Light industrial for sale in Broughton Industrial Estate, Broughton Mills Road, Bretton, Chester CH4

Light industrial for sale
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Property description

Hilton Smyth is delighted to welcome to the Market Lebran Ltd who trade as Signworld group which is ideally located within the town of Broughton near Chester.

The business was established by our client in 1996 and is only now being offered to the market due to retirement, the business currently operates on a Five day a week basis and generates a turnover in the region of £550,000 p/a with a gross profit of 60% as per the latest 2017 accounts.

Signworld is a well-established and respected name within the industry and are designers, manufacturers and installers of shop and factory signs as well as vehicle graphics, exhibition material, flags and flagpoles, labels, cnc machining, Flat bed and roll to roll media printing, covering a wide range of signage products including Neon & Led illumination within their field, with separate facilities within two adjoining factories they offer a clean printing and finishing facility on one side with fabrication and cnc machining equipment on the adjacent side which are interconnected internally, both sides of the premises are complimented by modern sign making, printing, Fabrication & finishing equipment.

The business has built up an excellent reputation countrywide for the very high quality of their supplied goods & services over the last twenty years and has iso 9001 2015 Quality Accreditation status, the quality of their products & services has resulted in a very loyal client base with a high volume of returning and repeat trade clientele as well as word of mouth recommendations, the business also benefits greatly by walk in clients as a result of its attractive main road location.

The Premises;

The business operates from a modern 14,500 sq. Ft. Two story facility with a Large modern and impressive reception area for greeting clients and a mixture of both factory and office space, the property is very well maintained and fitted out to suit the trade with a large parking area to the front of the building facing the main Chester Road with a secure gated yard area to the rear.

Further Scope;

We feel that there is a good scope to increase the turnover by extending the opening hours, a new owner could embark on a modest marketing campaign to highlight the goods and services offered or alternatively would make an attractive proposition for an existing sign manufacturing company wishing to increase its turnover and client base, for the latter Signworld already has an excellent and informative website with marketing campaigns in place to further promote the business you can see the company’s existing website by linking to

This is an interesting and excellent opportunity to acquire a very busy & successful business with massive future growth potential located within the most enviable of locations, we highly recommend all interested parties to contact us @ Hilton Smyth for further details.

This modern sign manufacturing company which occupies a substantial two story premises in what is widely regarded as one of the most affluent business locations in Flintshire located on the busy A5104 Chester Road which is the main arterial route into Chester City Centre and is within easy reach of A55- M56 and M6 motorway network links, the premises are surrounded by complimentary high profile businesses therefore benefiting from a high volume of passing trade.

The business further benefits from Car parking to the front as well as a large gated secure rear yard.

Broughton is a town sandwiched on the borders of both North Wales and Chester and has full Enterprise Zone Status, creating advantageous conditions for businesses to operate and thrive, Broughton Retail Park is on the doorstep offering a range of shopping entertainment & dining options with Chester City Centre just a few miles away, Some of the uk’s top companies are already located nearby, including Airbus, Tata Steel, Toyota and upm.

The area of the business is well served by the public transport system with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the Business, Chester railways station is approximately 4 miles away, Ellesmere Port is approximately 16 miles away and Wrexham 14 miles away.

Reception Area:

Administration offices
Comms room
Lamination /finishing Room;
Factory one: Main factory printing & finishing
Factory One: Vehicle bay

Mezzanine Floor:

Printing and finishing areas.
Equipment included.
X1 Easy mount roll fed hot laminator @ 2000mm wide.
X2 Mimaki vinyl FX160 plotters @ 1600mm wide.
X1 hp latex printer @ 1600mm wide.
X1 Mimaki JV33 2600 solvent printer @ 2600mm wide.
Various computers & software.

Factory One Ground Floor:

X2 7500mm rolls rollers.
X1 Canon 350 xt flat bed printer
Adjacent vehicle application bay.
Stores area.
Mezzanine floor.

Factory Two:

Staff locker room leading to;
Main factory with;
X1 Panel saw.
X1 Axyz 6010 cnc milling machine.
X1 cnc Hydraulic guillotine @ 3000mm.
X1 Hydraulic panfolder @ 3000mm.
X1 Hydraulic panel notcher.
Various welding equipment.
Stock room
WC facility.
Cnc room with adjacent office.


Large rear Secure gated yard for vehicles & storage.

The property is offered on a leasehold basis.

Original Lease Length 10 Year

Remaining Lease Length @ 10 years as at 2017 on a full insuring & repair basis.

The Business is open between;

Monday to Thursday: 8.30 am - 5.30 pm
Friday: 8.30 am - 4.40 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed.

The business is owner run and managed with 10 x full time staff members.

Financial Profile
The business generated a turnover in the region of £550,000 p/a with a gross profit of 60% as per the latest 2017 accounts.

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