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  • £80,000
  • Business Reference No. 12756
  • Very well established
  • Operates mainly within a 40 mile radius of its Okehampton base
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Able to rely heavily on repeat and recommended custom
  • Extremely well equipped to high professional standards
  • Projected turnover (as at end October 2021) for y/e 31/12/2021 = £155,783 (Adjusted Net Profit £88,501) despite Covid-19 restrictions during the first half of the year
  • Forecast turnover for 2022 = £182,000
  • Was regularly trading with annual turnover in excess of £200,000 (Adjusted Net Profit over £100,000) prior to pandemic and confidently expected to return to this level during the next few years – so, exactly the right time for new owner/s to acquire this business!
  • Attractively priced to encourage early sale to enable current owners to embark on new and separate careers
  • £285,000
  • Business Reference No. 12755
  • Long and very well established
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Operates through two separate trading names
  • Popular, profitable and growing business
  • Turnover £580,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £199,000)
  • Quality business premises, professionally fitted and equipped for subject trade
  • Retirement sale
  • £130,000
  • Business Reference No. 12752
  • Very well established
  • Really good name and reputation
  • Excellent trading location
  • Extremely successful and profitable
  • Skilled and loyal workforce
  • Enviable and expanding customer database
  • Turnover £700,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £100,000+)
  • Genuine scope for significant further business development
  • First time offered for sale
  • Attractively priced to encourage early sale to enable owners to retire
  • £145,000
  • Business Reference No. 12751
  • Well established and highly successful
  • Operates almost entirely throughout Devon, Cornwall, Somerset & Dorset
  • Essentially a B2B service
  • Clients mainly in the Extractive Industries, House Building and Civil Engineering (projects) sectors
  • Owner operated with assistance from sub-contractors (no employees involved)
  • Turnover £161,000 (Net Profit £113,000)
  • Business operated from owner’s home and offered for sale on a relocation basis
  • Owner wishes to semi-retire, but willing to stay for up to 6 months or so to assist new owner, if required, and to ensure a smooth and successful transfer of the business
  • £225,000
  • Business Reference No. 12749
  • First time on market
  • Long and well established
  • Enviable good name and reputation for excellence
  • Able to rely heavily on repeat, recommended and referred business – so little need for significant market spend to promote the business
  • Approx. 50% commercial and 50% domestic trade
  • Mainly (circa 90% of total trade) conducted within a 15 mile radius of Bath
  • Certain types of flooring enquiries declined – thus providing opportunity for a new owner to expand the company’s range of work if desired
  • Turnover £471,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £145,000) y/e 31/01/2021 despite impact of Covid-19 related restrictions! The current financial year is on track to deliver a higher performance.
  • Genuine and significant scope for further business expansion
  • Retirement sale
  • Attractively priced for early transfer into new ownership
  • £435,000
  • Business Reference No. 12742
  • Long and well established
  • Enviable name and reputation
  • Almost entirely commercial sector clients including blue-chip companies as well as Railways, MoD, Military establishments, local authorities, care homes, schools, etc.
  • Services include soft landscaping, tree works, hedge trimming, lawn maintenance, invasive weed management, winter maintenance and gritting
  • First rate workforce well managed by Operations Manager
  • Very extensively equipped
  • Turnover £735,000 (Net Profit £222,000)
  • Genuine scope for significant further growth
  • Available with existing rented business premises or on a relocation basis
  • £95,000
  • Business Reference No. 12744
  • Well established and very popular niche market business
  • First class name and reputation
  • Very extensively and valuably equipped for its trade
  • Excellent service at reasonable prices
  • Customer database 1,000+
  • Overall customer trade splits roughly 2/3 commercial and 1/3 retail
  • Sales £207,193 (Adjusted Net Profit £48,100) from limited hours trading
  • Genuine scope for further business expansion
  • Retirement sale
  • Very attractively priced to encourage early sale
  • £85,000
  • Business Reference No. 12736
  • Long and well established
  • Enviable name and reputation
  • Very little needs to be spent on marketing to promote the business
  • Excellent and well equipped business premises
  • Located in the centre of a very large trading estate. N.B. The city of Exeter has about 30 vehicle dealerships – the vast majority of which (about 25) are to be found on the subject trading estate – and this is understood to be the highest density of dealerships in any European city!
