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Sale - Restaurant & Cafe
•   Established Since 2015
•   Weekly Turnover £3,500
•   Gross Profit 80%
•   Relocation Sale
•   Closed on Sundays
•   EPC - D
REF 5805
Sector(s): Cafe and Diners, Italian Restaurants
Location: Greater Manchester

Leasehold: £90,000
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Lytham - Bistro
•   REF 5687 – Bistro
•   #brandname# are delighted to bring to the market this exceptional leasehold fully licenced bistro located in Lytham.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   The Business is a licenced bistro offering a takeaway service and deliveries operating from impressive premises on Clifton Street in the delightful and sought after location of Lytham.
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•   LOCATION
•   Lytham attracts many visitors each year and is a highly desirable location upon the Fylde Coast. Clifton Street is at the heart of the town also known as the Windmill Quarter and attracts many high street names as well as independent businesses. The area also has upcoming plans for a Music Festival, Christmas Market, monthly market and further ideas being planned. The Windmill corner also hosts its own Facebook page in which businesses promote upcoming events or has the potential to offer outside catering. This Business is ideally located to maximise all the passing footfall.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   This popular business is only being offered for sale due to our clients’ family commitments and therefore this has created an exceptional opportunity for a new owner to enjoy this lucrative and highly respected bistro.
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•   LEASE
•   This beautifully presented building is available on a competitive rent on a 5 year term which started in 2012. A new lease will be available for a new owner.
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•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
•   This terraced building delivers a flawless first impression with its permanent Victorian styled roofing to the exterior area that totally keys immediately into the customer profile of the area. The covered forecourt can accommodate up to 20 seats.
•   Once inside the quality of the fixtures and fittings can be fully appreciated. Internally the bistro can accommodate up 28 customers in the main dining area. In the main dining area is a counter and through to the rear is the kitchen and pot wash room. The toilet facilities are child friendly with disabled access. In the basement area there is an office and 3 storage rooms. Externally to the rear is a shed with two open storage areas.
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•   STAFF
•   Our clients are supported in the business by 3 additional staff members on a casual basis.
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•   FINANCIAL DETAILS
•   Currently the business benefits from 0 rates payable. The business generates a lucrative income stream with gross profits of 70%.
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•   SUMMARY
•   The business has a strong reputation online with impressive reviews that have helped to build the business since 2016. The business is continuing to build upon this reputation and this helps to increase client base and repeat custom. This business would ideally suit a hands on owner operator who could push the business forward. Lytham is a highly desirable and sought after location and as such early viewings are strongly advised.
REF 5687
Sector(s): Cafes, Bistros
Location: Lancashire

Leasehold: £47,000
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Traditional Fish & Chip Shop in Leeds for Sale
•   REF 5657 – Leasehold Fish & Chip Shop
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•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this leasehold fish and chip shop located in the much sought after area of Leeds, West Yorkshire.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   Belle Isle Fisheries has been trading on Belle Isle Parade for over 50 years with our client in ownership since 2015. During that impressive trading history, the business has firmly established itself within the local community and gained a large and loyal customer base with exceptional reputation.
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•   LOCATION
•   Belle Isle, Leeds, is a popular and densely populated area with many other businesses, shops and eateries. Belle Isle Parade is central to this area, offers parking, local custom and much passing trade. The area is well linked with the M621 and M1.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   Belle Isle Fisheries is only being offered for sale due to ill health
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•   LEASE
•   The building is available on a competitive rent on a Full Repair and Insure lease (FRI lease). This is the most common form of commercial property lease. The current lease is 10 years with rent reviews every 3 years. The current lease began in 2015 at a cost £550 per calendar month.
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•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
•   Belle Isle Fisheries is housed within a large, two storey, double fronted retail unit positioned on a busy parade of shops. The business branding is well displayed on strong signage above the glazed frontage. Inside, the shop is well presented with stainless steel counter area and servery. Menu boards are displayed behind the counter and the shop has tiled flooring throughout. The business has a traditional fish and chip shop feel. To the rear of the unit are two further food preparation rooms and a storeroom.
•   On the first floor is a spacious, two bedroom accommodation comprising of two bedrooms, living room, fitted kitchen and family bathroom. The accommodation is very well presented with tasteful décor throughout. A full inventory is available on request.
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•   Belle Isle Fisheries is currently operating with five part-time members of staff in employment in addition to our client.
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•   Financial details are available upon a viewing of the business and Belle Isle Fisheries has traded solidly over its trading history. The business generates weekly takings of £3,000 with excellent 70% gross profits. Most repeat customers are from the local area as one would expect, with additional custom from passers-by.
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•   SUMMARY
•   Belle Isle Fisheries brings a superb opportunity for a new owner to acquire this long-standing business with large customer base and reputation very well established. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further with longer opening hours and days, an online presence and partnerships with websites such as JustEat and HungryHouse. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised and are welcomed by appointment only.
REF 5657
Sector(s): Fish & Chip Shops, Takeaways (Other)
Location: West Yorkshire

Leasehold: £60,000
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Niche Craft & Pottery Business in Northwich
•   REF 5634 – Leasehold Craft & Pottery Business
•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this leasehold family run craft and pottery business located in the much sought after area of Sandiway, Cheshire.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   Cheshire Craft Workshop has been trading since 2011 when our client took ownership and the business was re-named; prior to that, there was a business of a similar nature at this location for over 20 years. During that time, it has firmly established itself within the local community and within this business sector and become a popular and well known craft workshop with a large base of regular customers.
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•   LOCATION
•   The business is positioned within the popular and busy Blakemere Village. Originally, Blakemere was a large hall and stable block built in 1878 and the area is steeped in local history. The buildings were converted into this beautiful retail and leisure outlet in 1994 and has since become very well-known and much sought after. This trading position brings new tourist trade all year round with Blakemere Village Caravan Park recently opening little over a year ago, along with a large and loyal customer base of locals. The village is home to many other complementary, boutique businesses with no direct competition whatsoever.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   The business is only being offered for reluctant sale as our client is looking to relocate.
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•   LEASE
•   The building is available on a competitive rent on a Internal Only. This is the most common form of commercial property lease. The current lease is 4 years and began in 2014 at a cost of £9,633 per annum. Our vendor advises a new lease can be negotiated upon request.
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•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
•   Cheshire Craft Workshop is housed within a single storey, Edwardian style retail unit which was originally part of the stable block of this impressive hall. The business is well branded with signage on display and a welcoming, outdoor seating area leading to the main entrance of the main retail area. Inside, the craft space is well presented, with further tables and chairs, carpeted floor and clean, white décor. To the rear of this space is the counter area and till point. The additional stock room complete with kiln, pottery wheel is located behind the counter area.
•   The SAV held is approximately £7,500 and this is all well organised and displayed on good quality racking. All areas are well presented with excellent quality fixtures and fittings, a full inventory is available on request.
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•   The business is currently operating with 5 casual members of staff in addition to our client working 3 days per week.
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•   FINANCIAL DETAILS
•   Financial details are available upon a viewing of the business and the business has traded solidly over its trading history. The business generates an annual turnover of £105,000 with strong gross profits. Many customers are from the local area as one would expect, with plenty of additional trade from visitors to the shopping centre and tourists staying a the Blakemere Village Caravan Park,
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•   SUMMARY
•   This leasehold business is an exciting proposition for a new owner. The business has a superb reputation and long trading history with customer base already established. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further with longer opening hours and the introduction of classes, courses and events. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. It is also key to mention that the business that previous experience in this sector isn't necessary, as our client will be willing to provide full training as well as a handover period that can be negotiated. Early viewings are strongly advised.
REF 5634
Sector(s): Leisure businesses
Location: Cheshire

