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  • Guide Price : £115,000
  • Business Reference No. 12724
  • Based on a bespoke, highly intelligent main website (one of the three business websites included in the sale) which systematically and automatically deals with all business matters
  • Little to no day to day involvement necessary on the part of the owner
  • Producing excellent return on capital
  • Currently run from the owner’s home and therefore offered for sale on a relocation basis
  • No staff or stock involved and relatively low business expenditure
  • Genuine scope for significant business development and far higher profit generation
  • Guide Price : £155,000
  • Business Reference No. 12723
  • Very long and well established
  • 5 company owned vehicles – 3 cars and 2 MPVs (driven by company employees) plus 3 owner driven vehicles (who work solely for the subject company) with 2 cars and 1 MPV
  • All company vehicles owned outright (no finance) and changed every four years
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Extensive customer base with many regulars and ‘blue chip’ companies including 3 major contracts
  • Turnover around £200,000 p.a. (Net Profit £70,000). The 2019/2020 financial year is expected to see the business achieve somewhat higher figures
  • Business operated by husband and wife company directors from their home and therefore offered for sale on a relocation basis
  • Owners willing to assist new owner for an agreed handover/training period to ensure smooth and successful business transfer
  • Attractively priced to encourage early sale (to enable owners to semi-retire)
  • Guide Price : £132,000
  • Business Reference No. 12722
  • Long and very well established
  • Operating mainly within a 25 mile radius (approx.) of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • Works for commercial and domestic clients including housing associations, church dioceses, town and parish councils and industrial site occupiers as well as the general public
  • Services include contract grounds maintenance, fencing, landscaping, gardening, tree surgery, wood milling and the provision of compost, mulches, bark and seasoned hardwood logs (firewood)
  • Tree surgery work has been carried out by specialist sub-contractors since 2016
  • Turnover £235,000 (Net Profit £50,000)
  • Extensive and high value range of vehicles, tractors, trailers, machinery, equipment and tools included in sale of business
  • Owner works part-time (about 24 hours per week on average)
  • Owner has developed the business to a level at which he can comfortably manage, but there is definite scope for a more ambitious owner to further expand the trade
  • Sale of business required to enable owner to pursue a new (non-competing) venture
  • Very attractively priced to encourage early sale
  • £70,000
  • Business Reference No. 12721
  • Established, well known and popular
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • No staff – all cleaners are self-employed
  • Regular cleaning and other services supplied for 17 clients in respect of 28 holiday lettings properties plus 3 clients with other properties
  • Cleaning services also provided for film company crews’ accommodation each year
  • Turnover £137,000 and rising (Net Profit £44,000) but genuine and significant scope much higher – business currently somewhat restricted due to owner’s circumstances/requirements
  • Owner works part-time hours and very flexibly (she has a young family and another, non-competing, business interest)
  • Operated from home and offered for sale on a relocation basis
  • Attractively priced to encourage an early sale and available at an ideal time from a new owner’s perspective – prior to the start of new holiday season!
  • £228,000
  • Business Reference No. 12700
  • Imaginative base and location for many purposes, including educational trips, residential courses, cycling and rugby tours and training camps
  • Situated in a pretty village in the heart of Brittany
  • Long and well established business
  • Currently operating from mid-February to end of November – potential for year round bookings
  • The property has 47 beds in rooms which accommodate from 2 to 8 guests
  • 3 bedroom owners’ accommodation (self-contained)
  • The centre includes a large entertainments/games hall, restaurant, highly professional commercial kitchen and multi-function salon/bar/staff room (for teachers, coaches, etc.)
  • Provides a welcoming and friendly environment for educational and recreational stays for all kinds of junior and adult groups
  • Popular in particular with French and UK schools, sports and other activities touring groups as well as for family reunions, etc.
  • Income approximately €65,000. (Adjusted Net Profit circa €41,300)
  • Genuine scope for significant further business expansion e.g. to provide lunchtime catering to village primary school
  • Adjoining land is on the market – opportunities to develop a training centre, build a swimming pool …….
