Commercial property for sale in Cornubia Road, Widnes WA8

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Property description

Ref 7554 Freehold Scrap Metal Business

Blacks Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this freehold scrap metal business located in Widnes, Cheshire.


Introductiona M Jones Scrap Metal Ltd was established in this busy industrial area of Widnes in 1959 with three generations of the family in management over the years. The business offers full scrap metal services, vehicle recycling and skip hire and operates with the following licences:

•Waste Management Site Licence
•End Of Life Vehicle Recycling Site
•Environment Licence
•Council Licence
•Carriers Licence

The site has a maximum tonnage of 24,999 tonnes of waste per year. The business is very well known in this sector and area with a strong base of regular customers in place. The business also benefits from many word of mouth recommendations. There has been little marketing done previously. A M Jones Scrap Metal Ltd has a comprehensive website in place and also has an active car parts website and eBay shop.


A M Jones Scrap Metal Ltd occupies an excellent trading position within a sought after area of Widnes. The area is densely populated and close to main commuter lines. There are a number of other businesses nearby including independents as well as large multiples such as Screwfix and McDonalds. The area is well linked by the M62, M6 and M56 and free parking is available immediately outside the building.

Reason for sale

The business is ideally suited to a hands-on owner-operator but due toil health retirement, the business is offered for sale. This presents an excellent opportunity for a new owner-operator or team to take the business to the next level.


The business operates with five members of full time staff in employment supporting our client working on a full time basis.

Financial details

A M Jones Scrap Metal Ltd has traded solidly since opening and our client has established a strong repeat customer base. Accounts for year ending 30thApril 2020 show annual turnover of £496,358 and gross profit of £145,144.Full financial information is available upon request.

Business rates

The business has a rateable value of £15,720. Purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable.


This long established business occupies an enviable trading position in a highly sought after area of Widnes. Our client has secured a strong customer base and an excellent reputation. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further with the introduction of a marketing drive and focus on securing contracts with other businesses that require waste management services. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. It could also be of great interest to another similar business looking for instant expansion in this area. Early viewings are strongly advised. Business & Property: £995,000.

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