Leasehold: £120,000
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CHESTER - Artisan Bakery, Deli, Cafe & Catering
•   REF 5620 – Leasehold Artisan Bakery/Deli/Café & Catering Business
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•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this leasehold artisan bakery with deli/café and catering business located in the much sought after area of Handbridge, Chester.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   Spoilt For Choice has been trading from number 11 Handbridge since 2013 previous to this business a deli was trading from this location from 2008. Over that time, it has firmly established itself within the local community, gaining a large and loyal customer base and a superb reputation.
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•   Handbridge is a popular and much sought after area of Chester. It is hugely popular with tourists and visitors all year round. The business is placed centrally in the village, and lies close to Chester University and many local residential areas. The business enjoys this superb trading location which is perfect for regular trade in addition to plenty of passing trade. The nearby bridge is exceptionally popular, steeped in local history which crosses the River Dee and can be accessed from the city walls in many directions.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   The business is only being offered for sale due to our client’s retirement.
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•   The building is available on a competitive rent on a Full Repair and Insure lease (FRI lease). This is the most common form of commercial property lease. The current lease is a rolling lease with the local council and is charged at £550 per calendar month.
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•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
•   The business is housed within the ground floor of an impressive, mid terrace, period property. The single frontage is glazed, with good branding and signage on display.
•   Inside, the main seating and servery area is nicely presented with tiled flooring and tasteful décor. This area offers seating for 8 and there is space for a further 2 outside in the warmer months. Deli products are displayed in display fridges with menu boards displayed behind the servery counter. The open plan kitchen can be viewed from this main area where the baking and food preparation takes place. The kitchen is professionally equipped with high quality fixture and fittings in place. To the rear is a staff toilet.
•   Externally to the rear is a small yard area with shared access and an additional outbuilding with two storeroom areas.
•   There is space for two cars to the rear of the building.
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•   STAFF
•   The business is currently operating with two part time members of staff in addition to our client.
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•   FINANCIAL DETAILS
•   Financial details are available upon a viewing of the business and the business has traded solidly over its trading history. The business generates impressive weekly takings of £3,000 with strong gross profits of almost 60%. Many customers are from the local area as one would expect with much passing trade as mentioned above.
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•   SUMMARY
•   This leasehold business is a refreshing mix of bakery, deli and outside catering generating impressive takings from all income streams. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further with development of the outside catering service. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised as early interest and completion is much anticipated.
REF 5620
Sector(s): Bakeries, Coffee Shops
Location: Cheshire

Leasehold: £85,000
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LIVERPOOL - Sandwich Shop
•   REF 5607 – Leasehold Sandwich Shop
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•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this leasehold sandwich shop located in the much sought after area of Tuebrook, Liverpool.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   The Baguette Bar has been trading on West Derby Road since 2016 and in that time it has firmly established itself within the local community, gaining a great customer base and reputation.
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•   LOCATION
•   Tuebrook is a popular and densely populated area of Liverpool, close to Stoneycroft and Fairfield. The Baguette Bar is positioned within a busy shopping area, with many other complementary businesses close by in addition to a large residential community. Newsham Park is close by and many local schools. The area has a busy market on Thursdays and Saturdays and there is a wide pavement outside, offering potential for outdoor seating.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   The business is only being offered for sale as our client’s relocation.
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•   The building is available on a competitive rent on a Full Repair and Insure lease (FRI lease). This is the most common form of commercial property lease. The current lease is 3 years with rent reviews every 3 years. The current lease began in 2016 at a cost of £495 per calendar month.
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•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
•   The Baguette Bar is housed within the ground floor of a large, mid terraced retail unit with great branding and signage on display above the entrance area. The glazed frontage is well presented with a large approach in this busy shopping area. Inside, the business is exceptionally well presented, with tasteful décor, mahogany tables and chairs and stainless steel display fridge and counter in place. Menu boards and specials are displayed behind the counter with a large open drinks fridge to the left of the servery. To the rear is an immaculate preparation room, two storerooms and a toilet with wash basin. All areas are presented to a very high standard.
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•   The business has no staff in employment other than our client.
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•   FINANCIAL DETAILS
•   Financial details are available upon a viewing of The Baguette Bar which has traded solidly over its trading history. The business generates weekly takings of £600 with very strong 83% gross profits – this is based on limited opening hours and no weekend opening at the moment. All customers are from the local area as one would expect.
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•   SUMMARY
•   This leasehold business delivers good weekly takings and is generating more custom and reputation consistently. There is plenty of scope to develop The Baguette Bar further with longer opening hours and days, an online presence with ordering service and potentially delivery rounds and catering for local businesses/schools and so on. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised.
REF 5607
Sector(s): Sandwich Shops
Location: Merseyside

Leasehold: £19,500
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LEEDS - Children's Activity Centre
•   Ref – 5596 – Childrens soft play centre and café.
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•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this leasehold childrens soft play centre with café in the much sought after area of Rodley, Leeds.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   Cottonbudz has been established since 2005 with our client taking ownership in 2015. Cotttonbudz is a well-established soft play centre and café providing a range of activities and parties for children in a safe and fun environment up to the age of 8 years. Cottonbudz also offers dance classes for children on a weekly basis and has a recently refurbished outdoor play area. Cottonbudz have recently registered with OFSTED allowing them to provide after school and holiday clubs with permission for 30 children.
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•   LOCATION
•   Rodley is a village in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, West Yorkshire. The business is accessible via the A657 and the A6120.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   Cottonbudz is being offered for sale due to our clients family commitments creating this superb opportunity to obtain this long established business.
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•   The business is held on a Full Repair and Insure lease (FRI). The current lease started in 2015 and is 3 years in length. There are rent reviews every 3 years and the rent is currently £16,000 + VAT per annum.
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•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
•   Cottonbudz is a detached 2 storey property within a small commercial estate just off the Leeds ring road. The business has large and colourful signage on display with roller shutters on the front which can be left open during the day to allow the natural light inside the play area. The front of the building has parking available for around 12 cars.
•   Inside, the business is well presented with the reception area leading into the main play area and the seating for up to 40 in the café. To the rear of the business there is the kitchen and toilet facility.
•   To the rear of the building there is a recently refurbished astro turf outdoor play area equipped with picnic benches, playhouse and toys and games.
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•   The business currently employs 5 members of staff who are all part time play monitors with our clients mainly running the café.
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•   Financial details are available upon viewing the business. Cottonbudz currently generates an annual turnover of £80,000 with a gross profit of approximately 84%. The café and admissions bring in 70% of the turnover and the remaining 30% comes from the pre-booked parties. The business also generates an additional income from dance classes which are currently run on a weekly basis for around 2 to 4 hours at a rate of £10 an hour, generating an additional £160 per month. This is a sound investment for any new owner due to the potential trading opportunities.
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•   SUMMARY
•   Cottonbudz offers a solid and consistent business opportunity and it delivers impressive weekly takings. There is potential to increase the turnover by using a more structured advertising and marketing scheme and offering promotional events. A new owner could also open longer to increase turnover and increase profitability. This an ideal opportunity for an existing company to expand their current portfolio or an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised.
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REF 5596
Sector(s): Childrens Activity & Play Businesses
Location: West Yorkshire

