Summary
Be your own boss with a turn-key ChipsAway franchise. On average, each franchisee received over £150,000 worth of repair leads from Head office in 2020* and are given all the support and training needed to start a successful paint and bodywork repair business.

ChipsAway

  Opportunities:
In the UK
  Business Type:
Franchise
  Minimum Investment:
£
  Training Provided:
Yes
  Home-based:
Yes
  Part time:
Yes
  BFA Membership:
Member - Full

Full Description

There’s no better time to become your own boss. With market leaders ChipsAway, you can wave goodbye to working hard for someone else’s gain, control your own diary, and reap your own rewards.

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 business
  • An established brand – recognised by 11 times as many customers as the nearest car repair competitor – according to a recent YouGov survey.

The ChipsAway franchise is all of the above and more.

Keep reading to understand how you can create a better lifestyle for you and your family without the uncertainty that often comes with starting a business.

Are you ready for something more?

Imagine if you could leave the frustrations of your current job or business behind and, in a very short space of time, be totally in control of your own life.

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You’re not stuck behind a desk – you’re out on the road, meeting people and providing a great service for them.

You’re free to choose how much work you take on, and when you do that work.

And it’s easier for you to make time for the most important people in your life.

Whether you need to fit work around your children or other family members, or you just want a more flexible lifestyle, you can have it all with the ChipsAway franchise.

Who Are ChipsAway?

Established for 25 years, our market-leading car repair franchise makes it simple and straightforward for you to start your own business.

You don’t need any car body repair experience, because you’ll receive four weeks of expert, hands-on car repair training at our bespoke facility – accredited by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) – before you start work.

How much will you need to invest to get started?

Your ChipsAway franchise will cost £29,995 +VAT, but with our various pricing options you’ll only need £15,000 +VAT to get started.

How do you know whether this franchise will work for you?

Everything is set up for you to succeed. Although you’ll be your own boss, you definitely won’t be going it alone.

As well as the practical training, and a course in sales and marketing, you will benefit from national marketing campaigns such as TV, which last year alone generated over £57 million worth of customer enquiries to the ChipsAway network.

And, you get unlimited support from our head office, plus your own mentor – an experienced franchisee – who you can call whenever you need to.

What does success look like?

You choose how far you want to take your business. Some franchisees are happy to stick to one van and work alone. Others have several vans or have set up a car care centre and taken on staff.

Keith McGowan has been with us since 2001 and has the biggest ChipsAway car care centre in the UK. Turning over more than £1million, he demonstrates what’s possible if you’re prepared to put in the work.

Request a free info pack today to read his full story.

Go behind the scenes with a new ChipsAway franchisee

Andy Hobbs was frustrated in his sales job. He was working every weekend and every bank holiday, while his boss didn’t show any appreciation for his hard work.

His children were growing up, and he didn’t want to just work, work, work. He wanted to have a life!

He looked at a few different options, but the numbers didn’t stack up. He could see he’d have to work long hours to make a living – which wasn’t what he wanted. Then he discovered ChipsAway.

“What I like about it is the freedom it gives you. You’re under no pressure at all. You come out to people’s houses and people are generally very nice.”

It’s a better level of leads than I expected. On my first day I went out and did 5 quotes, booked 4 that day and booked the other one later. Right now I’m booked up with work for the next three weeks.”

“It’s a good lifestyle – I’m thoroughly enjoying it – and it’s a good company to work with. Although you’re on your own day to day, you do feel like you’re part of an important team. And the support you get is absolutely brilliant.”

Just 4 months in, Andy was already earning roughly the same as he did in his previous job – without the hassle of an ungrateful boss. And he was getting more quality time with his kids at weekends.

If you’d like to learn more, request your free info pack below.

*The average franchisee received over 1,000 enquiries via head office in 2020, which at our average repair value equates to over £150,000.

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    12th January 2016

    In line with their strategy of organic growth, parent company of leading high street names Ovenclean and ChipsAway, Franchise Brands, is celebrating record results from a fantastic 2015! Franchise Brands is celebrating record results from a fantastic 2015! Fra...

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  • Record breaking summer for Chipsaway and Ovenclean

    Record breaking summer for Chipsaway and Ovenclean

    1st November 2015

    While it may not have been the best of summers weather-wise, the record breaking results achieved earlier this year for leading franchises ChipsAway and Ovenclean have once again been smashed this summer! This is great news for both networks of around 400 fran...

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  • Celebrations for ChipsAway at annual conference and awards dinner

    Celebrations for ChipsAway at annual conference and awards dinner

    27th October 2015

    Over 200 delegates congregated at the Hilton, NEC, for ChipsAway’s annual conference and awards dinner over the weekend, celebrating 21 years as the UK’s leading minor car body paintwork repair brand. ChipsAway CEO, Tim Harris, kicked off the event –...

