Ref 6617 – Leasehold High Street Florist
Blacks Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this leasehold high street florist located in the busy town centre of West Kirby, Merseyside.
Lavender Blue Floral Design has been in our clients ownership since 2009 offering floral tributes for all occasions including gifts, home dressing, weddings and funerals. The business has large customer base and excellent reputation in the area with a strong social media following and excellent reviews noted on Facebook and Google.
West Kirby is an affluent area of Merseyside which is well linked by the M53. The area has good public transport links and parking is available immediately outside the shop for one hour. The town centre has a good combination of both local shoppers and tourists, with a popular beach close by and The Royal Liverpool Golf Club.
The business is ideally suited to a hands-on owner-operator but due to the demands of our client's other business interests being higher than anticipated, the business is offered for sale and presents an excellent opportunity for a new owner-operator or team to take the business to the next level.
The building is available on a competitive rent on a Full Repair and Insure lease (Fri lease). This is the most common form of commercial property lease. The current lease is a rolling lease which runs at a cost of only £182 per week.
Lavender Blue Floral Design operates from the ground floor of a spacious mid terraced property. This row of buildings is impressively presented with tudor style cladding on the upper floors. The business is well branded with large signage displayed above a manly glazed frontage. Inside, the main shop has floral arrangements displayed on freestanding units and wall shelving with counter positioned to the back and workshop area behind. To the rear of the property is a yard and outbuilding with toilet facilities.
The business is currently operating with one member of part time staff in employment allowing our client to work on a part time basis.
Lavender Blue Floral Design has an impressive trading history and has traded solidly since our client took ownership. Year End Accounts Year End 31st March 2019, with an Annual Turnove £74,533, and Gross Profit £35,525. Full financial details are available upon viewing.
The business currently benefits from Small Business Rates Relief. Purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable.
This leasehold business long established. The trading position brings a good amount of local trade and passers by and the business has an enviable reputation. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further with the introduction of longer opening hours and days and a strong marketing drive would be beneficial. There is also potential to add an ordering service to the website which is currently information only. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised. Business: £29,995.
Please quote ref: 6617