Leasehold: £59,995
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MATLOCK - BUTCHERS / FARM SHOP
•   REF 5574 – Leasehold Butchers & Farm Shop
•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this leasehold butchers and farm shop located in the much sought after area of Matlock, Derbyshire.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   Wrights Farm Shop Limited has been trading on Dale Road North since 2003 and over that time it has firmly established itself within the local community and gained a most enviable reputation and customer base.
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•   LOCATION
•   Matlock is a popular and much sought after town in Derbyshire. It is situated at the south eastern edge of the Peak District. Close to Chesterfield and Mansfield, the area is well linked with the M1 and A6. The area is pretty and picturesque, popular with residents and businesses alike. Dale Road North is a prime location within the town; offering local customers from residential areas and passing trade from visitors to the area.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   Wrights Farm Shop is only being offered for sale as our clients retirement.
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•   The building is available on a competitive rent on a Full Repair and Insure lease (FRI lease). This is the most common form of commercial property lease. The current lease is 10 years with rent reviews every 5 years. The current lease began in 2013 and runs at a cost of £200 a week.
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•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
•   Wrights Farm Shop is housed within the ground floor of a mid-terraced unit within a busy and popular parade of shops and other businesses. Well branded with clear, traditional signage on display, the shop stands out and offers a lovely first impression with a selection of fresh fruit and veg on display on arrival. This is a single frontage property with a large display window. Inside, there is a well presented and welcoming customer servery area with the display fridge counter. The butchery area is located in a separate room to the rear of the shop. Additionally, a preparation room in which meat products are freshly produced is to the rear and there is also a private office and staff toilet.
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•   Wrights Farm Shop employs two full time members of staff.
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•   Financial details are available upon a viewing Wrights Farm Shop and the business has traded solidly over its trading history. Wrights Farm Shop generates an annual turnover of £449,000 with strong and consistent gross profits. Most customers are from the local area as one would expect with much demand for deli business to be developed.
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•   This leasehold business is a superb mix of a farm shop and butchery business and it delivers impressive weekly takings from multiple income streams. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further through delivery rounds, an online presence and contracts with other local businesses such as pubs and restaurants. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised.
REF 5574
Sector(s): Butcher shops
Location: Derbyshire

Leasehold: £120,000
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LANCASHIRE - CLOSED DOWN FISH & CHIP SHOP
•   REF 5561 – Freehold Closed Fish & Chips Shop with 3 Bed Accommodation
•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this closed, freehold fish and chips shop with three bed accommodation located in the much sought after area of Barnoldswick, Lancashire.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   The business that was located in these premises has been closed since 2016. The business was previously trading for 10 years and had established a large and loyal customer base in this popular shopping area.
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•   Rainhill Road in Barnoldswick is a popular and busy shopping area within this pretty town. The area is densely populated with many local schools, businesses and shops. There is parking available directly outside the business and the area is well used by shoppers and residents alike.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   The business is only being offered for sale as our client’s relocation.
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•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
•   This large property houses a business area on the ground floor and a large, 3 bedroom accommodation on the first floor with additional attic space.
•   The ground floor is set up as a fish and chips shop, with tiled flooring throughout and stainless steel counter and servery area. There are good quality menu boards displayed, with drinks fridge, display ovens and hand washing facilities in place. To the rear is a preparation room.
•   On the first floor, the 3 bedroom accommodation is well presented with family bathroom, and converted attic room.
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•   The business is currently closed with no staff in employment.
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•   This business has traded solidly over its trading history. When trading, this business was generating weekly takings of £3,000 with strong gross profits. Most customers were from the local area as one would expect.
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•   This freehold, closed business and property offers numerous opportunity for a new owner, with potential to rent out the accommodation and business, or possibly run a business here with accommodation included. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further with an online presence with ordering service and potentially delivery rounds and catering for local businesses/schools and so on. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised.
REF 5561
Sector(s): Fish & Chip Shops
Location: Lancashire

Freehold: £160,000
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LIVERPOOL - Convenience Store & Off Licence
•   Ref – 5556 – Convenience store & off license with flat.
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•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this leasehold convenience store and off licence with a 3 bedroom flat in the much sought after area of Merseyside, Liverpool.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   A N S Food and Wine has been established since 2013 attracted to the busy location and the motorway links. A business of this type has been in this location for over 40 years and the businesses current trading history is a solid investment for any new owner.
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•   Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England with links to the M53, M56, M62, M6 and M58. The business is located on a busy parade of shops on Dover Road including a hair studio, local fish and chip shop and Chinese restaurant.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   The business is being offered for sale due to our clients other business commitments creating this superb opportunity to obtain a well presented and well maintained convenience store and off licence.
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•   The business is held on a Full Repair and Insure lease (FRI) which started in 2013 and is 10 years in length. The current lease has 5 years remaining with reviews every 5 years at a cost of £1,200 per calendar month which includes the flat.
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•   A N S Food and Wine is a terraced retail property located on a busy parade of shops with bright and colourful signage on display. The front of the business has large signage and branding displays covering the windows, also there is a chalk board displaying the alcohol offers. Inside the business is well lit and well presented. The retail area is brimming with products and offers on display and there is a central shelving unit to the middle of the retail area. To the rear of the business are two store rooms and a toilet facility. On the first floor there is the self – contained 3 bedroom living accommodation which is accessed via the rear of the business. The accommodation has a hallway leading the lounge, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and bathroom with bath, toilet and wash basin. To the rear of the business there is an allocated parking space and to the front there is free parking for customers.
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•   The business is currently run by our clients and two casual members of staff.
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•   Financial details are available upon a viewing of the business. A N S Food and Wine currently generates a turnover of around £9,000 per week with £300 per week being generated from Lotto and around £600/£800 per week being generated from Paypoint. The gross profit is currently at around 30%.
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•   A N S Food and Wine offers a solid and consistent business opportunity and it delivers impressive weekly takings. This is an ideal opportunity for an existing company to expand their current portfolio or an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised.
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REF 5556
Sector(s): Convenience Stores, Off Licences
Location: Merseyside