  • Main dealership approved
  • Trade customers represent approximately 85% of total sales
  • 2019/20 Turnover : £248,937 (Net Profit £47,658) – current financial year sales now (September 2020) at pre Covid-19 levels (following ‘lockdown’ closure of business from 24/03/20 to 31/05/20)
  • Genuine scope for further business expansion
  • Relatively easy trading hours – Monday to Friday only
  • Attractively priced for early sale
  • Guide Price : £275,000
  • Business Reference No. 12733
  • Long and well established
  • Excellent name and reputation for property preservation, restoration and conservation
  • Undertakes work on residential, commercial and listed buildings and properties of particular architectural merit
  • Turnover £430,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £173,000) but very scalable and with real scope for much higher
  • Turnover £263,500 in first six of 2021/2022 with adjusted net profit £113,000 (estimated figures from vendor)
  • Currently operated by owners on a relatively easy hours basis to provide them with a good work/life balance
  • Previous experience not essential – a new owner could readily assimilate the necessary knowledge and qualifications via ‘on the job’ training working alongside current owners
  • Owner prepared to provide continued support (as a consultant or in another capacity) for up to 3 years, on a reducing hours basis, if wanted
  • Attractively priced to encourage an early sale
  • £285,000
  • Business Reference No. 12750
  • Est.1944
  • First time offered for sale outside owning family
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Highly experienced and fully qualified technicians
  • Operates 5 days per week only
  • Turnover £247,515 (Net Profit £97,398) y/e 31/08/2021
  • Genuine scope further trade expansion
  • Freehold premises (but owners willing to offer business with lease if preferred)
  • Retirement sale due to serious ill health
  • Attractively priced for early sale
  • £1,400,000
  • Business Reference No. 12746
  • Long and well established
  • Impressive growth of wholesale trade with etail clients
  • Offers next day delivery to all parts of Great Britain for all orders received by noon
  • Very successful and profitable
  • Easily managed – current owner/director usually works in the business just 3 to 4 half days per week (including from home)
  • Good, loyal and flexible staff – including a manager who is fully capable of controlling the business (and does) in the owner/director’s absence
  • Turnover £1.6m (Adj. Net Profit £500,000)
  • Business sales have grown from £1.235m in 2017/18 financial year
  • Real and very significant further trade development potential
  • Excellent business premises
  • Genuine retirement sale
  • £245,000
  • Business Reference No. 12720
  • Very well established
  • Readily transferable into new ownership
  • Currently run from ‘owner’s’ home, but could be managed from anywhere in Great Britain (or perhaps from further afield)
  • Considerable ongoing regular income from rented equipment and extended warranty contracts
  • Turnover £244,000 (Net Profit £82,000)
  • Genuine and considerable scope for business expansion
  • Retirement sale
  • £140,000
  • Business Reference No. 12708
  • One of the UK’s leading bespoke staircase manufacturers
  • Operating entirely at the high end of its market
  • First class name and reputation – long and well established
  • Operated by owner without staff (uses sub-contractors and specialist UK suppliers)
  • Turnover £211,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £53,000) in year to 30th September 2020
  • The most recent full financial year was affected by Covid related lockdowns. Previous four years averages are turnover £237,000 and abridged net profit £72,500
  • Business is picking up again and is ‘incredibly busy with new orders’
  • Trade purposely restricted to suit current owner
  • Genuine and very significant scope for business expansion
  • Owner seeks lifestyle change (and wants to spend more time with his family), hence reason for sale
  • Guide Price : £200,000 (plus stock at valuation)
  • Business Reference No. 12591
  • Long standing and well established business (since 1985), at the current larger premises since 2000 under the same owner
  • A thoroughly respected local name and reputation, with a large and loyal customer base
  • Well sited 203m2 industrial unit with easy access to major trunk road
  • Opportunity to install ‘Class 7’ M.o.T facilities
  • Turnover £280,000. Net Profit £140,000
  • Consistent, steady business from loyal customer base as well as business from new customers that have heard of the excellent reputation and standard of trust in services that the business delivers
  • Scope for expansion - often forced to turn business away
  • Retirement sale following many decades of successful business
  • P.O.A.
  • Business Reference No. 12507
  • Marine structural repair works throughout the dockyard
  • Also fencing and small works at the dockyard
  • Established 1990
  • Blue chip customer base
  • Preferred contractor to the dockyard with ongoing contract
  • Easily operated with low overheads
  • Retirement sale

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