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  • Published on: October 1, 2014

    Mobile valeting company Autovaletdirect has expanded into Scotland with the appointment of its first specialist franchisee. Robert Shaw will be covering the Ayrshire area for specialist automotive valeting services. Autovaletdirect, which is based in Maidstone, Kent, was set up in 1986 and started franchising in 2006. The business is a mobile valeting service with a difference from a hand car...

  • Published on: August 14, 2013

    It’s been quite a year for mobile vehicle valeting franchise Autovaletdirect. The company, which began franchising in 2006, has received strong validation of its business model with the signing of franchise renewals from its first three franchisees this year; now it has also been upgraded by the British Franchise Association (bfa) to Associate Membership as it looks towards UK-wide...

  • Published on: August 1, 2013

    Following the franchise agreement renewals for Paul Salmon in Birmingham and Richard Rowe in Cheltenham in early 2013 and coinciding with Autovaletdirect’s  bfa membership upgrade to Associate in July 2013, we are delighted to announce Shaun Kinsell, (Autovaletdirect  franchisee for Stourbridge, West Midlands) has renewed his franchise term for another six years underlying his...

  • Published on: July 29, 2013

    For the sixth year, Autovaletdirect franchisees have undertaken the valeting preparation and maintenance for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. This year Autovaletdirect looked after four stands for four Motor Manufactures with Five lucky Autovaletdirect franchisees attending for the four days plus set-up day on the Wednesday. We asked some of them about their experiences over the...

  • Published on: June 11, 2013

    Following their success in 2012 supplying their services to Audi, Autovaletdirect were asked to valet and maintain the Audi Fleet presence at The Fleet World Fleet Show held at the world famous Silverstone complex on 24th April. Hundreds of fleet decision-makers descended upon Silverstone to take part in the b2b event and put Audi’s latest models through their paces on the infamous Grand...

  • Published on: April 15, 2013

    Autovaletdirectwill be celebrating 7 years of sustained successin franchising in 2013. Launched in the UK in 2006, the company introduced its’ unique mobile valeting and paint protection service to the UK giving hard working, enterprising people the opportunity to build a long-term, profitable business. Operating from fully equipped mobile vehicles with a unique ‘hot wash’...

  • Published on: March 28, 2013

    Why I chose franchising. I wanted to be my own boss and to own my own business but wanted a Proven business model, help and support and all the equipment I needed.   What I did before taking up a franchise. I worked for Royal Mail for 13 years as a Revenue protection officer and as a Fork lift truck driver.   How I raised the finance I had money from my redundancy plus a bank...

  • Published on: March 11, 2013

    Autovaletdirect have been offering their popular gift vouchers for many years to customers and businesses looking for something a little different for a last minute gift. We've made it simple and it takes all the stress out of deciding corporate incentives schemes or what to buy that lucky guy or girl. The customer just decides on the value or valet and we do the rest – simple! The UK Gift...