
  • All the support and training you need to launch your successful Paintwork Repair Business
  • An established brand – recognised by 11 times as many customers as the nearest car repair competitor – according to a recent YouGov survey.
  • ChipsAway are an established international brand and the UK’s leading mobile vehicle paintwork specialists.

They offer a convenient, high-quality and cost-effective alternative to car body shops and use their renowned Small to Medium Area Repair Technology (SMART) to fix minor scratches, scuffs and dents to vehicles and alloys.

What training is provided?ChipsAway Business | Car Bodywork Repair Franchise

What is the overall investment, and how much money should I have available?

A ChipsAway Business includes technical training, marketing and sales courses, ongoing business and technical support and advice, a host of marketing materials and a 24/7 Call Centre, based in the UK, ready to answer customer enquiries. This market-leading franchise will cost £29,995 + VAT, but with various pricing options you will only need £15,000 + VAT to get started.

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What Our Franchisees Say

I’m absolutely thrilled with the way my business is going. I wanted something flexible, that was not massively expensive and which had the potential for growth. ChipsAway fit the bill and has proved to be everything I’d hoped for. ‘It does what it says on the tin’, and if you follow the business model you can’t go wrong!Andy Cornell, franchisee since 2011

I could see the flexibility of ChipsAway’s business model would work for me. Working for myself as a franchisee is a world away from my life before.Neil Dobson, franchisee since 2013

Why Choose Us

Management Expansion Opportunities

Unrivaled Training and Ongoing Support - No experience needed, guaranteed. Full, certified training

Expert Knowledge - ChipsAway’s proven business model is tried and tested. Working with ChipsAway gives you easy access to a wealth of advice and support.

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