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Silk Letting are delighted to welcome to the market one of the oldest existing butcher stores in the area of Darlington. This freehold store consists of 2 floors and has a high turnover and a huge client base. With a team of specialised staff members to allow a smooth transaction of the business to the new owner.
This highly regarded traditional butchers has 5-star reviews on a variety of online platforms and offers a range of premium quality traceable products, a professional high quality service with an excellent choice of locally sourced fresh butchery, meats, poultry and savouries.
The current owner has been running the business successfully since 1989 and benefits from being in a prime location with a year round regular and loyal customer base and passing trade from a busy local residential area.
The front of the premises is well signed with double fronted display window space. The premises consists of 2 floors, on the ground floor there is a front display room which houses a large glass-fronted and refrigerated delicatessen style food display and counter area, 3 preparation rooms and on the second floor there is an office, storage room and a kitchen. The business is fully equipped with all the necessary machines and equipment needed to run the business to its full potential
Fixtures, Fittings, and Stock:
The business is fully fitted and well-presented and all stock, fixtures and fittings are included in the sale.
Some of the assets included in the sale:
- 2 x Delivery vans - Wrapping machine - Fridges and Freezers - Ovens - Meat slicer - Mincers
A full list of assets is available upon request.
The business is located close to the A68 / A167 and a short drive from Darlington Town Centre with good transport links and close to the train station. The prime location on a busy road close to a residential area means the business benefits from a high footfall of passing trade.
The business also has the advantage of free parking located on the street next to the business ideal for both staff and customers and is a short distance from:
- Residential area - University - Primary School - Train Station - Bus Stops - Hair Salon - Laundrette
Monday – Friday – 3.30 am to 4.30 pm Saturday – 6.30 am to 2.30 pm Sunday - Closed
The business currently operates with 3 full-time staff members, 6 part-time staff members and 3 part-time drivers who are happy to stay working if requested.
Tenure and Financial Profile:
Freehold Annual Turnover - £595,271
The business currently benefits from small business rates relief.
Security: The property is fitted with a full alarm system.
Reason for sale:
The owner is selling the business due to retirement providing an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take over a highly profitable and well established business. The current owner is happy to offer a handover period to assist with the smooth transition to any new owner.
This already highly profitable business could be expanded further. Any new owner has an opportunity for potential growth through social media platforms and marketing campaigns. Expanding the current website to include online ordering and delivery service, extend opening hours and working days.
A viewing of this business is highly recommended to appreciate its true value and the potential it has for a new owner.
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For more information about this property, please contact Silk Letting Ltd, M3 on +44 161 506 2192 * (local rate)
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