Leasehold: £57,500
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BLACKBURN - Closed Fish & Chip Shop
•   REF 5552 – Fish and Chip Shop
•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this leasehold fish and chip shop located on Shorrock Lane, Blackburn.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   Shorrock Lane Fish and Chips has been trading here since the 1960’s, with our client in ownership since 2010. The business has become well known during that time, with a great reputation and has firmly established itself within the local community.
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•   Shorrock Lane is located close to Mill Hill and Ewood. This area is densely populated, with local schools, medical centre and supermarkets close by. Free roadside parking is available directly outside the shop.
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•   REASON FOR SALE
•   The business is only being offered for sale due to the ill health of family members. Our client was forced to close the shop on Friday, 24th March 2017, after a period of reduced opening hours in recent months.
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•   The building is available on a competitive rent on a Full Repair and Insure lease (FRI lease). This is the most common form of commercial property lease. The current lease is 6 years with rent reviews every 3 years. The current lease began in 2016 at a cost of £135 per week.
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•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
•   The business is housed within a single fronted, terraced property within a row of residential properties. The shop has a traditional appearance with clear and bold branding and signage on display. Inside, the newly renovated customer servery area is very well presented, with stainless steel servery including display ovens and menu board to the rear. The fixtures and fittings are all of a high quality and have been well maintained. To the rear is a preparation room that is fully equipped and well presented – a full inventory is available by request. On the first floor of the property, there area two large rooms and a bathroom – this area is currently used for storage but could be converted into accommodation with use of the kitchen on the ground floor. Outside, there is an outbuilding and additional WC to the rear of the property, within an enclosed yard area.
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•   STAFF
•   The business has no staff in employment currently.
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•   Financial details are available upon a viewing of the business and the business has traded solidly over its trading history. The business generated weekly takings of between £600 and £700 on reduced opening hours, there is much scope for expansion and growth for this business, longer opening hours and introduction of additional menu options would be of use. The business would also benefit from an online presence and potentially, partnerships with online retailers such as JustEat and HungryHouse. All customers were from the local area as one would expect.
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•   This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a newly refurbished, immaculately presented fish and chip shop with outstanding facilities in this popular area of Blackburn. This business has only recently closed, and has a large and loyal customer base established over many years. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the foundations already in place. Early viewings are strongly advised.
REF 5552
Sector(s): Fish & Chip Shops
Location: Lancashire

Leasehold: £14,995
Sold
Traditional Fish & Chip Shop in Lovely Village
•   REF 5460 – Freehold Fish and Chip Shop with Accommodation
•   #brandname# are proud to bring to the market this freehold fish and chip shop with accommodation, located in the much sought after area of Milnthorpe, Cumbria.
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•   INTRODUCTION
•   Milnthorpe Fish & Chips was established some 80 years ago, our client has been in ownership since 1998 and this business is truly part of the local history in this pretty and popular village.
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•   Milnthorpe is a large village in Cumbria with a good residential population and year round visitors. This is a beautiful setting in a very pretty village, it has both sizeable population as well as picking up tourist trade in the summer. The area is approximately 15 minutes from Kendal in the South Lakes.
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•   The business is only being offered for sale as our client would like to retire. This creates an ideal opportunity for a new owner operator to really enjoy the benefits of this exceptionally well known and long standing business.
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•   This is a freehold opportunity therefore no lease details apply.
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•   This beautiful property is a large, mid terraced property. On the same row of buildings, the other properties are residential with frontage onto main road. Adjacent is the popular and busy Market Square which gives plenty of parking any time of day.
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•   The market is open on a Friday which brings a huge amount of additional trade.
•   Inside, there is a very well presented customer area with servery, a professionally fitted and well equipped kitchen with a preparation area to the rear and a small office area. Every area is presented to a high standard with good quality fixtures and fittings in place.
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•   On the first floor of the property is a potential accommodation area, which is in need of some updating. This is made up of one double bedroom, a bathroom and a lounge. This could also be used as a storage area, if preferred.
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•   The business currently employs two part time members of staff.
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•   Financial details are available upon a viewing of the business and the business has traded solidly over its trading history. The business generates weekly takings of £1,400 whilst operating on limited hours, meaning huge potential to increase takings even further.
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•   This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a most impressive, freehold fish and chip shop in an ideal location and superbly presented premises. An ideal opportunity for a new owner looking for relocation to a beautiful village with a customer base and reputation already established. Early viewings are strongly advised, due to the popularity and picturesque nature of this village and the impressive trading history of this lovely business.
REF 5460
Sector(s): Fish & Chip Shops
Location: Cumbria

Freehold: £180,000 Rent Negotiable
Leasehold: £40,000 Rent Negotiable
Sold
HUDDERSFIELD - Cafe
•   #brandname# are delighted to bring to the market this leasehold café located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
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•   INTRODUCTION
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•   Newshome Nosh has been trading on Church Lane since 2010 over that time it has earned an enviable reputation.
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•   Huddersfield is located on the valleys of the River Colne and the River Holme the confluence of which is located south of the town centre. The town is located in the eastern foothills of the Pennines which extend into the moorlands of the South Pennines west of the town.
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•   Newshome Nosh is only being offered for sale due to our client’s recent health issues and therefore this has created an exceptional opportunity for a new owner to acquire the business and push it on to the next level.
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•   The building is available on a competitive rent on a Full Repair and Insure lease (FRI lease). This is the most common form of commercial property lease. The lease is 6 years in length and was last renewed in 2010.
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•   Situated on a parade of shops in the area of Newsome, the location puts it almost next door to amenities such as doctors surgery, dentist and chemist. Other shops on the parade are an off license, hair salon and around the corner, a convenience store, there is also a school nearby.
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•   This double fronted shop has two large display windows, once inside the layout can be fully appreciated. The café offers seating for around 28, the kitchen is open plan giving it a modern feel. There is also a basement that provides additional storage.
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•   Although the building is two storey the lease and this proposition only concerns itself with the ground floor.
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•   Working alongside our client are 3 part time staff. Our client is willing to stay on at the business for a period of time to ensure a smooth handover and customer continuity.
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•   The business has trading strongly since its inception in 2010 and currently delivers steady weekly takings with high gross profits.
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•   This leasehold café is extremely popular and benefits from operating in this busy location. The business would ideally suit a hands on owner operator who could push the business on to the next level, alternatively due to the business being currently run by the staff this could suit a business buyer who is looking to expand into the area. Early viewings are advised.
REF 5434
Sector(s): Cafes
Location: West Yorkshire

Leasehold: £27,995
Sold
WARWICKSHIRE - Off Licence
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#brandname# are delighted to bring to the market this outstanding opportunity to purchase a superb Bargain Booze store that trades from Clifton Road, Rugby.

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This profitable store is currently privately owned by our client, is offered for sale due to retirements and therefore offers an attractive proposition for a new owner to enjoy. As one would expect this store has an excellent trading position close to other complementary businesses that benefits from ample free car parking. The business enjoys regular and loyal trade from the local community together with a good deal of passing trade .

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This substantial mid-terraced retail unit comprises a spacious sales area which is light and airy creating a welcoming environment together with large storage facilities to the rear.

