Steer Automotive Group has acquired AW Accident Repair Centres’ retailers in the East Midlands, like Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and Derbyshire
Launched in 1998 by CEO Andrew Walsh, AW Mend Team now has 12 centres, utilizing 200 workers. Turnover in 2021 was £18.3m.
The group opened a new centre in Boston in December 2020 and Libncoln in March 2021. 4 of its centres are now Tesla approved.
Walsh will go on to promote vital sustainability and ESG programmes in just a consultancy function.
The AW crew will continue to be in area across the company to carry on the management of AW Maintenance Team within just the Steer Team.
The acquisition usually takes the merged procedure of the Steer Team to 55 sites with 1,000 staff and the capacity to repair 85,000 cars per annum.
Richard Steer, chief government said: “Our strategic focus remains on properly operated and set up regional organizations which grow our achieve and further increases our mend ability.
“AW Mend Group has invested seriously across its total estate, achieving essential producer approvals and insurance policy firm associations.
“They have also created significant investments in their people with a apparent target on bringing ahead a new technology of expertise by means of their Instruction and Apprentice Academy.
“In addition, AW Repair Team is recognised for pioneering sustainability all through their restore process and attained the coveted PAS2060 Carbon Neutral Regular across all their spots. AW was also an early adopter of the EV fix capability with each individual 1 of their colleagues receiving EV Prepared teaching. These are all vital parts that complement our approach and vision for the long run.”
Walsh stated: “I have acknowledged Richard for a extended time and our vision for the upcoming of incident mend is extremely much aligned. The time is right for a mixed pressure to travel the market ahead in the next stage of motor vehicle repair service and engineering.
“I would like to sincerely thank all the AW crew, do the job companions and suppliers for the element they have all performed in the achievements of AW Maintenance Group. It has been a fantastic journey and I am incredibly very pleased of what we have reached with each other.”