  • PRICE REDUCTION – Price now €265,000 (which using the exchange rate at the time of writing is £228,000) – reduced from original price of €295,000
  • £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
  • Highly Profitable
  • Turnover £270,000 (Net Profit £120,000)
  • Genuine and considerable scope for further business expansion
  • Retirement sale
  • £300,000
  • Business Reference No. 12718
  • Very well established
  • No local printing competitor
  • In-house graphic design studio
  • Highly qualified, experienced and loyal workforce
  • Fully and well equipped for its trade
  • Turnover £206,000 and rising (adjusted Net Profit £50,000 y/e 30/09/18)
  • Spacious 3 storey business premises incorporating self-contained 2 bedroom flat
  • Freehold Property (but may consider selling business with a property lease and with or without the self-contained flat)
  • Genuine retirement sale
  • Husband and wife company directors/shareholders would be prepared to remain working in the business for an agreed period if required
  • £160,000
  • Business Reference No. 12717
  • Well established and benefiting from good name & reputation
  • Ideal for remote operation. Suitable for relocation
  • Effective web presence
  • ISO 9001:2015 quality certified
  • Turnover £246,759 (y/e 31st May 2018)
  • Net Profit £103,336 (y/e 31st May 2018)
  • Projected Turnover for current financial year : £325,000
  • Projected Net Profit for current financial year : £153,892
  • Retirement sale
  • £75,000
  • Business Reference No. 12716
  • Very long and well established
  • Enviable good name and reputation
  • Loyal customer base
  • Excellent, reliable and mainly long serving staff
  • Owner has very part-time role (and very rarely involved in any physical work)
  • Turnover £141,014 (Net Profit £39,460) and rising
  • Genuine scope further business expansion (currently almost zero marketing activity undertaken to promote the business)
  • 2 vehicles included in the sale price
  • Offered at attractive price to encourage early sale
  • Owner happy to help new owner to ensure smooth and successful handover
  • £180,000
  • Business Reference No. 12713
  • Long and well established
  • Highly skilled and loyal workforce
  • Good customer base including many regular clients
  • Profits greatly from highly beneficial purchasing discounts
  • Turnover around £600,000
  • Gross Profit now around 40% (up from 32.7% just 2 years ago!)
  • Adjusted Net Profit nearly £120,000 projected for current year
  • Real scope considerable further business expansion
  • Only modest expenditure on marketing needed due to strong reputation and good levels of repeat and recommended business
  • Genuine retirement sale
  • First time on market
  • Realistically priced for early transfer into new ownership
  • £225,000
  • Business Reference No. 12712
  • Established company with good name and excellent reputation
  • Achieving above industry average margins
  • Benefiting from strong cashflow and consistently high operating profits
  • Turnover £1,039,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £176,000)
  • Current year trading similar to previous year
  • Genuine scope for significant further business expansion
  • Retirement sale
  • Shareholders/Directors (2) willing to stay on for an agreed period if required
  • Very attractively priced to encourage early sale
  • £1,000,000
  • Business Reference No. 12710
  • Long and well established. Excellent name and reputation for quality and service
  • Highly innovative and flexible approach to manufacturing – fully competent at milling and turning
  • Readily involved and capable in producing the more difficult and complex components (which generally other firms cannot compete with)
  • Very much a niche market operation
  • Comprehensively and expensively equipped. Highly skilled, experienced and loyal workforce
  • Turnover £1,017,608 (y/e 31st October 2018)
  • EBITDA £581,036 prior to directors’ remuneration etc.
  • Genuine and significant scope for considerable further business development
  • Business premises available on a freehold basis or with a lease
  • Retirement sale
  • Offered at a very attractive price to encourage an early sale
  • £140,000
  • Business Reference No. 12708
  • Long and well established
  • One of the UK’s leading bespoke staircase manufacturers
  • First class name and reputation
  • Operating entirely at the high end of its market
  • Operated by owner without staff (uses sub-contractors and specialist UK suppliers)
  • Turnover £250,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £92,250)
  • 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
  • £75,000
  • Business Reference No. 12707
  • Long and well established
  • Husband and wife owners devote only 1.5 days per week (between them) to managing the business
  • 2 oven cleaning technicians employed, using 2 sign-written vehicles
  • Sales income ‘maintained’ just below V.A.T. threshold (prices not increased for 4 years!)