•   The store generates a weekly turnover figure of £10,500. This store offers great scope for a new owner to either enjoy the benefit of running the store under management if required, or alternatively, by adopting a more ‘hands-on’ approach a new owner could push the business forward and increase the turnover accordingly.

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The store, like all Bargain Booze stores, is fitted out to an exceptionally high standard with excellent equipment and fittings. At the heart of the store is the EPOS bar code scanning and stock re-ordering system. This State of the Art stock control system allows every piece of sales information from this store to be downloaded to Bargain Booze Head Office every night, effectively making the Bargain Booze Head Office the ‘back office’ of this store this means less paperwork for the owner allowing more time dedicated to selling the product. The new owner will receive total support with every type of information you could possibly need to run an effective and profitable business. Along with the Epos system is a CCTV monitoring system and a superb range of modern refrigeration units.

•   This Bargain Booze store retails an extensive range of bottled beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks together with an excellent range of confectionery, tobacco and convenience grocery lines.
•   This store would appeal to a new owner due to its exceptional trading position.
•   This Bargain Booze store is part of an extensive network of approximately 600 stores throughout the country and is one of the fastest growing retail groups in the UK. As with all the stores in the group Bargain Booze offers an industry leading delivery service.

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It is rare that such a successful business becomes available on the open market therefore we strongly advise early viewings as a speedy completion is anticipated.

REF 5432
Sector(s): Off Licences
Location: Warwickshire

Leasehold: £55,000
Sold
STANDISH - Convenience Store & Post Office
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#brandname# are delighted to bring to the market this freehold convenience store and post office located in Wigan, Lancashire.

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The Country Store has been trading on Chorley Road for over 30 years and our client has operated the business successfully since 2007. Over that time the business has earned an enviable reputation and has a strong trading heritage.

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Standish is a town in the Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester. It is located on the A49 road between the towns of Chorley and Wigan, a short distance from Junction 27 of the M6 motorway.

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The Country Store is only being offered for sale due to our client’s other business interests.

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The building is offered on a Freehold basis therefore no lease details apply.

•   BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
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The Country Store enjoys the pleasant residential location that Chorley Road provides on the outskirts of Standish. The building was a residential dwelling and over the years it has been converted into a shop premises. This single fronted shop benefits from free on road parking immediately outside. Upon entry there is a single position sales counter and a single position post office counter. The retail area is approximately 600 sq ft. Supporting the retail space is a stock room, an office area and a compact galley kitchen.

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The business enjoys 7 members of staff which will certainly ensure a smooth handover and provide customer continuity which is essential in a community store such as this.

•   FINANCIAL DETAILS
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The retail business is trading strongly and is delivering strong gross profit margins the post office has an impressive salary.

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This is an exciting opportunity to acquire a thriving convenience store and post office that truly is in the heart of the community. Trading over three decades and still offering excellent opportunities to develop the business, The Country Store delivers strong sales and lucrative post office salary. The building potentially offers 2 bedroomed living accommodation but is currently being used as currently as a stock room and office area with small galley kitchen. The business would suit an enthusiastic new owner who could build on the solid trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised.

REF 5429
Sector(s): Post Offices
Location: Greater Manchester

Freehold: £249,995
Sold
CHESTER - Cafe & Sandwich Shop
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this leasehold, newly-established and profitable café and sandwich shop in Chester, Cheshire.

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Tony’s Kitchen has been trading since early 2016, with a business of the same nature here for many years. The business has gained a loyal customer following and is very popular in the local area with both residents and visitors. The shop boasts a superb reputation established by the great quality produce and menu choices. Offered for sale due to another business commitment and lack of time, this is a most exciting and rare opportunity for a new buyer to acquire a busy and profitable business with customer base and reputation already in place.

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The business is housed within a single fronted, two storey unit with great branding and signage well displayed. Located close to junction of Frodsham Street and Eastgate Street at heart of Chester, it is very accessible and well positioned with complemerntary businesses such as banks and shops close by. Inside, the main shop floor is well-presented with stainless steel customer servery area and menu board displayed behind the counter, with modern seating for 14 covers and wooden flooring. There is space externally with superb new street furniture and space for a further 8 covers. On the first floor of the unit is a storeroom reached by a spiral staircase. All areas are presented to a very high standard, with good quality equipment, fixtures and fittings and the entire building is well maintained. This business does not have living accommodation included.

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This is a superb and unique opportunity for a new owner to acquire this exceptional business. This opportunity would suit a new owner/operator, or another similar business looking to expand. There are currently two permanent members of staff in place and a further two casual staff members, these staff are able to stay on if required. The business generates weekly takings of over £2,000 with strong gross profits and a rental cost of £404 per week, making this a sound investment and a wonderful opportunity. Viewings are essential as soon as possible, are requested by appointment only.

REF 5392
Sector(s): Sandwich Shops
Location: Cheshire

Leasehold: £39,000
Sold
PRESTWICH - Coffee Shop
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#brandname# are delighted to bring to the market this leasehold coffee shop located in Prestwich, Manchester.

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The Coffee Sack has been trading since January 2016 and it has immediately proved itself to be a success. The intention of the owner was to establish the business and bring it to the open market and as such #brandname# are now proud to present this to the open market.

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The business operates from Scholes Lane in Prestwich. Prestwich is located within the borough of Bury yet is only around 3 miles from Manchester City Centre. Prestwich is served by four tram stations on the Metrolink line from Manchester to Bury, at Besses o' th' Barn on the Whitefield border to the north, Prestwich in the centre of the village, Heaton Park in the centre-east and Bowker Vale on the Blackley border to the South-East.

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The Coffee Sack operates from this impressive location in Prestwich, off road parking to the front for approximately fifteen cars. This property was originally built as a coffee shop, then was bought by the vendors and converted to offices. It is therefore purpose built as a coffee shop and therefore looks superb. Number 3 Scholes lane is a single storey retail unit occupying an end position on a parade of retail units. Other units within the parade include a hair salon and restaurant.

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Externally, along with the parking to the front the business utilises the frontage by offering 16-20 covers on the veranda which is used in summer. 4 outdoor covers are kept out in the winter. There is a storage shed to the side of the property and a garage store within close proximity

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Internally, the business offers seating for around 40, coupled with the external seating gives a total of approx 60 covers in all. The finish to the building is very special indeed with a corporate feel along with high end finishes. The main servery counter is well placed with an impressive preparation area and kitchen to the rear. The business has a full complement of staff and is in a perfect position for a new owner to take the business on to the next level.

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Although the business is delivering impressive weekly takings there are plenty of extra trading opportunities that a new owner could exploit to improve overall profitability. Extending the opening hours into the weekend would certainly increase takings as would increasing the menu options to build breakfast trade.

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The Coffee Sack is an impressive business that offers huge potential for a new owner. Offered with a new lease with a competitive rent, this impressive business offers a superb opportunity and as such early viewings are advised as a speedy completion is anticipated.

REF 5387
Sector(s): Coffee Shops
Location: Greater Manchester

Leasehold: £89,995
Sold
MANCHESTER - Nursing Agency
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this leasehold, highly reputable and profitable nursing agency in Manchester.

