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  • 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
  • £40,000
  • Business Reference No. 12748
  • Long and very well established
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Easily operated by mother and daughter owners on a very part-time basis
  • Significant opportunity for a new owner to expand the business by reintroducing at least some of its former offerings (especially for groups of children as opposed to individual students as is currently the case) for which the business receives continuous, sadly unsatisfied, demand
  • Currently operated from home and could readily be relocated (literally to anywhere) by new owner
  • Turnover £85,000 (y/e 31/12/2019 – prior to Covid-19 restrictions temporarily stalling the business), Net Profit almost £28,000
  • Genuine and very significant scope for growth, whilst being an interesting and profitable proposition for someone who would find the part-time working hours quite appealing!
  • Attractively priced for 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
  • £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
  • £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
  • £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
  • £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
  • 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
  • £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!
  • Genuine and significant scope for further business expansion
  • Retirement sale
  • Attractively priced for early transfer into new ownership
  • £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
  • 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 £425,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £185,000) but very scalable and with real scope for much higher
  • 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
  • £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
  • £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 £1.7m (Adj. Net Profit £538,000) and rising
  • 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

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