  • Turnover £84,000 (net profit £33,000)
  • Genuine opportunity to significantly scale-up operation if wanted
  • Sale sought to enable owners to concentrate solely on other business interests
  • Offered at very attractive price to encourage early sale
  • £800,000 Offers Invited
  • Business Reference No. 12702
  • Established in 1980
  • Operational base located within the Falmouth Docks complex of A & P Group Ltd., Cornwall which is situated at the entrance to the English Channel (where excellent underwater visibility and sheltered anchorages exist)
  • Multi-disciplined marine contractors carrying out a variety of marine based operations undertaking work on, under and beside the water including underwater ship repairs and maintenance, classification society approved in-water surveys, craneage, towing, mooring maintenance, dredging, piling and maritime, civil and underwater engineering work
  • Although trends are constantly changing, currently approximately 46% of total work relates to work on ships and dock repairs, etc. at Falmouth Docks and roughly 29% of the total is in respect of in-water surveys on large commercial vessels. N.B. The subject company is the only one with 'dive capability' operating in Falmouth Docks
  • Over the years the company has completed thousands of projects, large and small, for a diverse range of clients, mainly within the South West (about 90% of the total) but also in other areas of the UK and northern Europe
  • £150,000
  • Business Reference No. 12699
  • Long and very well-established business
  • Operating within approximately 30 mile radius of its Dorchester base
  • First class name and reputation
  • Able to rely heavily on repeat and recommended trade
  • Impressive sales growth record
  • Turnover £744,000 – adjusted net profit £92,000
  • Real scope for significant further business development
  • Well-equipped and presented business
  • Showroom displays stock included in sale price
  • Genuine retirement sale
  • Attractively priced to encourage early sale
  • £1,200,000 P.O.A.
  • Business Reference No. 12679

Site Area : 0.724 hectares (1.79 acres approx.)


LOCATION : The Chuley Road site is located to the south of the centre of Ashburton. The area already contains a mix of business, light industrial, retail and residential properties.

Ashburton is located in the heart of South Devon and is situated within the Dartmoor National Park yet is still only 25 minutes’ drive from the South Devon Coast. It lies alongside the A38 almost equidistant between the cities of Plymouth and Exeter making it easily…

  • Guide Price : £25,000
  • Business Reference No. 12658
  • Established in 1972
  • All work undertaken on bespoke requirements basis
  • Significant number of heritage property clients
  • Barn conversion and church work undertaken as is a considerable amount of ‘curved’ work
  • No sales or marketing activity undertaken – able to rely almost entirely on repeat and recommended business
  • Operated at a level to suit current owner but real and significant scope for business development
  • Genuine and significant scope for expansion
  • Business offered in situ with leased business premises but available on relocation basis if preferred
  • Turnover £113,000 (year ended 31st March 2018)
  • SERIOUS OFFERS CONSIDERED – GUIDE £25,000
  • £325,000
  • Business Reference No. 12656
  • Business established in 1993
  • All accommodation fully furnished and equipped
  • Well established holiday trade for groups (minimum 10 people) from U.K.
  • Short and long weekend breaks and full week holidays offered
  • Easily operated on a part-time basis from Easter to end of October
  • Ford Transit 17 seater, sign-written minibus with box trailer (for luggage) and separate trailer for conveying bicycles and luggage
  • GOING CONCERN BUSINESS AND FULLY FURNISHED & EQUIPPED FREEHOLD PROPERTY, MINIBUS AND TRAILERS OFFERED AT ABSOLUTE BARGAIN PRICE (THE VALUE OF THE PROPERTY ONLY!) FOR QUICK SALE
  • Guide Price : £250,000 (plus stock at valuation)
  • Business Reference No. 12591
  • Long established by current owner
  • A1 name & reputation
  • Good layout & well equipped premises
  • Well sited with easy access to major trunk road
  • Opportunity to install ‘Class 7’ M.o.T. facilities (no local competitor with such facilities)
  • Turnover £290,000. Net Profit £153,000
  • Consistent, steady business
  • Scope for expansion – often forced to turn away business!
  • Retirement sale – owner experiencing health problems (arthritic pain & poor circulation)
  • P.O.A.
  • Business Reference No. 12507
  • 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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