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Unique Nursing Services Limited has been trading since 2003. The business established itself as a trustworthy, knowledgeable and exceptionally reputable care business with consistent growth year on year. Unique Nursing has grown to be now one of the leading Healthcare providers in the North West region, meeting the needs of all its clients and customers with its main customers being care homes, nursing homes and respite care in the Greater Manchester area. The business provides 50 nurses and 150 carers to these long standing and loyal customers. Offered for sale due to retirement, this is a most exciting and rare opportunity for a new buyer to acquire a busy and profitable business with customer base and reputation already in place.

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The office is situated on a busy trunk road on the outskirts of Manchester, the business could potentially operate from anywhere in the Greater Manchester area. This therefore could be a bolt on acquisition for someone already in the industry. Housed within a spacious property with office space with entrance between two main windows, the business is well branded with good signage on display. The entrance leads straight to a main reception and office area. This has three workstations, leading to one side is a separate staff kitchen and toilet area. Additionally, there is a large, private office to the rear.

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This is a superb and unique opportunity for a new owner to acquire this exceptional business. There are currently three members of staff in place, these staff are well trained and the current owner is able to offer a professional handover to a new owner. The business generates an annual turnover of £1,200,000 with strong gross profits of £92,334 and a rental cost of £185 per week, making this a sound investment and a wonderful opportunity. Meetings with our client are essential as soon as possible, are requested by appointment only.

REF 5383
Sector(s): Domiciliary Home Care
Location: Greater Manchester

Leasehold: £220,000
Sold
International - Sports Tape Brand
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this successful and highly profitable sports tape supply business, currently based in Over, Cambridgeshire but is fully relocatable.

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Premier Sock Tape is an international supplier of sports tape, popular with many teams and players within the UK, Europe and around the world. Premier Sock Tape has been developed with the conscientious sportsman (and woman) in mind. The main tape supplied by this business, the 19mm Pro ES Sock Tape, made from a unique and patented soft polyvinyl-chloride rubber that has a chemical change from that of normal electrical type tapes. PST have the world-wide licence to use this highly technical type of tape and have now positioned it as the most used 19mm sock tape in the Premier League being supplied to 19 Premier League teams as well as many other top leagues & teams across the globe. This business is now offered for sale due to our clients other business interests and commitments, and we therefore have this sensational opportunity for a new owner to really benefit from the long trading history in place and the impressive customer base established.

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The business is currently housed within a spacious industrial unit in Over. The unit is approximately 3,000 square feet in size and which is made up of both office space and industrial space. For a new owner wishing to relocate this business – this is the approximate size required, possibly larger if looking to expand further into other sporting arenas such as Rugby Union, Hockey and American Sports. These areas are ripe for development and a vigorous and thorough sales approach is required. Currently, the business is running with two directors in place, whom deal with every aspect of this business. Generating over £330,000 annually, with strong gross profits and low overheads, this is a superb proposition.

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To summarise, this is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a highly successful and very profitable business that supplies sports tape to many sports including high profile professional, semi-professional, amateur and international sports clubs throughout the UK and also within Europe. Easily relocatable and with massive potential to take advantage of additional markets in other sports in the UK as well as developing the American market. Meetings with our client are recommended at your earliest convenience, high interest and speedy completion is much anticipated.

REF 5378
Sector(s): Sports Shops
Location: Cambridgeshire

Leasehold: £450,000 + SAV
Sold
CHEADLE - Fish & Chips Shop & Restaurant
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this freehold, long established and profitable fish and chip restaurant and takeaway in Cheadle, Staffordshire.

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Fantis The Friendly Fryer has been trading here on High Street for 18 years. The business has gained a loyal customer following and is very popular in the local area with both residents and visitors.The shop boasts an enviable reputation established by the great quality produce and menu choices. Offered for sale due to retirement, this is a most exciting and rare opportunity for a new buyer to acquire a busy and profitable business with customer base and reputation already in place.

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The business is housed within a large, three storey retail unit with great branding and signage well displayed. Located close to the town centre of Cheadle, close to schools, shops and a large hospital, it is very accessible and well positioned with good links to Woodhead and Forsbrook. Inside, the main shop floor is spacious and very well presented, with stainless steel customer servery area for takeaways and a good sized dining area with tasteful décor and good quality tables and chairs. Additionally the property boasts a patio area and an extension which is currently used as a potato room. All areas are presented to a very high standard, with good quality equipment, fixtures and fittings and the entire building is well maintained.

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This business has a substantial self-contained, 4 bedroomed flat included, housed within the first and second floor of the premises. Comprising of kitchen, living room, bathroom and four bedrooms, all areas are well presented with tasteful décor, this could be used as owners accomodation or for additional rental income.

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This is a superb and unique opportunity for a new owner to acquire this exceptional business. This opportunity would suit a new owner operator, or another similar business looking to expand into this area. There are currently 5 part time members of staff in place in addition to our clients, these staff are able to stay on if required. The business is a sound investment and a wonderful opportunity. Viewings are essential as soon as possible, are requested by appointment only.

REF 5373
Sector(s): Cafes
Location: Staffordshire

Freehold: £350,000
Sold
Popular Greengrocers in Affluent Selby
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#brandname# are delighted to bring to the market this leasehold grocers business located in Selby, Yorkshire.

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RK Harris and Sons has been trading at Market Cross Shopping Centre since 2011 and is only being offered for sale due to future retirement plans therefore this has created an exceptional opportunity for a new owner to enjoy the solid trading foundations and push the business forward. The business is currently a family run business that has been operating in the area since 1971 and as such has an outstanding reputation locally.

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Selby is situated 14 miles South of the City of York along the course of the River Ouse. Selby is a sizeable town on the main route North from the Midlands. The business is located in the market area of this affluent town and therefore attracts high footfall and passing trade.

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Externally, the business has impressive kerb appeal with its strong signage and brand identity. As one would expect from this type of business, great emphasis is placed on the exterior of the building and it benefits from two display areas on this double fronted unit. The rectangle retail space inside is of an ideal size and again is superbly fitted. A stock room is located to the rear of the building with an office space on the first floor. The lease for the shop includes a permit for parking for three vehicles along with a loading bay for easy deliveries. The business operates with eight part time members of staff and is open from 7am to 5pm 6 days a week.

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Financially the business delivers impressive weekly takings and high gross profits. Clearly the business benefits from seasonal trading and enjoys plentiful repeat custom. A new owner could certainly add to the turnover by looking to wholesale to local stores and restaurants and also by embracing an online presence to increase brand awareness in the local community.

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The business would ideally suit a hands-on owner operator who could enjoy all the benefits of this well-established business whilst also pushing the business forward to increase trade. Early viewings are advised as it is rare that a business of this calibre offering so much potential becomes available on the open market.

REF 5357
Sector(s): Greengrocers, Convenience Stores
Location: North Yorkshire

Leasehold: £24,995
Sold
SUFFOLK (RELOCATABLE) - Online Giftware Business
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this well-established online giftware business currently run from Suffolk but fully relocatable.

