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  • Business Reference No. 12742
  • Operating from depot with office, storage facility and yard space
  • Franchise business – all systems in place
  • Manager in place - could be fully managed if required
  • Commercial sector clients
  • Soft landscaping, tree works, hedges, lawns, fences, gates, maintenance etc.
  • Turnover around £700,000 and net profit around £200,000
  • 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
  • £70,000
  • Business Reference No. 12747
  • Well established
  • Easily operated business (no staff required) on a very flexible part-time basis
  • No direct selling involved – all products sold via 2 major internet websites
  • Positive cash flow and no bad debts
  • Turnover £84,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £40,000) – sales purposely ‘restricted’ below VAT threshold level!
  • Minimal administration work involved
  • All essential equipment included
  • Ideal second-income business and would also suit retiree or another business looking for an ‘add-on’ activity
  • Current owner willing to provide training if needed and happy to offer guidance and help for an initial period to assist new owner
  • 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
  • £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
  • Guide Price : £115,000
  • Business Reference No. 12734
  • Very well established
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Enviable client base and benefits greatly from repeat, recommended and referred business
  • Works mainly in hardwoods, mostly sourced from North America and Europe
  • Turnover £250,000 and adjusted net profit £73,000 projected for the current year ending 31st August 2021
  • Genuine and significant scope for growth – currently operating at a level to suit the owner, who recognises that a new owner could readily capitalise on the development opportunity the business has to offer
  • Extensively equipped for its trade
  • Operated from a modern workshop near Trowbridge – but could be acquired on a relocation basis if required
  • The owner (56) wishes to semi-retire and spend more time with his wife, travelling, etc.
  • Price reduced to encourage 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 £222,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £72,000)
  • 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
  • £160,000
  • Business Reference No. 12700
  • Versatile Accommodation Centre and Restaurant with 47 beds, Large Games/Entertainment Hall, Bar/Lounge, Old Forge Restaurant and 3 bed owners’ apartment near Dinan St Malo and Rennes
  • Multiple uses for party events and group hosting, suitable for Family, Schools and Sports Groups as accommodation, with multiple uses for bar and restaurant, weddings, parties, sports classes, concerts or even axe-throwing or escape room attractions
  • Would be ideal for couple or family who want to run their own people-based business
  • Easy access for UK ferries: St. Malo 40 minutes, Roscoff, Caen, Le Havre, Cherbourg less than 2½ hours
  • Dinard airport (Stansted and East Midlands) 40 minutes, Rennes (Southampton etc.) 40 minutes
  • Has achieved €65,000 turnover and over €40,000 adjusted net profit
  • Genuine scope for significant expansion e.g. to use as party centre and to develop a full blown public restaurant evening trade
  • Adjoining land also available – opportunities to develop a training centre, build a swimming pool etc.
  • Second empty loft available for conversion
  • Price €185,000 = £160,000 (was €255,000 = £233,000). Funds must be in place
  • £165,000
  • Business Reference No. 12741
  • Very long established
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Paint sales and a popular paint-mixing service (using Corob System equipment) accounts for about 60% of turnover – significant scope to develop other aspects of the trade
  • Turnover £216,000 (Net Profit £20,000 for single working owner) y/e 31/10/2020 despite impact of Covid-19 related restrictions on trade and owner’s declining working ability due to deteriorating health problems
  • Real scope for considerable trade expansion – in addition to benefit of post Covid-19 lifted restrictions ahead
  • Genuine prospects for (say) a working couple to make circa £50,000 p.a. (post Covid-19 restrictions) in 2022
  • Large, double-fronted shop premises in good trading location (with on-street parking) near town centre
  • Valuable freehold property included in sale price
  • Offered for sale at extremely attractive price to encourage an early sale and thereby enable the current owner to retire
  • £180,000
  • Business Reference No. 12737
  • Long and well established with excellent name and reputation
  • Trades from very well sited premises
  • Comprehensively equipped for its trade
  • Provides a service for customers within a 1.5 hour drive from Bath
  • Customer database approximately 500 – of which about 130 active at any one time
  • Turnover typically around £1m
  • Metals trade has increased since business acquired by current owner in 2016
  • Genuine scope and ideally placed for further trade expansion (less than 0.003% of turnover spent on marketing in recent years and online sales currently only ‘scratching the surface’!)
  • Currently operated as a fully managed business (for parent company owner) and therefore ideal opportunity for an investor, but also a very attractive proposition for an owner operator or for acquisition by another company
  • Attractively priced to encourage an early sale – the company (or its business) is offered for sale to enable the parent company to concentrate its resources in the strategic pursuance of its other, core commercial activities
  • 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
  • £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
  • £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 (adjusted Net Profit £41,000 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
  • £700,000
  • Business Reference No. 12743
  • Long and very well established
  • First class name and reputation
  • Excellent track record
  • Enviable and growing client base
  • Skilled staffing resources
  • Good project management skills
  • Extremely beneficial working relationships with reliable contractors across UK
  • Flexible business strategy
  • Sales £1.018m (Adjusted Net Profit £366,000)
  • Business turnover set to grow appreciably (mainly in South West) over the next 3 years to circa £1.45m
  • Prior to 2021 the company had not actively marketed its services (or had any plan to do so) to attract new clients – it has relied solely on recommendations from existing clients!
  • Real scope to further develop business throughout UK – very scalable
  • Available with existing business premises (leased) or on a relocation basis
  • Attractively priced to encourage early interest
  • Genuine retirement 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 £1.7m (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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