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  • 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
  • £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
  • £98,000
  • 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) forecast for the year to 30th June 2022
  • Business operated from owner’s home and offered for sale on a relocation basis
  • Owner wishes to semi-retire, but willing to stay for a term to be agreed to assist a new owner, if required, and to ensure a smooth and successful transfer of the business
  • PRICE REDUCTION - £98,000. PREVIOUSLY £145,000
  • £110,000
  • Business Reference No. 12757
  • Long and very well established
  • Excellent (highly visible) trading location
  • Extensively equipped to high standards
  • Highly skilled and loyal workforce
  • Benefits from regular repeat and recommended trade
  • Typically achieves sales of circa £250,000 p.a.
  • Current financial year should achieve around £210,000 turnover as the business returns to normal trading as Covid lockdown restrictions have been lifted
  • Genuine scope to increase trade – owner has been satisfied with current sales/profit levels and operating Monday to Friday only, whilst employing a relatively low level of marketing activity (given business expansion has not been on his agenda)
  • Business offered for sale with a lease but freehold property (and an optional one bedroom flat) available if required
  • Serious health issues causes owner to want to retire
  • Attractively priced for early sale
  • Special offer package price – business and all freehold property £265,000
  • £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
  • £130,000
  • Business Reference No. 12761
  • Long and very well established
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Separate trading names, branding and trademarks (wholly owned by the subject company) for the coffee and milkshakes aspects of the business
  • Very high level of repeat and recommended trade
  • Enviable customer base
  • Operating mainly throughout Devon
  • Turnover £450,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £83,000)
  • Real scope for significant further development
  • Comprehensive and very valuably equipped for its trade
  • 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 £223,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £66,000) in year to 30th September 2021
  • 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)
  • Recent project featured in Grand Designs – The Streets on Channel 4
  • £150,000
  • Business Reference No. 12720
  • Very well established
  • Readily transferable into new ownership
  • Considerable ongoing regular income from rented equipment and extended warranty contracts
  • Turnover £225,000 (Net Profit £51,000 in year to 31st March 2022)
  • Trade was higher in years prior to the Covid-19 lockdowns but it is now emerging strongly from those times
  • Genuine and considerable scope for business expansion
  • Price reduction – owner keen to retire
  • £150,000
  • Business Reference No. 12759
  • Well established
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Highly skilled and reliable workforce
  • Niche market operator whose ‘branded’ products are becoming increasingly popular
  • Turnover £230,000 (Net Profit £61,000+) and rising
  • Genuine scope for significant further business expansion
  • Very well (and valuably) equipped for its trade
  • Offered for sale as owner wishes to emigrate
  • £195,000
  • 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 £510,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £169,000) y/e 31/01/2022
  • Genuine and significant scope for further business expansion
  • IMPROVING FIGURES BUT PRICE REDUCED - OWNER KEEN TO RETIRE
  • 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
  • £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 £572,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £155,000)
  • Quality business premises, professionally fitted and equipped for subject trade
  • Retirement 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 (51% GP) producing a good level of profit – details of which will be provided upon a confidentiality agreement being signed
  • Genuine scope for significant further growth
  • Available with existing rented business premises or on a relocation basis
  • £525,000
  • Business Reference No. 12758
  • Long and very well established
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Able to rely heavily on regular, repeat and recommended trade – little need for marketing support expenditure!
  • Circa 750 customers (with well over 900 garage premises)
  • Turnover £1.5m (abridged net profit £243,000)
  • Genuine scope for significant further development
  • Operated from home by husband and wife directors (with all engineering and sales staff working from their houses)
  • Readily relocatable without disruption to the business
  • Owners’ 4/6 bedroom house optionally available if wanted
  • Retirement sale (following husband’s recent heart attack)
  • Attractively priced to encourage early sale
  • Guide Price : £800,000
  • 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…

  • £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

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