Business Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established butchers/sandwich bar business in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
The old established business has been in our client’s careful ownership for approximately 36 years and is only now being offered to the market due to our client’s desire for a well-deserved retirement. The business currently operates 6 days per week at a pace to suit our client and generates a turnover in the region of £130,000 per annum, with a good gross profit.
Our client offers a variety of both fresh and cooked meats, as well as a large selection of hot and cold sandwiches, including pork, beef, turkey, full breakfast sandwiches, pie and peas, breads and confectionery. The premises boasts a large sales and display area and is well-equipped to suit the trade.
The business has built up an enviable reputation within the area for the high quality of the goods and services offered, which has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a high volume of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations.
We feel there is scope to increase the turnover by extending the opening hours to take advantage of the late afternoon and early evening trade. There is also scope to offer outside catering facilities to the many businesses within the area, perhaps by offering a sandwich delivery service. A new owner could also embark on a modest marketing campaign to promote the goods and services offered.
This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner, perhaps a husband and wife team, to take this already thriving and profitable business to the next level; therefore early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
Location R. Hayman Butchers occupies substantial ground floor corner premises, ideally located within the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The business is located within a mix of commercial and residential properties and benefits from a high volume of footfall and passing trade. The area is surrounded by densely populated residential areas, from which the business derives much of its trade. The butchers further benefits from free on-street parking facilities within close proximity.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire. The city derives its name from the River Sheaf, which runs through the city. The population of the City of Sheffield according to a 2014 mid-estimate is 563,749 residents and it is one of the eighth largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group.
The area of the business is well served by the public transport system, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property. The nearest railway station is in Sheffield city centre, just over 2½ miles away. The area is also well-served by the a-roads, with the A61 being within easy driving distance, which links to the national a-road and motorway networks. Rotherham is approximately 11 miles away and Barnsley is 15½ miles away.
Premises Substantial ground floor corner premises with a large basement area, briefly comprising:
Lower ground floor:
Freezer room with 5 x freezers. Storeroom. Staff changing room. Sausage preparation room.
3 x refrigerated serve over display counters. 2 x electronic weighing scales. Electronic cash register. Hot plate. Chopping block. Meat slicer. Microwave oven. Sink unit. Chicken rotisserie.
Cutting room with:
2 x walk-in cold rooms. Hobart mixer. Butchers block.
6 x burner commercial cooker. Double bowl sink unit. Hot water boiler. Refrigerator. Microwave oven. Toaster. Ham boiler.
Small side yard for waste bins.
Tenure We are advised Leasehold:
New lease available. Rent: £165 per week.
Hours The business is open:
Monday – Saturday: 9.00am – 2.00pm Sunday: Closed
Staff The business is owner run and managed with 5 x part time staff members.
Financial Profile The business generates a turnover in the region of £130,000 per annum, with a good gross profit.
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