Hotel/guest house for sale in Unit 5, Portsmouth PO3

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Property description

Hilton Smythe is delighted to present to the market Bocadillos Catering Portsmouth Ltd.

Established by our client in 2006 and run from this modern industrial unit since 2016, the business is now being sold as our client is relocating.

The business specialised in both outside catering events for business lunches and corporate catering, canapes, private catering, van, a lunch trolley service and commercial vending machines.

Van run - operates Monday to Friday with six main stops each day supplying offices, call centres in and around Portsmouth. The larger call centre sites also receive a trolley service managed from the van.

Vending machine are located in factories in Havant and are supplied with drinks and confectionery by our client.

Outside catering – our client has gown an excellent reputation for business lunches and is a preferred caterer for schools, Hilcrest child services, civic centre, transport company's and Lidl. Our client offers menu choices from £4 per head for quick bites to £10.95 for deluxe business lunches. On average our client caters for a minimum of 4-5 orders per day.

Weekends – our client only chooses work close to home such as providing packed lunches for charity bike rides, family day out festivals or corporate BBQs for clients such as Lidl. The business is located across from a catering equipment hire company which he has a good relationship with, he uses equipment when requested to cater for full day or weekend corporate trading events where he can provide breakfast, lunches and evening menus. Christmas is particular busy when a range of festive buffets for 50 people are high in demand.

Opportunity to grow the business more would be to cater for weddings, funerals and smaller private parties; however, due to family commitments our client chooses not to take this on currently.

Bocadillos is located on a privately owned industrial estate in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Located on a popular industrial site with over 50 other businesses.

Lots of free parking directly in front of unit with easy access for the delivery van.

Fully alarmed unit with roller shutter door.

2 minutes to Hillsea train station, 5 mins to the centre of Portsmouth and the harbour.

Refrigerated Renault van

Black Corsa

White Peugeot car

Glass fronted vending machine

Industrial unit –

Floor standing storage racking

Glass fronted fridge

Upright stainless steel fridge

Wide upright freezer

Chest freezer

Triple stainless steel preparation chilled unit

Double stainless steel preparation unit

Office area –


Office chair

Kitchen -

3 x stainless steel preparation tables

Wall mounted cupboards and base units

Stainless steel sink

Tray trolley

Commercial microwave


Large extraction unit

Large stainless steel preparation sinks

Blue seal turbofan oven

Catering trays

Wall mounted shelving
Leasehold business opportunity.

Rolling lease on a large site.

Rent only £6,516 per annum.
Operates mainly-

Monday to Friday 9am – 2pm

Some weekend work.
Owner works full time

Part time van driver working 9am – 1pm

2 x kitchen staff working 9am - 1pm

All Monday to Friday
financial profile
2016 figures - turnover £159,004, gross profit of £78,653.

Net profit available upon request.

Equipment value more than £25,000.
Extra notes
5* Hygiene rating

Lots of free parking

Nearby transport

  • Hilsea (0.4 miles)
  • Cosham (1.5 miles)
  • Fratton (2.0 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (15.9 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (33.0 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (34.6 miles)
  • Portsmouth Continental Ferry Terminal (1.8 miles)
  • Eastney Ferry Landing (2.1 miles)
  • Hayling Island Ferry Landing (2.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Cliffdale Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Willows Centre for Children (0.7 miles)
  • Copnor Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Winchester College (19.8 miles)
  • Queen Mary's College (30.0 miles)
  • Charterhouse (32.0 miles)
  • Admiral Lord Nelson School (0.3 miles)
  • Mayfield School (0.8 miles)
  • Trafalgar School (0.9 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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Hilton Smythe Commercial, BL1 on +44 1204 351867 * (local rate)

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