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  • Record results for leading auto repairer ChipsAway

    Record results for leading auto repairer ChipsAway

    7th May 2015

    The UK’s leading automotive paintwork repairer ChipsAway is celebrating this month, following record levels of demand for the service – which is not only up 26% year-on-year, but also the best month ever seen before by the brand! Group Marketing Ma...

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  • ChipsAway Celebrates 21st Birthday

    ChipsAway Celebrates 21st Birthday

    28th April 2015

    ChipsAway International is delighted to be celebrating its 21st anniversary since being introduced to the UK back in 1994! Having grown and developed substantially since its initial launch, ChipsAway has always remained brand leader, standing head and shoulder...

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  • YouGov research confirms ChipsAway as industry brand leaders

    YouGov research confirms ChipsAway as industry brand leaders

    1st April 2015

    Once again a YouGov poll has confirmed that the brand best known by the British motorist for minor automotive paintwork repairs is ChipsAway, with over one third (39%) of the respondents who were able to name a company unprompted, naming ChipsAway, which equat...

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  • ChipsAway shortlisted for prestigious Marketing Award

    ChipsAway shortlisted for prestigious Marketing Award

    11th March 2015

    ChipsAway, the UK’s leading ‘on-the-spot’ automotive paintwork repair specialist, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Franchise Marketing Award in the ‘Best Online Marketing Campaign’ category. The chosen entry focused on a viral campaign produced...

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  • Motoring ahead with ChipsAway

    Motoring ahead with ChipsAway

    24th November 2014

    Aged just 23, car fanatic Ross McKenzie became the youngest member of the UK’s leading minor automotive paintwork repair network, having ‘stumbled’ across the ChipsAway franchise opportunity when he was looking for someone to repair his pride and joy alm...

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  • Franchise Brands announces the appointment of Julia Choudhury as Corporate Development Director

    Franchise Brands announces the appointment of Julia Choudhury as Corporate Development Director

    23rd October 2014

    Franchise Brands Worldwide Limited (“Franchise Brands”), the holding company for a number of flagship franchise businesses including ChipsAway International and Ovenclean, is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Choudhury as Corporate Development D...

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  • Smashing summer for ChipsAway!

    Smashing summer for ChipsAway!

    3rd September 2014

    What a summer it’s been for the UK’s leading automotive paintwork repair brand ChipsAway, who have smashed all previous records with the franchisor generating an unprecedented level of demand in terms of repair leads for their UK wide network of franchise ...

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  • National push as ChipsAway resumes TV advertising!

    National push as ChipsAway resumes TV advertising!

    22nd April 2014

    Leading automotive paintwork repair franchise, ChipsAway, is gearing up for a scorching 2014 with another high-profile TV advertising campaign, this year starting in April and running until September. 2013 was yet another record year for the company, with £30...

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  • ChipsAway chalks up twenty year milestone!

    ChipsAway chalks up twenty year milestone!

    3rd April 2014

    This year the best known and most successful brand in automotive paintwork repairs chalks up twenty years as a market leading franchise. The original ‘SMART’ technology, first developed by ChipsAway in the USA, was launched into the UK in the early 1990s; ...

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  • Alistair Hoy – ChipsAway Cardiff franchisee

    Alistair Hoy – ChipsAway Cardiff franchisee

    Following years of determination and hard work, Ali Hoy now owns his own Car Care centre in central Cardiff, where he manages multiple employees and upholds an excellent reputation in the city. He tells us more about his ChipsAway experience. “My background ...

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  • Andy Cornell – ChipsAway

    Andy Cornell – ChipsAway

    Having faced redundancy twice in three years after a seasoned career as a Sales and Marketing Director, in 2011 Andy decided that he wanted a complete change of direction. He had always wanted to own his own business, so the proven business model of ChipsAway ...

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  • Alistair Hoy

    Alistair Hoy

    A great deal can happen in a year, as ChipsAway franchisee Alistair Hoy can testify. Last year, Ali opened a ChipsAway CarCare Centre (a fixed-base workshop) only six months after his initial business launch as a ‘man and a van’ operation, in line with his...

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  • David Greenaway – ChipsAway

    David Greenaway – ChipsAway

    David Greenaway got off to a flying start, and loves everything that being his own boss brings: Former Training Manager, David Greenaway, decided in 2011 that it was time to take his career into his own hands – his role involved a lot of travel and staying a...

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Full Legal Company Name
ChipsAway International Limited
HQ Address

Edwin Avenue, Hoo Farm
Industrial Estate, Kidderminster,
Worcestershire

HQ Postcode
DY11 7RA
Telephone
0800 731 6914
Website
www.chipsaway.co.uk
BFA Membership
Member - Full
Investment Currency
GBP £
Business Type
Franchise
Home Based
Yes
Locations
UK-England
Training Provided
Yes
Number of Outlets
100+
Min Investment
£15,000 + VAT
Part Time
Yes
Franchises suitable for Women
Yes
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