Reference - 47369
This is a unique opportunity to acquire a centrally placed, traditional fish and chip shop, offering a take away service or delivery via “Just Eat” with a genuine scope to expand the operation both in hours and in products sold.
Located in Wiltshire, the business enjoys a booming all year local trade as well as Military trade, especially since it is located in a housing estate, being the only fish and Chip shop in the immediate area and located in an affluent area.
Easy access with parking along the street and a free parking area to the side. The fish and chip shop enjoys a 5 star food hygiene rating
Located in a town and civil parish in Western Wiltshire, England, by-passed by the A36 (between Salisbury and Bath) and the partly concurrent A350 between Westbury and Blandford Forum. It has a population of about 17,000. The 11th-century Minster Church of St Denys stands near the River Were, which runs through the town and can be seen running through the town park. The fish and chip shop is located on the outskirts of the town in the centre of one of these estates.
The business is the only traditional fish and chip shop in the immediate area, and the efficent delivery service is highly popular to the surrounding areas. The business has traded for over 30 years and is a traditional fish and chip shop that offers its customers a traditional range of freshly cooked fish and chips, chicken, burgers, chicken, pies and soft drinks and have a variety of specials in their own. The shop is located next door to a Chinese takeaway and a large Tesco Express.
The business is superbly fitted throughout with a host of high quality fittings and fixtures. The shop area has a full width customer service counter, a 3 pan Preston and Thomas range plus a double 20 litre stand up fryer and a large flat top grill, annually serviced with recent new pans fitted.
2019 turnover is currently set at approximately £350,000 per annum. Complementing the range is a partial comm
Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.
Monday – Saturday 11:45 – 13:45 then 16:45 to 21:00
Sunday 16:00 to 20:30
Managed by the vendors and three part time staff.
The business occupies a commanding Leasehold property spanning the ground floor and is located in the centre of a housing estate, being constructed of Brick and render under a new flat roof. Access into the shop is via the single fronted shop front and door.
To the right of the front of store is a small car park with plenty of on street parking and a larger car park 100 yards away.
Entry is directly off the street via a single fronted shop front and opens out into the main customer area. The area has a full length counter and forms the take away waiting area, to the right a cold drinks fridge. Above and slightly behind this counter is the extensive menu board with all of their offerings. Behind this is the main range and can be accessed from both sides.
The range is a 3 pan Preston and Thomas, approximately 40 years old but looking like new, annually serviced and recent new pans. The business benefits from recently integrated, stainless steel counters and heating units. To the rear of the range is an assortment of fridges and freezers, the majority being Stainless steel. The prep area and kitchen also has stainless steel counters and usual appliances.
The staff serving area is separated from the cooking area by the range. To the rear of the main prep area is another room where the chips are stored and prepared. There is a staff wc and a rear door access. The rear hosts parking for the vendors and access for deliveries.
The property is held upon a Leasehold basis
We are advised that the property is held on a 25 year lease which commenced in 2009. The annual rent is £9,750 exclusive (correct as advised on 15/08/2019). Rent reviews are annually and in line with rpi
We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.
An ideal opportunity to an individual, or seasoned operator wanting to purchase a good fish and chip shop in such a presentable location offering excellent lifestyle potential. The vendors are flexible on price and will consider all reasonable offers. Ideal for also the first time Fish and Chips shop owner.
Interest due to the options is expected to be high, therefore early viewings are recommended to fully appreciate what is on offer here