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Choices For The Home is an online business providing an array of products for the home. Product lines include: soft furnishings, home accessories and giftware. The business has been trading for over three years, and comprises two Ebay stores, one amazon store and its own state of the art website. Our client now offers for sale due to retirement, and with a recent, massive price reduction from £75,000, this opportunity is one that is anticipated to move quickly.

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The business has a strong turnover of over £100,000 per annum, with a gross profit of £54,792 and a net profit of £22,708 for the year end of March 2016, the business also has exceptionally low running costs. The customer base that our client has secured over the last three years is strong and loyal, with customers returning time and again due to the well thought out product lines and wonderful service. The business could be located anywhere within the UK, and our client offers in addition to the sale, racking and plastic storage boxes which are necessary for the storage of throws and cushions which may be purchased at half cost price.

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This business would suit a person who wishes to work with flexible hours, with the business operating on a 1 to 1.5 hour a day input. the business is more than able to drive forward, given the already excellent business model in place. There is scope for expansion into social media for a boost of takings in addition to other online outlets. Meetings with our client are recommended as soon as possible in order to appreciate the outstanding opportunity available here, call our office at your earliest convenience to arrange.

REF 5310
Sector(s): Online Retailers
Location: Suffolk

Leasehold: £30,000 + SAV
Sold
BURY - Cafe/Coffee Shop
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market, this exceptional cafe and coffee shop. The business is unique for the area and caters to both a growing regular client base and a niche market, offering comforting and warm surroundings whilst also providing a soft play area for children, a feature no other business provides in the area. The business was furbished mid 2016, with all fixtures and fittings bought new, Located in the town centre of Bury, Lancashire.

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Goldwyns Café is situated on Broad Street in Bury. This is a very busy area of the town, with many local shops and businesses close by, almost assuring a high footfall. The area is well used by shoppers, workers and visitors to town. Our client opened the business in June of 2016, and sadly is forced to offer for sale due to unexpected ill health. This offers a superb opportunity for a new owner to reap the benefits of the exceptional foundations already put in place by our client.

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Broad Street is a busy main street in the town centre, there is plenty of roadside parking available directly outside the business. Housed within a large, double fronted property with single entrance, the café is welcoming and attractive to passers-by with clear signage on display and an attractive window display. Inside, there is a main dining area offering 30 covers made up of freestanding tables and chairs as well as wall cove seating. The contemporary design is well presented with good quality fixtures and fittings in place. To the rear is a secondary dining area which offers a further 18 covers. In addition to this, there is a free children’s play area, fitted kitchen with preparation area, staff area and customer toilet. Every area within this unit is tastefully decorated and clean.

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The potential for this business is uncapped, with no other business offering a similar experience in the locality. The business is primed for success and will undoubtedly provide any new owner with a healthy turnover based on the already high demand for advanced bookings and parties the business is achieving. There is huge scope to increase the takings further through outside catering and room rental. The Current owner has already established a great local client base with bookings of the room and catering into 2017.

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To summarise, this is a wonderful opportunity for a new owner to acquire this newly established and growing business and push it forward more. There is scope to expand with longer opening hours, an online presence and more advertisement of the child friendly aspect of this café. Viewings are essential to appreciate this lovely business and its location in full.

REF 5292
Sector(s): Cafes
Location: Greater Manchester

Leasehold: £31,995
Sold
MARKET WEIGHTON - Tea Room
•   #brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this long established and well known tea room business in Market Weighton, York.

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Wicstun Tea Room has been trading here on Market Place for over 20 years, with our client in ownership for over 6 years. This is a classic tea room business, which has been running on limited hours in recent months. The business is well known in this much sought after area and achieves an impressive and healthy 70% gross profit margin. Offered for sale only due to family commitments, this is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to really drive the business forward and extend opening, product lines and potentially online presence.

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Situated in Market Weighton town centre, this business occupies a corner plot on parade of terraced, retail units. The business is housed within a large, double fronted unit, with entrance to the right hand side, two large windows and a large car park directly opposite. Inside, the business is very well presented, good quality tables and chairs laid out in a thoughtfully spacious manner, ensuring all 28 covers offered are comfortable yet private. There is a main customer servery area with kitchen and preparation area. All areas incorporate bright decor with mirrors, pictures and tasteful wall decorations in place with one window seat. On the first floor, there are WC’s and three rooms, these were once used as accommodation, but could be utilised for storage or even an extension of the dining area.

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To summarise, this is a great opportunity for a new owner looking to work in this lovely area of York, with a customer base and reputation already in place. The business is currently taking £1,100 per week on limited opening hours, by extending these opening hours and days, along with product lines and an online presence and marketing drive, the business takings could certainly be increased. Viewings are highly recommended and are requested by appointment at your earliest convenience.

REF 5284
Sector(s): Coffee Shops
Location: North Yorkshire

Leasehold: £24,995
Sold
LONDON - Hardware / DIY
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this long-established, highly profitable hardware and DIY retailer in London, offered on a freehold or leasehold option.

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M & S Supplies has been trading here since 1980, and with this impressive 36 year trading history comes an exceptional reputation as the best retailer of this type in the London area. Our client initially ran this business from home in 1979 and soon moved into this large retail unit within The Swan Centre on Rosemary Road. Any buyer would be able to find further details of this location and business, also the complimentary surrounding businesses using the website www.garrattbusinesspark.com. Offered for sale now in order for our client to retire, this is a most exciting opportunity for a new owner to continue to drive this business forward and extend product lines further.

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Housed within a spacious industrial unit, the business has a large warehouse on the ground floor area and additionally, an office and stockroom. There is a gate to get into the industrial estate where the unit is located, this gate had a pin code that is available 24hrs a day. The unit is single fronted with two floors, outside the business is well branded and has good signage on display with metal shutter entrance and door entrance. There is a small reception area on entrance which leads into the storage area.

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This is a perfect proposition for a new business owner in this sector to expand into this area, or possibly another business type to move into this multi-functional unit. Our client offers a leasehold or freehold option for this sale in this much sought after, busy and popular area of London. Early viewings are essential in order not to miss this opportunity.

REF 5279
Sector(s): DIY and Hardware Stores
Location: Greater London

Freehold: £255,000 + SAV
Leasehold: £55,000 + SAV
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SHAW - Retail Premises
•   #brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this large and versatile, freehold retail premises in Shaw, Oldham.

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30 Eastway is a large, detached retail premises located in the town centre of Shaw. It has been home to a busy and well established greeting cards and gift shop since 1996. With the owner now retired, the business is now closed and this exciting opportunity to purchase this fantastic, empty property has been created.

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Located centrally in Shaw town centre, the property is close to Market Street and Eastway - which is the main road into the town. The building is positioned at an excellent busy corner location with its main frontage on Milne Street. This area is well used for access into the town with lots of local free parking close by and a large supermarket within easy walking distance and plenty of passing trade. The retail premises are two storeys and could suit a variety of business options and alternative uses.

