Motofix expands into south west

Motofix Group, one of the UK’s leading independent regional vehicle accident repair and bodyshop groups, has added Yeovil’s Andrew Symms Car Body Repairs to its expanding accident repair network.

Following the acquisition, Motofix Group chief executive Richard Tutt said, ‘We are delighted to be back on the acquisition trail after a period of consolidation, which shows we are serious about our expansion plans. This new site is our first in the south west region, which is a key area of growth and opportunity for the group. We expect to be announcing more acquisitions in this region over the coming months.’

Andrew Symms, who will be retained to run the business along with all existing employees said, ‘I’m delighted to join the team at Motofix and see a secure future for both the business and employees. The existing business has a good reputation and the Motofix brand will take this to another level. We are all very excited about the future.’

The Motofix Group is one of the UK’s leading independent regional vehicle accident repair and bodyshop groups. With repair centres in eight counties; Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Somerset, the Group has the capacity to repair over 16,000 vehicles per annum.

Motofix Accident Repair Centres fully support the PAS 125 standard with all sites holding BSI-PAS125-2011 Structural Steel accreditation. The group also holds a growing number of prestige manufacturer approvals.