A Burley-based vehicle repair company has announced a record-breaking 2022.
Smart Repairs, based at 18,000 sq ft freehold premises in Weaver Street, saw its turnover grow by 38 per cent to £8 million last year, with a profit of £1million. whilst trebling its workforce.
Turnover is predicted to rise to £9million this year, with net profit rising to £1.5 million.
The recent appointment of technicians in across the south of England and South Wales means that the company now has 100 staff across the country, with 40 based in Leeds. At least another 15 technicians are being recruited this year.
As part of its national expansion programme this year, Smart Repairs has invested £1m into its van fleet and equipment.
Darryl Short, managing director, said: “This has been a game-changing year for us, by far the most successful year we have ever had. We had previously concentrated on looking after customers and clients in the north of England, but now we have expanded our operations to service the whole of the UK.
“We have recently expanded into Scotland and we have further sustainable growth plans for the North West, the South West, the Midlands and the area by the M25,” said Darryl.
Smart Repairs, which boasts most of Yorkshire’s major car dealerships among its clients, is co-owned by its founder Dan Besau and major investor Phil Newstead. The company carries out 180,000 vehicle repairs a year.