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The ground floor houses a large and extensive retail area which is supported by a staff room, toilet, storage area as well as a additional storeroom that does not currently benefit from lighting. The first floor is used for office space, with a beautiful, spacious office with large windows overlooking car parks, the first floor also houses an extensive stock room. All areas are well presented, with staff facilities still in place along with shelving and display stands.

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This is an exceptional opportunity to acquire a fantastic retail space in a much sought after area, with free parking and a great deal of passing trade already in place. Viewings are essential as soon as possible to really appreciate this opportunity fully.

REF 5276
Sector(s): Other Retail businesses
Location: Greater Manchester

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Fantastic Cake Specialist with Huge Scope
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this well established and well renowned cake specialist in Clitheroe, Lancashire.

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The Wedding Cake Co has been trading for over five years and has been here in Bashall Barn for over four years. It should be noted, however, that the business is fully relocatable with most of the business being generated by the website. The business is an award winning cake specialist, winning “Best Cake at The Great Northern Wedding Awards in 2016 which was voted by customers and is a member of the UK Bride database, with over 1,400 facebook followers and almost 200 twitter followers. The business has an extremely strong online presence and this is where the majority of the businesses sales come from, the businesses website has recently been redesigned which has led to an increase in online orders and profits. Only offered for sale now sadly due to ill health, this is a most exciting opportunity for a new owner to take ownership and continue to drive the business forward even more, or for a similar business to branch out into this area.

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The business is housed within a spacious, standalone unit in Bashall Barn, close to Clitheroe and Whalley. This picturesque setting is popular for weddings and close to many other wedding venues. Outside there is unrestricted parking for guests and staff with 99 spaces available. Internally, the business is beautifully presented and clean throughout with a 5* hygiene rating. On arrival, there is a main seating and consultation area with mock cakes on display showcasing some of the styles and designs available. There is also a professional and well equipped kitchen and preparation area with storage rooms to the left hand side.

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Our client is very happy to offer a handover period if required and until 2018 the business has a strong,existing order book in place with deposits paid, securing around £12,000 takings already locked in. The rent of only £350 per calendar month makes this a very appealing investment. The business has a strong relationship with Bashall Barn, offering a 10% discount to couples marrying within the venue. Bashall Barn is also currently investing and is in the process of doubling its wedding booking availability. The scope for expansion is therefore very exciting. Viewings must be by appointment within the opening hours of Bashall Barn. Call now to avoid disappointment.

REF 5260
Sector(s): Cake Shops
Location: Lancashire

Leasehold: £34,950
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SHROPSHIRE - Gift Shop
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this long established, popular and profitable card and gift shop in Much Wenlock, Shropshire.

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Penny Farthing has been open here at 5 The Square in Much Wenlock for over twenty years, its impressive trading history and array of products and good service has gained the business a most enviable reputation and a large, loyal customer base in addition to the large amount of passing trade attracted to the area by the medieval markets and history. Offered for sale now due to our clients relocation abroad, this excellent business is a perfect opportunity for a new owner to continue to acquire a successful business in a much sought after area of Shropshire.

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Much Wenlock is a traditional medieval market town in the beautiful countryside of Shropshire which is located near The Iron Bridge and close to Shrewsbury and Telford. The area has good links to the A458, A442 and M54. The business is housed within a spacious and well presented, two storey terraced property within a parade of shops in the town square. This is a popular area with local shoppers and tourists alike. The shop is exceptionally presented externally, with clear signage and branding on display and window displays well maintained and inviting. The unit is directly opposite The Memorial Hall Museum and The Guild Hall. Inside, the open plan shop premises are approximately 45 square meters in size, with a customer service counter to the left, a small office area, toilet and store room located at the rear. Stock is displayed on a combination of shelving, gondolas and card stands with a quirky feel and friendly service.

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This is a superb opportunity to purchase a delightful gift shop in the fantastic destination town of Much Wenlock in Shropshire. Perfectly located in the town square opposite the museum and historic Guild Hall with plenty of scope for growth through the comprehensive and popular website and strong social media following. The business has exceptionally low overheads and a very competitive current rental cost of only £8,600 per annum, with annual turnover of £68,817 this is a sound investment for a new owner. Early viewing is highly recommended in this highly sought after area to avoid disappointment.

REF 5244
Sector(s): Card Shops
Location: Shropshire

Leasehold: £29,995 + SAV
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DONCASTER - Newsagents
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this busy and profitable newsagents business in Doncaster.

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News Caster has been trading here on Carolines Corner for over 20 years, it is very much part of the local community and is a well-used and busy shop. Our client took ownership in 2015, but due to a relocation now offers for sale. With weekly takings of £5,500 and gross profits of 22% this is a great opportunity for a new buyer to drive this business forward and enjoy the benefits of a well-established business.

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The business is located the corner of York Road in Doncaster. This is a busy area and offers plenty of passing trade in addition to local residents and workers. Parking is available directly outside the business and also has a large car park opposite. The large retail unit is well stocked with products displayed on wall shelving, central gondolas and within display fridges, all fixtures, fittings and equipment are of a good standard.

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In addition to the business, there is also a large, three bedroomed flat included in the rent of £11,4000 per annum. This is made up of three bedrooms, a family bathroom, kitchen and lounge.

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In summary, this is an excellent opportunity for a new owner/operator to acquire a busy and popular newsagents business with accommodation included in a much sought after area of Doncaster. Viewings are highly recommended as soon as possible to appreciate this excellent opportunity.

REF 5235
Sector(s): Newsagents
Location: South Yorkshire

Leasehold: £40,000
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MANCHESTER - Dog Grooming
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#brandname# are pleased to bring to the market this long established, highly reputable and profitable dog grooming business in Stockport, Manchester.

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Wag Tails has been trading here on Pendlebury Road in Gatley for 14 years. The business has built up a large and loyal customer base, with regulars from both the local area and surrounding areas. Our client only offers for sale now due to retirement and has created a wonderful opportunity for a new owner to drive this business forward with an exceptional reputation already in place and customer base established. The owner of the business is also willing to provide training and assist further with a handover period to be agreed.

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The business is set within small residential estate with good access to main roads and local motorway links. The retail unit is double fronted within small parade of businesses and is a large, two storey unit - the business premises only occupy the ground floor. To the front there is plenty of roadside parking, and the business is well branded with clear signage displayed.

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Inside, there is a large, welcoming reception/waiting area with an open plan grooming station area, containing four well maintained and good quality grooming tables to the rear with 4 x twin-motor blaster, 1 upright blaster and a DEZYNADOG drying cabinet. To the rear of the business is a toilet and kitchen. The business also stocks a selection of pet supplies which are displayed around the reception area of the shop.

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To summarise, this is a great opportunity to acquire a profitable and trusted dog grooming business in Stockport. This area is well used and popular, with the right advertising drive and potentially a new online presence, the takings could most certainly be boosted from the already healthy £2,000 per week. The rent is competitive at only £4,400 per annum making this business a great proposition for the right buyer. Viewings are recommended as soon as possible to appreciate this excellent opportunity.

REF 5227
Sector(s): Dog Grooming Businesses
Location: Greater Manchester

Leasehold: £49,950

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